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This year’s meal plans: Everything you need to know about dining on campus

Sky Crabtree September 1, 2023
Stony Brook University’s Faculty Student Association (FSA) has announced changes to the dining system for the 2023-2024 academic year.
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SUNY students petition for partial refunds

Claudia Motley March 18, 2020
Stony Brook University, which told students to move off-campus on March 17, will offer partial refunds.
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A buffet style fruit bar at West Side Dining. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

CulinArt welcomes semester with new vendors, familiar framework

Joseph Konig August 27, 2017
CulinArt has embraced the effective, popular aspects of Sodexo’s management, diverting and adding to the framework based on student input and their own internal goals.
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Chicken tenders and french fries served in a Stony Brook dining hall. STATESMAN FILE

Meal plans largely insufficient for on-campus students

Megan Miller January 27, 2015
A Statesman review of Campus Dining prices and policies has revealed the Bronze meal plan is leaving students’ wallets and stomachs empty.
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Meal point problems need to be addressed

Hunter David Frederick December 2, 2014
It is nearing the end of the semester, which means the student body is silently splitting into two groups: those of use with 500 meal points left and those of us with only five.
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Student Voice town hall meeting regarding food on campus allows students to express distaste

Krysten Massa November 3, 2014
Students had a lot to say about the quality and price of food on campus at the first ever town hall meeting that was held by a new committee on campus called Student Voice on Wednesday, Oct. 29.
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What you missed at Stony Brook while you were away

Sandhiya Kannan September 4, 2014
While you were away, Campus Dining addressed complaints, two students passed away, the LIRR strike was circumvented and construction on the new residence halls and dining facility on Toll Drive began.
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Meal points good for more than just food

Meal points good for more than just food

Simran Gupta April 29, 2014
Students may not realize it, but meal points symbolize a type of currency at Stony Brook that goes far beyond fulfilling the needs of acquiring food.
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The Food Pantry serves students at Stony Brook University that are at risk of food insecurity. They are an alternative food source to FSA-run campus dining spots like the Union Commons, pictured above. (KATE MUSTAKAS / THE STATESMAN)

Stony Brook Food Pantry focuses on wrong demographic

Christopher Leelum September 10, 2013
The new Stony Brook Food Pantry is not free food for the frugal. It is not satisfaction for the stingy, and it is not contentment for the cheapskate. Under 'Mission' on the pantry's website, you will find that it serves primarily to feed those "of Stony Brook University and the Stony Brook University community that are at risk of food insecurity." I am not denying the existence of said members of SBU and its community, but this pantry is simply in the wrong spot and solves the wrong problem.
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Students rush to spend meal points

Students rush to spend meal points

Katherine Kurre December 6, 2012

As the semester draws to a close, students have several things on their minds. Out of these many things, one of the most important is meal plans. Students either find themselves with no money to pay for...

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Explaining Twenty-Dollar Jelly Beans

February 10, 2003

  By Mansoor Khan Students have been disgruntled about campus food prices for quite some time. With the protests of last semester and the ever-growing cost of campus food, there has been considerable...

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A Response from Kelly Dining

March 23, 2002

By Angela Agnello and Lisa Ospitale Dear Editor, Campus Dining Services has read your Editorial in the Monday March 11, 2002issue of the Statesman. Thank you for bringing this matter to our attention;please...

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