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Angela Yu, a graduate student at Stony Brook University, trudges through the snow at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadiums parking lot on Tuesday, Feb. 12. The massive blizzard that hit the Northeast over the weekend dropped 28 inches of snow in Stony Brook. Photo by Nelson Oliveira.

Classes resume as snow removal continues

Nelson Oliveira February 13, 2013

Huge mounds of snow, slippery walkways and limited parking sports were some of the things students found at Stony Brook University as all classes and campus activities resumed this Tuesday, Feb.12 –...

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Health insurance on the rise for students

Nelson Oliveira February 4, 2013
Students who use Stony Brook University’s health insurance returned this semester to see a 27 percent increase on their bill.
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Congressman Bishop retains seat for N.Y.’s first district

Nelson Oliveira November 14, 2012

After a fiercely fought race, Democrat Representative Tim Bishop beat Republican businessman Randy Altschuler by more than 11,000 votes last week to win his sixth term in New York’s 1st Congressional...

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A tree was knocked down and uprooted across from the Melville Library during superstorm Sandy last week. (Nelson Oliveira / The Statesman)

Sandy causes damage across campus

Nelson Oliveira November 4, 2012

Although Stony Brook University did not see the worst of Hurricane Sandy earlier this week, the storm knocked down many trees and power lines on campus, broke windows, and caused a balcony to collapse,...

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Altschuler and Bishop visit SBU campus

Nelson Oliveira October 15, 2012

Democratic Representative Tim Bishop and his Republican challenger Randy Altschuler answered challenging and controversial questions from students on Thursday, Oct. 11, when the two visited Stony Brook...

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Habib’s stay of removal renewed

Nelson Oliveira October 8, 2012

Nadia Habib, an undocumented Stony Brook University student who faced deportation to Bangladesh last year, was granted another stay of removal last week, which will allow her to remain in the U.S. for...

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Nadia Habib seeks to renew stay of removal

Nelson Oliveira October 1, 2012

Nadia Habib, an undocumented Stony Brook University student who faced deportation to Bangladesh a year ago, has an appointment at the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement this Monday, Oct. 1, to find out...

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SBU ranked 92nd best U.S. college

Nelson Oliveira September 24, 2012

Stony Brook University has attained its highest ranking in the annual top 100 list of national universities since the list began to be published in 2004, according to the 2013 U.S. News & World Report’s...

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Police blotter

Nelson Oliveira September 5, 2012

During the past two months, University Police responded to about 30 reports of larceny, more than 15 reports of harassment and eight reports of people leaving the scene of an accident, according to police...

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Student arrested for assault

Nelson Oliveira April 16, 2012
A male resident student was arrested after he punched another male student in the face and broke his nose at around 2 a.m. on March 30 at Dewey College.
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Maloof accused of breaking USG law

Nelson Oliveira April 16, 2012
Mark Maloof, president of the Undergraduate Student Government, faced tough scrutiny at Thursday’s Senate meeting after he revealed he had hired Moiz K. Malik, former USG Chief Justice, for director of the Audio/Visual Board earlier this semester without senate approval.
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USG debates Response’s future

Nelson Oliveira March 26, 2012
The partnership between the Undergraduate Student Government and the Response of Suffolk County could be coming to an end if the USG doesn’t reverse last year’s decision to stop funding the agency.
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