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A map of Stony Brook University marked with the locations of crimes that occurred on campus from Friday, April 2 to Sunday April 8. ILLUSTRATED BY BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

SBU Crime Watch: April 2 – April 8

Mariam Guirgis, Assistant News Editor April 14, 2024
All reports are taken directly from the University Police Department and cannot be independently verified by The Statesman. 
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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: Jan. 25 – March 24

Mariam Guirgis, Assistant News Editor April 5, 2024

All reports are taken directly from the University Police Department and cannot be independently verified by The Statesman.  On Thursday, Jan. 25, there was a report of a missing Apple watch in...

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Frey Hall during the day. KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN

Fire marshals advise students to avoid area between Chemistry and Frey

Niki Nassiri February 12, 2022
Stony Brook University Fire Marshals are currently containing and cleaning a laboratory freezer between the Chemistry building and Frey Hall, according to campus safety department officials.
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Police responding to a bomb threat in the chemistry building on RABIA GURSOY/THE STATESMAN

SBU police respond to potential bomb threat in the chemistry building

Alek Lewis January 14, 2021
Stony Brook University police responded to a call regarding a potential bomb threat in the chemistry building around 7:30 a.m. on Jan. 13. 
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Emergency responders at the scene of the chemical spill in the Chemistry Building on April 5. Nitric acid was spilled in a fourth floor lab of the building around 8 p.m. GARY GHAYRAT/ STATESMAN FILE

Comptroller’s report cites Stony Brook for lax oversight of hazardous chemicals

Rebecca Liebson December 5, 2018
“Weak oversight of hazardous materials could jeopardize the health and safety of students and campus communities,” Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli stated in a press release. “SUNY needs to do a better job to ensure these items are kept under lock and key.”
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Emergency responders at the scene of the chemical spill in the Chemistry Building on April 5. Nitric acid was spilled in a fourth floor lab of the building around 8 p.m. GARY GHAYRAT/ STATESMAN FILE

Dangerous chemical spills in the Chemistry Building

Gary Ghayrat April 8, 2018
Nitric acid, a highly corrosive chemical, was spilled in a fourth floor laboratory of the Chemistry Building around 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 5, according to University Assistant Chief of Police Eric Olsen.
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Students petition for renewable energies at SBU

Anna Correa December 10, 2017
The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit working to solve global climate change, hopes to end the fossil fuel industry’s decades-long presence on Stony Brook University’s campus.
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J-students need our room to grow

J-students need our room to grow

Mike Adams September 28, 2017
I know it takes a cognitive leap to equate cameras and tripods with beakers and Bunsen burners, but our equipment is just as crucial to journalism as a microscope is to chemistry.
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Maxamillian Shaps, the Vice President of Communications and Public Relations for  Stony Brook Universitys Undergraduate Student Government, at a debate in spring 2016. ERIC SCHMID/STATESMAN FILE

Letter to the Editor: You deserve better student elections

Maximillian Shaps March 18, 2017
I implore all students who decide to fill out a ballot this month to respect their vote, and understand its power.
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Wednesday morning fire leads to Chemistry Building evacuation

Wednesday morning fire leads to Chemistry Building evacuation

Kelly Saberi October 14, 2015
UPD's Assistant Chief of Police Eric Olsen said that the fire was related to ongoing construction on the building’s roof.
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Police blotter for the week of Monday, Sept. 29

Kelly Frevele October 9, 2014

On Monday, Sept. 29 a bicycle was reported stolen from the Long Island Rail Road station. The case is now closed. On Tuesday, Sept. 30 an RA reported damage to the inside of the elevator in Schick...

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Use ZebraNet—it works

Tejen Shah August 26, 2014
Many of us like to find opportunities on our own, but many struggle. There is no shame in getting some help, especially from the world-class institution you pay thousands of dollars to to attend.
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