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Former head coach Chuck Priore waits in the tunnel with his team before its season finale against Albany on Saturday, Nov. 11. Priore was fired from his job on Monday morning. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Chuck Priore out as Stony Brook’s head coach

Mike Anderson November 13, 2023
A press release sent out by Stony Brook Athletics has confirmed the firing of long-time head coach Chuck Priore. After the worst two seasons in Stony Brook football history, Director of Athletics Shawn Heilbron has made the decision to move on from Priore.
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A headshot of Stony Brook University professor Tom MacCarthy. COURTESY OF STONY BROOK NEWS

AMS Professor Tom MacCarthy Passes Away

Sky Crabtree, Assistant News Editor November 7, 2023
Tom MacCarthy, an associate professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics (AMS), passed away over the weekend. His death was announced in an email sent to students in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
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Several Stony Brook football players celebrate an interception by free safety Jalen Hoyle (18) against Richmond on Saturday, Sept. 23. The Seawolves next game against Morgan State University has been canceled due to a mass shooting from Tuesday, Oct. 2. STANLEY ZHENG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook football’s next game at Morgan State canceled due to mass shooting

Mike Anderson October 4, 2023
After five people were shot at a homecoming event at Morgan State University in Baltimore on Tuesday night, the institution announced the cancellation of its homecoming football game against Stony Brook on Wednesday evening.
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First-year international student found unresponsive in dorm room, later pronounced dead

Mariam Guirgis September 21, 2023
Chinmay Vashi, an international student from India, was found unresponsive in his dorm room in Mendelsohn community on Monday, Sept. 18, according to an email sent to The Statesman by Stony Brook University officials.
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Stony Brook is aiming to have more LEED certified buildings like the Simons Center. (RYAN MUI/THE STATESMAN)

Stony Brook University receives record-breaking $500 million donation

Jeremy Portnoy and Sky Crabtree June 1, 2023
Stony Brook University received a gift of $500 million on Thursday. It’s the second-largest donation to any public university in U.S. history and the largest unrestricted gift to a U.S. university’s endowment.
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Front of Melville library after a small fire broke out at the buildings Starbucks. The fire has since been quelled, but the library remains closed throughout the day.TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Small fire breaks out in Melville Library Starbucks

Christine Kelley April 28, 2023
A small fire broke out in Starbucks at Melville Library on Friday morning. The fire was put out quickly, but smoke filled the library.
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Rendering of an aerial view of The Exchange, the proposed bid by Stony Brook University in developing Governors Island into a start-of-the-art climate research center. The University has been selected as the anchor institution for this project on April 24.  IMAGE PROVIDED BY SOM/MIYSIS

Stony Brook University to be anchor institution in $150 million Governors Island project

Tim Giorlando and Sonya Gugliara April 24, 2023
BREAKING: After two years of deliberation, Stony Brook University has been chosen as the anchor institution to develop The New York Climate Exchange.
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Bryson Tiller at the minor stage during Stavernfestivalen in Stavern on July 9, 2016. Tiller will no longer be performing at this years Brookfest.Tore Sætre / CC BY-SA 4.0

Brookfest headliner Bryson Tiller pulls out one week before scheduled event

Tim Giorlando April 8, 2023
Bryson Tiller will no longer headline at Brookfest 2023, as stated in an announcement made on the Undergraduate Student Government’s (USG) official Instagram account Saturday.
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Album cover of Bryson Tillers Anniversary, released in Oct. 2020. Tiller has been announced as the headliner for Brookfest 2023. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Bryson Tiller announced as Brookfest 2023 headliner

Tim Giorlando March 27, 2023
Bryson Tiller, the American singer-songwriter and rapper best known for his 2014 single “Don’t,” will be the headliner at this year’s Brookfest concert on April 14.
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The recent changes to campus dining since the arrival of CulinArt have caused long lines at West and East Side Dining. ZACHARY DYER/THE STATESMAN

Exclusive: CulinArt under investigation for illegal activity at Stony Brook University

Jeremy Portnoy February 13, 2023
CulinArt used Stony Brook funds to pay employees working at other locations, misreported how much money they spent on dining hall food and avoided obligations to split their profits with the university.
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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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Sigma Phi Delta Fraternity chapter put on interim suspension after allegations of sexual misconduct

Tim Giorlando September 17, 2022

The Beta-Eta Chapter of Sigma Phi Delta, the Social-Professional Engineering Fraternity at Stony Brook University, was placed on interim suspension on Sept. 16 after a student accused multiple members...

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