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The front of the Walter J. Hawrys Campus Recreation Center.ABIGAIL HENTZE/THE STATESMAN

Freezing temperatures expected at Stony Brook University

Jenna Zaza February 2, 2023
A cold front is approaching the Stony Brook area late Thursday evening and continuing into Friday, Feb. 3 with temperatures reaching as low as five degrees, according to the National Weather Service. 
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Shop Red West blocked off with caution tap.CHRISTINE KELLY/THE STATESMAN

Suspect arrested for burglary at Shop Red West

Sara Ruberg April 16, 2022
A suspect was arrested late Friday evening for the burglary that took place on Thursday morning at Shop Red West, according to Lawrence Zacarese, vice president for Enterprise Risk Management and chief security officer.
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Shop Red West blocked off with caution tap.CHRISTINE KELLY/THE STATESMAN

Police investigate burglary at Shop Red West

Sara Ruberg and Christine Kelley April 14, 2022
A burglary occurred at the campus bookstore around 4 a.m. on April 14. The University Police Department is investigating the incident with Suffolk County Police.
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Lauterbur Hall in Living Learning Community. Lauterbur is one of 19 buildings without a carbon monoxide detector. JOCELYN CRUZ / THE STATESMAN

SBU student faces 18 charges after police seize drugs in dorm room

Steven Keehner October 29, 2021
A SBU student was arrested and is now being charged on more than a dozen drug counts after authorities seized substances from his on-campus dorm room, according to Lawrence Zacarese, interim chief of the University Police Department.
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Police responding to a bomb threat in the chemistry building on RABIA GURSOY/THE STATESMAN

SBU police respond to potential bomb threat in the chemistry building

Alek Lewis January 14, 2021
Stony Brook University police responded to a call regarding a potential bomb threat in the chemistry building around 7:30 a.m. on Jan. 13. 
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Video: SBU distributes Moderna vaccine to frontline workers

Alek Lewis January 4, 2021
Stony Brook University started administering vaccines to workers prioritized by the New York State Department of Health’s first phase of vaccine distribution on Dec. 29 and 30.
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Students moving into their dorms at the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Students on campus must test negative before leaving for Thanksgiving break, SUNY Chancellor says

Brianne Ledda November 1, 2020
All students on SUNY campuses must test negative for COVID-19 within ten days before they leave for Thanksgiving break. SUNY campuses have until November 5 to submit a plan outlining their steps to close the fall semester. 
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Dr. Deborah Birx visits SBU to discuss university and hospital pandemic response

Dr. Deborah Birx visits SBU to discuss university and hospital pandemic response

Alek Lewis October 12, 2020
Dr. Deborah Birx, the United States Coronavirus Task Force Response Coordinator, visited Stony Brook University on Wednesday, Oct. 7 for roundtable discussions with students, faculty and hospital staff about the university’s response to COVID-19.
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Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon, Jr., pictured above, was invited to speak at an event hosted by the College Democrats on Monday, Feb. 26. Toulon is the first African American in Long Island history to hold the position. ERROL TOULON/FACEBOOK

New sheriff talks policy with College Democrats

Brianne Ledda February 27, 2018
The newly inaugurated sheriff of Suffolk County, Errol Toulon, discussed his policies and positions with Stony Brook students on Monday night at an event hosted by the College Democrats.
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Lawrence Zacarese. ZACARESE FOR SUFFOLK COUNTY SHERIFF/FACEBOOK

Suffolk County Sheriff’s election too close to call

Joseph Konig November 8, 2017
“We did not concede,” Herman wrote in a text.
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Assistant Chief of Police Lawrence M. Zacarese, above, SAHER JAFRI/STATESMAN FILE

Zacarese beats out Boyle in Suffolk County Republican primary

Joseph Konig September 13, 2017
Assistant Chief of Police and the Director of Campus Emergency Management Lawrence Zacarese came out on top against State Senator Philip Boyle in the Republican primary for Suffolk County sheriff on Tuesday night.
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Campus surveillance increases as crime continues to drop

Christopher Leelum March 30, 2015
The number of security cameras on campus has increased as part of a prolonged effort to deter crime, according to a Stony Brook University Senate report.
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