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Alcohol and partying have come to define modern day college life. (JESSICA DESAMERO / THE STATESMAN)

Low levels of alcohol consumption still pose health risk, research shows

Kevin Sousa February 5, 2023
New research reveals that drinking even small amounts of alcohol can pose a serious health risk, raising concerns over college students’ awareness of the perils of alcohol consumption.
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Masks of different colors and patterns. Face masks and coverings are required on Stony Brook Universitys campus. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook University to lift mask mandate following New York guidance

Tim Giorlando February 28, 2022
Stony Brook University (SBU) is set to lift its indoor mask mandate on Wednesday, March 2, following new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and New York state guidelines announced last week.
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A sign put up on Staller steps in order to warn students to wear masks and to remain six feet apart. RABIA GURSOY /THE STATESMAN

As local COVID-19 rate increases, Stony Brook restores campus mask mandate

Niki Nassiri August 12, 2021
Stony Brook University is requiring students, staff and faculty to wear masks indoors regardless of vaccination status until at least Sept. 7th.
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Seniors call virtual commencement a ‘slap in the face’

Brianne Ledda April 4, 2020
“It was like a slap in the face that they took our money for four years and can’t even make an effort to tell us that they plan on rescheduling it,” she said.
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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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