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Part of Stony Brook Universitys main campus. DIANNA ROMAN/STATESMAN FILE

SBU budget update plans ‘modest investments’

Brianne Ledda and Gary Ghayrat August 6, 2019
Stony Brook University will be making “modest investments” ahead of the 2019-2020 school year, Interim President Michael Bernstein said in a budget update linked to a campus-wide email sent on Thursday, Aug. 1.
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Graduate Student Employees Union members protest increased fees during Stony Brook Universitys Admitted Students Day on Saturday, April 6, at the main fountain outside of the administration building. This year graduate student fees will increase by about $100. GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

Graduate students protest fee increase on Admitted Students Day

Gary Ghayrat April 7, 2019
Around half a dozen graduate teaching and research assistants stood at the fountain on Saturday, April 6 to voice their dissatisfaction with recent student fee increases.
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A rover in the process of being built.PHOTO COURTESY OF LE SI QU

Robot Design Team competes to build rovers for Mars

Brianne Ledda March 28, 2018
Stony Brook University’s Robot Design Team is building a robot to compete in the University Rover Challenge, a competition to build a rover equipped to explore Mars.
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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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