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SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson. PUBLIC DOMAIN

SUNY campuses create task force to plan fall reopening

Gabby Pardo May 11, 2020
Seven groups are uniting to form the State University of New York COVID-19 Re-Imagine and Resume Residential Education Task Force, whose goal is to create a plan to reopen SUNY campuses in the fall. 
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The pumpkin patch at BB & GG Farms, located in St. James. ALEX KOUTAVAS/THE STATESMAN

Ask the Editors: what are our favorite autumn activities?

Andrew Goldstein October 23, 2017
Here at The Statesman, editors celebrate fall with friends, family or alone. Here are our favorite things to do in the fall.
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Consumer/Peer Leadership Award winner Greg Dicharry and award presenter Lauren Graham pose for a photo during the 2014 Voice Awards held on August 13 at Royce Hall on the campus of UCLA. Public Domain

Show review: ‘Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life’

Lola Ashirmetov December 8, 2016
The witty banter is finally back. The highly anticipated Netflix revival of "Gilmore Girls" premiered on Nov. 25.
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Students gather in the Melville library to share scary stories as they celebrate Halloween. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ

Literary Karaoke gets a Halloween revamp

Giselle Miranda October 31, 2016
Spooky tales and fall poems haunted the room at Melville Library’s first Halloween-themed literary karaoke event on Oct. 27.
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PHOTO CREDIT: BERT KAUFMANN

Seven basic things to do this fall

Alex Blanc September 21, 2015
The leaves are turning Instagram-worthy shades of red and orange, the Pumpkin Spice Latte is back and sweater weather is rapidly approaching. What more could anyone want?
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PHOTO CREDIT : STONYBROOK.EDU

Course evaluations still source of student apathy

Ivana Stolnik May 7, 2015
As the end of the spring semester approaches, Stony Brook University students are constantly bombarded with emails and reminders to fill out their course evaluations.
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Among the many exciting events the Stony Brook spring semester offers, one of the most anticipated is the annual Roth Regatta.
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Fall down and spring awake

David Fuchs February 12, 2015
The structure of fall semester begets an environment of exponentially increasing stress for every student, especially freshman.
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The Fall Community Festival allowed participants to paint pumpkins and try food samples, among other things.  (HEATHER KHALIFA / THE STATESMAN)

Fall Community Festival brings autumn-themed fun to students

Chelsea Katz October 8, 2014
The Office of the Provost Liaison and WUSB 90.1 sponsored a Fall Community Festival on Wednesday, complete with arts and crafts and inflatable obstacle courses.
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College gal cooking: miniature apple pies

Emily McTavish October 21, 2013
It is beginning to feel much more like autumn here on Long Island, and this means apple season: the perfect time to make miniature apple pies right there in your dorm.
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An ode to appropriate clothing

Christopher Leelum October 10, 2013
Too soon has October been prematurely suffocated by tight jeans or congested with hoodies. Sweatpants work like saunas at the first mention of the word “fall,” and long-sleeved shirts initiate insulation as soon as the leaves brown. The advent of autumn is inaccurately viewed as the point of no return for temperatures above 70. And thus the sacrifice of comfort for style is untimely, unfortunate and unnecessary.
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A Word of Advice to Freshmen

Anusha Mookherjee September 3, 2013
The start of fall is just around the corner, and I've noticed a wonderful trend with each new freshman class. They stay out later, their clothes are shorter and are all oblivious to the rude awakening that will soon hit them.
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