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Editorial: Our commitment to unbiased news reporting

Editorial: Our commitment to unbiased news reporting

The Statesman October 14, 2018
The Statesman wholeheartedly denies any accusations of political bias within its News section, but in an attempt to be as transparent as possible, we would like to address some of the College Republicans’ concerns.
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Editorial: Editing standards at The Statesman

The Editorial Board April 29, 2018
We are committed to representing a full spectrum of ideas and positions from people of all backgrounds.
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A letter from our graduating editors

A letter from our graduating editors

The Editorial Board May 9, 2017
Thank you for four amazing years. Thank you for sharing your stories with us.
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This years annual Sex and Relationships issue featured volunteer models representing the diversity of Stony Brook University in terms of race, sexuality and gender identity. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Editorial: Why we stand behind the Sex and Relationships Issue

The Editorial Board February 19, 2017
The Sex and Relationships Issue is a staple of our newspaper. We are here to act as a voice for our campus community, for faculty and students alike.
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It was announced on Jan. 20, 2017 via email that Dean of Students Timothy Ecklund, above, had left Stony brook University.  MEGAN MILLER /STATESMAN FILE

Editorial: SBU students deserve the truth on Dean Ecklund’s departure

The Editorial Board January 29, 2017
University policy should not be used as means to camouflage information. It is the right of the student body to understand why Dean Ecklund left.
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A message from The Statesmans graduating editors

A message from The Statesman’s graduating editors

The Editorial Board May 12, 2015
The graduating members of The Statesman's editorial board grew with the University and experienced its best and most important moments.
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Stony Brook students show off their pride and enthusiasm clad in red in the Red Zone. (MANJU SHIVACHARAN/THE STATESMAN)

Editorial: Homecoming 2014

The Editorial Board September 30, 2014
The best things about Homecoming and what we could have done without.
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Editorial: ending the year

The Editorial Board May 12, 2014
As the temperature warms up and flowers begin to bloom on campus, the sun is setting on another year at Stony Brook — and what a year it has been.
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Editorial: Why is the university not providing more graduation tickets?

The Editorial Board May 6, 2014
As May 23 approaches, seniors are both excited and nervous to graduate. But many are also stressed about the limited amount of tickets we are given to distribute to family members on the big day.
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Editorial: Stein’s impending departure a blow to the university

The Editorial Board April 29, 2014
What’s a Seawolf? Dean Jerrold L. Stein sure is. After 38 years of hard work and dedication to Stony Brook University, Stein is retiring from the position of Associate Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students, as announced in an email sent by President Stanley on Tuesday, April 22.
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Editorial: lack of midsemester course evaluations is detrimental to students

The Statesman April 15, 2014
With fewer than six weeks left in the semester, students were sent final evaluations for courses. However, many waited for midsemester evaluations, which never came. In an email sent by the university, students were reminded to fill out the evaluations, which will be released to professors after grades have been submitted. But without midsemester evaluations, students have no way express the problems they may be facing while their classes are still in session—there is no way to give professors the appropriate time to address what could be changed when it still counts.
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Editorial: Unfair elections

The Editorial Board April 6, 2014
With a clean sweep of executive council positions and only two seats challenged in the senate, the number of uncontested positions in this year’s Undergraduate Student Government election is unacceptable.
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