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Students walking outside of Stony Brook Universitys Student Activities Center (SAC).SARA RUBERG/ STATESMAN FILE

Love, your public school: Defending success, for all cultures

Michelle Chen September 28, 2021
#OPINIONS: Public schools and universities should be embraced as equally rigorous institutions in ways that celebrate the academic value of skills departing from the capitalistic norm, and their acceptance of human potential from every background.
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The emailed letter that PHOTO CREDIT: STONY’S  BROOK PRESIDENT’S OFFICE

Presidential Search Committee outlines expectations for incoming president

Brianne Ledda October 24, 2019
The Presidential Search Commitee detailed in a position profile their expectations for the next Stony Brook University president.
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PHOTO CREDIT: STONYBROOK.EDU

SBU Admissions launches Virtual Reality campus tours

David Vertsberger April 16, 2015
Prospective Stony Brook students can now use a virtual reality headset to navigate a photo tour of the campus either online or on mobile devices.
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Housing discount does not offset the loss of on-campus convenience

Jeremy Kline September 4, 2014
This year, according to Newsday, around 200 incoming freshman will dorm at a Dowling College dormitory, due to the university accepting more students than it can find rooming for on campus.
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You chose Stony Brook for a reason

Tejen Shah July 18, 2014
Hello freshman! You thought this day would never come, didn’t you? Well, it is here! You are finally in college, a place where all your academic dreams will come true.
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Admitted Students Day preparations facilitate delusions of grandeur

Sophie Carr April 8, 2014
At last, spring has finally arrived. Or so the calendar reads. Surely, from what I can remember, we recently ended all contact with winter. I am almost positive that on my schedule, this term is labeled “Spring Semester.” And yet, even with these factors, any evidence of greenery or vegetation has yet to be witnessed around Stony Brook. Despite the month, a "spring" has yet to be in season. Luckily, the SBU Planning Committee has decided to plant clusters of flowers across campus—giving an illusion of a thriving, greener, community. I feel as though I am immersed within a garden, truly.
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The role of social media in admissions

Sophie Carr November 25, 2013
After reading this conspicuously written query on the main page of the SBU Undergraduate Admissions website (in dauntless, ominous red), it is difficult to not feel disgust for the college application process.
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Social media not a factor in admissions at Stony Brook

Nujbat Meraji November 25, 2013
A recent survey conducted by Kaplan showed that the percentage of college admissions officers who agreed to do so is higher than ever before at 31 percent. Stony Brook University claims it would be impossible to look into applicants' social media due to the large amount of applications they receive.
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