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Stanley said Stony Brook is not considering any plans to rename Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium despite petition. 
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President Stanley responds to LaValle Stadium petition

Rebecca Liebson February 24, 2019
Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. said the school is not considering any plans to rename Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium. The name became a point of contention last month after the state senator, whom the stadium is named after, voted against a ban on gay conversion therapy.
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Diversity in the House

Annalisa Myer and David Clark November 12, 2018
2018 is a year of firsts. We know representation is important, so having more women, especially women of color, in office during this election cycle is awesome!
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Members of Stony Brooks LGBTQ* community are trying to create an all-inclusive Greek-lettered organization to campus. They intend for the organization to be inclusive to all genders, sexualities and races.  HEATHER KHALIFA/STATESMAN FILE

Students propose new LGBTQ Friendly Greek Organization

Gary Ghayrat May 6, 2018
Stony Brook students are trying to bring an all-inclusive Greek-lettered service organization dedicated to the LGBTQ community and its allies on campus, called a diaternity.
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Candidates for Undergraduate Student Government President, Meelod Wafajow (left)and Justas Klimavicius (right) take the stage during USGs elections debate in the Student Activities Center Ballroom B on Tues. March 20.

HOUSE party dominates USG elections

Aleeza Kazmi April 3, 2018
In a landslide victory, every single member of the HOUSE Party was elected in the Undergraduate Student Government elections, with the exception of Vice President of Clubs & Organizations candidate.
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Candidates for Undergraduate Student Government President, Meelod Wafajow (left)and Justas Klimavicius (right) take the stage during USGs elections debate in the Student Activities Center Ballroom B on Tues. March 20. The debate gave candidates running for executive positions an opportunity to inform students of their platform. This election, four of the seven executive positions have candidates are running uncontested. LUIS RUIZ/THE STATESMAN

USG debate indicates decreased participation in upcoming elections

Aleeza Kazmi March 24, 2018
The Undergraduate Student Government at Stony Brook University held a candidates debate in the Student Activities Center Ballroom B Tuesday evening ahead of their elections next week.
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Students crowd a table at BeautyCon to create their own face masks from all natural ingredients. LUIS UIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

University Scholars have fun and unwind at “Calm-a-Con”

Daniel Gatta April 23, 2017
With finals just a couple weeks away, students in the Stony Brook University Scholars program gathered at “Calm-a-Con” on Tuesday for a night of crafts, music and relaxation.
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