Moscow City Ballet performs “Don Quixote” at the Staller Center

A 21st-century Stony Brook stage was transformed into 17th-century Spain when the Moscow City Ballet performed “Don Quixote” on the Staller Center Main Stage on Saturday, March 14 at 8 p.m.. The ballet is loosely based on the 1605 novel of the same name by Miguel de...

Long Island Soldiers Featured in New Book, Bedrooms of the Fallen

Over Lance Cpl. Jordan Haerter’s bed in his childhood home in Sag Harbor hangs a signed photograph of fellow Marines whom Jordan saved before he was killed in Ramadi, Iraq on April 22, 2008—one month after he was deployed. Jordan was standing guard at an entry control...

Nassau Puppy Mill Bills Become Political Football

Two Nassau County lawmakers running against each other for higher office have proposed bills aimed at preventing the sale of dogs from abusive “puppy mills,” turning the issue into a political football. The Republican-controlled county legislature’s rules committee...

New York 23rd State to Legalize Medical Marijuana

By Arielle Martinez, Timothy Bolger and Nick Crispino New York became the 23rd state in the nation to legalize medical marijuana after clearing the final hurdle—passing the state Senate, where Republicans historically blocked bringing it up for a vote. The...

Fall 2013 News Literacy Scholarship Contest Winning Essay

Below is the winning essay for the fall 2013 essay contest sponsored by the Center for News Literacy at Stony Brook University’s School of Journalism. It was the first winning essay in the contest’s history to be written by a student majoring in journalism. The prize...