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The logo for Stony Brooks Undergraduate Student Government (USG). STATESMAN FILE

VP of Equity & Inclusion addresses renaming Sanger Hall and campus concerns in USG meeting

Nistha Boghra September 26, 2021
Judith Brown Clarke addressed senators’ concerns about renaming Sanger Hall, and presented her department’s diversity initiatives and progress at the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) senator meeting on Sept. 16.
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The outside of the Stony Brook Union. SHAH ALI HAIDER SHANTO/THE STATESMAN

Student Union reopens on campus after three years of renovations

Maya Brown October 19, 2020
After three years of renovations and about $63.4 million spent, the new Union opened on campus this fall semester. The Union features three levels of newly designated areas including an office for the Center of Civic Justice, club space and an e-sports facility.
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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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President-elect addresses university senate for first time

Maya Brown May 11, 2020
“We are at a moment of great uncertainty and it is inspiring to see how the Stony Brook community has stepped forward to lead during this pandemic with conviction and purpose. I am proud to be a Seawolf.”
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Students walking outside of Stony Brook Universitys Student Activities Center (SAC).SARA RUBERG/ STATESMAN FILE

USG will partially refund student activity fee

Sherin Samuel May 1, 2020
USG Treasurer, Adrian Ortega, said during a USG senate meeting on April 2 that the Executive Council (EC) collectively voted on a range of $25 to $30 for the refund. 
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The outside of the administration building in March 2020. The RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

SBU will decide fate of fall semester by the end of June

Matina Douzenis, Gabby Pardo, and Brianne Ledda April 28, 2020
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to rage through New York and the world, Stony Brook University will let its students know its plans for the upcoming fall semester by June 30.
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The official banner for The State University of New York (SUNY).PUBLIC DOMAIN

SUNY distributes laptops to Stony Brook University students for online learning

Sherin Samuel April 22, 2020
“As of early last week, SUNY had shipped to Stony Brook 200 plus computers, as a result of students that indicated that they were without access,” Barnett said. 
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The Spirit of Stony Brook Marching Band performing at a football game in the fall of 2019. The marching band recently received new uniforms after wearing the older versions for 14 years. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

After a four-year process, SBU marching band sees new uniforms

Sean Gribbin February 2, 2020
The band finally brandished the fresh garb this past November. Until then, the band wore the original stock uniforms — often compared to The Nutcracker or toy soldiers — used since the band’s inception in 2006.
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Demonstrators march on campus in the Disability March Protest on April 10, 2019. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Students protest campus ADA violations

Mike Adams April 11, 2019
Nizam, along with around 80 other students and campus activists, gathered on Wednesday afternoon for a march to demand better accommodations for students with disabilities.
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Stony Brook University student Courtney Murphy, above, was confirmed missing by University Police on Nov. 7. UPD confirmed her safety earlier today. FACEBOOK

Missing student Courtney Murphy located and safe

Mahreen Khan November 9, 2017
Stony Brook University student Courtney Murphy, who has been missing since Sunday afternoon, has been found.
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From left to right, Veronica Fox, Eshani Goradia and Khairika Al Sinani won third, second and first place respectively in the SB Idol FInals. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Ten finalists sing for the title of Stony Brook Idol at Staller Steps

Justine Josue April 18, 2017
Khairika Al Sinani, a senior theatre major, won it all with her rendition of “Reflection” by Christina Aguilera.
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Stony Brook University students celebrate winning a heat at Roth Regatta on April 29, 2016. ERIC SCHMID/STATESMAN FILE

Roth Regatta wins “Your Best Campus Tradition” video competition

Anna Correa March 19, 2017
Stony Brook was named the winner of the National Association for Campus Activities’ 2017 “Your Best Campus Tradition” video competition, in honor of its annual Roth Regatta.
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