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The parking lot adjacent to Kenneth P. Lavalle stadium.ABIGAIL HENTZE/THE STATESMAN

Shawn Heilbron’s contract still has not been renewed

Mike Anderson April 23, 2023
This past academic year, questions were raised regarding the contract situations of two head coaches of marquee Stony Brook University teams. The irony in it all is that Director of Athletics Shawn Heilbron — the man negotiating these contracts — is working without one himself.
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Head coach Chuck Priore in Stony Brook footballs season opener. Priore is currently in the last year of his contract. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

2022 is a make or break year for Stony Brook’s Chuck Priore

Mike Anderson September 4, 2022
As the second football head coach in Stony Brook history, Priore has helped transform the program from a state of mediocrity into one of respectability. However, the 62-year-old coach is now in the final year of a contract extension from 2018.
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Harvey Weinstein in 2015. The film producer has been accused of sexual misconduct by dozens of women. THOMAS HAWK/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

Silence around sexual harassment pervades Hollywood

Thomas James October 29, 2017
In an industry that explores human nature through stories onscreen, it’s the offscreen actions by people with power in the entertainment industry that reveal its dark nature.
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It was announced on Jan. 20, 2017 via email that Dean of Students Timothy Ecklund, above, had left Stony brook University.  MEGAN MILLER /STATESMAN FILE

Editorial: SBU students deserve the truth on Dean Ecklund’s departure

The Editorial Board January 29, 2017
University policy should not be used as means to camouflage information. It is the right of the student body to understand why Dean Ecklund left.
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Seawolves Town will bring new tailgating experience to SBU

“Seawolves Town” will bring new tailgating experience to SBU

Kunal Kohli August 29, 2015
The east side of LaValle Stadium’s parking lot will become “the prime tailgating location during Seawolves football game days,” according to a news release from Athletics.
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Stony Brook Arena serves as new home for Athletics

Andrew Eichenholz September 24, 2014
Fans of Stony Brook athletics can say goodbye to the intimate confines of the 1,700-seat Pritchard Gymnasium. The Seawolves are heading back to Stony Brook Arena.
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Shawn Heilbron introduced as Stony Brook’s new athletic director

Joe Galotti May 15, 2014
After a nationwide search that took nearly six months, Stony Brook has finally found its new athletic director.
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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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Stony Brook hires Shawn Heilbron as new Athletic Director

Joe Galotti May 9, 2014
After a nationwide search that took nearly six months, Stony Brook has finally found their new Athletic Director. Shawn Heilbron.
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Editorial: hiding the truth is more damaging to SBU’s reputation

The Editorial Board December 3, 2013
The lack of answers has caused rampant speculation. At this point, the rumors are likely to be more detrimental to the school’s image than the truth. The public often interprets hidden information as guilt.
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Seawolves finish 2-2 in 2K Sports Classic

Jason Mazza November 25, 2013
Stony Brook Men’s Basketball competed in the 2K Sports Classic this weekend at its sub-regional location in Detroit, Mich. Stony Brook finished the tournament 2-1 with wins over Detroit in 3OT and Florida Atlantic. Jameel Warney was named the tournament MVP and Anthony Jackson also received all tournament honors.
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Jim Fiore: the man behind Seawolves nation

Jim Fiore: the man behind Seawolves nation

Mike Daniello November 24, 2013
The main man behind the biggest controversy at Stony Brook in a few years is former Athletic Director Jim Fiore. He was bought out Tuesday night by the school for $800,000, covering the remaining 31 months on his contract. There are many speculations as to the rationale behind his firing, but none have been confirmed yet.
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