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The Toll Lot, outside of Tubman Hall. As of the Fall 2021 semester, the lot is reserved for faculty. TIM GIORLANDO/ THE STATESMAN

New parking policies leaves students enraged as administration remains dismissive

Tim Giorlando September 5, 2021
A sea of vehicles line the parking lot outside of Chavez and Tubman residential halls. Littered in variety, it seems simple to find a spot — if you are a faculty member.
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Snow falls on the Academic Mall outside of the Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library on Dec. 1. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

SBU scientist predicts short winters, heavy storms for Long Island

Niki Nassiri December 5, 2019
The winter season may become shorter, but storms and floods will hit the East Coast harder than ever due to climate change, Edmund K.M. Chang, a professor in the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) at Stony Brook University, hypothesized in a study on winter storms.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo on campus in the Student Activities Center on April 11, 2019. Cuomo announced that all non-essential workers must stay home. GARY GHAYRAT/STATESMAN FILE

Governor Cuomo visits SBU to discuss NY state budget

Rebecca Liebson April 12, 2019
He went on to outline several infrastructure projects aimed at stimulating the local economy, including $10 million for downtown revitalization, $131 million for the Nassau Hub and $55 million for the Ronkonkoma Hub.
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A Long Island Railroad train on the Ronkonkoma branch in 2008. The section of the LIRR between Farmingdale and Ronkonkoma carries 48,000 riders every weekday. WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY-SA 3.0

LIRR opens new double tracks ahead of schedule

Joe McQueen October 1, 2018
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the completion of the Long Island Rail Road Double Track Project a year ahead of schedule on Sept. 21.
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Delays are expected on the Long Island Rail Road.LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

LIRR suspended between Smithtown and Port Jefferson

Joseph Konig April 18, 2018
Train service is suspended in both directions between Smithtown and Port Jefferson “due to a track condition near Stony Brook,” the Long Island Rail Road announced on Twitter.
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A counter girl prepares an order at a french bakery. OPEN-ARMS/FLICKR VIA CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Every college student should have experience in a customer service job

Gabby Pardo March 25, 2018
Having small customer service jobs before starting your true career allows you to experiment and discover your work habits.
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A dorm room at Stony Brook University. A double room in Roosevelt Quad is 176 square feet, which means in a triple each person gets about 58.5 square feet of space. SYLWIA TUZINOWSKA/STATESMAN FILE

Being Tripled My First Semester was a Nightmare

Gabby Pardo February 13, 2018
A double room in my quad is 176 square feet. If you do the math, that’s about 58.7 square feet per person, aka the size of a large dog kennel.
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Cabo Fresh is one off-campus eatery that offers Stony Brook students a discount with their student ID. ERIC SCHMID/THE STATESMAN

The off-campus perks of having Wolfie Wallet

Chereese Cross October 20, 2016
Your student ID is more than just a card with your name, ID number and a picture you may no longer look like.
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LIRR on-time performance at worst level since 2000

LIRR on-time performance at worst level since 2000

Nikita Ramos and Chris Gaine March 23, 2016
The Long Island Rail Road’s on-time performance has regressed for the fourth consecutive year, according to its annual operating report in February.
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A snow plow clears snow in front of the Island Federal Credit Union in Jan. 2016.CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/STATESMAN FILE

Winter Storm Jonas freezes campus activities

Arielle Martinez January 23, 2016
Winter Storm Jonas moved into the New York area over the weekend as hundreds of students moved into their residence halls for the start of the Spring 2016 semester.
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Police blotter for the week of Monday, Oct. 20

Kelly Frevele October 30, 2014

On Monday, Oct. 20 a gym bag was reported stolen from the running track. The case is now closed. On Monday, Oct. 20 an individual was issued a summons for speeding and a referral for marijuana at...

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Police Blotter for the week of Monday, Oct. 13

Kelly Frevele October 23, 2014

On Monday, Oct. 13, a window broken by a rock was reported in Schick College. The case is now closed. On Monday, Oct. 13, a bus driver reported being harassed by a man at the Long Island Rail Road...

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