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When I think of culture I think of pain — at least, for most of my life, I did. I felt this pain because the culture I was raised to appreciate, black culture, ended up being more oppressive and suppressive than understanding and progressive.

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A conventional work day for most people consists of waking up, commuting, clocking in, staying from nine to five, then punching out. Ryan Borst’s experience is a little bit different. Ryan is living a life that millions of people dream of: he is being paid to play video games for a living.

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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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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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