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Stony Brook Film Festival to Shine a Spotlight on Cultural Heritage, Diversity

The Stony Brook Film Festival has always been about great storytelling. This year’s festival, which is in its 23rd year and running from July 19 to July 28, is no exception. “The Stony Brook Film Festival is about great...

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Nontraditional Student ‘Plays It Forward’ to Help Patients Through Music

Allison Van Cott believes in the power of music to heal. “Music was my sanctuary growing up. As a teacher, I’ve taught that to my students. It’s not about going to Carnegie Hall: it’s about the feeling that music brings...