We all carry stuff with us wherever we go. Sometimes it’s whatever mood we’re in, sometimes it’s a song we just can’t get out of our heads and sometimes we’re literally carrying something. Lately, especially after everything that happened last year, I find myself carrying around two words in particular: “the past.”
Representatives from the Member Action Coalition SBU (MAC), a caucus within the United University Professions (UUP) union, are pushing back against the university’s demands for professional staff to return to campus. The concerned faculty and staff — who do not speak for UUP — allege the move violates a state-wide, union-negotiated telecommuting agreement with SUNY set to expire April 2.
Citing its contribution to society as a whole, President Joe Biden announced today that the lung cancer that killed noted conservative parasite Rush Limbaugh will be the latest recipient of one of the nation’s highest civilian honors, the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
The Velvet Lounge is a small, bohemian appendage jutting out from the intersecting railroad cars that form a restaurant in Stony Brook called the Curry Club.
On February 14, 1884, Teddy Roosevelt lost his mother to typhoid and his wife to kidney disease after she gave birth to their only child. He wrote in his diary: “The light has gone out of my life.” On September…