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Homecoming 2021 In Photos

Homecoming 2021 In Photos

Jocelyn Cruz October 25, 2021
Homecoming brought campus back to life after a pause last year due to COVID-19. Relive homecoming from this past weekend through our photographers' lenses.
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The National Weather Service radar as tropical storm Henry hits Long Island Sunday, Aug. 22. The storm is expected to pick up this afternoon. PUBLIC DOMAIN

SBU safety alert warns students about incoming hurricane

Sara Ruberg and Steven Keehner August 21, 2021
The storm, which was recently reclassified as a Category 1 hurricane, is expected to linger into Sunday afternoon and evening. If Henri remains as a Category 1, Long Islanders should expect 80 mph winds, gusts up to 90 to 100 mph and storm surges between 3 to 6 feet.
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Stony Brook Universitys campus on Feb. 1 after a snowstorm. Classes will SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Update: SBU cancels classes after Nor’easter puts Suffolk in a state of emergency

Alek Lewis February 1, 2021
Stony Brook University has canceled all classes and events before 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 2 out of an abundance of caution for the current nor’easter.
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To all college students: Stop partying

Anya Marquardt September 12, 2020
#OPINION Many academic institutions across the country have reported outbreaks of COVID-19 on their campuses, with many of them being attributed to a common occurrence: Parties. These parties need to stop to allow students to safely remain on campus.
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The New Campus Look

The New Campus Look

Rabia Gursoy September 4, 2020
The Stony Brook University campus takes new measures to adhere to social distancing guidelines and other COVID-19 precautionary regulations
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Lessons I learned in quarantine

Xenia Gonikberg September 2, 2020
After spending time in quarantine in both Palo Alto, California and Long Island, New York, a Stony Brook University journalism major shares lessons she learned from her experience.
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The official banner for The State University of New York (SUNY). Jim Malatras was appointed as the fourteenth chancellor of the SUNY system on Aug. 21. PUBLIC DOMAIN

In-person classes may be canceled if student COVID-19 cases rise

Claudia Motley August 31, 2020
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Aug. 27 that in-person classes must stop for two weeks for any New York college with more than 100 cases, or if 5% of their on-campus population is infected.
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SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson. PUBLIC DOMAIN

SUNY campuses create task force to plan fall reopening

Gabby Pardo May 11, 2020
Seven groups are uniting to form the State University of New York COVID-19 Re-Imagine and Resume Residential Education Task Force, whose goal is to create a plan to reopen SUNY campuses in the fall. 
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Students walking outside of Stony Brook Universitys Student Activities Center (SAC).SARA RUBERG/ STATESMAN FILE

USG will partially refund student activity fee

Sherin Samuel May 1, 2020
USG Treasurer, Adrian Ortega, said during a USG senate meeting on April 2 that the Executive Council (EC) collectively voted on a range of $25 to $30 for the refund. 
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The outside of the administration building after campus has shut down. RABIA GURSOY/THE STATESMAN

Staying productive while working from home

Melissa Azofeifa April 1, 2020
There is a whirlwind of change happening as the world tries to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19); we cannot underestimate the importance of maintaining good mental health to be able to stay productive as people transition to working from home and remote learning.
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The COVID-19 virus. PUBLIC DOMAIN

A letter to SBU students: staying informed in the face of COVID-19

Clara Tucker March 11, 2020
As I'm sure you all know, the COVID-19 has reached Long Island. The virus will also reach campus. This is not a question of “if” but “when.” Many people are wondering how much we should worry, and what we should expect.
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Judith Brown Clarke is Stony Brook Universitys chief diversity officer. Clarke came into the position on Feb. 17. RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

Judith Brown Clarke hurdles her way into chief diversity officer at SBU

Maya Brown February 23, 2020
Judith Brown Clarke believes that her role as chief diversity officer is about making people feel that they belong.
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