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The contestants of the Latin American Student Organizations Belleza Paegant at practice on Monday, Feb, 19. The Paegant will take place in the SAC auditorium on March 22, at 5 p.m. BRITNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Preparing for the pageant: Belleza Universal 2024

Sonya Gugliara, News Editor February 25, 2024

In the weeks leading up to the Latin American Student Organization’s (LASO) annual Belleza Universal pageant, 10 energized and talented contestants reflect on their pageant preparation experiences. Belleza...

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Dr. Judith Brown Clarke at The Unique Challenges of Reporting on the 2024 Election talk on Thursday, Feb. 22. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

The state of campus diversity and inclusivity efforts — where do we go from here?

Sarah Chaudhry February 25, 2024

Stony Brook University has made several strides toward diversifying its campus and promoting inclusivity in recent years. According to Vice President for Equity & Inclusion and Chief Diversity...

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Left fielder Matt Brown-Eiring throws from the outfield in practice on Jan. 24. Brown-Eiring went 7-for-16 with nine runs batted in the Stony Brook baseball teams season-opening series. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook baseball drops three of four at Purdue to open season

Matt Tisdell February 19, 2024

In a high-scoring series to open the 2024 season, the Stony Brook baseball team did not get off to a great start. At Constellation Field in Sugar Land, Texas, the Seawolves (1-3) took on the Purdue...

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Shortstop Kyra McFarland throws to first base during a practice on Jan. 24. McFarland led the Stony Brook softball team with four hits this past weekend. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook softball loses four of five in Felsberg Invitational

George Caratzas February 12, 2024

Behind some unfruitful at-bats, the Stony Brook softball team had a rough trip down south to open its 2024 season. Competing in the Felsberg Invitational tournament, the Seawolves (1-4) opened their...

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Goalkeeper Tommy Wilk (right) controls a ground ball over Rutgers attackman Tanyr Krummenacher on Saturday, Feb. 5. Wilk made his NCAA debut on Saturday and saved 12 shots in 20 chances. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Faceoff woes bite Stony Brook men’s lacrosse versus No. 11/14 Rutgers

Aidan Steng February 11, 2024

Though it fought hard, one bad rut killed the Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team’s hopes of an upset. It was a home opener to forget for the Seawolves (1-1), as they lost to the No. 11/14 Rutgers...

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Attackman Nick Dupuis (left) tries to shoot over goalkeeper Jamison MacLachlan (right) on Wednesday, Jan. 24. The two players were instrumental in the Stony Brook mens lacrosse teams win on Sunday. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s lacrosse opens season with high-scoring comeback at Sacred Heart

Aidan Steng February 5, 2024

After a long offseason, Stony Brook’s men’s lacrosse team opened its 2024 campaign with an encouraging performance. The Seawolves (1-0) fought hard and came back to defeat the Sacred Heart Pioneers...

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The Stony Brook mens lacrosse team huddles at the end of practice on Wednesday, Jan. 24. The Seawolves are looking to win their first-ever Coastal Athletic Association title this year. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s lacrosse aims to take over CAA in second year

Kevin Broderick February 2, 2024

Coming off a successful inaugural campaign in the Colonial — now Coastal — Athletic Association (CAA) in the books, the Stony Brook men's lacrosse team is entering the 2024 season with even higher...

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Attackman Nick Dupuis looks to pass the ball from the X in practice on Wednesday, Jan. 24. Dupuis will return to the field with the Stony Brook mens lacrosse team this year after missing a year and a half. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Nick Dupuis looks to go from undesirable to undeniable at Stony Brook

Kenny Spurrell February 2, 2024

After missing the better part of the last two seasons, attackman Nick Dupuis will look to turn his career around with a fresh start for the Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team. Coming off a season...

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Goalkeeper Jamison MacLachlan saves a shot in practice on Wednesday, Jan. 24. MacLachlan enters his junior year after an excellent first two seasons with the Stony Brook mens lacrosse team. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Tabbed as the CAA’s best, Jamison MacLachlan has a big year ahead

Aidan Steng February 2, 2024

After establishing himself as one of the premier goalkeepers in the Coastal Athletic Association (CAA), Jamison MacLachlan is ready for the dizzying heights that the lacrosse world has to offer. MacLachlan’s...

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The Stony Brook womens lacrosse team huddles at the end of practice on Saturday, Jan. 26. With a dangerous returning offense, the Seawolves are national title contenders. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

No. 10/11 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse going for gold with expiring window

Alex Streinger February 1, 2024

With its national championship window narrowed down to this year, the No. 10/11 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team will look to finally get it done with its newest group of superstars. As always,...

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Midfielder Ellie Masera (12) carries the ball up the field alongside midfielder Charlotte Verhulst (86) while being chased by defender Clare Levy (42) on Friday, Jan. 26. The three are part of a large group of homegrown stars who are graduating this year. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s lacrosse’s superstar core back for one final ride

Kenny Spurrell February 1, 2024

When looking at the success of the Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team this decade, it is hard to overlook what its core of hometown stars have done. After growing up on Long Island and signing with...

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Midfielder Ellie Masera (12) carries the ball down the field in practice on Friday, Jan. 26. Masera is one of the greatest players in program history and is entering her final season. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

It’s official: nothing can slow down the unstoppable Ellie Masera

Nayden Villorente February 1, 2024

After just three years, midfielder Ellie Masera has already become one of the greatest athletes in Stony Brook University’s history. However, the local product from Eastport, N.Y. did not reach her...

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