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Sobrio app to help students find designated drivers

Rolyne Joseph August 26, 2013
Sobrio, an application to help students find safe ways back to campus after a night out, is launching on Stony Brook’s campus on August 30 and has already been used at other schools.
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Strawberry smoothies were among the highlights of Stony Brooks Strawberry Fest. (Jisoo Hwang)

Strawberry recipes sweeten annual Stony Brook festival

Rolyne Joseph May 5, 2013
Thousands of students gathered to celebrate different heritages and lifestyles through music and dance performances, artistic creativity and cultural features at Stony Brook University’s Annual Strawberry Festival and Diversity Day during Campus Life Time at the Student Activities Center Plaza.
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Fernandes was named to the All-America East first team his last three years at SBU. (JESUS PICHARDO / THE STATESMAN)

Former men’s soccer player’s career on the rise

Rolyne Joseph April 28, 2013

​It’s only been a few months since January, when Leonardo Fernandes, a former Stony Brook University Men’s Soccer senior midfielder, was drafted onto the Major League Soccer (MLS) Supplemental...

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The Center for Prevention and Outreach provides contraceptive materials to students on campus. (TAYLOR BOURAAD/ THE STATESMAN)

Catholic colleges v. public: distributing contraceptives

Rolyne Joseph April 22, 2013

While public colleges provide condoms without charge and allow condom distribution, Catholic colleges and universities, including Boston College, have banned students from distributing free condoms...

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The Hilton Garden Inn on campus has higher graduation room rates than other area hotels. (SARA SUPRIYATNO / THE STATESMAN)

Campus hotel has high room rates for graduation

Rolyne Joseph April 8, 2013

The Hilton Garden Inn at Stony Brook, which provides accommodations for thousands of guests and visitors who attend Stony Brook University events and activities, will raise its guest room rates per...

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Scott Sutherland, left, and Eugene Hammond, right, serve as committee members to re-evaluate the DEC system. (NINA LIN / THE STATESMAN)

SBU’s reaccreditation on the move

Rolyne Joseph March 25, 2013

Stony Brook University has reviewed its re-accreditation to meet the standards of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), an association that examines institutions to ensure assurance...

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Justin Timberlake’s album sounds mature, yet edgy

Rolyne Joseph March 24, 2013
Justin Timberlake’s third album, “The 20/20 Experience,” got everyone talking and dancing with a surprising piece of work that has orchestral swirls and soft music transitions to each beat.
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Student activities offers web opportunity for campus clubs

Rolyne Joseph March 24, 2013
Stony Brook University’s Division of Student Life has continued to improve and expand its services and programs in social, cultural, academic and guidance development for community commitment and student success.
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Dr. Helene Benveniste, a clinical anesthesiologist at Stony Brook Hospital, says the new technique provides a three-dimensional view of the glymphatic pathway. (ROLYNE JOSEPH / THE STATESMAN)

Brain waste removal may lead to Alzheimer’s diagnosis

Rolyne Joseph March 11, 2013

Stony Brook University Hospital researchers have found that the brain’s glymphatic pathway, a process that clears waste and solutes from the brain, can contribute to the development of Alzheimer’s...

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Rec Center changes class check-in policy

Rolyne Joseph February 26, 2013

The Department of Campus Recreation wants to provide a safe and secure system for students. It therefore has decided to change its fitness program policy to enhance participants’ and member’s satisfaction. One...

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Getting the scoop from relationship and sex experts

Rolyne Joseph February 11, 2013
Protected sex is the most effective way for people to have safer and healthier intercourse with their partners.
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Red Mango at Roth Food Court will feature six yogurt flavors, a topping bar and a range of smoothies. PHOTO CREDIT: RED MANGO, INC.

Roth Cafe changes bring Red Mango and second Starbucks location

Rolyne Joseph February 4, 2013

Stony Brook University’s Faculty Student Association Board of Directors (FSA) has approved the Campus Dining Resolutions Committee’s 2012-2013 meal plan proposal which will include a side dining room...

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