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A Stony Brook student holding a sign in honor of transgender remembrance day. ISHA SHAH/THE STATESMAN

Vigil attended by SBU students and faculty honors Transgender Remembrance Day

Christina Marie Mariani November 28, 2023

On the evening of Nov. 17, nearly 15 Stony Brook University students and faculty gathered at the Academic Mall Fountain for a vigil to observe Transgender Remembrance Day. Transgender Remembrance...

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The Academic Mall during USGs Light the Brook on Nov 9th.DEVIN KENNEDY/THE STATESMAN

Light the Brook held on Staller Steps for the first time

Saad Haroon November 13, 2022
The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) held its fifth annual Light the Brook event on Thursday, Nov. 10. During Light the Brook, lampposts and trees in the Academic Mall are lit up with fairy lights, marking the start of the holiday season.  
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Stony Brook students march in support of abortion rights

Stony Brook students march in support of abortion rights

Jeremy Portnoy and Karaline Talty May 6, 2022
A group of roughly 100 abortion rights advocates marched around the Stony Brook University campus and gave speeches on May 5 in protest of the leaked draft of a Supreme Court opinion that could overturn Roe v. Wade.
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Turning Point protest at Stony Brook Univeristy on Sept. 12,2021.  TIM GIORLANDO/ THE STATESMAN

Ideologies clash as Turning Point USA protest arrives to SBU campus

Maya Brown and Steven Keehner September 13, 2021
About 200 people from Turning Point USA (TPUSA), the New York Young Republican Club, the Long Island Loud Majority and surrounding community members gathered around the fountain at the Academic Mall on Sunday, Sept. 12, to protest mandatory vaccines.
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Far Beyond signage in the Academic Mall.  EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Student Engagement and Activities tries to recoup club financial losses

Alek Lewis March 17, 2020
Stony Brook Student Engagement and Activities is trying to mitigate the financial loss from events canceled by the coronavirus, according to an email sent to student e-board members by the Department of Student Engagement & Activities.
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Students protesting outside of the Administration Building on March 11. The protests began over the administrations lack of communication about plans for the spring semester. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Students protest university silence

Maya Brown and Samantha Robinson March 12, 2020
About 150 or 200 students were at the protest, according to university police estimates. They clapped and chanted, “send us home, pay us back,” as they approached the administration building.
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Editorial: Stony Brook University needs to communicate with the campus community

The Statesman March 10, 2020
The one thing we do know for sure is that the piling weight of uncertainty is unfair to SBU’s faculty and students. Simply addressing the rumors and telling us what they are just as unsure of what to do would suffice.
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Far Beyond signage in the Academic Mall.  EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

SBU set to invest $1.6 million in Plan for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Brianne Ledda November 3, 2019
Stony Brook University will invest more than $1.6 million into its Plan for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, according to updates linked in a campus-wide email sent on Friday, Nov. 1.
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Students march for climate change

Students march for climate change

Rabia Gursoy and Niki Nassiri October 2, 2019
The climate protest began at the Student Activities Center (SAC) Plaza and made a full circle around the Academic Mall on Sept. 26.
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Marley, Indiana and Lily sitting on a bench in the Student Activties Center. Cindy Crowell calls her dogs the Seawolf Pups. PHOTO CREDIT: STONY BROOK SEAWOLF PUPS

Seawolf Pups cheer up students at SBU

Noor Lone March 28, 2019
School days aren’t so rough when the Stony Brook Seawolf Pups are strutting around campus and brightening up students’ days.
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Stony Brook University honors the memory of 9/11 victims

Gurnoor Kohli September 14, 2018
The Stony Brook University Alumni Association held a memorial ceremony on the Academic Mall on Tuesday, Sept. 11, to honor the members of the Stony Brook community who were killed in the 2001 9/11 attacks.
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Sept. 11 had a bigger impact than you think

Mike Adams September 11, 2018
We need to recognize the common denominator of pain that day, wrought from the innocent in nearly every corner of the Earth, if we are ever to truly heal.
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