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Rapper Amine during his Brookfest performance in the Island Federal Credit Union Stadium on Thursday, April 10. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Brookfest 2019’s main acts turn up with students

Evelin Mercedes April 16, 2019
The annual spring concert featuring popular well-known artists and bands introduced this year’s crowd to the openers Lil Skies, Aminé and headliner A$AP Ferg at the Island Federal Credit Union Arena on April 11.
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Country singer Kane Brown drops new album “Experiment”

Evelin Mercedes November 18, 2018
Kane Brown, one of the hottest country artists at the moment, according to Billboard, has quickly emerged with a loyal fan base and is now spreading a powerful message on equality and overcoming personal challenges with his newest album, “Experiment,” released on Nov. 11.
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The University Police Department is holding active shooter trainings this semester is response to the recent Parkland shooting in Florida. NINA LIN/STATESMAN FILE

Students attend “Run, Hide, Fight” active shooter training

Evelin Mercedes November 16, 2018
The University Police Department (UPD) and Residential Risk Management hosted their last active shooter training of the semester at Roth Cafe on Wednesday, Nov. 14.
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MSAs 2016 midnight run COURTESY OF MSA

MSA brings donations to Midnight Run in NYC

Evelin Mercedes November 11, 2018
Stony Brook University’s Muslim Student Association (MSA) joined the Midnight Run organization in New York City for a night of distribution of goods including clothes, hygiene kits and food on Thursday, Nov. 8.
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Red watch band PHOTO COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Red Watch Band wins Community Youth Leadership Award

Evelin Mercedes October 27, 2018
Stony Brook’s Red Watch Band (RWB) CARE Team received the Community Youth Leadership Award last month from the Caron Foundation, an organization aimed at transforming the lives of people affected by drug or alcohol addiction.
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R&B singer Ella Mai in 2017. The English artist released her self-titled debut album on Oct. 12. 10 SUMMER/INTERSCOPE

Review: Ella Mai’s self-titled debut album plays like a page out of her own diary

Evelin Mercedes October 13, 2018
R&B singer Ella Mai’s social media countdown is finally over for her self-titled debut album, “Ella Mai,” which was released on Oct. 12.
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The Axon Body 2 camera worn by a UPD officer.ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

UPD teaches students about law enforcement through the Citizen’s Police Academy

Evelin Mercedes October 11, 2018

Students can learn more about law enforcement through the 12-week Citizen’s Police Academy that the University Police Department offers. 

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A university police officer instructing students during the Citizens Police Academy. Students can learn more about law enforcement through the 12-week academy that the University Police Department offers.  JONNATHAN PULLA/ THE STATESMAN

Students learn more about law enforcement through the Citizen’s Police Academy

Evelin Mercedes October 10, 2018
Stony Brook University students in the Citizen's Police Academy course entered the fourth course of the semester, Use of Force, with large smiles on their faces and greeted the officers with delight.
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Nitrogen ice cream delights students at East Side Dining

Nitrogen ice cream delights students at East Side Dining

Evelin Mercedes October 1, 2017
The Undergraduate American Chemical Society Club displayed an interactive demonstration of how to make nitrogen ice cream at East Side Dining on Thursday.
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Members of Stony Brooks LGBTQ* community are trying to create an all-inclusive Greek-lettered organization to campus. They intend for the organization to be inclusive to all genders, sexualities and races.  HEATHER KHALIFA/STATESMAN FILE

LGBTQ* Services to see multipurpose workspace in West Side Dining

Evelin Mercedes September 18, 2017
LGBTQ* Services has secured a multipurpose workspace on the second floor of West Side Dining to serve as a safe space for all students.
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Students now have the option to change their name on their ID cards. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

ID Card Replacement Policy implemented for those transitioning

Evelin Mercedes September 17, 2017
The new “ID Card Replacement Policy” will allow Stony Brook University students, faculty and staff members who would like to change their legal names on campus ID cards due to transitioning purposes, to obtain new ones.
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A Stony Brook University student dressed in a costume made of garbage walks through the annual Earthstock celebration in protest of human-caused pollution. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Earthstock returns for another year in celebration of Earth Day

Evelin Mercedes April 29, 2017
The annual campus Earthstock event celebrated Earth Day with entertainment, music and educational opportunities on April 21.
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