When former Newsday reporter and editor Robert W. Greene died on April at age 78, his death sent a shock through the journalism world. Colleagues close to Greene call the journalist a larger-than-life figure whose persistence earned Newsday two Pulitzer prizes.
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It was Wednesday the 9th when my friend Anna from SBU-TV stopped me in the Student Union lobby. We hadn’t spoken to each other in ages and decided to catch up and trade news. At one point, the subject of journalism minors came up. We compared our progress and our professors. Professor Greene’s name came up and it felt like speaking of good times, how Greene was this sentimental nice guy.