#OPINION Users are taking advantage of social media spaces to have conversations about relevant issues from COVID-19 to the crisis in Yemen. However, some of these widely-shared posts have contained fallacies ranging from harmless to potentially harmful.
In the event of a student housing closure because of COVID-19, a new housing policy would have required students to pay potentially thousands of dollars in fees. The policy was changed after a large number of students protested on social media.
Trevor Pernice, a sophomore electrical engineering major, took an Indian studies course in his freshman year at Stony Brook, but the professor’s heavy accent made it hard for him to take comprehensive notes. He started wondering what the other students had written. It is out of this curiosity that Nerdy Notes was founded.
Over the past few weeks, Stony Brook University made efforts to remove snow from walkways and roadways across campus. Despite those efforts, though, some students feel the residential buildings have inaccessible or slippery entrances.
Recently, a man going by the nickname “Diphallic Dude” took part in a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) session that centered around his rare condition—diphallia, a medical condition wherein a male is born with two penises.