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Forward Frankie Policelli playing defense against Sacred Heart on Monday, Dec. 12. The Stony Brook men

Policelli’s career night fuels another comeback win for Stony Brook men’s basketball

Kenny Spurrell December 19, 2022
Frankie Policelli’s performance saw him post 22 points on 8-of-12 shooting, tying his career high. He also pulled down a career-best 19 rebounds, shattering his previous career high of 15.
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The outside of the Campus Recreation Center which was the campus polling place on Nov. 3, 2020. RABIA GURSOY/THE STATESMAN

SBU experts answer, “What comes next?” following 2020 Presidential Election

Steven Keehner November 18, 2020
The event, “Processing the 2020 Election: A Time for Connection, Healing, and Unity,” sought to allow the Stony Brook community to ask questions about the election’s aftermath.
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Official logos of social media companies. People have taken to social media in order to spread information in the form of threads.Official logos of social media companies. RABIA GURSOY/THE STATESMAN

Before you post, fact-check yourself

Matt Venezia August 7, 2020
#OPINION Users are taking advantage of social media spaces to have conversations about relevant issues from COVID-19 to the crisis in Yemen. However, some of these widely-shared posts have contained fallacies ranging from harmless to potentially harmful.
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Republican Presidential nominee Donald trump speaking at a rally in Phoenix, Arizona. GAGE SKIDMORE VIA FLICR CC BY-SA 2.0

Students react to Trump’s presidential win

Michaela Kilgallen November 9, 2016
Since word of Trump's official win, public response has ranged from utter disappointment to cheerful optimism.
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Warney signs partially guaranteed deal, added to Mavericks roster

Warney signs partially guaranteed deal, added to Mavericks roster

Kunal Kohli July 26, 2016
Former Stony Brook Basketball star Jameel Warney has signed a partially guaranteed contract with the Dallas Mavericks of the NBA, according to multiple sources.
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Jameel Warney, above, lead the NCAA in total rebounds and double-doubles last season. HANAA TAMEEZ/THE STATESMAN

Jameel Warney added to Summer League roster of NBA’s Dallas Mavericks

Skyler Gilbert June 24, 2016
Recent Stony Brook University graduate Jameel Warney has agreed to play with the NBA's Dallas Mavericks on the team's Summer League roster, according to multiple sources.
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Stony Brook alumn Will Tye during a game in 2015. KEITH OLSEN/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook Football alumnus Will Tye turns his dream into a reality

Andrew Eichenholz November 13, 2015
The former Seawolf has caught 10 passes for 96 yards in six games. Last week, Tye became the Giants’ starter after Larry Donnell suffered an injury the week before.
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The Demographics Unit, a surveillance program run by the New York Police Department used to monitor Muslim communities following 9/11, has also affected Stony Brooks MSA. (PHOTO CREDIT : MCTCAMPUS)

MSA relieved as NYPD surveillance program comes to an end

Kelly Zegers May 1, 2014
Three students from SBU’s Muslim Student Association offered their reactions to the ending of the NYPD’s spying on the condition of anonymity due to the sensitive nature of the subject.
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Graduation robes can be made of cotton, broadcloth, rayon or even silk. Stony Brooks robes will be made of recycled plastic bottles. (NINA LIN / THE STATESMAN)

Stony Brook looks to make graduation more eco-friendly

Christopher Leelum April 29, 2014
In an effort to be eco-friendly, Stony Brook University is ordering graduation caps and gowns from a Virginia-based company called Oak Hall Cap & Gown, which uses a method called GreenWeaver to turn about 23 plastic bottles into one graduation uniform.
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Sara Ganim at Stony Brook University

Journalist who broke PSU scandal spoke to SBU students

Lisa Setyon-Ortenzio October 5, 2012

Sara Ganim, the reporter who recently won a Pulitzer Prize for breaking the Penn State University sex abuse scandal, said yesterday at Stony Brook University that any good reporter “always [has] to go...

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NYPD targeted Muslim students

Nelson Oliveira March 5, 2012
Mariam Shareef, a Muslim student at Stony Brook University, was born and raised in the United States and has only been to one other country — Switzerland.
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