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A map of Stony Brook University marked with the locations of crimes that occurred on campus from Friday, Oct. 20 to Sunday Oct. 29. ILLUSTRATED BY BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

SBU Crime Watch: Oct. 20 – Oct. 29

Mariam Guirgis October 31, 2023
All reports are taken directly from the University Police Department and cannot be independently verified by The Statesman.
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The outside of the Campus Recreation Center which was the campus polling place on Nov. 3, 2020. RABIA GURSOY/THE STATESMAN

Georgia’s voting law is unfair

Matt Lindsay May 1, 2021
#OPINION Major League Baseball was right to move the 2021 All-Star Game out of Atlanta following Georgia’s new voting law. More organizations should follow in MLB’s footsteps to advocate for equal voting rights and general social equity. 
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The Weekly Wrap Up podcast logo. HANYA GAO/THE STATESMAN

The Weekly Wrap Up Ep. 7

Juliana Slocum September 9, 2020
Weekly Wrap Up: More students test positive for COVID-19 and former Interim President Michael Bernstein steps down from his position as provost. The Stony Brook film festival begins this week, and editors announce new changes at The Statesman this semester.
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The outside of the Walter J. Hawrys Campus Recreation Center on Jan. 26, 2020.  RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

Recreation Center reopens its doors for Fall 2020 semester

Niki Nassiri September 8, 2020
The Campus Recreation Center begins phase one of its reopening plan for the Fall 2020 semester, almost six months after its initial close due to COVID-19.
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The outside of the Walter J. Hawrys Campus Recreation Center on Jan. 26, 2020.  RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

Center for Prevention and Outreach Throws Self-Care Themed First Night Out

Lajiere Blake January 26, 2020
On Jan. 25, the Center for Prevention and Outreach (CPO) hosted a First Night Out Event that focused on self-care and resilience at the Campus Recreation Center.
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Marisa Acosta at the National Powerlifting compeition. PHOTO CREDIT: MARISA ACOSTA

Stony Brook student powers her own way forward

Sara Ruberg October 21, 2019
Marisa Acosta bends under the squat bar and places it on her shoulders. She whips her ponytail from her face to her back then steps back, carrying 145 pounds. She begins her rep.
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A woman meditating. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Free your mind with yoga and meditation

Gabby Pardo October 4, 2018
What’s the magic coping mechanism hidden in the recreation center? Free yoga and meditation classes.
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Some college students find balancing studying and socializing difficult. WOHANI/FLICKR CC BY 2.0

Balancing college with the 4:3 ratio

Amanda Niemann April 15, 2018
The 4:3 ratio says that the best way to do well in college and have fun at the same time is to devote four days a week to studying and homework, and the other three to socializing and going out with friends.
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The Stony Brook University Table Tennis Team recently qualified for a national competition to be held in Texas next month. COURTESY OF KIAN AVILLA

Table Tennis prepares for national competition

Gregory Zarb April 8, 2018
The table tennis team clinched a berth in a national competition that will host over 250 colleges in Round Rock, Texas from April 20 to 22.
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Downey Regional Medical Center RN Connie Meinke administers the flu vaccine to fellow employee Brian Virk on Jan. 17, 2013. Like many hospitals across the U.S., the Downey, Calif., facility is preparing for the flu onslaught.

Students prepare for flu season

Melissa Azofeifa February 4, 2018
This year's flu season is shaping up to be the worst in recent memory, and not enough people are getting the flu shot despite it being stronger than last year's.
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Stony Brook students participate in PHOTO COURTESY OF ERIN MAURNO

Project Adventure pushes students and staff out of their comfort zones

Rawson Jahan November 4, 2017
Project Adventure Challenge Course is mentally and physically demanding, and aims to improve the academic and social lives of participants through team building and low rope elements.
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Harriman hall was the most recent building on campus to suffer a loos of power.MANJU SHIVACHARAN/THE STATESMAN

We deserve better than biweekly blackouts

Andrew Goldstein October 1, 2017
I should not need to lower my expectations for electrical power because the campus has “aging” equipment.
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