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Freezing temperatures make Polar Palooza a success

Freezing temperatures make Polar Palooza a success

Jessica Chin February 16, 2016
Temperatures at Stony Brook dropped to single digits on Saturday night, but that did not freeze the festivities of Polar Palooza.
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15th annual Festival of Lights brings holidays together

15th annual Festival of Lights brings holidays together

Mahreen Khan December 7, 2015
The 15th annual Festival of Lights took place Wednesday, Dec. 2 at the SAC, bringing students of all backgrounds and ethnicities together to rejoice in holiday spirit.
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Crawling through art exhibitions across campus

Crawling through art exhibitions across campus

Tom Cullen November 24, 2015
“A lot of people actually don’t know that there are galleries on campus,” Mikaela Batista said. “So it would be great to have more students come and check out the galleries.”
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Union ceramic studio will close its doors after the fall semester

Union ceramic studio will close its doors after the fall semester

Michaela Kilgallen November 3, 2015
After Nov. 19, the Craft Center studio will no longer be able to keep its doors open to the 100 students, faculty and community members.
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The Craft Center offers free events on Tuesday nights from 6:30-9 p.m. Some of these events include vinyl record melting, jewelry making and chocolate lollipop making. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON / THE STATESMAN

Future of the Craft Center is unclear

Chelsea Katz May 11, 2015
Tie Dye. Homemade pottery. Bartending. All are things one can make or learn at Stony Brook’s Craft Center and ceramic studio. But that creative spark might not stay lit.
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(GISELLE BARKLEY / THE STATESMAN)

The thought and the project: gift- giving ideas for university students

Cassandra Maddox December 3, 2014
There are ways to give gifts without having to dust off the cobwebs from our empty bank accounts.
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Satellite exhibit highlights different personalities at SBU

Krysten Massa September 15, 2014
The diverse personalities that exist at Stony Brook were seen on Thursday at the reception of the 2014 Satellite art exhibition, which will remain in the SAC Art Gallery until Oct. 2.
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Stony Brook’s craft night mania aims to relax students

Siobhan Barry September 15, 2013
Buttons were made, fabric was cut and paint was dropping at Stony Brook University’s Craft Night Mania on Tuesday Sept. 10.
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Campus Spotlight: Craft Center coordinator goes beyond the call

Lisa Setyon-Ortenzio September 11, 2013
Janice Costanzo, coordinator of the Craft Center at Stony Brook University, recently earned the Beyond the Call Award, meant to recognize her tireless dedication to the Department of Student Activities.
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Shirley Strum Kenny Festival offers more than just art

Michael Ruiz April 14, 2013
This year’s Shirley Strum Kenny Student Arts Festival kicked off Wednesday just before Campus Life Time, but the students offered more than just art, and a local art gallery showcased art from some of Stony Brook University’s professors.
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The Craft Center offers free sessions for students to get involved and keep their projects. (Andrew Zhang)

Craft Center offers classes to teach students new skills

Ashleigh Sherow February 3, 2013
Students resolving to get more involved on campus or just looking for a creative outlet should look no further than the Craft Center.
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A fallen tree in Kelly Community after Superstorm Sandy in 2012. ROB FURATERO/THE STATESMAN

Hurricane Sandy postpones artsy campus activities

Supa Oh November 12, 2012
Stony Brook University could not avoid the influence of Hurricane Sandy. All classes were officially cancelled for an entire week, and entertainment events were postponed.
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