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Sigma Phi Delta Fraternity chapter put on interim suspension after allegations of sexual misconduct

Tim Giorlando September 17, 2022

The Beta-Eta Chapter of Sigma Phi Delta, the Social-Professional Engineering Fraternity at Stony Brook University, was placed on interim suspension on Sept. 16 after a student accused multiple members...

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Poster for the Brookfest 2020 Artist Poll. COURTESY OF USG

Gunna confirmed as headliner for Brookfest 2022

Amaya McDonald and Katherine Procacci April 9, 2022
After two years of virtual events and performances, USG announced the lineup at this year’s in-person Brookfest concert during the USG Block Party. Gunna will be the headliner for the spring 2022 Brookfest concert held on April 21.
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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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The Stony Brook University sign on Main Campus.

Stony Brook and Buffalo formally named New York public flagship universities

Ethan Tam January 7, 2022
Stony Brook University was formally designated as a flagship public university of New York alongside the University at Buffalo by Gov. Kathy Hochul on Jan. 5. The announcement was made during Hochul’s first annual State of the State address.
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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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Stony Brook University Football Team runs out onto the field at the start of the Homecoming game on Oct. 5, 2019. SAMANTHA ROBINSON/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook aims for spring football as CAA suspends fall season

Ethan Tam July 20, 2020
“Although it was our hope to compete this fall, circumstances beyond our control have necessitated an alternate path,” Stony Brook Director of Athletics Shawn Heilbron said in a press release.
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The seating in Stony Brooks Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium. NARA HWANG/STATESMAN FILE

America East postpones fall sports until spring semester

Ross O'Keefe July 17, 2020
The America East has postponed fall sports to the spring. Many other conferences have canceled their fall sports seasons as well, including the Patriot League, Ivy League and several Division II and Division III conferences
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Student struck by vehicle while crossing Circle Road

Student struck by vehicle while crossing Circle Road

Kelly Saberi September 24, 2015
A car accident occurred at the intersection of Circle Road and Campus Drive on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015. The victim was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
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SBU wide receiver Adrian Coxson signs with the Green Bay Packers

Andrew Eichenholz May 2, 2015
Adrian Coxson may not have been selected in the NFL Draft, but immediately following the final pick, Coxson confirmed that he signed a contract with the Green Bay Packers.
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Walker averaged 7 points and 5.3 rebounds per game in his freshman year at Stony Brook. HEATHER KHALIFA / THE STATESMAN

Ahmad Walker transfers back into SBU basketball program

David Vertsberger April 28, 2015
Junior Ahmad Walker, a year after leaving the Seawolves for Barton Community College, will come back to Stony Brook as a JUCO transfer and be available for next season.
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According to Vice President of Communications and Public Relations Danny Chung, USG is hoping to reschedule the Streetlight Manifesto concert to either the month of February or March. We avoided April since it would be too close to Brookfest, Chung said in a text message.

Streetlight Manifesto cancelled, USG works to shape up

The Statesman February 1, 2015
In light of the Streetlight Manifesto concert contract mishap, USG is reevaluating how they bring big events to campus and even more so how they operate as whole.
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