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Student RSP workers on their night shift on campus. ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

Dorm inspections no longer handled by RAs

Beth Gatto October 4, 2023
Beginning this semester, dorm inspections will now be conducted by the Campus Residences Department of Safety and Support. In the past, Residential Assistants (RAs) were responsible for this procedure each semester. 
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A graphic showing Stony Brook Universitys Reportit Program. ILLUSTRATED BY JERRY WEINTRUAB/THE STATESMAN

Students question effectiveness of ReportIt training

Beth Gatto September 15, 2023
Despite efforts to address sexual misconduct on campus, the ReportIt program shows little evidence of making Stony Brook University a safer environment. 
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Stony Brook University President Maurie McInnis speaking at a reception in celebration of the University winning a bid to build  The Exchange, a $150 million project on Governors Island. frewf CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

“The fading American dream:” President McInnis’ discussion with Raj Chetty

Beth Gatto May 4, 2023
Stony Brook University President Maurie McInnis held a presidential lecture with Raj Chetty, a professor of public economics at Harvard University. 
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New Stony Brook club raises awareness and community for eczema

New Stony Brook club raises awareness and community for eczema

Beth Gatto April 11, 2023
Rachel Riddle, a sophomore psychology major at Stony Brook University, founded the Eczema Advocacy Network (EAN) in Fall 2022 to build a community and raise awareness for people with eczema and other chronic conditions. 
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Students checking out tables at BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

“Woman, Life, Freedom”: IGSA celebrates Persian New Year and women’s history in Iran

Beth Gatto April 3, 2023
The Iranian Graduate Student Association (IGSA) collaborated with the Department of History to host an event chronicling the history of feminism in Iran and demonstrate support and solidarity for Iranian women. 
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2/22 100,000 lives saved  BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook celebrates more than 100,000 lives saved through blood donations

Beth Gatto March 1, 2023
On Wednesday, Feb. 22, the celebration took place at the Zodiac Gallery in the Charles B. Wang Center and was attended by about 50 students, faculty, New York Blood Center representatives and local legislators. 
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Flag bearers at the AMAYA MCDONALD/THE STATESMAN FILE

SBU cultural clubs help forge communities and provide educational resources

Beth Gatto February 19, 2023
Ethnic student organizations are widely considered some of the most important student clubs. They provide environments that allow for connections between students who share a cultural identity.
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