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Stony Brook looks at parking improvements

Stony Brook looks at parking improvements

Brianne Ledda September 13, 2019
Stony Brook University’s Department of Transportation and Parking plans to hire a parking consultant firm to “identify both current and future parking needs and improvements,” according to a campus-wide email sent today
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An American flag waving. Typically devotion and patriotism go hand in hand, but they can also lead to issues and arguments. PUBLIC DOMAIN

VESO empowers student veterans, spreads awareness among civilians

Anna Correa May 3, 2018
The Veteran Students Organization (VESO) is a group dedicated to uniting veteran students with each other and the campus community, bringing awareness to social issues and difficulties that concern veterans during their college careers and post-service lives.
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Harriman hall was the most recent building on campus to suffer a loos of power.MANJU SHIVACHARAN/THE STATESMAN

We deserve better than biweekly blackouts

Andrew Goldstein October 1, 2017
I should not need to lower my expectations for electrical power because the campus has “aging” equipment.
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Two Stony Brook students play music in the middle of Tabler quad during the blackout on Friday morning. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Lights out! Campus-wide blackout prompts dance party

Anna Correa September 3, 2017
A steam leak in the Administration Building caused an electrical interference that resulted in a blackout across main campus on Friday, Sept. 1, Assistant Chief of Police Eric Olsen said. The blackout started at 12:20 a.m. and lasting an hour.
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Stony Brook Student PP gets slapped with color by Serena Zachariah at the annual Holi celebration hosted by the Hindu Student Council in the Mendelsohn Quad pit. ARACELY JIMENEZ

Annual Holi festival colorfully celebrates spring on campus

Luis Ruiz Dominguez May 2, 2017
Regardless of race, age or gender, festivals like Holi serve as a great way for people to learn about new cultures in a colorful, fun-filled mess.
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The new Toll Drive buildings and East Side Dining are the newest buildings on campus. These state of the art facilities represent a the new image of Stony Brook University and the school has come a long way since its founding. STEPHAN UNGER/STATESMAN FILE

Toll Drive buildings named after civil rights activists

Chereese Cross November 13, 2016
On a campus where Latinos make up 11 percent of the student body and blacks make up six percent, according to the university, some students applauded the decision.
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Erica Ferer performing at Creative Explosion. EVAN YUSON/THE STATESMAN

Homecoming Court members showcase their talents at Creative Explosion

Lazaro Rivera October 16, 2016
The annual Stony Brook Creative Explosion was held on Oct. 13 at 8 p.m. in the Student Activities Center auditorium and showcased this year’s homecoming court’s talents.
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Suffolk County budget cuts force bus route changes

Jill Ryan August 24, 2016
In order to close a $78 million deficit, Suffolk County plans to institute bus changes that will affect Stony Brook main and Southampton campuses.
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The Hindu Students Council hosts annual Holi event

Katarina Delgado April 19, 2016
Puffs of color floated into the blue sky on Sunday, April 16 as SBU Hindu Student Council celebrated Holi in the Mendelsohn Quad pit.
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Patrick Bernabela, above, braces as purple powder is thrown on him during Holi. ERIC SCHMID/THE STATESMAN

Holi brings students together for festival of colors

Eric Schmid April 17, 2016
On Sunday, April 17, Stony Brook students gathered in Mendelsohn Quad to celebrate Holi, the Hindu festival of colors.
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A fire broke out in an ONeill College E wing dorm room (above, top left) on Nov. 21, 2015. The Setauket Fire Department responded and extinguished the fire before throwing the destroyed contents of the room out onto the lawn below. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/THE STATESMAN

O’Neill fire leaves residents displaced and distraught

Anisah Abdullah December 5, 2015
After a fire erupted in an E wing room of O’Neill College the evening of Nov. 21, every student in that wing had to temporarily relocate to different rooms.
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Student leads push for a new nature trail for SBU

Rena Thomas April 30, 2015
One Stony Brook University student’s senior project is growing into a cause hundreds of Stony Brook students support.
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