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Alcohol and partying have come to define modern day college life. (JESSICA DESAMERO / THE STATESMAN)

Low levels of alcohol consumption still pose health risk, research shows

Kevin Sousa February 5, 2023
New research reveals that drinking even small amounts of alcohol can pose a serious health risk, raising concerns over college students’ awareness of the perils of alcohol consumption.
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The rising popularity of the e-cigarette Juul on LI

Rosemary An January 14, 2019
Unlike other e-cigarette companies that purport to help users quit smoking traditional cigarettes, Juul sales have risen meteorically since its launch.
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Red Watch Band wins Community Youth Leadership Award

Evelin Mercedes October 27, 2018
Stony Brook’s Red Watch Band (RWB) CARE Team received the Community Youth Leadership Award last month from the Caron Foundation, an organization aimed at transforming the lives of people affected by drug or alcohol addiction.
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Clubs struggle to roll with the punches as hiccups block budget applications

Clubs struggle to roll with the punches as hiccups block budget applications

Chelsea Katz July 18, 2014
Channeling one’s inner Bruce Lee is not cheap. It requires gloves, kicking pads and body guards. It is something that Stony Brook’s Martial Arts Association knows first-hand.
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Off-campus party sparks response from university

Katherine Kurre May 1, 2014
Eight university clubs and organizations have been temporarily suspended for their possible involvement with a house party that occurred on April 12 on Stony Brook Road and incited police response.
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Relay for Life raises over $40K for American Cancer Society

Joe Malone April 29, 2014
Stony Brook students pulled a different kind of all-nighter for 12 hours this past weekend. From Saturday, April 26 at 6 p.m. into Sunday, April 27, students occupied the Campus Recreation Fields for the fourth annual Relay for Life event and raised $42,741 for the American Cancer Society.
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USG Executive Council: promises made and promises kept

The Statesman April 8, 2014
Last year, the Undergraduate Student Government executive council candidates pledged to make several changes to improve campus life. The Statesman reexamined those platforms to see if those candidates upheld their promises.
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Campus briefing: USG condemns university’s broad-based fees advertising

Arielle Martinez April 8, 2014
The Undergraduate Student Government Senate unanimously passed a resolution Thursday evening in which it condemns the university’s lack of advertising of the proposed broad-based fee increases that will take effect in the 2014-2015 school year. The resolution, which was proposed by Vice President of Communications & Public Relations Mario Ferone, is a reaction to the open forum discussion on broad-based fees that was hosted by the university on the afternoon of April 2 in the Student Activities Center (SAC) Auditorium.
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Campus briefing: SBU American Sign Language Club gains USG recognition

Arielle Martinez April 1, 2014
In the first meeting after the spring break, the Undergraduate Student Government Senate officially recognized the American Sign Language Club in a last-minute agenda item after Vice President of Clubs & Organization Kerri Mahoney forgot to propose the motion for a Senate vote before the open agenda period of the meeting.
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Campus briefing: assembly delegation set

Peter Chen March 4, 2014
Vice President of Clubs and Organizations Kerri Mahoney was elected to serve on the Stony Brook delegation to the State University of New York Student Assembly spring conference at the Undergraduate Student Government Senate meeting on Feb. 27.
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