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When financial aid gets in the way of education

When financial aid gets in the way of education

Cindy Mizaku May 5, 2019
In Fall 2017, I started my first semester at Stony Brook University on the pre-med track. Like many undergraduate students on similar paths, I rely on financial aid to pay for college.
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A shark in Maldives. TANAKA JUUYOH/FLICKER VIA CC BY 2.0

SBU researchers find illegal shark fin trade is still thriving despite regulations

Sara Ruberg September 28, 2018
A team of researchers from the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) concluded that many endangered species of sharks are still commonly found in the shark fin trade despite international protection.
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Governor Cuomo. METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY 2.0

New York State’s free tuition plan is flawed

Amanda Niemann April 29, 2018
However, 80 percent of the families living in areas near Poughkeepsie are eligible to receive aid from Excelsior, whereas only 55 percent of Long Island residing families are eligible for the same grant.
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, above, during a news conference at Stony Brook University on Feb. 18,
 2017. KRYSTEN MASSA/STATESMAN FILE

SUNY schools gain applicants from Excelsior Scholarship, Cuomo says

Sara Schabe February 11, 2018
Applications to SUNY schools have increased 9 percent as a result of the Excelsior Scholarship Program, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced on Tuesday, Feb. 6.
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Students petition for renewable energies at SBU

Anna Correa December 10, 2017
The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit working to solve global climate change, hopes to end the fossil fuel industry’s decades-long presence on Stony Brook University’s campus.
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The bill requires universities to put any business revenue toward student financial aid. (MIKE PEDERSEN/THE STATESMAN)

SUNY campuses approve governor’s economic initative

Hanaa’ Tameez August 26, 2013
New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s plans to jumpstart the state economy are centered around SUNY campuses. And the university system could not be more elated.
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