Just one day after being released by the Philadelphia Eagles, former Seawolf running back Miguel Maysonet has signed with the Cleveland Browns as per a league source. Maysonet signed with the Eagles after the NFL draft as a priority free …
The new building next to the library will be named Frey Hall and will open for classes in the fall. (FRANCES YU/THE STATESMAN)
Stony Brook is in the middle of undergoing a major facelift. There are a number of projects and infrastructure improvements happening on campus. Some setbacks have delayed the completion of certain construction projects on campus, such as Kelly Dining, which …
A $1.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation funds the Reality Deck. (FRANK POSILLICO/ THE STATESMAN)
Stony Brook is home to a new reality: the Reality Deck, a room about half the size of a basketball court whose walls are plastered with 416 Samsung LCD monitors. When they’re all turned on and showing one image, the monitors surround the viewer in a near realistic experience.
Charilaos Papadopoulos is a PhD candidate who works with the Reality Deck and was one of the few who helped build it. Papadopoulos, along with Kal Petkov, is one of only two graduate students who work with Arie Kaufman, the head of the project and chair of the computer science department.
Some students would rather stay ignorant of the health code violations at the dining halls. (DAVID O'CONNOR/THE STATESMAN)
Take a walk into one of the 12 eateries on the Stony Brook Campus and you are met by a variety of culinary picks.
From steaming Indian curries and soft breads at Café Spice—the Jasmine Food Court in the Charles B. Wang Center—to the buffet-style service at the Student Activities Center, there is something for everyone.
Students waited on lines to receive their strawberry salads. (Jisoo Hwang)
Thousands of students gathered to celebrate different heritages and lifestyles through music and dance performances, artistic creativity and cultural features at Stony Brook University’s Annual Strawberry Festival and Diversity Day during Campus Life Time at the Student Activities Center Plaza.
There are some vices that some college campuses may never be able to rid themselves of—underage drinking, the use of recreational drugs and rowdy parties fall under that category, just to name a few.
Arts & Entertainment
Many claim 2008’s “Iron Man” as the resurgence of Robert Downey Jr.’s career, but the truth is it was actually the 2005 film “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang.” The film, which was directed by Shane Black, follows a private eye’s investigation of a homicide. So it it is fitting that Black, who helped restart Downey’s career, takes up the director’s chair for what might be the end of the Iron Man saga.
Everyone looks forward to the summertime. Even if you are working a summer job or partaking in classes, there is something liberating about those few months in which the sun hangs high. It is times like this that many new pieces of entertainment are released for our pleasure, but sometimes there can be a bit too much to choose from. So, I have singled out some of the more standout options that will soon be available.