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A map of Stony Brook University marked with the locations of crimes that occurred on campus from Friday, Oct. 20 to Sunday Oct. 29. ILLUSTRATED BY BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

SBU Crime Watch: Nov. 13 – Nov. 18

Mariam Guirgis, Assistant News Editor November 21, 2023
All reports are taken directly from the University Police Department and cannot be independently verified by The Statesman. 
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Front of Melville library after a small fire broke out at the buildings Starbucks. The fire has since been quelled, but the library remains closed throughout the day.TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Small fire breaks out in Melville Library Starbucks

Christine Kelley April 28, 2023
A small fire broke out in Starbucks at Melville Library on Friday morning. The fire was put out quickly, but smoke filled the library.
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Interior Chinatown: National Book Award winner Charles Yu discusses writing for Hollywood

“Interior Chinatown:” National Book Award winner Charles Yu discusses writing for Hollywood

Michelle Chen October 24, 2021
National Book Award winner Charles Yu discussed his book “Interior Chinatown” in a Q&A moderated by Associate Professor Nerissa Balce at the Staller Center Recital Hall on Oct. 6 as part of the 2021 One Book, One Community program. 
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A map of Stony Brook University marked with the locations of crimes that occurred on campus from Friday, Sept. 10 to Friday, Sept. 7. GRAPHIC BY KAT PROCACCI

SBU Crime Watch: Sept. 10-19, 2021

Sonya Gugliara September 26, 2021
Search and explore the crimes between Sept. 10 and Sept. 19, logged by the University Police Department.
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Outside the School of Journalism Newsroom in the Melville Library. COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

The School of Journalism gets a new name and plans program expansion

Maya Brown January 24, 2021
The Stony Brook University School of Journalism has officially changed their name to the School of Communication and Journalism and will be expanding offered majors and minors to cover broader topics of communication.
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A picture from outside Shop Red West in 2016. Barnes and Noble STATESMAN FILE

Barnes & Noble become SBU’s bookstore operator, bringing students new hands-on opportunities

Katherine Procacci December 15, 2020
Stony Brook University has partnered with Barnes & Noble to make it the official campus bookstore and store provider as of Oct. 22, bringing students new opportunities.
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Stony Brook Universitys Amazon pick up location when it first opened. JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook University’s Amazon location closes after four years

Alek Lewis November 17, 2020
After four years at Stony Brook University, Amazon will permanently close its pickup locations at the Melville Library and the Health Sciences Center on Nov. 25, according to an official announcement by the Faculty Student Association. 
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A laptop sitting next to some notebooks. AMY CHEN/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook University launches laptop loan program for on-campus students

James Bowen September 27, 2020
Stony Brook University Libraries and Division of Information and Technology have partnered to initiate the Laptop Loan Program which allows up to 200 students in need of computers to rent laptops from the Melville Library.
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The outside of Kelly Quad in West Campus. Students living on campus still have access to the food pantry, which has adjusted to social distancing. SHAH ALI HAIDER SHANTO/THE STATESMAN

SBU dining halls and food pantry adjust for social distancing

Brianne Ledda and Claudia Motley April 2, 2020
Stony Brook University’s food pantry is taking online orders from students on campus today between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. An email containing a request form was already sent to residents.
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Editorial: Stony Brook University needs to communicate with the campus community

The Statesman March 10, 2020
The one thing we do know for sure is that the piling weight of uncertainty is unfair to SBU’s faculty and students. Simply addressing the rumors and telling us what they are just as unsure of what to do would suffice.
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Stony Brook Universitys Amazon pick up location when it first opened. JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Man with an airsoft pistol is taken into custody in Melville Library without incident, UPD says

Brianne Ledda August 12, 2019
The Stony Brook University Police Department (UPD) responded to a report of a male allegedly in possession of a firearm in the Amazon bookstore in Melville Library this morning, according to a campus-wide email sent at 11:29.
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Communion Minister gives ashes to a parishioner in a form of a Cross on his forehead at at St. Ignatius Church on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015. JOHN RAGAI/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

The Potluck: Ash Wednesday

The Potluck March 3, 2019
Ash Wednesday marks the start of the Lenten Season in the Catholic Church. The liturgical season of Lent is a time of prayer, fasting and almsgiving.
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