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From the archives: Precursors for pandemic changes

Peter Lupfer and Kelcie Eberharth March 31, 2021
This month, Statesman archivists examined precedents for some of the policies Stony Brook University implemented during the pandemic.
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From the archives: Becoming “The Statesman”

Peter Lupfer February 16, 2021
The Statesman has served Stony Brook since the university’s first academic year as the State University College on Long Island at Oyster Bay. Just as the University’s name has changed decades since, The Statesman has been rebranded several times.
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From the archives: SBU’s path to Division I athletics

Peter Lupfer December 6, 2020
Archivist Peter Lupfer digs deep in past coverage from The Statesman to describe Stony Brook University's athletic history, starting with the school's earliest sports programs on its original Oyster Bay campus.
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From the archives: Student coverage of U.S. presidential elections

Peter Lupfer November 4, 2020
Even under normal circumstances, every campaign comes with its own unique characteristics. The circumstances surrounding this 2020 election cycle, however, have been extraordinary.
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From the archives: The checkered history of the Student Activity Fee referendum

Peter Lupfer September 29, 2020
Statesman Archivist Peter Lupfer reflects on the most recent Student Activity Fee referendum and the vote’s controversial history at Stony Brook University. This newsletter is the first in a monthly series from The Statesman Archives.
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Sophomore pitcher Melissa Rahrich at bat in a game on March 31, 2018. She hit a two-run home run against Idaho State on March 1. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Softball falls to Idaho State and Colorado State in shortened tournament

Peter Lupfer March 3, 2019
After having all five opening games canceled last weekend, Stony Brook Softball traveled to Colorado in search of a delayed but successful start to its 2019 campaign. Instead, inclement weather washed three more ball-games from the Seawolves schedule at the Colorado State Classic, leaving the team with a pair of losses suffered on Friday, March 1.
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Hockey picks up dominating victories over Rutgers

Hockey picks up dominating victories over Rutgers

Peter Lupfer October 14, 2018
Stony Brook Hockey’s weekend home-and-home series with the Rutgers Ice Knights was a one-sided affair, with Stony Brook combining for 19 goals in a pair of victories.
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Hockey Preview: Seawolves primed to reclaim ESCHL title

Hockey Preview: Seawolves primed to reclaim ESCHL title

Peter Lupfer October 5, 2018
Now, with just three players from its last championship team still in the lineup and a largely revamped roster, Stony Brook is ready to re-establish itself as one of the top teams in the country.
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Senior running back Donald Liotine during a 2016 game.  ARACELY JIMENEZ/ STATESMAN FILE

Football cruises to 28-6 win over Fordham to finish non-conference play

Peter Lupfer September 16, 2018
Stony Brook scored four uninterrupted touchdowns and held Fordham off the scoreboard until the final three minutes of the game, but by that point the game was already too far out of reach.
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Junior forward Mark Irvine (No. 15, above) goes for the ball against UMBC on Nov. 2. He scored his first career goal helping Stony Brook clinch the numberone seed for the America East Soccer Tournament. JERROD WHITE/STATESMAN FILE

Men’s Soccer falls 2-0 to Hofstra at home

Peter Lupfer September 15, 2018
Stony Brook’s 2-0 loss to Hofstra at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium on Wednesday, Sept. 12 marks the team’s third loss of the 2018 campaign, dropping its overall record to 2-3-1.
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Roller hockey takes off-season training to a new level with summer league

Roller hockey takes off-season training to a new level with summer league

Peter Lupfer July 21, 2018
Some teams would use their remaining time off for relaxation before heading into another 32-game schedule. However, the Seawolves realize that hard work can prove fruitful in the long run.
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Senior attacker Kylie Ohlmiller works the ball around the back of the Cornell net in a game on April 3. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Kylie Ohlmiller named America East Woman of the Year

Peter Lupfer June 9, 2018
Stony Brook Women's Lacrosse alumna, Kylie Ohlmiller, was named the 2018 America East Woman of the Year at the conference’s annual awards dinner Tuesday, June 5.
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