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Journalism dean moves on to Al Jazeera

Jessica Suarez August 29, 2013

Marcy McGinnis, former Associate Dean of the School of Journalism at Stony Brook University, was appointed senior vice-president of news gathering at Al Jazeera America, which is a cable news channel that...

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Bruce Engel leads the Stony Brook Wind Ensemble during the performance. (Nina Lin)

Wind Ensemble performs music inspired by the number five

Jessica Suarez April 28, 2013
The Stony Brook Wind Ensemble, led by Bruce Engel, brought the main stage at the Staller Center alive with energy and enthusiasm throughout its performance on April 24. The theme of the wind ensemble’s concert was the number five.
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Junior forward Wesley Hawkins, shown here in a game against Delaware in October, is running for USG Treasurer. Hawkins is currently a senator in the organization. (ADRIAN SZKOLAR / THE STATESMAN)

Ice Hockey President running for USG Treasurer

Jessica Suarez April 7, 2013

As current senator of the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) and President of the Stony Brook Ice Hockey Team, junior business major Wes Hawkins is running for the position of treasurer in the...

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Beierle passed up playing rugby in the fall semester to complete his internship in NASAs aeromechanics branch. (PHOTO CREDIT: STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY)

Junior rugby player returns from internship at NASA

Jessica Suarez April 3, 2013

As a mechanical engineering major at Stony Brook University, Connor Beierle is one step closer to achieving “the childhood dream he never let go of”—the dream of one day becoming an astronaut...

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SBVAC receives National Collegiate EMS Foundations Organization of the Year award. (PHOTO CREDIT: STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY)

SBVAC wins national recognition as organization of the year

Jessica Suarez March 11, 2013

Twelve active members of the Stony Brook Volunteer Ambulance Corps (SBVAC) attended the 20th Annual National Collegiate EMS Foundation conference that was held in Washington, D.C., from Feb. 22-24. ...

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Non-traditional students balance responsibilities with classes

Jessica Suarez February 25, 2013
Many non-traditional students or adult learners on campus have to juggle school, work and parenthood in addition to the stress that comes with their classes.
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Snapchat: fun with friends or a sexting application?

Jessica Suarez February 10, 2013
It used to be that when someone took an awkward photo of you, it would end up on every social networking site for the entire world to see, like and comment on. But now, when someone snaps an embarrassing photo of you, it is usually because as soon as that photo is opened it is gone just as quickly as it was taken.
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Residents go without paper towels

Jessica Suarez November 14, 2012

If you step into the bathrooms of any of the campus residence halls, you will often see students wiping their hands on their clothes in an attempt to dry them. This is because the bathrooms in the residence...

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Doors to the new campus rec center set to open

Jessica Suarez October 15, 2012

Members of the Stony Brook Community have long awaited the opening of the new Campus Recreation Center. Faculty and students will finally see the doors open after 13 years of planning. The ceremony...

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SBU’s reputation continues to grow

Jessica Suarez September 17, 2012

Stony Brook University attributes its competitive admission rates to its high-quality education and successful marketing of the school.  Among the list of the public Association of American Universities,...

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The dos and don’ts of campus safety

Jessica Suarez August 27, 2012
As an incoming freshman, you may suddenly lose your way around campus. Then what do you do? Learning your way around Stony Brook University is one of the biggest challenges you will face. Fortunately, Stony Brook is serious about promoting safety throughout the campus community. There are many different services that every student can take advantage of to ensure personal safety.
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