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The interior of East Side Dinings market, The Emporium. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Increase in campus dining prices leads to student struggles

Admir Radoncic September 24, 2023
In the fall 2023 semester, Stony Brook University has seen price increases across various campus dining locations. 
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The exterior of West Side Dining at Stony Brook University in 2022. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

First female FSA executive director appointed

Nayden Villorente April 13, 2023
FSA Executive director Diana Kubik is already rolling out new changes for the Stony Brook community.
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The Stony Brook University sign on Main Campus.

Survey results reveal lack of transparency from administration and general concern of campus conditions

Maya Brown October 6, 2021
The Statesman asked students to express their concerns and opinions about the University's current state, including administration, students and professors, for our “State of the University” special issue. About 84 students accepted the challenge, and the results are below.
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Roth Cafe new dining options Chef Jet & Mac Cheesyology ANTHONY JOHNSON/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook University introduces three new food concepts at Roth Food Court

Maria Lynders September 8, 2021
Stony Brook University has introduced three new food options at Roth Food Court, along with a Peet’s Coffee location in the Alan S. deVries Center. 
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Students moving into their dorms at the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

International students faced uncertainty as SBU went remote

Claudia Motley April 10, 2020
For international students, leaving on-campus housing was far more complicated than booking a last-minute economy flight.
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The outside of Kelly Quad in West Campus. Students living on campus still have access to the food pantry, which has adjusted to social distancing. SHAH ALI HAIDER SHANTO/THE STATESMAN

Q&A for students moving off campus

Brianne Ledda March 17, 2020
On March 17, an announcement was made stating that students would be required to move off-campus immediately, so The Statesman asked Stony Brook officials for more information.
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Lauterbur Hall in Kelly Quad. ERIC SCHMID/STATESMAN FILE

Campus residents question the future

Melissa Azofeifa March 16, 2020

Resident students on campus are wondering if they should pack their bags and go home as Stony Brook University transitions to online-only courses in an effort to contain COVID-19. Although the university...

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Renewable and compostable straws in East Side Dining. SARA RUBERG/ THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook dining halls turn away from single-use plastics

Alek Lewis October 25, 2019
Stony Brook University’s campus dining program launched a sustainable dining initiative last spring to reduce waste in dining halls.
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The Jasmine Market in the Charles B. Wang Center opened the first day of classes of the spring 2019 semester. The market has international groceries such as Pan-Asian snacks and beverages. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

FSA opens pan-Asian market in the Wang Center

Melissa Azofeifa February 3, 2019
The new Jasmine Market has been open and ready for business since the first day of classes this semester for students to stop by and shop.
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A buffet style fruit bar at West Side Dining. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

New food options come to campus

Sara Ruberg September 1, 2018
A new school year has brought many new additions to Stony Brook University’s on-campus dining. From better food to modern designs, Stony Brook dining offers students a new eating experience.
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The recent changes to campus dining since the arrival of CulinArt have caused long lines at West and East Side Dining. ZACHARY DYER/THE STATESMAN

Make your dine-in experience better

Matthew Yan March 25, 2018
These are just a few tips to make your Dine-In experience more bearable. While they can’t fix everything, they’re still worth trying to help make the best of your time here at Stony Brook.
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Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. in the moment he exits the Administration building to greet the demonstrators. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/STATESMAN FILE

My reflections on dinner with President Stanley

Gabby Pardo February 18, 2018
On Monday, Feb. 12, I had the exclusive opportunity to have a real dinner with President Stanley and other university executives. I didn't expect him to be such a good listener.
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