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A map of Stony Brook University marked with the locations of crimes that occurred on campus from Friday, Oct. 20 to Sunday Oct. 29. ILLUSTRATED BY BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

SBU Crime Watch: Jan. 25 – March 24

Mariam Guirgis, Assistant News Editor April 5, 2024

All reports are taken directly from the University Police Department and cannot be independently verified by The Statesman.  On Thursday, Jan. 25, there was a report of a missing Apple watch in...

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The Toll Lot, outside of Tubman Hall. As of the Fall 2021 semester, the lot is reserved for faculty. TIM GIORLANDO/ THE STATESMAN

New parking policies leaves students enraged as administration remains dismissive

Tim Giorlando September 5, 2021
A sea of vehicles line the parking lot outside of Chavez and Tubman residential halls. Littered in variety, it seems simple to find a spot — if you are a faculty member.
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The outside of Kelly Quad in West Campus. Students living on campus still have access to the food pantry, which has adjusted to social distancing. SHAH ALI HAIDER SHANTO/THE STATESMAN

SBU dining halls and food pantry adjust for social distancing

Brianne Ledda and Claudia Motley April 2, 2020
Stony Brook University’s food pantry is taking online orders from students on campus today between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. An email containing a request form was already sent to residents.
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The outside of Kelly Quad in West Campus. Students living on campus still have access to the food pantry, which has adjusted to social distancing. SHAH ALI HAIDER SHANTO/THE STATESMAN

Q&A for students moving off campus

Brianne Ledda March 17, 2020
On March 17, an announcement was made stating that students would be required to move off-campus immediately, so The Statesman asked Stony Brook officials for more information.
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SBU fails to promise students a “Far Beyond” experience

Noah Brigham September 15, 2019
Every day at Stony Brook, each and every one of us is bombarded by signage: “Far Beyond.” The message from the university to its student body: If you strive for success, Stony Brook will propel you towards it. The university has fallen short on their end of the bargain.
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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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Convenience store at West undergoes construction

Emily Selleck September 9, 2018
The West Side Dining convenience store is more than tripling in size as it undergoes a major renovation but is not expected to open until the Spring semester.
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Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. in the moment he exits the Administration building to greet the demonstrators. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/STATESMAN FILE

My reflections on dinner with President Stanley

Gabby Pardo February 18, 2018
On Monday, Feb. 12, I had the exclusive opportunity to have a real dinner with President Stanley and other university executives. I didn't expect him to be such a good listener.
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Dr. Michael Schrimpff leads a nature walk through the Ashley Schiff Preserve on Stony Brook Universitys campus in honor of Earthstock. STEPHANIE YUVIENCO/THE STATESMAN

Earthstock’s guided nature walk highlights importance of campus preserve

Stephanie Yuvienco April 23, 2017
Friends of the Ashley Schiff Preserve is a nonprofit organization that maintains the preserve and advocates for its permanent protection.
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Campus Dining / Megan Miller / Campus Dining

Going hungry to stay on budget: meal plans not enough for nutrition needs

Megan Miller February 3, 2015
Eating one meal a day is unhealthy, but for more than half of resident undergraduate students at Stony Brook University, a balanced diet may mean an unbalanced budget.
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Police Blotter for the week of Monday, Aug. 25

Police Blotter for the week of Monday, Aug. 25

Kelly Frevele September 9, 2014

On Monday, August 25, one man was referred for smoking marijuana in Benedict College. On Monday, August 25, four subjects smoking marijuana in a vehicle were referred in Kelly Quad. On Monday,...

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Construction on new dorm building on John S. Toll Drive at Stony Brook University began in June. The new housing will add 759 beds to accommodate more students. (HEATHER KHALIFA / THE STATESMAN)

Students share thoughts on dorm living at Stony Brook

Jasmine Blennau July 18, 2014
When freshmen apply for housing, they are divided into quads based on areas of interest called Undergraduate Colleges (UGCs). The purpose is to bring together students who share similar interests.
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