This week, News covers SBU’s recent decision to two guests per student at this year’s commencement ceremonies and the push from SUNY faculty to divest $8.42 billion in retirement funds from fossil fuel companies.
Editors discuss expansion for vaccine eligibility in New York State, how Stony Brook student organizations are responding to xenophobic attacks against the Asian community and Mark Cuban’s decision to cease playing the national anthem at Dallas Maverick basketball games.
Editors discuss Stony Brook employees who have petitioned against the university’s return to in-person work, a dancing dentist, President Biden’s first month in office and how self autonomy can improve happiness during the pandemic.
Editors discuss Governor Cuomo’s unofficial budgeting for SUNY, blue light technology, the film “To All the Boys Always and Forever,” student work “Voices from the Chinese Diaspora,” sports games, civic justice and the effects of climate change.
In this week’s episode, News reports on the White House order against diversity training and SUNY’s Thanksgiving COVID requirements. Opinions shares an op-ed on GP/NC options from Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Fotis Sotiropoulos.
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.