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Several Stony Brook mens basketball players in shootaround before the game against St. Johns on Tuesday, Nov. 7. The Seawolves lost their season debut to their cross-town foes. MIKE ANDERSON/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball falls to St. John’s in Pitino’s debut

Kenny Spurrell November 8, 2023

The Stony Brook men’s basketball team gave a respectable effort in its season opener, but its foes from up the road played harder for their new, legendary coach. The Seawolves (0-1) made the trip...

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From left to right: small forward Andre Snoddy, center Chris Maidoh, small forward Sabry Philip and point guard Dean Noll in practice on Sunday, Oct. 15. The four transfers will make their Stony Brook debuts this season. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball getting boosts from two transfer classes

Kenny Spurrell October 29, 2023
Injuries derailed the Stony Brook men’s basketball team’s 2022-23 season before it even started. Head coach Geno Ford brought in five new transfers in the 2022 offseason, with all of them expected to play a major role.
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No. 6 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse destroys San Diego State

Alex Streinger March 2, 2023
Kicking off its trip to the West Coast, the No. 6 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team put up an offensive masterclass to remain unbeaten.
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Center Keenan Fitzmorris taking a pull-up shot at practice on Friday, Nov. 4. Fitzmorris is part of a new crop of transfers that will play a pivotal role in the Stony Brook mens basketball teams success this season. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

New crop of transfers looking to elevate Stony Brook men’s basketball

Kenny Spurrell November 6, 2022
The Seawolves will rely heavily on their five new transfer students, who bring a unique set of skills different from the ones that last year’s team possessed. Expect them to be integral to the Seawolves’ success as they look to make a mark in their first season in the CAA.
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Graduate midfielder Chelsie Deponte fights for the ball in a game against Albany on Sept. 19. Deponte scored the first goal of the game against Albany.

Stony Brook women’s soccer extends winning streak with victories over Albany and Cornell

Jeremy Portnoy September 19, 2021

Head coach Tobias Bischof said one week ago that the Stony Brook women’s soccer team would be a force to be reckoned with once its offense developed chemistry. With two wins at home this week —...

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SBU students startup Soulo set to land this August

SBU students’ startup Soulo set to land this August

Joy Sze August 26, 2021
Having witnessed their elder family members struggle with performing personal care, Stony Brook student Joshua Zhu and his partner Jialin Ke created Soulo, a long-handled motorized nail trimmer as a solution.
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Senior pitcher Dawn Bodrug in a game against Fairleigh Dickinson on March 25. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Bodrug’s no-hitter, Bryant’s 900th win highlight Softball’s conference-opening sweep of Binghamton

Jeremy Portnoy March 29, 2021
Senior pitcher Dawn Bodrug established herself as a transcendent player almost immediately after transferring to Stony Brook. With her second career no-hitter on March 26, she staked a claim as one of the best in Stony Brook Softball’s history.
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Portait photo of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legacy deserves to be remembered 

Anya Marquardt September 30, 2020
#OPINION Ruth Bader Ginsberg spent her entire life breaking gender norms and fighting for others. No matter how difficult the challenge ahead of her was, she continued to persevere.
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A racket and tennis balls on a tennis court. The Stony Brook tennis team is on a seven-game win streak. VLADSINGER/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Tennis earns seventh straight win

Jason Brancato March 10, 2019
The Stony Brook women’s tennis team continued its winning ways with a weekend sweep of Cornell and Niagara. The team defeated Cornell by a score of 5-2 on Saturday and and then shut out Niagara in a 7-0 rout.
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Senior guard Shania “Shorty” Johnson in a game against the New Paltz Hawks on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. In a game against Binghamton on  Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, Johnson led the game with 23 points, nine assists and six steals. SASHA ROSIN/THE STATESMAN

Women’s Basketball defeats Cornell 63-61 in nail-biter

Jason Brancato December 2, 2018
Stony Brook Women’s Basketball fended off the Cornell Big Red’s late comeback attempt in a thrilling 63-61 victory on Saturday, Dec. 1. “I thought that we came out a little slow compared to how we had been playing so I like how we were able to come from behind,” head coach Caroline McCombs said in a press conference.
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Title IX at Stony Brook

Few Title IX complaints result in action, initial reporting shows

Rebecca Liebson August 26, 2018
The Stony Brook University Title IX office received 24 reports of sexual misconduct, domestic violence and other related incidents between Jan. and May 1, 2018, according to newly released data from the New York State Education Department.
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Off-campus housing.

Off-campus rent prices skyrocket

Khondker Hossain May 3, 2017
At Stony Brook, average rent prices have increased a total of $871 or 61 percent from 2010 to 2015.
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