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A job well done, Greene Team

Tweet Every year we do this – and it’s hard to believe we’re in our fourth year – our hope for the future of journalism is renewed. This year’s 21 Greene Team members have been a smart, mature and inquisitive bunch. … Continue reading

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‘Westwind’ evokes raw emotion

Tweet I have always been a hopeless romantic.  What girl can resist a classic love story?  The movie “Westwind” is a new take on the power of love.  It tells a story about two sisters from East Germany committed to … Continue reading

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Stop changing the titles of my blog posts, Professor Ahmad

Tweet Editing is the best, except when it isn’t. Today, we spent a lot of time going over all the things we had done so far — written articles, videos, photos — in preparation for putting them up on the … Continue reading

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The last supper

I am not a fan of goodbyes, but the week is almost over. Continue reading

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Future Holds All

I have been blown away this week by everyone’s talent, hopefully some of their talent has rubbed off on me. Continue reading

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Goodbye, for now, Stony Brook

Tweet I can’t believe tonight is the last night I’ll be sleeping in the dorms with all my new great friends.  I will genuinely miss all the laughs I had with the Greene Team, because I have had some really … Continue reading

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A Blooming Discovery

This journalism program has made all the difference in my life and has pushed me in a direction I never thought possible Continue reading

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The glass is half full

Despite all this, there are significant things that will never be lost; the knowledge I’ve gained from this incredible experience and the beautiful bonds I’ve formed along the way Continue reading

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Coming together for something greater

Tweet On Sunday, we met each other and on Saturday we knew each other. Just think how we were all in that circle meeting Marcy on the June night of our program orientation. Of course, we dreaded having all the … Continue reading

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Tomorrow, Tomorrow, Tomorrow.

Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more. Continue reading

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The hardest week of my life. The greatest week of my life.

We all come here, slightly timid, quite excited, and of course nervous. We come expecting hard work and get unbelievably difficult piles of stress. Continue reading

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Reporting for the Greene Team, this is Natalia Barr

Tweet I have been dreading writing this blog. If I write a blog about leaving this amazing program, that would mean that it’s over. I really do not want this week to be over. This week has been both one … Continue reading

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It’s over?

It was the best of weeks, it was the worst of weeks…except that really it was only the best of weeks. I’ve learned so much in the past six days – from my professors, my peers, the people that I’ve gotten to interview and write about, the people who refused to be interviewed. Continue reading

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Thank you, Thank you, Thank you

As I type this, Darrell and Paul sitting behind me, laughing so hard they’re practically crying. Rachel is preparing to freak out for a stress-relieving dance break. Sarah is screaming across the room in her typical style. Continue reading

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Chess + Ping-Pong = Disaster

Last night I played a game of chess with Matt Kolbert using pieces and a board I brought myself. We were playing in the same room where people were playing ping-pong, and many times the ball landed on the board and knocked over pieces, causing us to have to figure out which ones went where. Continue reading

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Last night for kindred spirits

So this going to be my last night here. This was an amazing experience that I will always remember. I had so much fun, even when I was fumbling around on Final Cut Pro. I’m going to miss everyone here; I really don’t want to go home yet. Continue reading

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Real Journalism in 1 week

In the years to come who knows what form of media that will be taking over the journalism world. Continue reading

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The End

I never thought this day would come. It’s time to leave? Already?? I forgot what it was like to not sit in the air-conditioned newsroom, staring at a computer all day. Continue reading

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Thank you Alli’s parents!

It was a once-in-a-lifetime experience to have a great roommate PLUS great roommate parents who love their child and bring enough to feed 2! Continue reading

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Defying gravity

The Stony Brook mens basketball team trains hard in their daily workouts in the newly donated Dubin Family Athletic Center. When my team walked into they gym for our story, the athletes were defying gravity by jumpng onto impossibly high mats. Continue reading

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More than meets the eye

For the past year, all I’ve heard about is college, college, college, and the thought of it has always scared me. I really do like learning a lot. Continue reading

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