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Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 will mark the one year anniversary of the incident that took place on Circle Road. (ANUSHA MOOKHERJEE/THE STATESMAN)

One year later, university remains silent

Kristin Behr February 4, 2014
When a string of muggings took place in the South P Lot earlier this academic year, the campus was notified. When a student committed suicide last spring, everyone received a text. So why is it that when Brianna Bifone was hit by a police officer and pinned under a cruiser for 30 minutes, the university fell silent?
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Eric Olsen: From NYC to SBU

Eric Olsen: From NYC to SBU

Kristin Behr January 28, 2014
Eric Olsen left the big leagues of the Big Apple almost two years ago, but the relics of his almost 22 years there still reside in his Stony Brook office. Impressive plaques and awards adorn the walls, but it is the small mass card on his desk of a fallen officer that carries the most meaning.
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Construction projects have been delayed due to weather-related issues such as Superstorm Sandy and winter storms. (FRANCES YU/THE STATESMAN)

Campus construction: improvements slow and steady

Kristin Behr May 8, 2013

Stony Brook is in the middle of undergoing a major facelift. There are a number of projects and infrastructure improvements happening on campus. Some setbacks have delayed the completion of certain...

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The students express themselves through dancing. (Wesley Robinson)

Performance Dance Ensembles’ “Mixed Emotions” nails it

Kristin Behr May 5, 2013
Tucked away in a seemingly uncharted part of Stony Brook University’s campus is a building called Nassau Hall. The plain exterior hides the ultra creative space that is the Center for Dance, Movement and Somatic Learning.
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College Republicans host lecture to discuss government

Kristin Behr April 29, 2013

John Stossel, Fox Business Network personality and author of “The New York Times” bestseller “No They Can’t: Why Government Fails-But Individuals Succeed,” spoke to a crowded lecture hall of...

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The After Party sweeps all but one category in the USG spring elections. (PHOTO CREDIT: FACEBOOK)

USG elections: The After Party wins but few students at polls

Kristin Behr April 16, 2013

The After Party dominated the polls this past week in Stony Brook University’s Undergraduate Student Government Elections, claiming every position from president to senators. Adil Hussain, a junior...

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Muslim Student Association preps for Islam Awareness Week

Kristin Behr March 28, 2013

With Islamic Awareness Week in less than a month, members of the Muslim Students’ Association are preparing for their most comprehensive newsletter yet. “The Minaret,” compiled by members of the...

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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

Firearm companies stick to their guns

Kristin Behr March 25, 2013

After the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting shocked the country last December, the height of the gun control argument finally came to a head. A month after 26 were slain, 20 of whom were first graders,...

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