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Students ever evacuated early afternoon as power went out in the Student Union. (NINA LIN / THE STATESMAN)

Student Union will undergo three-year renovation

Brittany Tesoriero August 24, 2016
For the duration of the three-year renovation, the Student Union will not be operational.
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Dans Foundation helps substance abusers overcome addiction

Dan’s Foundation helps substance abusers overcome addiction

Brittany Tesoriero April 17, 2016
The fear that comes with being labeled a “user” can cause addicts to retreat further into addiction. Because of this, it can be hard for those in need to reach out for help.
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Dean of Stony Brooks College of Arts and Science, Sacha Kopp, announced he will resign on Jul. 1. Kopp has been the head of the universitys largest college since Aug. 2014.  PHOTO COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

New program trains faculty to communicate as public intellectuals

Brittany Tesoriero March 22, 2016
The program was composed of four workshops during the Fall 2015 semester and was led by Naomi Wolf, a visiting lecturer and accomplished journalist.
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Democratic New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, above, has been in office since 2009. PHOTO CREDIT: PERSONALDEMOCRACY/FLICKR

Report: New York moves toward gender equality in elected offices

Brittany Tesoriero December 3, 2015
New York is moving closer to achieving gender parity as the number of women who hold spots in state elected offices has increased, according to a report released last month.
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SUNY diversity policy expected to increase student retention and completion

SUNY diversity policy expected to increase student retention and completion

Brittany Tesoriero November 5, 2015
A new Diversity, Equity and Inclusion policy was announced by SUNY this semester.
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