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Delays are expected on the Long Island Rail Road.LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

LIRR suspended between Smithtown and Port Jefferson

Joseph Konig April 18, 2018
Train service is suspended in both directions between Smithtown and Port Jefferson “due to a track condition near Stony Brook,” the Long Island Rail Road announced on Twitter.
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21 Savage headlined Brookfest at Island Federal Credit Union Arena on April 4.. A Boogie wit da Hoodie, Jay Critch and Crankdat opened the show. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Brookfest a success despite last-minute lineup change

Joseph Konig April 8, 2018
Brookfest 2018 featured sets from headliner 21 Savage, EDM artist Crankdat, rapper Jay Critch and last-minute substitution, A Boogie wit da Hoodie.
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Bill Hader kills in new HBO dark comedy “Barry”

Joseph Konig April 8, 2018
After a career of playing goofballs and caricatures, “Saturday Night Live” alumnus Bill Hader chose a distant deadpan and a somber tone for his new HBO dark comedy, “Barry.”
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THE VOICE -- Season: 14 -- Pictured: Kelsea Johnson -- PAUL DRINKWATER/NBC

Stony Brook alumna sings her way past the competition on “The Voice”

Joseph Konig March 25, 2018
For Kelsea Johnson, the path to success has been all about timing. In 2014, the Delaware native auditioned for the NBC singing competition, “The Voice,” at an open call audition attended by thousands.
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Oscar Winner Mark Bridges and Helen Mirren on a jet ski onstage during The 90th Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA on Sunday, March 4, 2018. Bridges graduated from Stony Brook University in 1983 with a degree in theater arts.  VALERIE DURANT/A.M.P.A.S.

Stony Brook alumnus Mark Bridges wins Oscar for costume design, jet ski for brevity

Joseph Konig March 5, 2018
Stony Brook alumnus Mark Bridges walked away from the 90th Academy Awards on Sunday with two prizes. And only one of them was an Oscar.
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Stony Brook South Hampton.MELISSA AZOFEIFA/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook Southampton’s podcast program sparks interest

Joseph Konig February 18, 2018
Stony Brook Southampton announced a first-of-its-kind Audio Podcast Fellows Program on Dec. 18. Two months later, the one-year course set to start in September has already sparked an unexpected amount of interest.
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Graduate wide receiver Harrison Jackson in a game against.  ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Football outmatched by James Madison, ending FCS playoff run

Joseph Konig December 3, 2017
One of the most successful seasons in Stony Brook Football history came to a sputtering end on Saturday against the reigning Football Championship Subdivision national champions, James Madison, in the second round of the FCS playoffs.
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A photo of the 10, 10 minute play festival.
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Students embrace theatre community with “Thanks for Theatre” festival

Joseph Konig November 29, 2017
Despite the shadow of the budget cuts that will eliminate the theatre arts program’s major and minor tracks in a few years, the students involved in “Thanks for Theatre” have tried to maintain a positive outlook and focus on the work they are creating.
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Senior running back Donald Liotine (No. 33, above) rushes by defenders in a game against New Hampshire.  ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Football’s offense erupts to score 59 points on Lehigh in first FCS Playoff win since 2011

Joseph Konig November 26, 2017
Stony Brook Football routed its first-round opponent, Lehigh, 59-29 at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium on Saturday in the Seawolves’ first playoff appearance since 2012 and their first Football Championship Subdivision playoff victory since 2011.
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Senior running back Donald Liotine during a 2016 game.  ARACELY JIMENEZ/ STATESMAN FILE

Two Minute Drill: Stony Brook Football routs Lehigh 59-29 in playoff opener

Joseph Konig November 25, 2017
Stony Brook Football won 59-29 over the Lehigh Mountain Hawks in the first round of the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision Playoffs on Saturday at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.
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Stony Brook wide reciever Donavin Washington (No.5, above) rushes after a punt served by Howard University during Saturdays non-conference football game.  CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/STATESMAN FILE

Football clinches playoff berth on last-second Hail Mary pass

Joseph Konig November 19, 2017
The last-second victory on a Hail Mary pass to graduate wide receiver Harrison Jackson secured the Seawolves a second-place finish in the Colonial Athletic Association.
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Sophomore wide receiver Ray Bolden (No. 13, above) has stood out for Stony Brook, catching nine passes on Saturday. STATESMAN FILE

Football’s Bolden tweets he has been cleared after injury on Saturday

Joseph Konig November 13, 2017
Stony Brook Football senior wide receiver Ray Bolden tweeted on Monday that he has been cleared to play Maine this weekend after getting knocked unconscious during Saturday’s 38-10 win over Wagner.
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