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Cars parked in South P, the commuter student parking lot. PAULA PECEGO/STATESMAN FILE

Proposed changes for Stony Brook parking

Lori Saxena February 13, 2023
Stony Brook University is exploring a campus-wide, fully paid parking model proposed to begin in the fall of 2023. 
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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 student section at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium minutes before the start of the football game against Delaware on Oct. 16, 2021. ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN

Empty bleachers: exploring Stony Brook students’ disinterest in sports

Jeremy Portnoy and Ethan Tam April 3, 2022
It should not be hard to regularly fill Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium’s 12,300 seats or Island Federal Arena’s 4,000 seats for sports games. Yet Stony Brook’s attendance numbers have remained low throughout the years.
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The outside of the administration building in March 2020. The RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

SBU releases guidelines for students returning to campus in Spring 2021

Claudia Motley January 21, 2021
Along with obtaining a negative test result three days before arriving on campus, all resident students must also complete a self-screening 14 days prior and are required to self-quarantine the week before their arrival.
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Unlimited dine-in is worth it … but with a few caveats

Matthew Yan March 1, 2020
I never have to worry about leaving hungry since I can take as much as I want, and having one takeout meal a day lets me nab some food between classes without the risk of running late.
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USG Senate fills final appointments for the term

Mike Adams September 11, 2018
Stony Brook University’s Undergraduate Student Government Senate voted unanimously to appoint sophomore social work major Victoria Correa as the commuter student representative for the Faculty Student Association’s Board of Directors in the Senate’s second meeting of the semester on Thursday, Sept. 6.
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The snowstorm this past Wednesday blankets the ground and trees outside Benedict College. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Snow delay provokes angry response from commuter students

Rebecca Liebson March 25, 2018
Stony Brook students hoping for a second snow day this week were met with disappointment after the school announced a delay on Thursday.
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Sodexos corporate headquarters in Gaithersburg, Maryland. The new food vendor has been the subject of much student criticism. MANJU SHIVACHARAN/STATESMAN FILE

The alternative facts to Sodexo

Michael Kohut and Emily Benson January 29, 2017
"The truth is Sodexo is the best dining service around, and I have the alternative facts to prove it."
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Dont complain. Talk.

Don’t complain. Talk.

Andrew Goldstein September 29, 2016
Compliment someone on their clothing. Ask someone for book recommendations. Offer free hugs. Invite someone to one of your club’s events.
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Cars parked in South P, the commuter student parking lot. PAULA PECEGO/STATESMAN FILE

Commuter students voice criticisms of South P Lot

Anisah Abdullah March 31, 2016
Thousands of students who drive to school must park at South P, unless they own a stadium permit or find parking at one of 130 spaces in North P Lot.
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The consistency of commuter catastrophes

Rachel Spiteri February 24, 2016
The situation has escalated so horribly that if I could afford to transfer to another school, I would.
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Snow storm strands students

Jonathon Kline April 10, 2014
On March 31, 2014, something unsurprising happened: it snowed once more on Long Island. Monday’s crazy bout of early spring snow created horrible traffic jams all throughout Long Island: Nicolls Road, one of the major roads that most commuters use to get to class, was an absolute mess, while I’m sure the L.I.E., Route 25A and 347 could not have fared any better.
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