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Student RSP workers on their night shift on campus. ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

Dorm inspections no longer handled by RAs

Beth Gatto October 4, 2023
Beginning this semester, dorm inspections will now be conducted by the Campus Residences Department of Safety and Support. In the past, Residential Assistants (RAs) were responsible for this procedure each semester. 
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Lauterbur Hall in Kelly Quad. ERIC SCHMID/STATESMAN FILE

Students and parents raise on-campus housing concerns after complaints go unheard

Sonya Gugliara October 10, 2021
According to The Statesman’s State of the University 2021 annual survey, 85.4% of students said they do not approve of housing conditions on campus; only 2.4% said they approve. 
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The outside of the administration building in March 2020. The RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

SBU will decide fate of fall semester by the end of June

Matina Douzenis, Gabby Pardo, and Brianne Ledda April 28, 2020
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to rage through New York and the world, Stony Brook University will let its students know its plans for the upcoming fall semester by June 30.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo on campus in the Student Activities Center on April 11, 2019. Cuomo announced that all non-essential workers must stay home. GARY GHAYRAT/STATESMAN FILE

Cuomo calls for increased federal support to treat and contain coronavirus cases on New York schools start to close

Alek Lewis March 15, 2020
Gov. Andrew Cuomo called on the federal government to deploy the Army Corps of Engineers to retrofit non-hospital facilities, such as SUNY dorms, to make more room for COVID-19 patients in a press conference on Sunday.
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Editorial: Stony Brook University needs to communicate with the campus community

The Statesman March 10, 2020
The one thing we do know for sure is that the piling weight of uncertainty is unfair to SBU’s faculty and students. Simply addressing the rumors and telling us what they are just as unsure of what to do would suffice.
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Plans for a on campus village. COURTESY OF GILBANE BUILDING COMPANY AND STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Public-private partnership will add 500 units of on-campus housing

Rebecca Liebson December 3, 2018
Stony Brook University has partnered with Gilbane Building Company to develop a 500 unit on-campus housing complex located between the LIRR station and Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.
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Wagner College is one of the dorm buildings in Stony Brook University.
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Living off campus is great for me

Andrew Goldstein February 3, 2018
This semester, I moved off campus. I did it to save money and because I only have classes 2 days a week. I mean no disrespect to the living spaces and people who utilize them on campus. Moving off campus, though, is a great decision.
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University responds to illegal housing

Kelly Zegers October 10, 2013
Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley addressed the issue of illegal off-campus housing in a letter published by the "Village Times Herald." Stanley countered several misconceptions, including the perception that the university’s student body has tripled over the years and there are not enough dormitories to accommodate the increase.
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Room condition reports reveal damage discrepencies

Khloe Meitz September 5, 2013
To avoid being charged for damaging their rooms, on-campus resident students must be thorough and careful in recording any problems in their rooms when they first move in.
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The Moving in Process

September 7, 2002

Around this time of year, most senior premeds are about to pull their hair out. Managing a difficult course load is stressful by itself, but for the premed, coursework accounts for only part of the...

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