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Students leave the Port Jefferson-Stony Brook University shuttle bus on Thursday, March, 7. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook University and Port Jefferson partner on new shuttle bus

Brianne Ledda March 9, 2019
Stony Brook University’s shuttle to Port Jefferson made its inaugural trip on Thursday March 7, marking the beginning of a new pilot program.
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Remember the work that went into winning Labor Day

Mike Adams September 3, 2018
If you got up on Sunday without an alarm and without trudging off to work in a coal mine, it’s because labor unions fought for your right to a weekend.
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Students during an involvement fair. NINA LIN/STATESMAN FILE

Back-to-school advice from our editors to new students

Gabby Pardo September 2, 2018
Now that Labor Day has passed and the semester is really getting underway, my fellow editors and I thought it was a good time to share our hard-won experience on how to handle life at Stony Brook.
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Bicycles buried in snow in front of Toscanini College. ERIC SCHMID/STATESMAN FILE

Spring break should fall on a different week

Andrew Goldstein March 25, 2018
This was the third spring break in a row where there was a snowstorm that elicited an email from Stony Brook Emergency Management. Spring break wasn’t even during spring.
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The Atlanta Falcons, above, face the New England Patriots on Sunday Feb. 5 for Super Bowl LI.

The day after the Super Bowl should be a college holiday

Jager Robinson February 5, 2017
The Super Bowl isn’t just a time for football fans to watch a big game and drink, it’s actually one of the best natural breaks in a semester.
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Sundas Shafique, sophomore biology major, and David Jiang, health science major, get ready to stick themselves to a velcro wall at Cirque du Brook. TAYLOR HA/THE STATESMAN

Cirque Du Brook

The Statesman September 7, 2015
Cirque du Brook is the last Weekend Life Council event on campus before the start of the Labor Day weekend. Check out our coverage of the games offered at the carnival.
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Alcohol and partying have come to define modern day college life. (JESSICA DESAMERO / THE STATESMAN)

Cuomo cracks down on underage drinking ahead of Labor Day

Brittany Bernstein August 31, 2015
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday that there will be a crackdown on underage drinking and fake IDs across the state.
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