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Snapshot of memo taken from article, Francis Evicts Grad Students From Tent City. STATESMAN FILE

From the Archives: Tent City: SBU’s historic GSO protest

Liam Noonan and Kelcie Eberharth January 19, 2023

Liam Noonan is an assistant archivist at The Statesman and a BA/MAT student in Stony Brook University's School of Professional Development. This article is co-written with aead archivist Kelcie Eberharth,...

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The United States Capitol Building. BRIANNE LEDDA/THE STATESMAN

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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Stony Brooks Administration Building in September 2018.  EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Student leadership report shows campus concerns for the upcoming semester

Claudia Motley August 16, 2020
In a report released in early July, unnamed representatives from the GSO and the USG expressed their experiences relating to COVID-19 last spring semester. The information came for two listening sessions conducted on June 17 and June 22.
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The Graduate School, located in the old Computer Science building.EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

SBU Graduate School waives the GRE test admissions requirement for the next two years

Alek Lewis July 21, 2020
Stony Brook University’s graduate school has waived the Graduate Record Examination General Test requirement for the next two years. Studies prove that potentially successful students with lower GRE scores may be denied entry into graduate programs.
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Seniors call virtual commencement a ‘slap in the face’

Brianne Ledda April 4, 2020
“It was like a slap in the face that they took our money for four years and can’t even make an effort to tell us that they plan on rescheduling it,” she said.
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The outside of the administration building after campus has shut down. RABIA GURSOY/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook cancels all events through May 15

Brianne Ledda March 21, 2020
"Program advisors will be following up with their respective organizations individually to provide further support and answer organization specific questions.”
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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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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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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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Cook Out PHOTO CREDIT: STONY BROOK COMMUTER

CSA hosts first cookout at the Staller Steps

Evelin Mercedes April 22, 2017
This was the first time the cookout took place and it left a crowd of Stony Brook students satisfied.
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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 29, 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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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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