Xenia GonikbergNews Intern
Xenia Gonikberg is a news intern at WSHU for the spring of 2023. A native of California, Xenia is a multidisciplinary journalist with experience in digital reporting, audio production and graphic design. She writes for the Statesman, a Stony Brook University campus news publication. She has previously interned at Loeb Enterprises and Stony Brook's Student Engagement and Activities Department.
Connecticut lawmakers propose renewed funding for the University of Connecticut to alleviate the financial burden of tuition from students.
The Diocese of Rockville Centre on Long Island proposed a $200 million fund for settlements to be paid to hundreds of clergy sex abuse survivors.
Governor Kathy Hochul announced several Long Island towns are the recipients of grants to improve downtown areas and promote long-term economic growth.
A pending lawsuit blames both the South Country Central School District and the Town of Brookhaven for the death of Javien Coleman, a teenager who is believed to have developed cancer due to toxins emitted from the Brookhaven Landfill while at school.