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CulinArt cleared of “fraudulent wrongdoing”

Sky Crabtree, Assistant News Editor December 3, 2023
CulinArt, the company Stony Brook University contracts to run the University’s food services, has been cleared of previous allegations of financial fraud against Stony Brook’s Faculty Student Association (FSA) after a third-party investigation failed to find any wrongdoing by the corporation.
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One of the posters shown during the Oct. 22 protest. There have been multiple protests all over campus.  CHRISTINA MARIE MARIANI/THE STATESMAN

How the Israel-Palestine conflict is playing out at SBU: a deeper look

Sonya Gugliara and Mariam Guirgis November 16, 2023
Major U.S. cities and college campuses are speaking out about the conflict taking place in Gaza and Israel, and Stony Brook University is no different.
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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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Stony Brook students holding Palestines flag during the Palestine march on Oct. SKY CRABTREE/THE STATESMAN

Muslim Student Association holds pro-Palestine protest

Nayden Villorente October 22, 2023
“Free, free, Palestine,” was chanted by hundreds of students outside of the Stony Brook University Union on Oct. 18 — nearly two weeks after war began between Israel and Hamas. “I am just sick and tired of the world giving a blank eye to the Palestinian suffering,” Adan Piracha, a sophomore biochemistry major, said.
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The Stony Brook womens soccer team celebrates a goal versus Delaware on Sept. 14. The Blue Hens helped the Seawolves clinch a playoff berth on Sunday in a scoreless draw versus the University of North Carolina Wilmington. STANLEY ZHENG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s soccer clinches postseason berth with UNCW’s draw at Delaware

Mike Anderson October 22, 2023
Not in control of their own destiny, the Seawolves spent their Sunday afternoon watching the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) Seahawks take on the Delaware Blue Hens in Newark, Del. Stony Brook is now in Delaware’s debt, as it shut out UNCW.
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Stony Brook football features a new-look roster for 2023

Stony Brook football features a new-look roster for 2023

Mike Anderson August 18, 2023
After reaching an all-time low in program history last year, the Stony Brook football team has a lot to prove in 2023.
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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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Southampton Hall at Stony Brook University Southampton campus. fr CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

N.Y. assemblyman: Southampton campus is the “biggest slumlord” on the East End

Maria Lynders and Sky Crabtree April 23, 2023
Stony Brook University has come under fire from New York State District One Assemblyman Fred Thiele for alleged mistreatment and neglect of the University’s Southampton campus in regards to lack of leadership, over a dozen condemned buildings and failure to apply for funding.
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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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The Student Activities Center on an afternoon at Stony Brook University. USG Elections are available on SBEngaged until April 7.ABIGAIL HENTZE/THE STATESMAN

Elections for the Undergraduate Student Government are underway. Here’s who’s on the ballot.

Tim Giorlando April 5, 2023
The Stony Brook University student body will be able to vote in this year’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) election until April 7 at 12 p.m. through SBEngaged. Eighteen candidates are vying for seven Executive Council positions, and another 18 candidates are running for the 23 open Senate positions.
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Copy Chief Skylar Sena passionately displays her love for spicy literature. Smut captivates readers with stories like no other. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Hockey smut and the search for sexual literacy

Skylar Sena March 26, 2023
So why does smut get this type of global internet attention? Because they’re the books that are written for women, by women.
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Guard Gigi Gonzalez dribbling between her legs against Charleston on Thursday, Jan. 26. Gonzalez led the Stony Brook womens basketball team to a comeback victory in the opening round of the CAA postseason tournament on Thursday. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

Late-game surge earns Stony Brook women’s basketball first-ever CAA playoff victory

Matt Howlin March 10, 2023

With its season on the line, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team snatched victory from the jaws of defeat, erasing a 16-point deficit to advance to the next round of the Colonial Athletic Association...

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