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Stony Brook 2015: A year in photos

Stony Brook 2015: A year in photos

The Statesman December 31, 2015
2015 was filled with diverse cultural events, student activism, and athletic upsets for Stony Brook. Here are our editors' picks of some of the year's most influential moments
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The Stony Brook Cheerleaders amped up the crowd in the Academic Mall right outside the Melville library with the Spirit of Stony Brook Marching Band behind them. PHOTO CREDIT: BRIDGET DOWNES

Homecoming & Hoopla Carnival Gallery

Bridget Downes October 15, 2015
On Wednesday, October 14, the Academic Mall bustled with energy as the Homecoming candidates introduced themselves to their voting student body. The pre-Homecoming festivities included performances by the Stony Brook cheerleaders, the dance team and the marching band.
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Ole Miss, Syracuse highlight 2015-16 Women’s Basketball schedule

Skyler Gilbert September 15, 2015
With Stony Brook falling in the America East championship in 2013 and then being upset in the first round of 2014, the Seawolves have a lot to play for.
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Annual Holi celebration rings in spring weather

Annual Holi celebration rings in spring weather

Heather Khalifa April 19, 2015
Holi, the festival of colors, was once again hosted by the Hindu Students Council on Sunday, April 19, 2015.
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“Part of the Pack” educates students on suicide and mental health

Emily Benson April 13, 2015
The Stony Brook community came together on Tuesday, April 7 and Thursday, April 9 during “Part of the Pack,” a two-part suicide awareness and prevention program.
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Winter Storm Juno delays first day of classes

The Statesman January 28, 2015
What a way to start off the Spring semester! Classes were cancelled Monday and Tuesday due to Winter Storm Juno. Here are some scenes captured around the frozen campus.
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Sports Highlights: Seawolves Basketball Sweeps Opening Weekend

Sports Highlights: Seawolves Basketball Sweeps Opening Weekend

The Statesman November 16, 2014
Both the men's and women's basketball teams emerged victorious on their opening nights at the new Island FCU Arena.
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Campus spotlight: Susan Deaver advances orchestra

Basil John November 10, 2014
The University Orchestra is made up of a variety of students, including those still in high school, undergraduates and graduate students and is open to string, woodwind, brass and percussion players.
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Sports Highlights: Seawolves blow another lead, fall to James Madison

Sports Highlights: Seawolves blow another lead, fall to James Madison

Basil John November 9, 2014
Seawolves suffer another heartbreaking loss on Saturday afternoon, falling to James Madison, 27-24.
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Sports Highlights: SBU vs Maine

Sports Highlights: SBU vs Maine

The Statesman October 12, 2014
Stony Brook defeated Maine, 19-7, at the 3rd annual Tackle Breast Cancer game at Kenneth P. LaValle stadium on Saturday, October 11, 2014.
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The Harlem Globetrotters were the first team to perform in the new, state-of-the-art Stony Brook Arena on Saturday, Oct. 4. (HANAA TAMEEZ / THE STATESMAN)

New arena shines bright in debut as Globetrotters visit Stony Brook

David Vertsberger October 8, 2014
The new Stony Brook Arena was finally unveiled to the public on Friday morning, Oct. 3, 2014. The following day, the Harlem Globetrotters came to town and officially opened the arena.
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Milan Arshad Hussain, then-foreign minister for Pakistan, presented mangoes to Mao Zedong in 1968, who then used the gift as an expression to show his support of the working class.  (BASIL JOHN / THE STATESMAN)

Mango madness at the Charles B. Wang Center with Chef Fontana

Basil John October 6, 2014
The Charles B. Wang Center has focused on bringing culturally educational programs for students and members of the community to enjoy through various forms of expression and interpretation.
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