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A picture of me and my friends taking the train from Port Jefferson to Stony Brook on Aug. 24, 2023. On the left front side are Rafael Santos and Xingling Yu (myself). On the left back side are Jeslyn Valdez and Kazi Hamza Rashed. On the right side are Amanda Lin and SoRee Chon.

Navigating the transition to college, dos and donts

Xingling Yu September 21, 2023
When I arrived at the campus, I slowly realized that my life was on the cusp of a transformative journey. The nervousness and excitement of attending Stony Brook, mingled with the apprehension of leaving my memories and home behind.
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A student working in the Melville Library SINC site. The Newly renovated space opened at the beginning of the fall 2022 semester.BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Newly renovated SINC site open for fall semester

Clare Gehlich September 15, 2022
On Aug. 22, the newly renovated Main Library SINC Site on the first floor of the Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library opened for the fall 2022 semester. The SINC site now includes a public computer lab with both Windows and Mac desktop computers.
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The outside of Kelly Quad in West Campus. Students living on campus still have access to the food pantry, which has adjusted to social distancing. SHAH ALI HAIDER SHANTO/THE STATESMAN

SBU dining halls and food pantry adjust for social distancing

Brianne Ledda and Claudia Motley April 2, 2020
Stony Brook University’s food pantry is taking online orders from students on campus today between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. An email containing a request form was already sent to residents.
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Stony Brook University campus in the fall of 2019.  SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Reflecting on the losses of my last semester at SBU

Noah Brigham March 19, 2020
Throughout the last four years in college, my peers and I have expended great effort and focus in our academic pursuits. All because we had our eyes set on the moments that should lie just ahead of the spring of our senior year.
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Outside the School of Journalism Newsroom in the Melville Library. COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

School of Journalism updates students as SBU goes remote

Melissa Azofeifa March 15, 2020
The School of Journalism (SoJ) sent students a curriculum-update on March 11, about 40 minutes after Stony Brook University officially announced that it would be moving classes online.
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PHOTO COURTESY OF BIOETHICS SOCIETY

New bioethics club comes to campus

Daniel Pariseau March 8, 2020

The SBU Bioethics Society, a new club this semester at Stony Brook University, held its first-ever general body meeting on March 2 in the Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library. According to SB Engaged,...

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Dr. Zebulon Miletsky, an assistant professor of Africana Studies. MATTHEW YAN/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook professor tackles biracialism in Black History Month lecture

Matthew Yan February 23, 2020
Miletsky, who identifies as half-Jewish and half-black, hosted a lecture called “Interracialism: Biracials Learning About African American Culture” to tackle the storied history of what it means to be African American and biracial, Wednesday evening in the Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library’s Central Reading Room.
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Take a Stand/Walk With Me March ALEK LEWIS/THE STATESMAN

“Take a Stand: Walk with Me” march preaches message of awareness for domestic violence

Alek Lewis October 27, 2019
Students, faculty and domestic violence prevention organizations marched together in “Take a Stand: Walk With Me” on Oct. 23 to raise awareness about domestic and relationship violence.
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Stony Brook announces new accessible Minor in Filmmaking

Stony Brook announces new accessible Minor in Filmmaking

Alek Lewis September 29, 2019
A 21-credit filmmaking minor will be available to Stony Brook students. The program will use iPhones to teach basic film skills.
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Art Crawl 2019 is back with bigger art and bigger crowds

Art Crawl 2019 is back with bigger art and bigger crowds

Lajiere Blake September 15, 2019
This year, the Art Crawl started at the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics. Nestled in a corner of campus, the building is home to the Simon Center Gallery, where the exhibit “Art of Science” is on display.
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9/11 Memorial draws in students and staff, recognizes those who were lost 18 years ago

9/11 Memorial draws in students and staff, recognizes those who were lost 18 years ago

Alek Lewis September 12, 2019
18 years to the minute that the North Tower was struck on September 11, 2001, the Academic Mall fell hush to the tolling of campus bells, which rang 21 times to honor the 21 Stony Brook alumni and community members who were lost during the attack on U.S. soil
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Members of the Graduate Student Employee Union protesting on May 1, 2019. The students were protesting increases in their fees. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Graduate students protest fee increases

Samantha Robinson May 2, 2019
Members of the Graduate Student Employees Union (GSEU) led a march from the Earth and Space Sciences building to the Administration building on Wednesday, May 1 to deliver a list of demands following the university’s proposed hike in fees.
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