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The Weekly Wrap Up Ep. 11

Juliana Slocum October 6, 2020
SBU libraries & DoIT launch the Laptop Loan Program giving students 30 day access to laptops. Arts & culture profile author and SBU alum Stephanie Hayman. Opinions published pieces on the presidential debate and on Brookhaven Landfill's expansion.
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Waste bin at the corner of a street. FLORIAN STELTNER /FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

Brookhaven Waste Management Commissioner’s social media posts raise concerns about his willingness to confront environmental injustice

Kerim Odekon October 2, 2020
#OPINION: Andrade’s views about racial inequality and immigration on his Facebook account suggest that he may be the wrong person to fairly address concerns about structural racism and environmental policy on Long Island.
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Outside of the Stony Brook University Hospital. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Five new people in Suffolk test positive for COVID-19, three quarantined at Stony Brook University Hospital

Alek Lewis March 11, 2020
Three of the new patients are Brookhaven Town residents isolated at Stony Brook University Hospital. They include a man in his early 20s, a man in his late 30s and a man in his early 30s.
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A wind farm off the coast of Block Island, RI.  IONNA22/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY SA 4.0

NYS invests $20M into offshore wind training institute at SBU

Sara Ruberg January 14, 2020
New York State will invest $20 million into a new offshore wind training institute to be hosted by Stony Brook University and SUNY Farmingdale, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced in his 2020 agenda on Wednesday, Jan. 8.
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Skyler Johnson, a 19-year old campaigning for the 2020 Democratic nomination to run for the District 1 New York State Senate seat against 42-year incumbent Kenneth P. LaValle (R-Port Jefferson).COURTESY OF SKYLER JOHNSON

Local student seeks Democratic nomination to challenge state senator Kenneth LaValle

Alek Lewis January 2, 2020
19-year-old Skyler Johnson is campaigning for the 2020 Democratic nomination to run for the District 1 New York State Senate seat against 42-year incumbent Kenneth P. LaValle (R-Port Jefferson).
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The rising popularity of the e-cigarette Juul on LI

Rosemary An January 14, 2019
Unlike other e-cigarette companies that purport to help users quit smoking traditional cigarettes, Juul sales have risen meteorically since its launch.
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Stony Brook, NY; Stony Brook University Health Science Center: Stony Brook University held a donation event honoring Frances L. Brisbane, PhD, MSW, Vice President for Health Sciences Workforce Diversity. She donated 1.5 Million dollars to the University. COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

SBU Health Sciences VP endows education fund for custodial staff

Brianne Ledda October 30, 2018
Frances Brisbane, Stony Brook’s vice president for Health Sciences Workforce Diversity, has pledged $1 million to the university to start a fund to benefit SBU custodial staff.
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Off-campus housing.

Off-campus rent prices skyrocket

Khondker Hossain May 3, 2017
At Stony Brook, average rent prices have increased a total of $871 or 61 percent from 2010 to 2015.
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A dorm building at Brookhaven Village. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

Administrators say it’s too early to discuss future of Brookhaven Village

Luis Ruiz Dominguez March 26, 2017
With the contract between Stony Brook and Dowling College ending this year, current Brookhaven Residential Village residents are unsure of where they will live in the fall.
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Former Long Island Railroad mechanic Gary Kauffman now dedicates his time to rescuing stray animals on Long Island.SPOT US/FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

Middle Island man rescues Long Island’s stray animals

Autumn McLeod December 4, 2016
Kaufman’s non-profit charity, Nobody Starves on Long Island, was founded in 2012 and became 501c3 certified two months ago.
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Fetty Wap closed out Back to the Brook with Trap Queen. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Back to the Brook 2016: Fetty Wap and RL Grime came Stony Brook’s way

Katarina Delgado and Kayla McKiski September 13, 2016
“With his good eye, I want him to wink at me,” Andrea Mendes, a junior health science major who was at the front of the line, said about Fetty Wap.
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A reporters near-deck experience

A reporter’s near-deck experience

Jill Ryan August 31, 2016
Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity threw a party late on the night of Aug. 26 that ended with dozens of people, myself included, in free fall after the house’s deck collapsed.
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