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Masks of different colors and patterns. Face masks and coverings are required on Stony Brook Universitys campus. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook University to lift mask mandate following New York guidance

Tim Giorlando February 28, 2022
Stony Brook University (SBU) is set to lift its indoor mask mandate on Wednesday, March 2, following new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and New York state guidelines announced last week.
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Professor Shoshana Hershkowitz sends a masked-up selfie after her choral practice on Thursday night, September 1, 2021. AMY SHELDON / THE STATESMAN

As in-person teaching resumes, Stony Brook faculty harbor safety concerns

Amy Sheldon October 10, 2021
Stony Brook University’s almost 2,000 faculty members returned to campus this semester with all the back-to-school teaching essentials: lesson plans, books and masks. For those returning, this transition has generated an array of feelings.
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Professor Paolo Celli teaching CIV 310, Structural Engineering. CAMRON WANG

Reconnected: Stony Brook community reunites after over a year of virtual campus environment

Viola Flowers September 10, 2021
Stony Brook is transitioning back to an environment centered around in-person learning and face-to-face social events during fall 2021, providing long-awaited relief to many students on campus.
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A sign put up on Staller steps in order to warn students to wear masks and to remain six feet apart. RABIA GURSOY /THE STATESMAN

Conflicting responses: Stony Brook’s COVID-19 policy should be re-evaluated

Benjamin Joffe September 8, 2021
#OPINION: With a student population 99% vaccinated, Stony Brook University must reflect the latest scientific data by pushing vaccination, allowing for a transition away from masks.
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A sign put up on Staller steps in order to warn students to wear masks and to remain six feet apart. RABIA GURSOY /THE STATESMAN

As local COVID-19 rate increases, Stony Brook restores campus mask mandate

Niki Nassiri August 12, 2021
Stony Brook University is requiring students, staff and faculty to wear masks indoors regardless of vaccination status until at least Sept. 7th.
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The New Campus Look

The New Campus Look

Rabia Gursoy September 4, 2020
The Stony Brook University campus takes new measures to adhere to social distancing guidelines and other COVID-19 precautionary regulations
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The streets of Manhattan, New York during August 2020. Stony Brook University students were forced to leave campus housing for the remainder of the fall 2020 semester.CINDY MIZAKU/THE STATESMAN

A New Yorker’s view on five ever-changing months

Gerta Mucollari August 23, 2020
#OPINION Gerta Mullacori, a junior studying biology at Stony Brook University, recounts how the last five months have affected her life as a New Yorker. She also details how the COVID-19 pandemic changed her neighborhood of Ridgewood, Queens.
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The Science Fiction forum performs scenes from classic films

Mike Seeley March 3, 2013
The Science Fiction Forum held a sci-fi and horror themed masquerade ball Thursday night. Students ate, mingled, danced and viewed a shadow cast performance of a scene from “The Lion King” and “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”.
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