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FSA introduces the FSA Street Fair during campus lifetime

FSA introduces the FSA Street Fair during campus lifetime

Katherine Procacci and Joanne Yao April 7, 2022
On March 31, the Faculty Student Association, in collaboration with the Sustainable Solutions Committee, hosted the FSA Street Fair. Campus organizations had booths to demonstrate what sustainable options are available to students
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Posters advertising to vote in the Center for Civic Justice. CRIS ZHANG/THE STATESMAN

Center for Civic Justice hosts community dialogue after Election Night

Niki Nassiri November 10, 2020
Stony Brook University’s Center for Civic Justice hosted a community dialogue titled "We Voted, Now What?" on Nov. 4 as the country held its breath for a second night in a row in anticipation of the election results.
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Environmental Club highlights sustainability issues on campus

Environmental Club highlights sustainability issues on campus

Niki Nassiri April 25, 2019
Dressed from head to toe in garbage, Stony Brook Environmental Club president Condrea Zhuang paraded through the Earthstock Festival, Stony Brook University’s largest sustainability celebration on campus, on Friday, April 19.
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Stony Brook joins “Strawless Suffolk” initiative

Rebecca Liebson September 1, 2018
In an effort to become more sustainable, Stony Brook University has signed onto a county-wide initiative aimed at eliminating plastic straws.
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Students petition for renewable energies at SBU

Anna Correa December 10, 2017
The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit working to solve global climate change, hopes to end the fossil fuel industry’s decades-long presence on Stony Brook University’s campus.
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A Stony Brook University student dressed in a costume made of garbage walks through the annual Earthstock celebration in protest of human-caused pollution. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Earthstock returns for another year in celebration of Earth Day

Evelin Mercedes April 29, 2017
The annual campus Earthstock event celebrated Earth Day with entertainment, music and educational opportunities on April 21.
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Earthstock educates SBU campus on environment

Earthstock educates SBU campus on environment

The Statesman April 26, 2015
See the sights and hear the sounds of this year's Earthstock 2015 festivities with our audio slideshow.
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A Stony Brook University student recycles a plastic bottle on campus. FRANCIS YU/STATESMAN FILE

Seawolves look toward a greener future

The Statesman March 8, 2015
From the hospital to the dining facilities, different departments across Stony Brook University have started their RecycleMania endeavors.
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Campus making strides to improve energy efficiency

The Statesman October 1, 2013
Located between Circle Road and the Simons Center is a field of mud, a collection of strange-looking offices and a building that emits smoke. This area is dedicated to the Office of Sustainability’s Facilities and Services division, tasked with providing Stony Brook University with reliable power, installing sustainable technologies and initiatives and monitoring the campus’s consumption of energy. James O’Connor, the director of Sustainability & Transportation Operations, oversees this effort, making sure different divisions work together in this goal.
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Sewage plant tour exposes tricks of campus environment

Jasmin Frankel April 9, 2012
The event coordinator for the club, Jane Karetny, came up with the event idea after she found out a professor from the sustainability program took his class to visit the sewage plant. Karetny says it is important to understand the process of sewage.
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Students learn of disaster one year later

Emily McTavish March 12, 2012
The audience of the "Fukushima: One Year Later" panel could not help but be quiet as they listened about the effects of the nuclear disaster after a significant earthquake and tsunami hit Japan this time last year.
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