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Sorrows of the single ladies

Sorrows of the single ladies

Emily Benson April 5, 2016
All my Stony Brook single ladies who are graduating and being thrown into the working world know it is nothing less than a shark tank out there.
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Top jobs for college dropouts

Top jobs for college dropouts

Michael Kohut April 3, 2016
For the 41 percent of students who never graduate college, negative stigmas are plenty and prospects for success are few. Or are they? It depends on how you define “success.”
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Stony Brook 2015: A year in photos

Stony Brook 2015: A year in photos

The Statesman December 31, 2015
2015 was filled with diverse cultural events, student activism, and athletic upsets for Stony Brook. Here are our editors' picks of some of the year's most influential moments
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Graduating Stony Brook students decorated their caps for the 2015 commencement ceremony. BRIDGET DOWNES/STATESMAN FILE

Commencement 2015

Bridget Downes May 23, 2015
Stony Brook University conferred over 6,000 degrees at its fifty fifth annual commencement ceremony on Friday, May 22, 2015.
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A message from The Statesmans graduating editors

A message from The Statesman’s graduating editors

The Editorial Board May 12, 2015
The graduating members of The Statesman's editorial board grew with the University and experienced its best and most important moments.
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The Finish Four fund aims to increase four-year graduation (STATESMAN STOCK PHOTO)

Finish in Four funding will help students finish on time

Tejen Shah October 7, 2014
Stony Brook University has become one of the most well known and respected institutions in the country. Each year, the university admits a more accomplished and more competitive freshman class.
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Commencement 2014

The Statesman May 23, 2014
Stony Brook University celebrated it's 54th Commencement Ceremony at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium on Friday, May 23, 2014.
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Editorial: ending the year

The Editorial Board May 12, 2014
As the temperature warms up and flowers begin to bloom on campus, the sun is setting on another year at Stony Brook — and what a year it has been.
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Three artsy events: weekend edition

Chelsea Katz May 7, 2014
This weekend: a health food expo, a graduation celebration and the end of the Stony Brook Chamber Music Festival
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Editorial: Why is the university not providing more graduation tickets?

The Editorial Board May 6, 2014
As May 23 approaches, seniors are both excited and nervous to graduate. But many are also stressed about the limited amount of tickets we are given to distribute to family members on the big day.
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Graduation robes are overpriced

Anusha Mookherjee February 6, 2014
As a senior ready to graduate, excitement has quickly been replaced by anxiety and stress. Somehow, without the help of pretty much any advisors, I have gotten here after three and a half years. Being an out-of-state student, I always grumble listening to in-state students complain about the few thousand dollars their tuition is. Hello! Out-of-staters pay around $14,000 per semester. But as per Stony Brook tradition, what would be graduation without another pit for us to throw money into?
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Enrollment season highlights issues with registration process

Emily Benson November 21, 2013
As the fall semester comes to a close, that wonderful time of the year is coming the campus once again: Enrollment time. And I must say, there is nothing quite like the joy of sitting by your computer, refreshing your SOLAR account to make sure all your classes are still open only to have one close a minute before your registered enrollment time.
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