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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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The Faculty-Student Association office located in East Side Dining. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook recognized for diversity commitment

Deidre Redhead December 6, 2019

The Faculty Student Association (FSA) office located in East Side Dining. In November, the FSA won the National Association of College Auxiliary Services Edwin R. Golden Award for Inclusive Excellence...

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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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The Seawolves Marketplace on the first floor of the Student Activities Center, which will no longer be the home to Dunkin Donuts. FSA is currently reviewing various options to fill the space.EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Dunkin’ Donuts is no longer coming to the SAC

Sara Ruberg February 10, 2019
The Student Activities Center will no longer be home to the long awaited Dunkin’ Donuts, according to the Executive Director of the Faculty Student Administration (FSA), Van Sullivan. “The planned Dunkin’ location at the Student Activities Center (SAC) has been placed on hold due to prohibitive construction costs,” Sullivan wrote in an email.
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The Jasmine Market in the Charles B. Wang Center opened the first day of classes of the spring 2019 semester. The market has international groceries such as Pan-Asian snacks and beverages. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

FSA opens pan-Asian market in the Wang Center

Melissa Azofeifa February 3, 2019
The new Jasmine Market has been open and ready for business since the first day of classes this semester for students to stop by and shop.
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New market opens at West Side Dining

New market opens at West Side Dining

Maya Brown November 30, 2018
The Market at West Side Dining reopened on Nov. 25 after being closed for renovations all semester.
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USG Senate fills final appointments for the term

Mike Adams September 11, 2018
Stony Brook University’s Undergraduate Student Government Senate voted unanimously to appoint sophomore social work major Victoria Correa as the commuter student representative for the Faculty Student Association’s Board of Directors in the Senate’s second meeting of the semester on Thursday, Sept. 6.
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Convenience store at West undergoes construction

Emily Selleck September 9, 2018
The West Side Dining convenience store is more than tripling in size as it undergoes a major renovation but is not expected to open until the Spring semester.
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The murky history behind Coca-Cola’s return to campus

Bryan Carroll August 23, 2018
The decision to change from Pepsi to Coke products seems to have been made without student input and has failed to take into account the convoluted history of Coca-Cola products on campus.
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Reusable takeout containers at West Side Dinning. STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY/YOUTUBE

Campus Dining pilots reusable container program

Virain Palta April 18, 2018
In an effort to make campus dining more eco-friendly, Stony Brook has begun offering reusable takeout containers in the East and West Side Dining dine-in areas this semester.
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A new Vengo machine is located in the commuters lounge in the Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook partners with electronic vending company

Mike Adams March 31, 2018
Stony Brook students gained a new retail option earlier this month when nine electronic vending machines were installed in various locations around the campus on March 8.
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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

Make your dine-in experience better

Matthew Yan March 25, 2018
These are just a few tips to make your Dine-In experience more bearable. While they can’t fix everything, they’re still worth trying to help make the best of your time here at Stony Brook.
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