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Dinesh DSouza speaking at a lecture in the Sydney Gelber Auditorium in the SAC. . ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Dinesh D’Souza draws controversy at Stony Brook lecture

Mike Adams April 15, 2018
The Stony Brook College Republicans brought Dinesh D’Souza, conservative speaker and documentary filmmaker, to campus.
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Demonstrators during the student-organized March for Our Lives at Stony Brook on March 28. The march came four days after the worldwide March for Our Lives.  EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook students march for gun control, disarmed UPD

Mike Adams March 31, 2018
Stony Brook student activists and political leaders from various groups joined together to demand gun control reform in a march on campus Wednesday, March 28.
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The University Police Department is holding active shooter trainings this semester is response to the recent Parkland shooting in Florida. NINA LIN/STATESMAN FILE

University Police holds active shooter drills following Parkland shooting

Christian Wornell March 25, 2018
Stony Brook University is taking measures to prepare students for an active shooter situation following last month’s massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
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Sophomore catcher Irene Rivera at bat in a game against Hartford on April 10, 2016. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Softball wins two of five in UC Riverside Highlander Classic

Kenneth Fermin March 4, 2018
The Stony Brook softball team traveled to Riverside, Calif., over the weekend to faceoff against Brown, UC Riverside and Saint Mary’s College in the UC Riverside Highlander Invitational, which saw the team gain two victories in five games.
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Junior outfielder Dylan Resk at bat in a game last season. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Baseball gets swept by No. 1-ranked Florida

Ryan Pavich March 4, 2018
While the series was competitive for most of the weekend, Stony Brook left Florida without a victory. The three game sweep dropped Stony Brook’s record to 6-4, while Florida continues to roll at 12-1.
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Left to right: Natalie Portman and Tessa Thompson in ANNIHILATION. PETER MOUNTAIN/PARAMOUNT PICTURES

Visuals of “Annihilation” thrill even when film falters

Matthew Rainis March 4, 2018
Deciding whether a movie is good or bad is a relatively simple task that can be accomplished by assessing one variable: was the movie a pleasurable experience the whole way through?
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 Irene Rivera hits the ball.ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Softball goes 2-3 in first tournament of 2018

Kenneth Fermin February 25, 2018
The Stony Brook softball team traveled to Fort Myers, Florida over the weekend to play against Wright State, the University of Connecticut, Southern Illinois University and Florida Gulf Coast in the Florida Gulf Coast Invitational.
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Sophomore Melissa Rahrich pitches against Hartford in April 2017. Rahrich will look to improve her pitching record after going 12-12 last season. MARIE MATSUNAGA/STATESMAN FILE

Softball prepares to rebound after draining 2017

Kenneth Fermin February 20, 2018
The Stony Brook softball team will look to rebound following an emotionally dismaying 2017 season.
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A woman holding a candle at a vigil for the Chapel Hill shooting victims in 2015. On March 26, 2019, Stony Brook students gathered for another vigil for the Christchurch, New Zealand shooting victims. HEATHER KHALIFA/ STATESMAN FILE

What are we doing to prevent school shootings?

Andrew Goldstein February 15, 2018
The Stony Brook University Police Department has a website dedicated to Active Shooter Programs, along with a video about active shooter preparedness — instructing viewers how to act if an active shooter situation occurs on campus.
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Stony Brook Mens Basketball head coach Jeff Boals in a mid game interivew on Feb.

Jaron Cornish, JUCO point guard, transfers to Stony Brook

Gregory Zarb April 13, 2017
Stony Brook Men’s Basketball head coach Jeff Boals and Stony Brook Athletics announced the acquisition of junior college point guard Jaron Cornish via transfer Thursday afternoon.
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Senior outfielder Toby Handley at bat in a game against Maine on April 2, 2016. KRYSTEN MASSA/STATESMAN FILE

Southern road series once again proves fruitless for baseball

Nick Zararis March 5, 2017
The Seawolves were swept by the University of Central Florida Knights, dropping all three games of the weekend.
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Sweet Frosting Party Dessert Food Cake Cupcakes

Stony Brook alumni open bakery in Patchogue

Brittany Bernstein February 28, 2017
After graduation, some college students continue their education or go to work for someone else, but not Stony Brook University graduates Kimberly Burkart and Nicole Ramirez.
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