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Reduced residential population sees SBU crime drop

Sara Ruberg and Steven Keehner October 10, 2021
Reported crime on Stony Brook’s campus decreased in nearly every category during 2020, according to the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report published on Oct. 1.
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Reported campus crime up in 2018

Reported campus crime up in 2018

Rabia Gursoy October 14, 2019
Stony Brook University saw an increase in the total number of reported crimes in 2018.
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The Lumineers want you to get to know the Sparks family

The Lumineers want you to get to know the Sparks family

Sara Ruberg September 15, 2019
Three generations of crime, tragedy, drug addiction and alcoholism ravages the Sparks. Their stories come to life in a small, yellow house that stands alone in a field — perhaps symbolic of each character's loneliness and distance.
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The 2018 Security and Fire Safety Report. COURTESY OF UNIVERSITY POLICE DEPARTMENT

Annual Security Report shows uptick in crime

Maya Brown October 3, 2018
The number of crimes reported on campus and at residential facilities rose between 2016 and 2017, according to the 2018 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, which was released last Friday.
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Kenneth Branagh, directs and stars as the lead character, in the fourth movie remake of this Agatha Christie novel.

Review: Remake of Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express”

Zoya Naqvi November 12, 2017
Director Kenneth Branagh attempts to reintroduce famed 20th century English mystery writer Agatha Christie’s best-selling 1934 mystery novel, “Murder on the Orient Express,” but his stubbornness to cling onto the last speck of cinematic nostalgia hurts the film in the long run.
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PHOTO COURTESY OF KEVIN URGILES

NBC producer explains his investigation of wrongful convictions

Vivien Li October 9, 2016
After investigating the cases of wrongfully convicted criminals for 15 years and producing an award winning documentary series, Dan Slepian came to campus to tell the story.
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Stony Brook Mens Basketball junior guard Ahmad Walker (center, above) led the Seawolves in assists with five against Farmingdale State. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/THE STATESMAN

Ahmad Walker arrested, suspended from Men’s Basketball team

Skyler Gilbert October 5, 2016
Ahmad Walker, a senior guard on the Stony Brook Men's Basketball team, was arrested on Sept. 10 for second-degree harassment and resisting arrest on Tuesday night.
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The University Police Department is holding active shooter trainings this semester is response to the recent Parkland shooting in Florida. NINA LIN/STATESMAN FILE

Brooklyn man convicted for 2014 weapons possession on campus

Michaela Kilgallen September 28, 2016
A Brooklyn man who was arrested in 2014 while in possession of an unloaded firearm and meat cleaver has been convicted.
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McGrew and Thrower charged with multiple felonies

McGrew and Thrower charged with multiple felonies

David Vertsberger April 11, 2016
Senior forward Rayshaun McGrew and sophomore guard Deshaun Thrower were charged with third-degree grand larceny and third-degree criminal mischief on suspicion of a theft on April 6.
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Medical marijuana dispensary site in Suffolk draws concerns

Medical marijuana dispensary site in Suffolk draws concerns

Rebecca Liebson September 9, 2015
The fate of a new medical marijuana dispensary set to open in Riverhead is now in question as town leaders look to pass a moratorium.
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The Statesman’s top stories of 2015

The Statesman May 12, 2015
The Statesman published more than 900 articles online and in print this academic year. Read the most popular stories, based on the number of views on sbstatesman.com.
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In defense of Darren Wilson

Jeremy Kline November 25, 2014
As of late last night, the grand jury presiding over the shooting death of Michael Brown, Jr., reached the conclusion to not charge Darren Wilson with criminal charges for the shooting death of Brown.
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