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Far Beyond signage in the Academic Mall.  EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Editorial: Reflecting on two years of COVID-19

The Editorial Board March 26, 2022
Editorial: The Statesman has extensively covered the pandemic. Even though we were all going through these changes at the same time, our experiences were all unique. These are our tales.
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A graphic of text messages demonstrating red flags. GRAPHIC BY KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN

VIDEO: SBU students identify “red flags” in toxic relationships

Raymond Wilson March 7, 2022
The Statesman reporter Maya Brown goes around campus and finds out what "red flags" Stony Brook students have experienced in toxic relationships.
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A graphic of text messages demonstrating red flags. GRAPHIC BY KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN

“Red flags” indicate unhealthy behavior that leads to a toxic relationship

Maya Brown March 7, 2022
While every relationship has its trials, experts say a toxic relationship is one that is consistently unpleasant and affects a person’s health and well-being.
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A headshot of SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras.  PUBLIC DOMAIN

Pressure builds on SUNY chancellor to resign

Maya Brown and Steven Keehner December 6, 2021
The SUNY Student Assembly executive board called on SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras to resign in a press release on Dec. 3 after transcripts revealed vulgar statements directed at a former aide who accused former Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment.
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Outside of the West Apartment building A. Students living in West apartments building B will be relocated to building A.  JOCELYN CRUZ / THE STATESMAN

West C Apartment residents forced to relocate to West A due to “necessary renovations”

Maya Brown November 5, 2021
Students living in West C Apartments are being forced to relocate to West A starting in two weeks due to “necessary renovations” being done to the residential building.
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The Stony Brook University sign on Main Campus.

Survey results reveal lack of transparency from administration and general concern of campus conditions

Maya Brown October 6, 2021
The Statesman asked students to express their concerns and opinions about the University's current state, including administration, students and professors, for our “State of the University” special issue. About 84 students accepted the challenge, and the results are below.
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Turning Point protest at Stony Brook Univeristy on Sept. 12,2021.  TIM GIORLANDO/ THE STATESMAN

Ideologies clash as Turning Point USA protest arrives to SBU campus

Maya Brown and Steven Keehner September 13, 2021
About 200 people from Turning Point USA (TPUSA), the New York Young Republican Club, the Long Island Loud Majority and surrounding community members gathered around the fountain at the Academic Mall on Sunday, Sept. 12, to protest mandatory vaccines.
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SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras joined the Stony Brook Union ribbon cutting celebration.Maya Brown/THE STATESMAN

SUNY Chancellor comments on vaccination requirements during Union ceremony

Maya Brown August 27, 2021
On Wednesday, Aug. 25, the State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor Jim Malatras came to Stony Brook University for the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the newly-rebuilt Student Union.
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Students signing in to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. The university has paused their administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. RABIA GURSOY/THE STATESMAN

SBU pauses distribution of Johnson & Johnson vaccine; adds new vaccination opportunities

Maya Brown and Sara Ruberg April 13, 2021
Stony Brook University has paused distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to students and employees due to concerns about potential negative side effects.
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A screenshot of the homepage for the Center for Clean Water Technology. SCREENSHOT OF WWW.STONYBROOK.EDU/CLEANWATER/

New update to septic system will remove nitrogen and dioxane from Long Island water

Maya Brown April 3, 2021
Stony Brook University’s Center for Clean Water Technology (CCWT) has revealed an updated septic system that removes water contaminants at a high rate. 
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The logo for Stony Brooks Undergraduate Student Government (USG). STATESMAN FILE

USG Executive Council candidates outline their priorities for ongoing election

Alek Lewis and Maya Brown March 31, 2021
The candidates for the Executive Council of Stony Brook University’s Undergraduate Student Government debated their platforms on March 26. Elections started on SBEngaged on March 29 and will be held until April 2 at noon.
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Business, Healthcare and Human Services job fair in 2019. MAYA BROWN/STATESMAN FILE

Internships are just as important as classes

Matt Venezia March 29, 2021
#OPINION Every student needs classes in order to complete their degree. Obviously, this isn't breaking news — if you look at your major's degree completion criteria, you'll notice that they're mostly made up of classes.
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