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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York has urged the Republican-controlled Senate to include measures that bolster a student loan forgiveness program for public workers in the next round of federal coronavirus relief.

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A new book from a Stony Brook University professor explores what makes the New York dialect special. It’s called "You Talkin’ To Me?: The Unruly History of New York English." WSHU’s Davis Dunavin spoke with the author, Elyse Graham, who writes under the pen name E.J. White.


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A Stony Brook University student is in self-quarantine after returning from a semester abroad in Italy.  

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A Stony Brook University Chinese New Year celebration scheduled for Saturday was canceled “out of an abundance of caution” over the coronavirus.

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A Stony Brook University professor is unable to return to the United States after visiting family in Wuhan, China, due to the Chinese government’s travel lockdown to contain the deadly coronavirus.