Editors discuss a recent spike in Covid-19 cases amongst residential students, Professor Nancy Hollingsworth’s research on genetic cell mutations, the student mural “Reckoning” and toxic masculinity/fact checking on Facebook.
This week, news covers the university’s G/P/NC extension, arts reports on a student vigil held for Breonna Taylor and opinions speaks about government ideology. Tune in to hear these stories and more at the Weekly Wrap Up.
Podcast Intern Jules Slocum interviews SBU political science professor Helmut Norpoth, an expert on election forecasting, voter behavior and creator of the “Primary Model.” Listen to him talk about his prediction for Trump’s re-election.
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.
Stony Brook University Hospital is named a leader in LGBTQ+ healthcare. Arts and culture review the new Netflix series “Emily in Paris,” and opinions discuss President Trump’s executive order that stops diversity training in this episode.
As part of our mental health special issue, we interviewed Julian Pessier, director of CAPS, and vice president of The Humanology Project, SBU chapter, Aamna Aatif to gain insight into the handling of mental health resources during the pandemic.
This week on the wrap up, editors from each section give a summary of their special issue articles, as well as the weekly news. Listen to editors speak about some of our Mental Health Special Issue pieces and the week’s regular publications.
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.
This week wrapped up: the National Collegiate Athletics Association announced that basketball season will resume on Nov. 25. A new interim provost to replace Michael Bernstein is announced. Our arts section releases a review on the Paris Hilton documentary.