#Opinion: Voting is a personal civic duty in the United States. Even while considered a flawed democracy, as classified by the Economist, the institutions of the U.S. are among the most democratic in the world.
#OPINION: I’m writing this on Oct. 23 — a day before early voting opens in New York. For the last six months, I have stared down the dreaded dilemma: Who should I vote for in the most important election of my lifetime?
#OnionBagel #OPINION The COVID-19 outbreak has killed over 200,000 Americans. But as many plan their Halloween parties, one Florida man expects those numbers to go up. Also, the Grim Reaper sits down with The Statesman to talk about his Halloween plans.
News covers the Black Lives Matter protest that was held on campus, along with the petition to reinstate the G/P/NC credit option for students. Arts and Culture discusses the unveiling of Luciano Garbati’s statue in lower Manhattan.
#OPINION: After the disaster that was the first presidential debate, the debate between vice presidential candidates followed the agreed debate format, and covered issues including COVID-19, racial justice and healthcare.
SBU libraries & DoIT launch the Laptop Loan Program giving students 30 day access to laptops. Arts & culture profile author and SBU alum Stephanie Hayman. Opinions published pieces on the presidential debate and on Brookhaven Landfill’s expansion.
This week’s wrap up brings news from every section. Plans for the spring semester were announced last week, a writer honors late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Arts and Culture reviewed an emotional short film from the SBU Film Festival.