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Commuter Student Association hosts drive-in movie

Mariam Guirgis September 30, 2022
On Wednesday Sept. 21st, the Commuter Student Association held a drive-in movie for all commuters showing Everything Everywhere All At Once in the South Parking Lot. The event started at 6:30 p.m with glow in the dark lawn games, including corn hole.
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The Toll Lot, outside of Tubman Hall. As of the Fall 2021 semester, the lot is reserved for faculty. TIM GIORLANDO/ THE STATESMAN

New parking policies leaves students enraged as administration remains dismissive

Tim Giorlando September 5, 2021
A sea of vehicles line the parking lot outside of Chavez and Tubman residential halls. Littered in variety, it seems simple to find a spot — if you are a faculty member.
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The Stony Brook Pipettes performing at Stony Brook Universitys Seawolves Showcase in October 2019. This year, performance groups and other clubs will not get the chance to meet physically. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

COVID-19 causes remote meetings and budget cuts for student organizations

Maya Brown September 1, 2020
Clubs and organizations thrive on interaction, community and events, all of which are a vital part of campus life. However, they are now forced to adapt to a remote experience and limited funds in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. 
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Results of the Undergraduate Student Governments elections of freshman and senior class reps, and vote for constitutional referendum. COURTESY OF USG

Proposed USG constitution passes

Sara Ruberg November 17, 2019
The Undergraduate Student Government’s (USG) proposed changes to its constitution, introduced on Nov. 9, was passed into the USG constitution, effective immediately.
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A screenshot of the constitutional referendum emailed to students on Nov. 9. COURTESY OF USG

USG proposes restructured constitution in referendum

Brianne Ledda November 13, 2019
A campus-wide email announcing the referendum and elections included a link to a Google Drive folder with an annotated draft with the proposed changes, a final draft of the new constitution and a document describing major changes, in addition to the current constitution.
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Cook Out PHOTO CREDIT: STONY BROOK COMMUTER

CSA hosts first cookout at the Staller Steps

Evelin Mercedes April 22, 2017
This was the first time the cookout took place and it left a crowd of Stony Brook students satisfied.
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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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Students received massages as part of the Commuter Student Associations 2016 relaxation. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

Relax-a-thon aimed to ease college stress

Jhacquelle Swaby November 18, 2016
After a semester of long days and nights, students needed a chance to unwind and take a breather before finals.
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Campus Briefing: USG cracks down on professors and course syllabi

Arielle Martinez May 15, 2014
The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) senate unanimously voted to pass a resolution stating that the senate will pressure Stony Brook University faculty and staff to conform to university policies regarding course syllabi and textbook requisitions at its final meeting of the semester Thursday evening.
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Clubs on campus: what to expect from student organizations

Caithlin Pena August 26, 2013
Known as a large and diverse campus, Stony Brook University is the sort of place students--especially new students--may find to be intimidating, especially when it comes time to find a niche. But because of the university’s diverse student body, there are clubs that reflect diverse interests.
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Former USG Treasurer Kirnbauer proposes an amendment to FSA bylaws. (EZRA MARGONO/ THE STATESMAN)

USG passes resolutions for budget increases

Kelly Zegers April 29, 2013

At the April 23 Senate meeting, the Faculty Student Association Resolution was passed unanimously. It was presented by Thomas Kirnbauer, a senior and Vice President of Faculty Student Association,...

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USG Treasurer Abraham says the increase to the fee will aid the growing amount of clubs. (JESUS PICHARDO/THE STATESMAN)

Student Activity Fee cap to be raised

Brandon Bennett April 29, 2013

Upon enrollment, all Stony Brook students are required to pay the Student Activity Fee. The money students collectively pay are used to fund most on-campus clubs, organizations and events; any club...

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