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Student organizations at SBU comment on Capitol riots and Zeldin ties

Maya Brown January 24, 2021
Several student organizations at Stony Brook University have reacted to the U.S. Capitol building riot that occurred almost three weeks ago. Some have also supported calls for Rep. Lee Zeldin resignation, as a result of his reactions to the riot. 
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SBU town hall discusses Elsevier negotiations

Maya Brown December 1, 2019
Stony Brook University hosted a town hall on Monday, Nov. 25, that offered updates on negotiations between State University of New York (SUNY) and Elsevier. SUNY is currently negotiating a contract renewal with Elsevier, a scientific and medical journal publisher.
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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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The Stony Brook Foundation,
 the Universitys main source of funding,

Richard Gatteau appointed interim vice president for Student Affairs

Jim Lo February 4, 2018
After several months of vacancy, Dr. Richard Gatteau was appointed as the interim vice president for Student Affairs and dean of students on Jan. 23.
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Stony Brook University graduate students in a meeting.ANUSHA MOOKHERJEE/THE STATESMAN

The Graduate Student Organization should conduct open meetings

Bryan Carroll January 21, 2018
The Executive Committee of the Graduate Student Organization should take certain actions that would remedy this in the future and invite more participation from graduate students.
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President Donald J. Trump speaking at the 2013 CPAC. GAGE SKIDMORE/FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

A flat tax would hurt all graduate students

Bryan Carroll December 3, 2017
This weekend saw a blistering condemnation from the GSO and the USG in a joint statement that discussed the impact of tax reforms the affordability of higher education if this legislation gets signed by the President.
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Protestors marched in Washington DC against President Donald Trumps science agenda on April 22. Marchers called for ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook community marches for science in D.C.

Anna Correa April 23, 2017
Members of the Stony Brook community traveled from campus to Washington D.C. on Earth Day, April 22 for the March for Science.
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CNN correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks at Stony Brook University on April 21. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

GSO brings CNN correspondent and neurosurgeon Sanjay Gupta to campus

Joseph Konig April 23, 2017
In April 2003, respected neurosurgeon Dr. Sanjay Gupta was just outside of Baghdad embedded with the Devil Docs, a Navy medical unit he was reporting on as a CNN correspondent.
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Stony Brook University students attend the March for Unity at the SAC Plaza on Feb. 1. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook community denounces travel ban at two separate protests

Michaela Kilgallen February 1, 2017
Upwards of 500 protesters paraded through campus during Campus Life Time at the March for Unity.
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A view of the TWA Flight Center building at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. PHEEZY/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

GSO president reportedly detained at JFK under travel ban

Mahreen Khan January 28, 2017
Stony Brook graduate student and GSO President Vahideh Rasekhi was reportedly detained at JFK International Airport on Saturday under President Donald Trump’s executive order.
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Speedy Ortiz playing Irving Plaza in Jan. 2014. GREG CHOW VIA FLICKR CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

‘Stony Brooklyn’ series continues with Speedy Ortiz performance

Giselle Miranda October 9, 2016
The alternative indie rock band Speedy Ortiz gave an electrifying performance at Stony Brook’s LDS center in H Quad on Oct. 6.
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University Café finds new home in the SAC

University Café finds new home in the SAC

Kayla McKiski September 16, 2016
The University Café will soon trade in its secluded location at the side of the Student Union for a more visible spot on campus, the Student Activities Center.
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