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The logo for Stony Brooks Undergraduate Student Government (USG). STATESMAN FILE

Huntley Spencer commits to building strong relationships with students as the new USG president

Gabby Pardo September 27, 2020
Nearly 2,000 ballots were cast in the elections this year — a 10% increase in student body votes from last year. Spencer beat the opposing party’s candidate, senior political science and economics major Justin Ullman, by 426 votes, and another candidate, senior psychology major Vincent Ferrara, by 760 votes.
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The logo for Stony Brooks Undergraduate Student Government (USG). STATESMAN FILE

USG Elections: Initiatives from Executive Council candidates

Brianne Ledda March 31, 2019

President Shaheer Khan, SB United: Hire more CAPS staff who can speak with students in their native languages; increase USG transparency with meetings and social media posts; lower graduation...

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On Tuesday, March 26, USG candidates held a debate in the Student Activities Center. There are more than a half a dozen candidates are running. GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

Undergraduate Student Government candidates debate ahead of election

Brianne Ledda and Gary Ghayrat March 31, 2019
More than half a dozen candidates running for Undergraduate Student Government positions presented their initiatives and platforms on Tuesday, March 26 in the Student Activities Center.
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Red watch band PHOTO COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

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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A Stony Brook student rides a mechanical bull at the EOP Carnival in the Student Activities Center.

EOP Student Association hosts indoor carnival to destress before finals

Emily Norman May 2, 2017
The circus-themed event was organized by the Educational Opportunity Program Student Association to serve as a de-stressor for students in a time of impending final exams.
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Justine Josue, former USG Vice President of Communications resigned. STATESMAN FILE

Race for USG Executive Vice President will go into runoff election

Rebecca Liebson April 2, 2017
The new leaders of Stony Brook’s Undergraduate Student Government have been decided, with the exception of the race for executive vice president, which ended in a tie.
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Erica Ferer performing at Creative Explosion. EVAN YUSON/THE STATESMAN

Homecoming Court members showcase their talents at Creative Explosion

Lazaro Rivera October 16, 2016
The annual Stony Brook Creative Explosion was held on Oct. 13 at 8 p.m. in the Student Activities Center auditorium and showcased this year’s homecoming court’s talents.
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Students kick off Hispanic Heritage Month with opening ceremony

Students kick off Hispanic Heritage Month with opening ceremony

Chereese Cross and Lazaro Rivera October 9, 2016
The Latin American and Caribbean Studies Center kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month by hosting its 27th annual opening ceremony titled “Esta Es Nuestra Historia."
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 The Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra is made up of talented graduate music students from all over the world.  (KRYSTEN MASSA / THE STATESMAN)

High school orchestras visit Stony Brook for inspiration

Lazaro Rivera October 9, 2016
Every year, "Orchestra to Orchestra" allows high school student musicians to attend Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra concerts.
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In fall 2016, campus dining put together a showcase of updated and improved dining choices in response to student dissatisfaction with Sodexos service. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Campus Dining holds student media tasting

Lazaro Rivera September 25, 2016
Campus Dining hosted a food tasting event and tour for student media on Sept. 23 to show its response to student feedback.
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