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The National Weather Service radar as tropical storm Henry hits Long Island Sunday, Aug. 22. The storm is expected to pick up this afternoon. PUBLIC DOMAIN

SBU safety alert warns students about incoming hurricane

Sara Ruberg and Steven Keehner August 21, 2021
The storm, which was recently reclassified as a Category 1 hurricane, is expected to linger into Sunday afternoon and evening. If Henri remains as a Category 1, Long Islanders should expect 80 mph winds, gusts up to 90 to 100 mph and storm surges between 3 to 6 feet.
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The outside of the administration building in March 2020. The RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook University updates students on initial plans for the fall

Alek Lewis June 4, 2020
President-Elect Maurie McInnis revealed that although the campus will be open in the fall, some courses will remain online or become a hybrid mix of online and in-person.
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The outside of the administration building after campus has shut down. RABIA GURSOY/THE STATESMAN

SUNY Student Assembly updates students on policies

Ethan Tam March 20, 2020
The State University of New York (SUNY) Student Assembly held a conference call on March 18 to update students on the COVID-19 pandemic as public schools across the state, including Stony Brook University, have taken initiatives in an attempt to stop the spread of the virus.
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Whats the worst thing about the end of the semester?

What’s the worst thing about the end of the semester?

Emily Benson November 18, 2015
What is it about the last few weeks of the semester that makes you crazy?
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Sodexo leaves mixed taste in students’ mouths

Taylor Ha August 31, 2015
As of July 1, 2015, Sodexo stepped onto campus and revamped the food system. But is it for the worse or the better?
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Student Voice town hall meeting regarding food on campus allows students to express distaste

Krysten Massa November 3, 2014
Students had a lot to say about the quality and price of food on campus at the first ever town hall meeting that was held by a new committee on campus called Student Voice on Wednesday, Oct. 29.
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SAC kiosks are receiving mixed reviews

Emily Benson September 9, 2014
The first thing I noticed was the pile of food. At least eight boxes filled with wraps and burritos, each one perched nicely on top of a large pile of chips, rotting away on the SAC countertops.
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Halal food programs leave students hungry for more

Halal food programs leave students hungry for more

Chris Woods November 5, 2013
Changes to the Faculty Student Association’s halal offerings this semester have left some students struggling to find adequate food on campus. Following the recontracting of the Jasmine food court this fall, the court no longer has the proper facilities to prepare halal meals. Instead, it relies on sealed, prepackaged “Halal NY” sandwiches from the Union Commons.
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Stony Brooks newest dining hall, West Side Dining, now only holds 75 students at any one time instead of the 150 seats Kelly Dining used to boast. (BASIL JOHN /  THE STATESMAN)

The Unfortunate West Side Story

Niveditha Obla September 3, 2013
It was a well-known fact that Kelly was one of the best places to eat on campus last year. The pizza was always on point and the burritos outranked any made by the Union or Roth. The shining point of Kelly was always the convenience store, saving any student from taking the long bus ride to Wal-Mart every other week. So I went in with the idea that West Side was an upgrade to Kelly’s greatness.
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Explaining Twenty-Dollar Jelly Beans

February 10, 2003

  By Mansoor Khan Students have been disgruntled about campus food prices for quite some time. With the protests of last semester and the ever-growing cost of campus food, there has been considerable...

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