An example of the technology that Stony Brook University uses at its printing facilities.
Here at Stony Brook University, something that I find incredibly inconvenient, increasingly intolerable and rather infuriating (as my experiences compound upon themselves) is that professors can reserve a designated SINC site for their classes.
We ecstatically watched the game start and tried to follow the ball and the runners as closely as possible. However, the procedure would not unveil itself to us at first, so we kept watching and marveling. When it was halftime, a friend from Brazil said to me “This is like in the movies!!” and I heartily agreed. It was like in the movies. I have never experienced college life like this before and I would like to explain how it is different.
One of the most interesting details that has become public in the aftermath is the nationality of these perpetrators, which has enormous significance and could point us towards a motive. The two men immigrated to America from Chechnya, a region of Russia that has been the focus of an intense civil war and insurgency.
There’s hardly any place on campus where the signs of the university’s rapid expansion can be escaped. We should applaud the administration’s desire to mold Stony Brook into one of the nation’s most prestigious universities, but the current scope is going too far, far enough that it has become a burden to the current students.
In a USG debate hosted by the Stony Brook Speech and Debate Society, this year’s candidates for President, Vice President and Treasurer debated for just over an hour on issues that affect students on campus. This election will put in many candidates that have control over the use of the student activity fee, along with providing many services to students. Voting will start Monday morning on SOLAR and will be open for the week.
That being said, the separation of church and state has become one of the founding principles of our society. Though the interpretation of the law may vary, the belief in its legitimate standing in our body of law is generally unquestioned. But one has to be careful that their religious and moral beliefs do not subtly or bluntly become public policy. Governance is a difficult business, especially over a vast and diverse country like the U.S.