The Millions March in New York City on Saturday, Dec.13, 2014, gathered several thousand people from across the country in solidarity with the recent events in Ferguson, MO. The march started in Washington Square Park and ended in front of One Police Plaza. Several protesters came out to voice their concerns with the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases, both of whom suffered fatal injuries due to police brutality.
Founded in 2013, Taandava is Stony Brook University’s first Indian classical dance team. On Thursday, Oct. 23, the group hosted its first event, Jana Seva: Indian Classical Dance for a Cause, to raise money to help children affected by the civil war in Sri Lanka.
This was originally published on sbstatesman.com on Oct. 26, 2014.
The Stony Brook Seawolves suffered a 1-0 loss at home to the Villanova Wildcats on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. Stony Brook hosted Villanova on International Night, which honored the men’s team’s 10 international student-athletes.
On Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, the Stony Brook University Arena opened its doors to spectators for the first time to host two exhibition basketball games between the world renowned Harlem Globetrotters and the Washington Generals. The Globetrotters combined comedy, theatrics and basketball to put on a show and entertain an audience of several hundred people in the brand-new NCAA Division I arena, which officially opened on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014.
An 85th minute goal from sophomore midfielder Favio Sbarra gave the Stony Brook Seawolves a 1-0 win in their first game of the America East Conference against the University of New Hampshire Wildcats on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2o14.
In its second home game of the 2014 season, the Stony Brook University Men’s Soccer team tied 0-0 against Fairleigh Dickinson University after failing to score in double overtime on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. The Seawolves entered the match coming off their 3-0 home opener win against the Lehigh Mountain Hawks on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014.
On Saturday, Aug. 31, 2014, Dan’s Foundation for Recovery hosted the Lights of Hope Vigil in the Memorial Park on the Harbor in Port Jefferson, N.Y. The vigil recognized and honored local, deceased victims of drug overdose. In addition to speeches by recovering addicts and Dori Scofield, the founder of Dan’s Foundation, Legislators Kara Hahn and Sarah Anker also spoke about preventative actions that can be taken through legislation to avoid drug-related deaths.
Most mornings on the Port Jefferson, N.Y. harbor front are quiet ones. But on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon, while locals are jogging or walking their dogs along the water, Bayles Boat Shop is an eruption of construction sounds. Sawing, drilling, hammering, the works.
An aroma of sawdust and epoxy fills the modest, rectangular shed that sits in the shadow of the Port Jefferson Village Center on East Broadway. Inside, Long Island Seaport and Eco Center (LISEC) Board of Directors President Betty Ann Arink is making her way around the room, talking to the other 36 boat shop members. Continue reading →