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Geno Ford during the Stony Brook mens basketball home opener against Yale  on Nov. 5, 2019. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook replenishes roster with transfers

Ethan Tam April 7, 2020
Later on April 2, Mount St. Mary’s junior forward Omar Habwe also announced that he had committed to Stony Brook. Habwe had revealed on March 30 that he was planning to graduate transfer and play out his final season of eligibility with a new program. 
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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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Students walking outside of Stony Brook Universitys Student Activities Center (SAC).SARA RUBERG/ STATESMAN FILE

Student life suspended through at least March

Ethan Tam March 11, 2020
Stony Brook University Student Engagement & Activities confirmed that nearly all on-campus events through the end of March have been canceled in a March 11 email to student e-board members.
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Dean of Students Rick Gatteau standing on the fountain outside of the administration building addressing student protests. Interim President Michael Bernstein sent out an email to students and faculty this morning addressing plans for the spring semester. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook issues update on coronavirus

Samantha Robinson March 11, 2020
Stony Brook University issued its first official coronavirus update since rumors started circulating that classes will be moved online in two campus-wide emails from Interim President Michael Bernstein on March 11.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo on campus in the Student Activities Center on April 11, 2019. Cuomo announced that all non-essential workers must stay home. GARY GHAYRAT/STATESMAN FILE

SUNY, CUNY classes going remote after March 19

Brianne Ledda March 11, 2020
City University of New York (CUNY) and State University of New York (SUNY) schools will be going remote for the rest of the Spring 2020 semester starting March 19, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced in a press conference on March 11.
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The cover of Pop Smokes newest album Meet the Woo v. 2. Pop smoke PUBLIC DOMAIN

USG announces Brookfest artist reveal postponed in wake of Pop Smoke's death

Alexander Bakirdan February 19, 2020
In their statement, USG said that “this tragedy will postpone our artist reveal, and we will move forward with the process of choosing another artist.”
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Dr. Justin R. Stolarik standing in Lavalle Stadium. He will be Stony Brooks Athletic Bands director this upcoming year. PHOTO COURTESY STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY MARCHING BAND

SBU marches to the beat of Dr. Justin R. Stolarik

Melissa Azofeifa July 8, 2019
Dr. Justin R. Stolarik was officially hired as the new Stony Brook University Athletic Bands director on June 27.
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Ashanti at a party in Los Angelas, California. She was to headline Back to the Brook Vol I on Oct.25, but the concert has been canceled. ASHANTI/INSTAGRAM

Back to the Brook Vol. I canceled a week before slated performances

Luis Ruiz Dominguez October 18, 2018
Rumors have been circulating since the start of the semester that Back to the Brook was canceled and on Thursday, Oct. 18 they were confirmed.
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Singer Ashanti will headline PUBLIC DOMAIN

Back to the Brook artists announced

Brianne Ledda and Aleeza Kazmi October 9, 2018
Stony Brook Student Life sent an email on Tuesday night announcing the artists chosen for the university's annual Back to the Brook concert.
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