The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman

32° Stony Brook, NY
The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman

The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman


Music, media and the mental state of the University

Anya Marquardt and Skylar Sena April 23, 2023
We at The Statesman wanted to take a look at how this increase in music and media consumption could possibly be linked to the mental health issues currently facing college students today.
Read Story
Clippings of previous articles regarding the state of media relations with student-run publications. ILLUSTRATED BY TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook media relations has a troubled history with student media

Sara McGiff and Christine Kelley April 23, 2023
During Sheprow’s tenure at Stony Brook, she faced extensive criticism from the student media — including The Statesman — for her relationship with the student press.
Read Story
The SportsNet New York logo. The network is now partnered with Stony Brook Athletics. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Stony Brook Athletics signs deal to air basketball games on SNY

Ethan Tam November 16, 2021
Stony Brook Athletics announced the resumption of its television deal with SportsNet New York (SNY) on Monday, Nov. 15. The media network will broadcast 13 combined Stony Brook men’s and women’s basketball games during the 2021-22 season.
Read Story
Official Tinder app. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Hookup culture liberates us in more ways than one

Xenia Gonikberg March 21, 2021
#OPINION: Thanks to more relaxed attitudes toward sex and sexuality, "hook-up culture" - casual sex without emotional intimacy - has become more common among teens and young adults.
Read Story
Two women hold hands. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Tell someone you love that you love them

Steven Keehner November 25, 2020
#OPINION No string of words in the English language are more convoluted than “I love you.”
Read Story
WSHU official logo.  PUBLIC DOMAIN

WSHU hosts an informative conversation about the current political climate

Lajiere Blake November 2, 2020
On Friday, Oct. 30, WSHU held a virtual discussion titled “Through the Looking Glass: A Campaign Like No Other” with a panel of journalists, professors and media critics.
Read Story

COVID-19’s impact on the developing world is largely ignored by Americans, and it shouldn’t be

Matt Venezia July 12, 2020
The developing world is largely ignored by most Americans. It’s time that American media, and Americans themselves, begin to recognize the impact that a global pandemic has outside of Europe and the U.S.
Read Story
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on campus in the Student Activities Center on April 11, 2019. Cuomo announced that all non-essential workers must stay home. GARY GHAYRAT/STATESMAN FILE

Cuomo orders all of New York’s non-essential workforce to stay home

Maya Brown and Alek Lewis March 21, 2020
This is the state’s most dramatic measure yet, as the number of confirmed cases jumped from 4,152 on Thursday afternoon to 7,102 on Friday morning. The additional 2,950 cases were due to a rapid increase in testing, according to Cuomo.
Read Story
The Center for News Literacy office, located on fourth floor of the Frank Melville Memorial Library. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

SBU School of Journalism spreads news literacy curriculum

Jocelyn Cruz December 8, 2019
Stony Brook University’s curriculum from the Center for News Literacy is spreading to other schools and universities across the globe.
Read Story
USG President Shaheer Khan speaks at the town hall on Wednesday, Nov. 13 in Frey. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Highlights from USG Town Hall

The Statesman livestreamed the event, which is currently posted on Facebook. Highlights from the conversation, edited for readability and clarity, are included below. A full transcript of the event is available here.
Read Story

Bloomberg Businessweek editor examines campfire stories and emotion in ‘My Life As’ lecture

Ross O'Keefe October 27, 2019
Joel Weber, journalist and editor of Bloomberg Businessweek, spoke as part of the “My Life As” speaker series on Monday, Oct. 23. Weber graduated from the University of Oregon in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in journalism with an emphasis in magazine journalism
Read Story
Janet Mock at Commons Day. GABBY PARDO/THE STATESMAN

Commons Day celebrates speaking one’s truth

Sam Lauria October 20, 2019
On Oct. 16, Stony Brook University hosted its annual Commons Day seminar for first-year students with guest speaker, writer and transgender rights activist, Janet Mock. Commons Day is a yearly event in which the author of the first-year reading requirement comes and speaks to students and staff.
Read Story
Load More Stories
Donate to The Statesman

Comments (0)

All The Statesman Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest