The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman

75° Stony Brook, NY
The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman

The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman

Professor of Political Science at Stony Brook Helmut Norpoth, above, moments after announcing his forecast at the SUNY Global Center on Feb. 22nd, 2016. Norpoths findings with the electoral cycle method show the Republican Party winning with a three point lead in the general election. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/THE STATESMAN

Before he predicted a Trump victory, Norpoth was inspired by JFK

Chris Gaine October 13, 2016
At 72, Stony Brook professor Helmut Norpoth got his first taste of fame thanks to his Primary Model, which has predicted a Trump presidency.
Read Story
Congressman Lee Zeldin of New York speaking at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland.

Local candidates affected by presidential candidates’ unpopularity

Chris Gaine October 5, 2016
Zeldin, whose campaign did not return a request for comment, has no mention of Donald Trump's name on his website.
Read Story
Congressman Lee Zeldin of New York speaking at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland.

Race for LI House Seat Becomes One of Nation’s Priciest

Chris Gaine September 19, 2016
The race for the House of Representatives’ seat representing New York’s first district, which includes Stony Brook, is becoming one of the most expensive in the nation.
Read Story
Jankowski Stony Brook Baseballs latest to the pros

Jankowski Stony Brook Baseball’s latest to the pros

Chris Gaine January 23, 2016
Jankowski’s path to this moment was a long and winding one that seemed nearly impossible just a few years earlier.
Read Story
PHOTO CREDIT: UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON ATHLETICS

Faherty named head coach of women’s soccer

Chris Gaine December 15, 2015
Following the conclusion of the 2015 season, longtime Stony Brook Women’s Soccer head coach Sue Ryan was relieved of her duties. Brendan Faherty will replace her.
Read Story
Kendra Fields joined Tufts University last year and completed her first book Growing Up with the Country: A Family History of Race and American Expansion

Race Matters Lecture Series: Passing for Black in an Indian Country

Chris Gaine November 30, 2015
“I think it’s interesting to melt African-American history and Native American history,” Ph.D. student Matt Ford said.
Read Story
CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/THE STATESMAN

Liotine walks on at Stony Brook and runs over opponents

Chris Gaine November 23, 2015
“I mean everybody dreams, right?” Liotine said. “I hoped it would happen. I prayed for it. I dreamed about it every day since I realized I could play college football.”
Read Story
Stony Brook football players raising their helmets. Many football players suffer from traumatic brain injuries that are not properly treated. HEATHER KHALIFA/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook Football to conclude its season against Albany

Chris Gaine November 18, 2015
The Stony Brook Football team will conclude its season on Saturday afternoon when it welcomes Albany to Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.
Read Story
Stony Brook looks to snap conference losing streak against URI

Stony Brook looks to snap conference losing streak against URI

Chris Gaine November 11, 2015
The Stony Brook Football team heads into Saturday’s road game against Rhode Island in search of its first conference win in nearly three months.
Read Story
HANAA TAMEEZ/THE STATESMAN

Jenkins overcomes tragedy in basketball career

Chris Gaine November 9, 2015
Redshirt senior guard Miranda Jenkins is the most experienced player on the Stony Brook Women’s Basketball team. But getting to this point has been far from a smooth ride.
Read Story
(HEATHER KHALIFA/THE STATESMAN)

Despite Stony Brook’s struggles, Ochi making Stony Brook history

Chris Gaine November 9, 2015
There are several reasons behind Stony Brook Football’s 1-5 conference record this season. Senior defensive lineman Victor Ochi is not one of those reasons.
Read Story
4th and Goal: Stony Brook Football losing streak continues

4th and Goal: Stony Brook Football losing streak continues

Chris Gaine November 1, 2015
2015 has been the worst season in head coach Chuck Priore’s decade-long tenure with the Stony Brook Football team. The Seawolves have now lost five consecutive games.
Read Story
Load More Stories
Donate to The Statesman