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From the archives: SBU’s path to Division I athletics

Peter Lupfer December 6, 2020
Archivist Peter Lupfer digs deep in past coverage from The Statesman to describe Stony Brook University's athletic history, starting with the school's earliest sports programs on its original Oyster Bay campus.
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According to the Centers for Disease Control, 3,000 people die annually from foodbourne illnesses from poor temperature control. (DAVID OCONNOR/THE STATESMAN)

Examining campus dining locations for health violations

The Statesman May 8, 2013
Take a walk into one of the 12 eateries on the Stony Brook Campus and you are met by a variety of culinary picks. From steaming Indian curries and soft breads at Café Spice—the Jasmine Food Court in the Charles B. Wang Center—to the buffet-style service at the Student Activities Center, there is something for everyone.
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Evolution of Disney princesses shows societal progress

David O'Connor April 29, 2013
One of the most interesting points to be made about these movies, and notably their heroines, is how the role of important female characters has evolved through the 20th and early 21st centuries alongside the societal role of the American woman.
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Chavez is still dead

David O'Connor April 17, 2013
This is not the Cuban Missile Crisis Part Two; the United States and Latin America are not sworn enemies for all time. However, the people and nations of Latin America have sent the United States a message: we are perfectly willing to do business with you, but as equals, not as pseudo-colonies.
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Keep strong separation between church and state without persecution

David O'Connor April 8, 2013
That being said, the separation of church and state has become one of the founding principles of our society. Though the interpretation of the law may vary, the belief in its legitimate standing in our body of law is generally unquestioned. But one has to be careful that their religious and moral beliefs do not subtly or bluntly become public policy. Governance is a difficult business, especially over a vast and diverse country like the U.S.
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Max Brooks Talks About Book, Movie and Zombies In Interview

David O'Connor March 28, 2013

Prominent author and zombie preparedness expert Max Brooks will be coming to Stony Brook University on Thursday evening to help prepare the campus should zombies ever strike as they did in his works...

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Ice Hockey splits weekend home series against Rutgers

Adrian Szkolar February 5, 2013

Needing a strong showing in order in stay up in the ACHA national rankings, 15th ranked Stony Brook split a pair of games against 19th ranked Rutgers at The Rinx in Hauppauge, defeating the Scarlett Knights...

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Stony Brook men’s basketball holds first place in America East Standings

David O'Connor January 29, 2013

In the time between the supposed end of the world and just about the end of break, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team had won seven of its past 10 games and was in sole possession of first place of...

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What’s in store for SBU football

David O'Connor August 27, 2012
There is probably only one thing more difficult than achieving greatness: doing it again. However, that is precisely what the Stony Brook University football team will have to accomplish this fall semester. After conquering the Big South Conference and proceeding to the second round of the FCS tournament, the Seawolves have a lot to live up to.
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Stony Brook alumnae Lucy Van Dalen runs in London Summer Olympics

David O'Connor August 8, 2012
In the middle of the 30th Olympiad in London, United Kingdom, the Stony Brook Seawolves were represented in the 1,500m run by Lucy Van Dalen '12 of New Zealand. She ran well enough in her opening race on Monday that she advanced to the semifinal round. She fell in that round on Wednesday.
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The Seawolves left campus Wednesday for Omaha with a fitting farewell from the campus community. (David OConnor / The Statesman)

Stony Brook baseball departs for Omaha

David O'Connor June 13, 2012
The Stony Brook Seawolves baseball team left Wednesday morning for Omaha where they will play in the College World Series.
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The Seawolves returned to campus Monday to a roaring crowd of fans and media. The team has made Stony Brook history for making it to the College World Series and being the first team in the northeast to do so. (Ezra Margono / The Statesman)

Stony Brook baseball returns to jubilant campus

David O'Connor June 11, 2012
The Seawolves returned to campus Monday to a roaring crowd of fans and media father their win against LSU.
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