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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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To all college students: Stop partying

Anya Marquardt September 12, 2020
#OPINION Many academic institutions across the country have reported outbreaks of COVID-19 on their campuses, with many of them being attributed to a common occurrence: Parties. These parties need to stop to allow students to safely remain on campus.
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Undergraduate Student Government senate meeting on Sept. 5, 2019. The USG elections will end on Friday, Sept. 11.BERNARD SANCHEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Do your part – vote for USG elections this week

Anya Marquardt September 10, 2020
#OPINION It is up to us, the student body, to choose who we want to represent us. We should take advantage of this opportunity, as those in office will be the ones who push for more initiatives to help the student body.
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The outside of the Walter J. Hawrys Campus Recreation Center on Jan. 26, 2020.  RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

Recreation Center reopens its doors for Fall 2020 semester

Niki Nassiri September 8, 2020
The Campus Recreation Center begins phase one of its reopening plan for the Fall 2020 semester, almost six months after its initial close due to COVID-19.
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The Statesman logo. STATESMAN FILE

Editorial: How The Statesman adapted to COVID-19

The Editorial Board September 1, 2020
If we wanted to survive, we had to adapt. The Statesman was going digital.
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Masks of different colors and patterns. Face masks and coverings are required on Stony Brook Universitys campus. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

SBU students adjust to campus mask requirements

Lajiere Blake August 30, 2020
As new campus policies insist on face masks to protect against the spread of COVID-19, Stony Brook University students share their thoughts on mandatory face masks.
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Far Beyond signage in the Academic Mall.  EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

New episode of “Beyond the Expected” outlines SBU’s plan for the fall semester

Lajiere Blake August 23, 2020
Stony Brook University Podcast, "Beyond the Expected" details the precautions that will be in place for the much anticipated return to campus.
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Stony Brooks Administration Building in September 2018.  EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Student leadership report shows campus concerns for the upcoming semester

Claudia Motley August 16, 2020
In a report released in early July, unnamed representatives from the GSO and the USG expressed their experiences relating to COVID-19 last spring semester. The information came for two listening sessions conducted on June 17 and June 22.
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COVID-19 causes graduate student exam adjustments and delays

Deidre Redhead May 19, 2020
As testing centers close across the nation, entrance exams have made major adjustments to how their tests will be administered.
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Director of Athletics Shawn Heilbron says a few words outside of the Island Federal Credit Union Arena.  KRYSTEN MASSA/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook AD Shawn Heilbron holds virtual town hall

Ethan Tam April 16, 2020
The current financial status of Stony Brook Athletics was a major talking point throughout the town hall. The cancellation of the 2020 NCAA Tournament in men’s and women’s basketball led to a reduction in revenue distributed to each individual Division I conference.
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Students moving into their dorms at the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Campus Residences adjust room selection timeline for next year

Ethan Tam March 23, 2020
Stony Brook University Campus Residences modified the room selection timeline for the 2020-21 school year, according to an email sent by Campus Residences to resident students on Friday, March 20.
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