As you know if you saw our announcement yesterday, Think Magazine has merged with The Stony Brook Press. Thinkr will also be transitioning in accordance with these changes - you might have noticed our URL has changed from thinkmag to sbpress. We’re working on changing things like the theme, so be on the lookout for a redesign soon! We’re excited to maintain a Tumblr presence for the...
Developing: Fire Breaks Out in Earth and Space... →
A source with the University Police Department has confirmed that a fire broke out in the Earth and Space Sciences building late Monday night. Think reporter Adam Peck was at the scene and stated that seven fire trucks and several UPD cars were present, but while smoke could be seen in the building, no flames were visible. A firefighter on the scene stated that the fire occurred on the roof...
Ducky Doolittle Loves U. →
“So let’s talk about fucking, all right?” Ducky Doolittle said as she stood in front of a crowd of about 200 students on Wednesday night in the SAC Auditorium. Invited to the Stony Brook University campus for the fifth time by the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Association (LGBTA), Ducky brought with her not only sex toys, but a new program titled Sex on Campus/Love U. Ducky Doolittle is...
Visionary Leader of Apple Ascends to the Great... →
This column usually doesn’t cover the people behind the creation of the gadgets and gizmos that we love, but for this week, there will be an exception. Steve Jobs, a man known for founding Apple Computer Inc. (since changed to Apple Inc.), and later steering it to success with the introduction of many innovative products, died Wednesday in Palo Alto, California, at the age of 56. Mr. Jobs’...
New Center for the Arts, Years in the Making, An... →
Seeking to cut back on administrative costs, art departments at Stony Brook University are combining under a new Center for the Arts, which will include the Staller Center’s performance space. The new center has been under discussion for years, according to the university, but the actual implementation of it could happen very soon. “Discussions of a Center for the Arts arose out of the...
Long Island Makes a Case for Funds at SUNY... →
The five SUNY campuses on Long Island made an appeal to the governor’s office for funding on Wednesday when a panel led by SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher and the campus presidents hosted the SUNY Showcase in the Wang Center. Long Island is one of the 10 regions that will be competing for, as Zimpher put it, “millions and millions of dollars” in funding as part of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s...
We’re going to close the unproductive tax loopholes that have allowed some of...– Sounds like Obama, right? It’s actually Ronald Reagan. Watch video of this speech from 1985, compared with Obama’s recent tax hike speech, brought to you by ThinkProgress. (via theweekmagazine)
Nadia Habib's Deportation Stayed by ICE Pending... →
Undocumented Stony Brook University student Nadia Habib’s deportation was deferred Thursday morning to the delight of scores of family, friends and supporters who were rallying outside. “We haven’t been given a real decision yet,” said Nadia after nearly spending nearly two and a half hours in the Javits Federal Building with her mother, Nazmin Habib, who was also to be deported, their...