Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act

By Maria Cestero The Suffolk County Legislature Office in Hauppauge held a hearing on Friday, April 26 to discuss the Farmworker Fair Labor Practices Act. Farmworkers and employers alike attended the hearing to debate their views on the proposed bill. The backbone of New York’s massive agricultural industry, farm workers, are not entitled to fundamental […]

Stony Brook Graduate Refused Entry at Harbor Grill For Wearing a Turban

By Kiara Thomas Stony Brook University graduate Gurvinder Grewal was denied entry at Harbor Grill, formerly known as Schafer’s, in Port Jefferson for wearing a turban early in the morning on Sunday, May 12. After Grewal had his ID checked by security, the manager refused him to allow him entry in the establishment due a […]

Take Back the Night

By Maia Vines Students from all over campus gathered at the Student Activities Center plaza on Monday, April 29, to march in support of victims of sexual, relationship and domestic violence. The march was entitled Take Back the Night, since statistics show many cases of sexual assault occur at night. It was hosted by Stony […]

“Cielito Lindo”: A National Symbol of Mexico

By Fernando Acevedo “Ay, ay, ay, ay Canta y no llores Porque cantando se alegran Cielito lindo, los corazones” Maybe you recognize these lyrics or have heard it before. These lyrics are from the famous Mexican song “Cielito Lindo,” originally by Quirino Mendoza y Cortés. The song has become a trademark for Mexico as it […]

Movie Review: Us

By Jorge Jaquez If you met your doppelgänger, would you become their best friend? What would you do if they tried to kill you and replace you? Jordan Peele, the director of “Get Out,” which won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay, has delivered an even more formidable film. Peele, the first African-American to win […]