Skylar Sena is the copy chief of The Statesman, as well as a contributing Arts & Culture writer; she previously served as an Assistant Copy Chief and Copy Intern. Skylar is a second-year journalism major and creative writing minor. She is also a member of Stony Brook’s Ultimate Frisbee Club, and is a Success Navigator at the ASTC. When she’s not working or editing, you can find Skylar crocheting at Druthers Coffee.
On Friday, Nov. 5, at Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival in Houston, a crowd rush kickstarted a struggle that became a tragedy. In a crammed audience of around 50,000 attendees, momentum led to collapse, air loss and trampling, resulting in nine deaths.
Double double, toil and trouble, spooky season is upon us at Stony Brook University. Though looking at one’s tuition balance is terrifying enough, many prefer to celebrate the season of the witch in more festive ways.
Experiencing one of the most tumultuous stages of life during a pandemic can be, unsurprisingly, incredibly stressful. Fortunately, there are quite a plethora of techniques that can be used to make the COVID-19 college experience a bit smoother, one of which being meditation.
It might come as a shock to some of you that Stony Brook University is not a school made for the arts. Perhaps the abundance of science buildings with the humanities packed in a corner, or simply its reputation as an internationally renowned research university.
In collaboration with the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, the Stony Brook University Libraries hosted a lecture presented by Lewis Kachur on the nuances of early New York surrealism that took the idea to the next level.
With the return of live music has inevitably come the return of beloved and glamorized music festivals — the close of September will host the long-awaited Governor’s Ball at New York City’s own Citi Field.