The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman

79° Stony Brook, NY
The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman

The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman

Zoom is a video chat service many Stony Brook University students are using to learn remotely. Inappropriate content has interrupted class meetings during the first week learning remotely.SCREENSHOT OF ZOOM HOMEPAGE

Stony Brook classes suffer racist remarks, pornographic images in “zoom bombing” incidents

Maya Brown April 3, 2020
The Provost’s Office sent out a campus-wide email on Tuesday, March 31, to students, faculty and staff condemning “offensive and inappropriate content” in online classrooms after complaints.
Read Story
Libya lecture. MATTHEW YAN

Dartmouth professor discusses genocide and tourism under fascist Italy in Libya

Matthew Yan March 1, 2020
Graziella Parati discussed that agenda and the reasons behind it in her lecture, “Concentration Camps, Architectural Projects and Tourism in Italo Balbo’s Libya” on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at Stony Brook University.
Read Story
Dr. Zebulon Miletsky, an assistant professor of Africana Studies. MATTHEW YAN/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook professor tackles biracialism in Black History Month lecture

Matthew Yan February 23, 2020
Miletsky, who identifies as half-Jewish and half-black, hosted a lecture called “Interracialism: Biracials Learning About African American Culture” to tackle the storied history of what it means to be African American and biracial, Wednesday evening in the Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library’s Central Reading Room.
Read Story
The Provost lecture JAMES BOWEN/THE STATESMAN

University of Manchester Professor describes The Innocence Project

James Bowen February 9, 2020
Ian Burney, a history professor at the University of Manchester, visited the Charles B. Wang Center at Stony Brook University on Feb. 6 to raise awareness about the Innocence Project and “put our present-day understanding of the forensic pursuit of innocence in historical perspective.”
Read Story
PHOTO CREDIT: RACHEL EYLER

Bloomberg Businessweek editor examines campfire stories and emotion in ‘My Life As’ lecture

Ross O'Keefe October 27, 2019
Joel Weber, journalist and editor of Bloomberg Businessweek, spoke as part of the “My Life As” speaker series on Monday, Oct. 23. Weber graduated from the University of Oregon in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in journalism with an emphasis in magazine journalism
Read Story
Rutgers Professor Carla Yanni discusses the history of women in co-ed dormitories

Rutgers Professor Carla Yanni discusses the history of women in co-ed dormitories

Alissa Pabon October 16, 2019
Rutgers professor Carla Yanni spoke to Stony Brook students regarding the history of women and co-ed housing.
Read Story
Sufi Dances and Songs of Love returns to the Charles B. Wang Center

Sufi Dances and Songs of Love returns to the Charles B. Wang Center

Patrick Tuminski October 10, 2019
The Amir Vahab Ensemble performed at Stony Brook University’s Charles B. Wang Center this past Wednesday, Oct. 2. The performance included traditional Iranian and Turkish folk music and the samâ, known to many in the West as the Whirling Dervish Dance.
Read Story
Professor lectures on hostility towards immigrants

Professor lectures on hostility towards immigrants

Fanni Frankl September 27, 2019
A professor of philosphy from Strasbourg University gave a lecture at Harriman Hall regarding the history of hostility aimed at immigrants.
Read Story
President Stanley and Clarence Jones on Wednesday, May 1 in the Sidney Gelber Auditorium.  MAYA BROWN/THE STATESMAN

Clarence Jones lectures on the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Maya Brown May 4, 2019
Dr. Clarence Jones, a scholar writer in residence at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research & Education Institute at Stanford University and adjunct professor at the University of San Francisco, spoke as part of the Presidential Lecture Series on Wednesday, May 1.
Read Story
Dr. Ram Raju JUSTIN GOODRIDGE

Dr. Ram Raju gives commentary on America’s “two-tiered” healthcare system

Vincent Sparagna September 28, 2018
Senior Vice President and Community Health Investment Officer for Northwell Health, Dr. Ram Raju, spoke about the flaws in the United States’ health care system in a lecture at the Charles B. Wang Center Theater on Wednesday, Sept. 26
Read Story
Dinesh DSouza speaking at a lecture in the Sydney Gelber Auditorium in the SAC. . ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Dinesh D’Souza draws controversy at Stony Brook lecture

Mike Adams April 15, 2018
The Stony Brook College Republicans brought Dinesh D’Souza, conservative speaker and documentary filmmaker, to campus.
Read Story
A day in the life for many students at SBU. (STATESMAN STOCK PHOTO)

The day in the life of a Seawolf at the Brook

Jacob Shipkevich January 27, 2015
“Ring ring!” Off goes my infuriating alarm on my phone. It is only seven in the morning and all I can wish for is to prolong my slumber on this foreign bed.
Read Story
Load More Stories
Donate to The Statesman