The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman

69° Stony Brook, NY
The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman

The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman

Screenshot of the executive order on the White House website. SCREENSHOT OF WHITEHOUSE.GOV EXECUTIVE ORDER

Recent White House order could curb diversity and equity trainings at SBU

Maya Brown October 27, 2020
College campuses may have to halt diversity efforts and employee training in relation to the White House’s recent executive order against “divisive concepts” in federally funded programs.
Read Story
Students walking outside of Stony Brook Universitys Student Activities Center (SAC).SARA RUBERG/ STATESMAN FILE

Students lose their jobs in the midst of COVID-19 crisis

Maya Brown April 11, 2020
Spring break is usually a time when some college students go back home and work at their part-time or full-time jobs. In the midst of the coronavirus (COVID-19), that was not the case.
Read Story
Stony Brook University students attend the March for Unity at the SAC Plaza on Feb. 1. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

University Senate passes resolution aimed at protecting immigrants on campus

Desiree D'Iorio February 12, 2017
The University Senate passed a resolution on Feb. 6 calling on Stony Brook University’s administration to adopt several policies aimed at protecting university community members who are undocumented immigrants.
Read Story
WENLAN YU/THE STATESMAN

USG establishes new director of diversity affairs

Michaela Kilgallen January 29, 2017
USG President Cole Lee signed an executive order establishing a director of diversity affairs and a USG Committee on Equity, Diversity and Inclusivity.
Read Story
President Samuel L. Stanley at the 2016 State of the University address. Wednesday he hosted a town hall meeting about diversity. JERROD WHITE/STATESMAN FILE

More support for diversity

Andrew Goldstein January 29, 2017
Stony Brook has taken too long to issue a statement about President Trump's travel ban and the detention of a student.
Read Story
A view of the TWA Flight Center building at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. PHEEZY/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

GSO president reportedly detained at JFK under travel ban

Mahreen Khan January 29, 2017
Stony Brook graduate student and GSO President Vahideh Rasekhi was reportedly detained at JFK International Airport on Saturday under President Donald Trump’s executive order.
Read Story
Load More Stories
Donate to The Statesman