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Provost Student Advisory Group unavailable to students

Denise De Sousa April 1, 2014
Since the Provost Student Advisory Group sponsored its first lecture event last semester, called “Guns 4 Greatness,” nothing but an unresponsive provost, a neglected Facebook page and five shadowy PSAG members seem to be all that is left of a group lacking public presence.
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The presidency of Anna Lubitz

Sarah Elsesser November 19, 2013
Anna Lubitz is well known on campus. She is President of the Pre-Veterinary Society. She ran for Homecoming queen last year. She was a member of The Spirit of Stony Brook Marching band and sang the National Anthem at sporting events. Her mother works in President Stanley’s office.
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Support from administration fuels activist groups on campus

Keith Olsen November 12, 2013
However surprising it might be to the current students of Stony Brook University, our campus was once such an active base of operations for left-leaning political causes that many considered it the “Berkeley of the East.” After the end of the Vietnam War and the demonization of liberal ideals that came with Carter’s defeat, the political activity at the university quickly lost this identity. While liberal causes have continued to have a fairly muted presence on campus, the new drive toward allowing males who have had sex with other males to donate blood calls back to years past when students truly cared enough to change the world.
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Campus news briefing: course evaluations and pool renovations

Kelly Zegers April 22, 2013

At this week’s USG senate meeting, Patricia Aceves, director of the Faculty Center,  presented revisions to online course evaluations. According to Aceves, a faculty member has been developing new questions...

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Grammy award winning rapper Ludacris, right, performs during a taping for a video for up-and-coming rapper Sheldon Bullock, known as Small World, 25, at left, August 4, 2007, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Ludacris will be performing at Brookfest 2013. (PHOTO CREDIT: MCT CAMPUS)

Concert security issues draw to close as artist is announced

Kelly Frevele April 22, 2013

The music of Kendrick Lamar filled a college stadium this past weekend. But this stadium was not at Stony Brook University—it was at SUNY Buffalo. Rumors have circulated around campus that the...

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The After Party sweeps all but one category in the USG spring elections. (PHOTO CREDIT: FACEBOOK)

USG elections: The After Party wins but few students at polls

Kristin Behr April 16, 2013

The After Party dominated the polls this past week in Stony Brook University’s Undergraduate Student Government Elections, claiming every position from president to senators. Adil Hussain, a junior...

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The After Party sweeps all but one category in the USG spring elections. (PHOTO CREDIT: FACEBOOK)

The After Party sweeps USG spring elections

Emily McTavish April 13, 2013

The Undergraduate Student Government election results came in last night with The After Party boasting victories in all but one category. Adil Hussain, who also ran for USG president last spring, came...

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Pop-Tart cat incident unveils lack of student representation

Anusha Mookherjee April 12, 2013
USG at this point has turned into a popularity contest. Across the board, there is no depth to the platforms of the candidates. But at the end of the day, we are voting on who is the least worst.
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VP candidate Ryan Heslin addresses changes that should be made to the way USG senate meetings are held. (YOON SEO NAM/ THE STATESMAN)

Getting to know USG candidates

Matt Sacco April 8, 2013

At a debate held on Tuesday in the Student Activities Center, executive candidates for the next academic year’s Undergraduate Student Government expressed viewpoints largely party-driven, but ones...

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Local residents near Stony Brook University are unhappy with landlords not complying with town codes with student renters. (WESLEY ROBINSON/THE STATESMAN)

Locals complaining about SBU students

Giselle Barkley April 8, 2013

Local residents have a number of issues with off-campus housing that could jeopardize housing options for students if left unresolved. According to News 4 New York, Brookhaven residents are unhappy...

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Senator Brian McIlvian explains increasing the Student Activity Fee. (MIKE PEDERSEN / THE STATESMAN)

Campus briefing: Student Activity Fee increases

Kelly Zegers April 3, 2013

At this week’s USG senate meeting, President Anna Lubitz presented her choices for members of the upcoming SUNY Assembly. The nominations of Steve Adelson for Executive Council, CJ Kottuppally for...

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“Elect-Her” initiative comes back to SBU for a second year

Caithlin Pena March 4, 2013

This year, the Undergraduate Student Government is teaming up with the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and Running Start to bring “Elect Her-Campus Women Win” back to Stony Brook University...

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