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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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Homecoming King and Queen Jules Mayard, second from right, and Jaclyn Lattanza, third from right, were crowned during halftime at Stony Brooks Homecoming game. (MANJU SHIVACHARAN / THE STATESMAN)

Creative Explosion produces new royalty

Krysten Massa September 29, 2014
After a long week of Homecoming festivities Jules Mayard and Jaclyn Lattanza were finally announced as the homecoming king and queen on Saturday night during Homecoming.
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Seawolves show their spirit before Homecoming

Krysten Massa September 25, 2014
Stony Brook homecoming court got to show off their Seawolf spirit this past Tuesday night at the “Creative Explosion” in the SAC auditorium.
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During the Marijuana Fest in April 1975 students smoke, drink and dance around in Roth Quad. (DAVE RAZZLER/THE STATESMAN)

Alumni remember Earthstock, Regatta and spring concerts

Katherine Kurre April 29, 2013

Spring in Stony Brook is a time when students flock to the Staller Steps and professors hold classes outside. It is also the time of many campus traditions such as Roth Regatta, Strawberry Fest and...

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John Leddys Seven Year Band Career

John Leddy’s Seven Year Band Career

Yoon Seo Nam April 9, 2013
Director of Athletic Bands John Leddy is leaving Stony Brook University after seven years.
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John Leddy will continue to work part-time with the band after his position has been filled. (YOON SEO NAM/ THE STATESMAN)

Director of Athletic Bands to retire at the end of semester

Mike Seeley April 8, 2013

  When the Stony Brook University Marching Band plays its first event next semester, there will be new faces. One face, however, will stand out among the new members of the ensemble, because...

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The Seawolves left campus Wednesday for Omaha with a fitting farewell from the campus community. (David OConnor / The Statesman)

Stony Brook baseball departs for Omaha

David O'Connor June 13, 2012
The Stony Brook Seawolves baseball team left Wednesday morning for Omaha where they will play in the College World Series.
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