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How green is Stony Brook University?

Sarah Chaudhry October 21, 2023
Stony Brook University has a plethora of initiatives designed to promote a greener campus. These initiatives vary in the form of programs installed throughout campus and range from the food choices offered in student meal plans to the maintenance of dining programs.
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The interior of East Side Dinings market, The Emporium. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Increase in campus dining prices leads to student struggles

Admir Radoncic September 24, 2023
In the fall 2023 semester, Stony Brook University has seen price increases across various campus dining locations. 
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Students walking outside of Stony Brook Universitys Student Activities Center (SAC).SARA RUBERG/ STATESMAN FILE

USG gives update in CulinArt investigation, passes two amendments in Senate meeting

Nayden Villorente March 14, 2023
Stony Brook University’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) hosted its longest meeting of the year on March 2 in the Student Activities Center with less than 10 students in the audience, covering issues spanning from the CulinArt investigation to Faculty Student Association (FSA) updates. 
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The recent changes to campus dining since the arrival of CulinArt have caused long lines at West and East Side Dining. ZACHARY DYER/THE STATESMAN

Exclusive: CulinArt under investigation for illegal activity at Stony Brook University

Jeremy Portnoy February 13, 2023
CulinArt used Stony Brook funds to pay employees working at other locations, misreported how much money they spent on dining hall food and avoided obligations to split their profits with the university.
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A map of Stony Brook University marked with the locations of crimes that occurred on campus from GRAPHIC BY KAT PROCACCI

SBU Crime Watch: Oct. 28 – Nov. 11

Sonya Gugliara November 14, 2021
All reports are taken directly from the University Police Department and cannot be independently verified by The Statesman.
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A map of Stony Brook University marked with the locations of crimes that occurred on campus from Thursday, Oct. 21 to Tuesday, Oct. 26. GRAPHIC BY KAT PROCACCI

SBU Crime Watch: Oct. 21-26, 2021

Sonya Gugliara October 31, 2021
Search and explore the crimes between Oct. 21 and Oct. 26, logged by the University Police Department.
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Unlimited dine-in is worth it … but with a few caveats

Matthew Yan March 1, 2020
I never have to worry about leaving hungry since I can take as much as I want, and having one takeout meal a day lets me nab some food between classes without the risk of running late.
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Onion Bagel: The Window Art of Stony Brook

Sam Lauria February 16, 2020
Yes, students decorate their dorm room windows using post-it notes and cardboard cutouts. These colorful creations allow students to express their innermost thoughts and desires. These god-forsaken art embodies the ultimate trait of college kids: relentless nihilism.
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Recycle mania flier containing information about the race which is taking place at Stony Brook University.  PHOTO CREDIT: STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Stony Brook races to zero waste through recycling competition

Niki Nassiri February 16, 2020
The competition strives to motivate students to recycle and reduce waste, promote on-campus recycling programs and encourage school administrations to track waste production so recycling measures can be improved.
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Petition for Smoothie Spot on SCREENSHOT OF CHANGE.ORG

Students petition after FSA negotiations with student-owned smoothie truck go sour

Alek Lewis January 26, 2020
More than 1,100 students have signed a petition showing support for a smoothie truck on campus after negotiations between its owner and the Faculty Student Association (FSA) went sour in early January.
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Students constructing edible sukkahs outside of East Side Dining. JUSTIN MITSELMAKHER/THE STATESMAN

Getting Festive With Edible Sukkah Making At Stony Brook

Justin Mitselmakher October 26, 2019
On Oct. 17, the inside of the sukkah built at East Side Dining was transformed into a candy land where students assembled mini edible sukkahs out of sugary treats that would surely satisfy any sweet tooth.
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Renewable and compostable straws in East Side Dining. SARA RUBERG/ THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook dining halls turn away from single-use plastics

Alek Lewis October 25, 2019
Stony Brook University’s campus dining program launched a sustainable dining initiative last spring to reduce waste in dining halls.
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