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Approximately 40-50 students gather on the Staller Steps to spend the night there protesting. Students have tarps, blankets and pillows. SKY CRABTREE/THE STATESMAN

Breaking news updates: Sb4Palestine organizes Gaza solidarity encampment on Staller Steps

Mariam Guirgis and Sky Crabtree April 30, 2024

This is a breaking news story. The Statesman will provide updates as they become available. Stony Brook University students are gathering on the steps of Staller Center for Arts to establish the...

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Students participating in a Pro-Palestine demonstration on Stony Brook Universitys campus Tuesday March, 26. SKY CRABTREE/THE STATESMAN

Faculty pen open letter calling for accountability after arrests

Sky Crabtree, Assistant News Editor April 9, 2024
A group of faculty members have authored an open letter to the Stony Brook administration, accusing the University of criminalizing free speech and peaceful protest.
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Arrested student speaks out following emergency protest

Arrested student speaks out following emergency protest

Mariam Guirgis, Assistant News Editor March 30, 2024

  Following the arrests of nine Stony Brook University students in a student-led pro-Palestine protest that took place on Tuesday, March 26, faculty members held an emergency protest the following...

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One of the posters shown during the Oct. 22 protest. There have been multiple protests all over campus.  CHRISTINA MARIE MARIANI/THE STATESMAN

How the Israel-Palestine conflict is playing out at SBU: a deeper look

Sonya Gugliara and Mariam Guirgis November 16, 2023
Major U.S. cities and college campuses are speaking out about the conflict taking place in Gaza and Israel, and Stony Brook University is no different.
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Stony Brook Hospital on an afternoon. The University swiftly TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook professors rally around right to free speech

Mariam Guirgis April 23, 2023
Stony Brook University professor Anna Hayward received a public denunciation from the University after posting a controversial social media comment about a police-involved shooting. In response, a group of eight faculty members held a teach-in about the policing of free speech.
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