PHEEIA is a very interesting subject at this moment.’ It is interesting to see passionate people on both sides for and against it.’ The people visibly acting out against PHEEIA can be described as radical in one way, or as a passionate student advocates in another.
The recent passing of the health care bill marks a decisive moment for not only Obama’s tenure but also American society. Health care reform is an issue that few can claim not to have an opinion on, unlike most other divisive debates; and health care is rapidly evolving into one of the most partisan conflicts of our time.
The times they are a’changing. Last year, a student could have shown up to a game half an hour late and have an entire row to himself. Last night, the same student would have been turned away had he shown up a half an hour early.
Dr. James Maskalyk struggled to avoid eye contact with those in line or on the dirt floor as he passed by, knowing full well that many patients in the remote and dusty hospital would be turned away by day’s end. He did not want to disappoint them, but he knew that this was the reality of south Sudan.
‘ Stony Brook’s men’s basketball team dropped a tough game on the road on Tuesday, losing 93-77 to the Fordham Rams. Four Seawolves recorded double-digit points, but it wasn’t enough to stop a Fordham team that shot 51.7 percent from the field and hit 13 three-pointers. Stony Brook falls to 6-3 on the season.
‘ While most students will be at home, enjoying the month-long break away from classes, campus food, and exams, Stony Brook University’s athletic teams will be busy competing on the court and in the pool. The main sports in action during the vacation are basketball and swimming. The winter break is wedged between the thick of the hoops and swimming seasons, and the anticipation for spring sports, like track and field, baseball, tennis and lacrosse.
The Stony Brook women’s basketball team picked up its second win of the season while denying St. Francis its first, defeating the visiting Terriers by a lopsided 71-40 margin in Pritchard Gymnasium Sunday afternoon.
With under a minute left in the game, both the Liberty Flames and the Seawolves marched up the field from their own territories and scored to put themselves in position for the Big South championship. However, once time expired, Stony Brook triumphed.
Beginning in the fall of 2011, Stony Brook students may have the option of enrolling in classes at the latest addition to the university’s growing collection of satellite locales: a brand new campus in Songdo, South Korea.
After having their eight-game winning streak snapped on Friday, the Seawolves looked to bounce back on Sunday, traveling to Binghamton to face the Bearcats. But, despite a solid 9 kills and 6 digs from senior Harmonie Calinda (Huntington, NY), Stony Brook dropped its second consecutive game, falling in straight sets, 3-0 (25-12, 25-18, 25-22).