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Tucked away in a corner of the Stony Brook University Student Union building, where cracks in the open doors of a small hallway reveal the interfaith community in a subtle richness, a community soon to be moving from the Union once it closes. One open door lets gusts of wind, soft piano music and psalms drift down the hall from the interfaith chapel. Another door displays sights of young people sitting on the floor, hovering over notebooks, and laughing inside the Catholic chapel while just down the hall Reverend Zhe Huang can be seen advising young students from his office. Like a community layered on top of the larger Stony Brook constituency, the Union Interfaith Center is tight enough that they are their own fusion of faith. Like the now yellowed and faded construction plan pamphlet published in 1966 for the Union construction says, the building was built to house…