I was only in this new place for a few minutes and I saw a man carry a laughing woman, bridal style, around a street corner and a guy singing enthusiastically while riding his bike, all from my Lyft. It was midnight. Being somewhere else was complete fiction to me until I passed by the neon sign of Wrigley Field.  

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In the centuries preceding the advent of what is now considered “modern science,” the study of nature and the physical universe was known as “natural philosophy.” The name itself implies an intimate connection between the sciences and philosophy. It begs the question: At what point did the two disciplines diverge?

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On Saturday, Oct. 20, actress Megan Hilty visited Stony Brook University to perform some of her classic songs as well as those by her fellow musical theatre composers. Best known for her role as Glinda the Good Witch in the Broadway production of “Wicked” (2005-2006), Hilty also starred in the Broadway productions of “9 to 5: The Musical” in 2009 and “Noises Off” in 2016.

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