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Students protesting outside of the Administration Building on March 11. The protests began over the administrations lack of communication about plans for the spring semester. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Students protest university silence

Maya Brown and Samantha Robinson March 12, 2020
About 150 or 200 students were at the protest, according to university police estimates. They clapped and chanted, “send us home, pay us back,” as they approached the administration building.
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Competition encourages students to showcase their learning through technology

Alek Lewis February 16, 2020
David Ecker, the director of iCREATE, said SBU Inspirations is meant to be a fun activity that helps to both educate faculty on how technology could help their classes and help students showcase their projects to peers and potential employers.
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Democtratic candidate Perry Gershon. NICO PENNISI/THE STATESMAN

Democratic congressional candidate Perry Gershon engages with students on campus

Brianne Ledda October 9, 2018
Democratic congressional candidate, Perry Gershon, visited Stony Brook University on Wednesday, Oct. 3 in an effort to reach more student voters as he campaigns against incumbent Lee Zeldin for NY-1.
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Let them eat something; make Campus Life Time daily

Mike Adams August 31, 2018
I’m willing to bet a body part there are plenty of people right now who don’t have the luxury of budgeting time in their school day to meet their bare biological necessities.
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The Starbucks located in Melville Library.LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

SBU should follow Starbucks and offer racial-bias education

Gabby Pardo and Andrew Goldstein April 22, 2018
Perhaps we should take a page from Starbucks’ book and have a widely announced day of racial bias education for anyone who wishes to attend?
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Free menstrual products a reality under new USG administration

Joseph Konig August 27, 2017
As a result of two USG initiatives, on-campus residents will now have unlimited access to laundry facilities and menstrual hygiene products.
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Pulitzer-winning war correspondent talks Syria, covering conflicts

Mike Adams March 31, 2017
When asked what the United States could do to make a difference in Syria, Gutman pointed to the lessons of Afghanistan, stressing that the answer is far from simple.
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The Commuter Student Association hosted a fun in the sun Boardwalk event on ... LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

CSA Boardwalk event brought summer to the SAC

Justin Lerner February 19, 2017
On Thursday, Feb. 16, the harsh winter weather turned briefly warm and refreshing at the Commuter Student Association’s “CSA Boardwalk” event.
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NASOs Dreamcatcher Social teaches Native American traditions

NASO’s Dreamcatcher Social teaches Native American traditions

Antonia Brogna October 31, 2016
Instead of helping students follow their dreams, the Native American Student Organization helped students catch them.
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A Stony Brook University student participates in a die-in at the SAC plaza on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Student die-in held in honor of 122 black Americans killed by police

Mahreen Khan October 22, 2016
At 1:22 p.m., the students dropped to the ground for a total of 10 minutes. Many held hands in a show of unity.
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Students storm West Side Dining in protest of new meal swipe system

Students storm West Side Dining in protest of new meal swipe system

Rebecca Liebson and Jessica Chin September 8, 2016
A small group of disgruntled students gathered outside of West Side Dining during Campus Life Time this past Wednesday to protest the new “swipe to enter” meal plan.
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Sana Rasheed, senior biochemistry major, Alan Zhong, senior biology major
and Tuya Yokoyama, junior human evolutionary biology major, in the library late at night working on a bioinformatics project. CHEREESE CROSS/THE STATESMAN

University aims to help students deal with stress during finals

Andrew Goldstein November 16, 2015
With finals less than a month away, Counseling and Psychological Services is offering events to help prevent students from reaching high levels of unhealthy stress.
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