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An SBU Eats worker ready to serve different coffee flavors at the SAC Fish Bowl for National Coffee Day. STANLEY ZHENG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook University hosts coffee sampling event to celebrate International Coffee Day

Heather Occhino October 16, 2023
Stony Brook University’s Faculty Student Association (FSA) celebrated International Coffee Day with its first-ever coffee sampling event on Sept. 29. International Coffee Day was declared an official holiday in 2014 by the International Coffee Organization, and takes place on Oct. 1.
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The exterior of West Side Dining at Stony Brook University in 2022. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

First female FSA executive director appointed

Nayden Villorente April 13, 2023
FSA Executive director Diana Kubik is already rolling out new changes for the Stony Brook community.
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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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The Kosher place in the Emporium. KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN

‘Hung out to dry’: Kosher students confused by new food policy

Sonya Gugliara March 3, 2022
Students with unlimited meal swipes used to be able to use said swipes at Delancey Street in the Emporium without any limitations. When unlimited access ended, kosher-keeping students were left confused.
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The outside of East Side Dining at night. KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN

Students complain about campus dining food and services

Lori Saxena February 4, 2022
SBU students are expressing frustration about food quality on campus. Scores of students on social media sites such as Reddit, have been complaining about poor food quality, sanitation and hygiene issues and food poisoning.
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Roth Cafe new dining options Chef Jet & Mac Cheesyology ANTHONY JOHNSON/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook University introduces three new food concepts at Roth Food Court

Maria Lynders September 8, 2021
Stony Brook University has introduced three new food options at Roth Food Court, along with a Peet’s Coffee location in the Alan S. deVries Center. 
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The dining area outside of the Stony Brook University Hospital dining hall. Michael West is the director of dining services at the hospital. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

SBU Hospital dining director recognized as a top food service leader in the country

Chris Cumella April 17, 2021
Working as the director for dining services at Stony Brook Hospital is anything but a stale experience for Michael West. From the moment that he arrives at work until his daily departure, he prioritizes the patients who reside there.
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A picture from outside Shop Red West in 2016. Barnes and Noble STATESMAN FILE

Barnes & Noble become SBU’s bookstore operator, bringing students new hands-on opportunities

Katherine Procacci December 15, 2020
Stony Brook University has partnered with Barnes & Noble to make it the official campus bookstore and store provider as of Oct. 22, bringing students new opportunities.
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Stony Brook Universitys Amazon pick up location when it first opened. JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook University’s Amazon location closes after four years

Alek Lewis November 17, 2020
After four years at Stony Brook University, Amazon will permanently close its pickup locations at the Melville Library and the Health Sciences Center on Nov. 25, according to an official announcement by the Faculty Student Association. 
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The Faculty-Student Association office located in East Side Dining. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook took out millions in loans to curb COVID-19 losses

Claudia Motley September 27, 2020
Stony Brook University’s Faculty Student Association received an estimated $2-5 million in bailout loans, according to data released by ProPublica.
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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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New SAC Market opens at the Student Activities Center

Alek Lewis February 2, 2020
The SBU Marketplace at the SAC wanted to invoke the “look and feel of a Whole Foods” with its fresh ingredients.
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