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A manipulated image of the Student Parking Sign at the Stony Brook Union. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Campus parking: Zero to $112 in one semester

Abbigail Stanley September 11, 2022
Not only did Stony Brook take away Chavez-Tubman parking, they also took away Mendelsohn, H Quad and free commuter parking, replacing it with commuter premium parking which requires a parking pass that students have to pay $112.50 per semester to use.
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Resident permit parking zone 5, next to ONeil. As part of new parking policy, zone 5 has expanded as of September 7.  SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

SBU to combine parking zones five and seven immediately, as failed protest gathered

Tim Giorlando September 8, 2021
On Tuesday, Sept. 7, Parking Services announced that residential parking zones five and seven will now be combined into one larger lot. The new zone now combines parking spaces in H, Mendelsohn, Chavez and Tubman communities.
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Students moving into their dorms at the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Undergraduate colleges and communities revamped for fall semester

Niki Nassiri September 5, 2021
Stony Brook’s undergraduate college system transformed from six learning communities to three new ones during the summer in preparation for the class of 2025.
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Stony Brook looks at parking improvements

Stony Brook looks at parking improvements

Brianne Ledda September 13, 2019
Stony Brook University’s Department of Transportation and Parking plans to hire a parking consultant firm to “identify both current and future parking needs and improvements,” according to a campus-wide email sent today
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Stony Brook lacks equality when it comes to bathroom locks

Alex DiNuzzo October 31, 2018
Gender inequality still exists at Stony Brook University; you can find it on the bathroom doors.
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Stony Brook Student Health Services offers mental health services through Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). Twenty-five percent of African Americans seek treatment for mental health issues, compared to 40 percent of white individuals. THE PEOPLE SPEAK!/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

Students discuss mental health for minorities

Abishek Chandrasekar September 27, 2018
Fernandez pointed out that minority patients often feel uncomfortable with therapists who don’t understand their culture, background and language. “If you can’t be fully understood at all levels, then how can you be healed?” she said.
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Stony Brook hosts freedom of speech community dialogue

Niki Nassiri September 20, 2018
The Center for Leadership and Service in H Quad was filled with contested debate on Monday, Sept. 17, as the Center for Civic Justice hosted its first community dialogue on freedom of speech.
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Harriman hall was the most recent building on campus to suffer a loos of power.MANJU SHIVACHARAN/THE STATESMAN

We deserve better than biweekly blackouts

Andrew Goldstein October 1, 2017
I should not need to lower my expectations for electrical power because the campus has “aging” equipment.
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Two Stony Brook students play music in the middle of Tabler quad during the blackout on Friday morning. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Lights out! Campus-wide blackout prompts dance party

Anna Correa September 3, 2017
A steam leak in the Administration Building caused an electrical interference that resulted in a blackout across main campus on Friday, Sept. 1, Assistant Chief of Police Eric Olsen said. The blackout started at 12:20 a.m. and lasting an hour.
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Students crowd a table at BeautyCon to create their own face masks from all natural ingredients. LUIS UIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

Beauty Con 2017 shows students how to pamper themselves

Antonia Brogna April 9, 2017
Beauty Con 2017 at the HDV and GLS Center on April 6 proved that taking care of yourself can be easy, fun and inexpensive.
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A server prepares food at West Side Dining.

CulinArt: A cost-benefit analysis

Scott Terwilliger March 29, 2017
All of this sounds spectacular, but why should we, as students, trust CulinArt?
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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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