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It’s the End of the World as they Know It

Dec. 21, 2012 is the end. Or maybe just the beginning of a new Earth era. According to thousands of Redditors, conspiracy theorists and one particularly enthusiastic entrepreneur from California, the date marks the end of the Mayan calendar and also the end of... Read More
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USG Done Get Paid

The Undergraduate Student Government office on the second floor of the Student Activities Center is always bustling with activity. Though the senators are only required to spend two hours a week in the office—plus time in committee and Senate meetings—it... Read More

Students to the Rescue

Long Beach, Long Island’s own surf city, is now battered and beaten because of Superstorm Sandy. It is the home of Stony Brook senior Nate Epstein. For the past three weeks, the philosophy major has been living in his flooded house with no heat or c... Read More
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Didn’t Wreck it After All

So here’s the deal: Life isn’t easy for Wreck-It-Ralph. Every day, he destroys the same apartment building, only to have Fix-it-Felix fix it and toss him into the mud. Ralph wants to stop, but, as an arcade game antagonist, breaking things is literally his 9-t... Read More
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The Life of a Horticulturist

By Priscilla Korb Most would expect someone who has to work before 5:30 in the morning to be slightly grumpy. But that’s not the case with Andrea Petterson, the Stony Brook University’s horticulturalist. As she sits at her neat desk in her uncluttered... Read More
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The Debate Experience

By Nicole Brems On Tuesday, Oct. 16, thousands of people gathered at Hofstra University for the second presidential debate between President Obama and Governor Romney. I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to attend. From the start the debate wasn... Read More
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Quinceañera in the USA

By Priscila Korb Illuminated by a bright spotlight was a long table draped in a white cloth, on which sat a small pink cake. Twinkling string lights hung from the ceiling, lighting all but the side of the room where the guests’ dinner sat waiting in steamin... Read More