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Kono and Patrick Leahy shake hands and paw at the Sex and Relationships photoshoot. STANLEY ZHENG/THE STATESMAN

Patrick Leahy: the Stony Brook campus “dog guy”

Mariam Guirgis, Assistant News Editor April 29, 2024
Veteran Patrick Leahy has been labeled by students on campus as the “dog guy,” as he can be found around campus with a big American Akita named Kono.
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The exterior of West Side Dining at Stony Brook University in 2022. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

First female FSA executive director appointed

Nayden Villorente April 13, 2023
FSA Executive director Diana Kubik is already rolling out new changes for the Stony Brook community.
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Stony Brook Universitys campus on Feb. 1 after a snowstorm. Classes will SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Update: SBU cancels classes after Nor’easter puts Suffolk in a state of emergency

Alek Lewis February 1, 2021
Stony Brook University has canceled all classes and events before 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 2 out of an abundance of caution for the current nor’easter.
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Stony Brook University banner during Jan. 2021.RABIA GURSOY/THE STATESMAN

All classes canceled ahead of impending snowstorm

Brianne Ledda January 31, 2021
Stony Brook University has canceled all classes and events on Monday, Feb. 1 ahead of an impending snowstorm, according to a campus-wide email.
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Outside of the Stony Brook University Hospital. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook University Hospital requests medical equipment donations from the community

Meenu Johnkutty March 24, 2020
Stony Brook University Hospital is accepting community donations for personal protective equipment (PPE), including face shields, N95 3M 1860 masks, protective eyewear, goggles, disinfectant wipes or hand sanitizer. 
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Rabbi Joseph Topek is the Director of the Stony Brook Hillel Foundation. He will be retiring this year after working for the Hillel Foundation for 37 years. ANNA COREA/THE STATESMAN

Hillel Foundation Director is retiring after 37 years at the university

Anna Correa May 5, 2019
At the end of a long work day running the Jewish campus organization Hillel, fundraising, supervising faculty, working with a Board of Directors and interacting with alumni, Rabbi Joseph Topek walks out of his office and goes straight to the coat hanger to put on his Texas Longhorn cap on top of his bright red Stony Brook yarmulke.
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Stony Brook Stitchers help stitch up patient spirits

Erika Peters September 17, 2018
Stony Brook Stitchers is a volunteer group that donateshandmade items its members sew, knit and crochet to patients with physical, emotional and spiritual needs.
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STORIFY: Storm causes deluge of problems for SBU, surrounding area

Arielle Martinez August 4, 2015
SBU canceled all classes before 11 a.m. and delayed opening its offices after an early morning thunderstorm caused a power outage and left downed trees and wires campus.
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Evan Artza, a senior psychology major, smokes a cigarette outside of the Javits Lecture Center. Stony Brook forbids smoking within 25 feet of any on-campus building. MEGAN MILLER / THE STATESMAN

Campus briefing: USG discusses tobacco-free campus

Arielle Martinez March 30, 2015
The USG Senate discussion regarding tobacco came in the midst of a SUNY-wide effort to ban tobacco use, including smoking and chewing tobacco, on all SUNY campuses.
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University enters contract with Island Federal Credit Union

Arielle Martinez October 28, 2014
Stony Brook University has entered a ten-year with Island Federal Credit Union that will give the credit union title sponsorship for the Stony Brook Arena and the Stony Brook Film Festival.
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Police blotter for the week of Monday, Feb. 17

Ashleigh Sherow February 27, 2014

Harassment: On Monday, Feb. 17, there was harassment at Sanger College. On Monday, Feb. 17, there was aggravated harassment at Humanities. On Wednesday, Feb. 19, there was harassment at the Long Island...

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