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President Maurie McInnis during the press conference on Feb. 27. CAM WANG/THE STATESMAN

The state of the University: what McInnis has to say

Katherine Procacci April 23, 2023
McInnis addressed the proposed 30% State University of New York (SUNY) tuition increase, parking changes, the CulinArt investigation, racist incidents on campus and other issues.
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Kenny Spurrell and Tim Giorlando ride bikes to mimic Oliver and Elio from Call Me By Your Name. ILLUSTRATED AND PHOTO BY KAT PROCACCI

On-screen couples breaking stereotypes: a reenactment

Katherine Procacci and Maria Lynders March 26, 2023
Historically, on-screen romance hasn’t always represented real life. But in recent years, movies and TV shows have portrayed relationships that have broken social stereotypes, becoming a bit more realistic.
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The front entrance to Sanger Hall in Tabler Community. TIM GIORLANDO / THE STATESMAN

Sanger Hall soon to be Chinn Hall

Katherine Procacci and Christine Kelley October 3, 2022
On Monday, Oct. 3, Stony Brook President Maurie McInnis sent an email informing students that Sanger Residence Hall is being renamed to Dr. May Edward Chinn Hall.
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Earthstock Festival 2022 in Photos

Earthstock Festival 2022 in Photos

Katherine Procacci April 24, 2022

Stony Brook University's annual, 10 day Earthstock celebration closed on April 22 with its signature festival. Over 50 student groups and vendors lined the academic mall, featuring live musical performances...

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FSA introduces the FSA Street Fair during campus lifetime

FSA introduces the FSA Street Fair during campus lifetime

Katherine Procacci and Joanne Yao April 7, 2022
On March 31, the Faculty Student Association, in collaboration with the Sustainable Solutions Committee, hosted the FSA Street Fair. Campus organizations had booths to demonstrate what sustainable options are available to students
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A person receiving a vaccine. Stony Brook University announced that the monkeypox vaccine will be administered on campus CHRISTIAN EMMER/CC BY-NC 4.0

COVID-19 booster shot is now required for all SUNY, CUNY students to remain on campus

Katherine Procacci and Maria Lynders January 1, 2022
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced during a COVID-19 briefing that students in the SUNY and CUNY systems are required to receive the COVID-19 vaccine booster shot, once eligible, to return to campus for the spring semester, effective Jan. 15, 2022.
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VIDEO: Highlights of Stony Brook Football home game against Fordham

VIDEO: Highlights of Stony Brook Football home game against Fordham

Katherine Procacci September 26, 2021
Highlights of the first half of the game against the Fordham Rams on Sept. 25. The Seawolves lost 31-14, their first loss within their conference since 2016.
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A picture from outside Shop Red West in 2016. Barnes and Noble STATESMAN FILE

Barnes & Noble become SBU’s bookstore operator, bringing students new hands-on opportunities

Katherine Procacci December 15, 2020
Stony Brook University has partnered with Barnes & Noble to make it the official campus bookstore and store provider as of Oct. 22, bringing students new opportunities.
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The student homecoming tailgate during the fall 2019 semester. This year, festivities for homecoming will be held virtually. SAMANTHA ROBINSON/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook University hosts virtual STAY HOMEcoming during COVID-19

Katherine Procacci October 6, 2020
Stony Brook University is hosting a virtual homecoming event series called STAY HOMEcoming from Oct. 1 until  Oct. 10. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Stony Brook University’s homecoming events are being held primarily online.
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Journalism professor discusses digital innovation during COVID-19 at virtual “My Life As” lecture

Katherine Procacci September 22, 2020
Professor Sree Sreenivasan kicks off the School of Journalism’s Fall 2020 virtual “My Life As” Speaker Series with the lecture, “What Comes Next? Lessons on Digital Innovation Six Months into the Pandemic” on Sept. 16.
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