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Stony Brook University student Courtney Murphy, above, was confirmed missing by University Police on Nov. 7. UPD confirmed her safety earlier today. FACEBOOK

Missing Student: Courtney Murphy, last seen on campus Sunday

Mahreen Khan November 7, 2017
Journalism student Courtney Murphy has officially been reported missing, according to Stony Brook University Assistant Chief of Police Eric Olsen.
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Peter Baigent, above, was the Vice Prisedent for Student Affairs. He passed away. ,em>PHOTO COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

VP for Student Affairs passes away, leaving behind legacy

Rawson Jahan and Mahreen Khan October 2, 2017
Vice President for Student Affairs Peter Baigent passed away on the morning of Sunday, Oct. 1, according to an email sent to the campus community Sunday evening.
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Opinions editor Andre Goldstein consults the AP Stylebook regarding the Oxford comma. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Pausing to appreciate the Oxford comma

Andrew Goldstein September 24, 2017
Tess Stepakoff, assistant copy chief – “Heck yeah, AP style should have the Oxford comma!”
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Stony Brook Laufer Center for Physical and Quantitative Biology. LUCCA.AGOZZINO/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY-SA 4.0

Researchers propose mechanism to help explain origins of life

Gary Ghayrat September 10, 2017
Researchers from Stony Brook University’s Laufer Center for Physical and Quantitative Biology proposed a mechanism that could help explain the origins of life.
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Faculty development center to take School of Journalism space

Faculty development center to take School of Journalism space

Mahreen Khan September 10, 2017
The School of Journalism will be losing access to its present equipment room space come Jan. 1, 2018.
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Accident on South and Nicholls JOSEPH KONIG/THE STATESMAN

Car accident on Nicolls Road puts four in the hospital

Mahreen Khan September 6, 2017
At roughly 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, a collision occurred between an Stony Brook Volunteer Ambulance Corps ambulance and another vehicle on Nicolls Road.
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A server prepares food at West Side Dining.
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CulinArt beats out Aramark as new campus dining vendor

Mahreen Khan May 7, 2017
The FSA Board of Directors has chosen CulinArt to serve as the university’s new west campus dining provider.
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Associate professor Sonia Harmand, above, ... LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

Professor named one of 50 most influential French by Vanity Fair

Michaela Kilgallen and Mahreen Khan February 12, 2017
Vanity Fair France has named Sonia Harmand, an associate professor, one of the 50 most influential French in the world.
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A view of the TWA Flight Center building at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. PHEEZY/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

GSO president reportedly detained at JFK under travel ban

Mahreen Khan January 29, 2017
Stony Brook graduate student and GSO President Vahideh Rasekhi was reportedly detained at JFK International Airport on Saturday under President Donald Trump’s executive order.
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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

FSA seeks proposals for new food service provider

Mahreen Khan January 16, 2017
After an 18-month partnership with global food vendor Sodexo, the Faculty Student Association at Stony Brook University has decided to initiate a request for proposals bid.
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A cigarrette on the Stony Brook Campus in 2013. The university enacted a smoking ban on Jan. 1 2016. KATE CHRISA/STATESMAN FILE

Smoking ban shows success, Stanley considers citations

Michaela Kilgallen and Mahreen Khan November 27, 2016
Nearly 11 months after the Stony Brook University administration banned the use of all tobacco products on campus, students are starting to notice results.
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East Side Dining official opening Nov. 14

East Side Dining official opening Nov. 14

Mahreen Khan November 13, 2016
East Side Dining will be hosting its grand opening Nov. 14, presenting a number of new food court style options.
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