The Statesman has served Stony Brook since the university’s first academic year as the State University College on Long Island at Oyster Bay. Just as the University’s name has changed decades since, The Statesman has been rebranded several times.
Pablo Calvi, an assistant professor at Stony Brook University’s School of Journalism, explored the relationship between Latin American journalism and the socio-political identities it embodies. Fittingly, the event took place in a room covered with photographs of an exhibit highlighting the Bracero program, a labor exchange agreement between Mexico and the United States from 1942 to 1964.
This past Friday the USG Supreme Court ruled on the SBU-TV Case, in favor of the USG. The ruling wasn’t a surprise to anyone who read the briefs; the SBU-TV’s argument was reasoned on logic that would make a first grader eligible to be a college professor.