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Former head coach Chuck Priore waits in the tunnel with his team before its season finale against Albany on Saturday, Nov. 11. Priore was fired from his job on Monday morning. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Chuck Priore out as Stony Brook’s head coach

Mike Anderson November 13, 2023
A press release sent out by Stony Brook Athletics has confirmed the firing of long-time head coach Chuck Priore. After the worst two seasons in Stony Brook football history, Director of Athletics Shawn Heilbron has made the decision to move on from Priore.
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A headshot of Stony Brook University professor Tom MacCarthy. COURTESY OF STONY BROOK NEWS

AMS Professor Tom MacCarthy Passes Away

Sky Crabtree, Assistant News Editor November 8, 2023
Tom MacCarthy, an associate professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics (AMS), passed away over the weekend. His death was announced in an email sent to students in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
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Several Stony Brook football players celebrate an interception by free safety Jalen Hoyle (18) against Richmond on Saturday, Sept. 23. The Seawolves next game against Morgan State University has been canceled due to a mass shooting from Tuesday, Oct. 2. STANLEY ZHENG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook football’s next game at Morgan State canceled due to mass shooting

Mike Anderson October 4, 2023
After five people were shot at a homecoming event at Morgan State University in Baltimore on Tuesday night, the institution announced the cancellation of its homecoming football game against Stony Brook on Wednesday evening.
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Front of Melville library after a small fire broke out at the buildings Starbucks. The fire has since been quelled, but the library remains closed throughout the day.TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Small fire breaks out in Melville Library Starbucks

Christine Kelley April 28, 2023
A small fire broke out in Starbucks at Melville Library on Friday morning. The fire was put out quickly, but smoke filled the library.
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Stony Brook soccer player charged with DWI

Jeremy Portnoy September 8, 2022
A player on the Stony Brook men’s soccer team was arrested for drunken driving on Sunday, Sept. 4.
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Boxes of the COVID-19 Vaccine. Starting Friday, Sept 9, students are no longer required to get tested for Covid-19 on a regular basis.Sgt. Sebastian Rothwyn/ CC BY-ND 2.0

NYS healthcare workers no longer held to booster mandate deadline, students still liable

Maria Lynders February 20, 2022
The New York State Department of Health announced it will no longer enforce the booster mandate for healthcare workers that was scheduled to go into effect on Monday, Feb. 21, but undergraduate students must still submit proof by the same date.
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Frey Hall during the day. KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN

Fire marshals advise students to avoid area between Chemistry and Frey

Niki Nassiri February 12, 2022
Stony Brook University Fire Marshals are currently containing and cleaning a laboratory freezer between the Chemistry building and Frey Hall, according to campus safety department officials.
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Redshirt junior guard Anthony Roberts and  Hofstra sophomore guard Darlinstone Dubar in the Battle of Long Island game on Dec. 8, 2021. ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook set to join CAA

Ethan Tam January 25, 2022
SBU has accepted an invitation to join the Colonial Athletic Association, a Stony Brook Athletics official confirmed with The Statesman. The move will be formally announced tomorrow, Jan. 25, at a press conference held by Commissioner Joe D’Antonio.
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A headshot of SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras.  PUBLIC DOMAIN

SUNY Chancellor Malatras resigns amid growing pressure to step down

Niki Nassiri December 9, 2021
State University of New York Chancellor Jim Malatras resigned from his position on Dec. 9 amidst growing pressure after text messages revealed he berated a former aide who later accused former Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment. 
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Resident permit parking zone 5, next to ONeil. As part of new parking policy, zone 5 has expanded as of September 7.  SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

SBU to combine parking zones five and seven immediately, as failed protest gathered

Tim Giorlando September 8, 2021
On Tuesday, Sept. 7, Parking Services announced that residential parking zones five and seven will now be combined into one larger lot. The new zone now combines parking spaces in H, Mendelsohn, Chavez and Tubman communities.
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The outside of the Stony Brook Union. SHAH ALI HAIDER SHANTO/THE STATESMAN

Students can schedule appointment for Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

Alek Lewis April 6, 2021
Stony Brook University is now offering students the opportunity to get the one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at the Student Union. Those who have received another vaccine are not allowed to receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
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A frontline healthcare worker receiving the vaccine at Stony Brook University. ALEK LEWIS/THE STATESMAN

BREAKING: University gives resident students exclusive opportunity to get Moderna vaccine

Gabby Pardo April 1, 2021
#BREAKING Resident students will have the opportunity to receive the first dose of the Moderna vaccine at the Stony Brook Union on Tuesday, April 6 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
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