Articles by: fposillico

Making Small Miracles: Stony Brook Adapted Aquatics

Originally published in The Statesman (December 10, 2010) Making Small Miracles: Stony Brook Adapted Aquatics Each Thursday night the screams and laughter coming from the pool in the Sports Complex at Stony Brook University are signs of Peter Angelo’s success. The shouts and laughter come from hundreds of disabled children […]

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Journalism student killed in car accident

Originally published in The Statesman (January 31, 2011) Journalism student killed in car accident Jeanine Rescigno, a Stony Brook University journalism student, bartender and sports fanatic, died last week when her car rear-ended a sports utility vehicle on the William Floyd Parkway in Shirley, according to police. Rescigno, 29, was […]

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USG takes the remote: SBU-TV to be restructured

Originally published in The Statesman (Feb. 18, 2011) USG takes the remote: SBU-TV to be restructured The Undergraduate Student Government voted Thursday to effectively shut down SBU-TV, the campus’s first and only closed-circuit television station since 1992. The Reformation of Stony Brook Television Act was brought to the Senate floor […]

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Young Americans for Freedom consider lawsuit against USG

Originally published in The Statesman (March 21, 2011) Young Americans for Freedom Consider Lawsuit Against USG A national conservative organization, the Young Americans for Freedom, is threatening legal action against the Undergraduate Student Government, or USG, for not having a viewpoint neutral allocation of the student activity fee. The YAF, […]

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John Marburger, the incurable optimist

Originally published in The Statesman (Sept. 11, 2011) John Marburger, the incurable optimist John H. Marburger III, has been known to be an incurable optimist. He was the university’s third president, the director of Brookhaven National Laboratory and Presidential Science advisor under George W. Bush. He was more recently the […]

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Hundreds rock out in the North Fork

Originally published on Newsday.com (July 31, 2011) http://www.newsday.com/long-island/towns/long-island-now-1.1732330/hundreds-rock-out-in-the-north-fork-1.3065512 Corky Laing, a legendary drummer from the rock band Mountain, may seem out of place on the fields of a North Fork winery. But on Sunday the Quebec native was right at home on Long Island with his new band, Corky Laing […]

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Third generation teaches surfing on LI

Originally published on Newsday.com (July 9, 2011) The Skudin family doesn’t get together that often. So on Friday, when four brothers and their parents reunited for the first time in two years in Long Beach, they made sure to indulge in their favorite activity — sharing the gift of surfing. […]

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