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Sigma Phi Delta Fraternity chapter put on interim suspension after allegations of sexual misconduct

Tim Giorlando September 17, 2022

The Beta-Eta Chapter of Sigma Phi Delta, the Social-Professional Engineering Fraternity at Stony Brook University, was placed on interim suspension on Sept. 16 after a student accused multiple members...

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The student section at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium minutes before the start of the football game against Delaware on Oct. 16, 2021. ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN

Empty bleachers: exploring Stony Brook students’ disinterest in sports

Jeremy Portnoy and Ethan Tam April 3, 2022
It should not be hard to regularly fill Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium’s 12,300 seats or Island Federal Arena’s 4,000 seats for sports games. Yet Stony Brook’s attendance numbers have remained low throughout the years.
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The outside of the administration building in March 2020. The RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

Three SBU fraternities suspended after allegations of sexual assault emerge on social media

Niki Nassiri July 8, 2020
In a series of social media posts on Instagram and Twitter, the victims detailed separate incidents in which the accused sexually assaulted them. Some victims also claim inaction by the Title IX and Student Engagement and Activities offices.
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Sisters of Stony Brooks chapter of the Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority. COURTESY OF ALPHA SIGMA ALPHA

Why Greek life is the best life

Gabby Pardo August 26, 2018
There are many different reasons people might join Greek life. Some join for the connections; some because they want that idea of brother or sisterhood; some want to expand their social circle. 
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Why our freshman 101 class makes an enormous impact

Gabby Pardo May 6, 2018
The class helped transition everyone to take a step out of their comfort zone and get strapped into the roller coaster we call college.
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Members of Stony Brooks LGBTQ* community are trying to create an all-inclusive Greek-lettered organization to campus. They intend for the organization to be inclusive to all genders, sexualities and races.  HEATHER KHALIFA/STATESMAN FILE

Students propose new LGBTQ Friendly Greek Organization

Gary Ghayrat May 6, 2018
Stony Brook students are trying to bring an all-inclusive Greek-lettered service organization dedicated to the LGBTQ community and its allies on campus, called a diaternity.
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Her Campus Guide helps to give girls the best college experience

Cameron Boon May 13, 2015
For female high school seniors, the creators of Her Campus have decided to create the perfect guide to smoothing out the kinks that adjusting to college life brings.
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Why we need fraternity houses

Tejen Shah November 13, 2014
If you are like 90 percent of the student population at Stony Brook University, chances are you have either been to or heard of a fraternity party.
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Fans enjoy tailgating tradition

Fans enjoy tailgating tradition

Kayla Jimenez October 7, 2013
Despite recent speculation regarding the possible cancellation of tailgate festivities for this season’s Homecoming game, Kenneth P. Lavalle stadium’s parking lot was filled with open trunks, the smell of barbeque, blasting tunes and Stony Brook red this past Saturday, Oct. 5.
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