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Point guard Dean Noll pump fakes a shot against Norfolk State on Wednesday, Dec. 13. Noll led the Stony Brook mens basketball team with four steals against Michigan State on Friday. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball destroyed by Michigan State

Cameron Takmil December 22, 2023

Nothing went right for the Stony Brook men’s basketball team, who was obliterated to kick off its holiday weekend. The Seawolves (6-6) found themselves on the wrong side of a 99-55 blowout in...

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Center Keenan Fitzmorris takes a hook shot from the low post against Norfolk State on Wednesday, Dec. 13. Fitzmorris scored 15 points and led the team in rebounds at Army West Point on Sunday. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball rises above .500 with overtime win at Army

Cameron Takmil December 18, 2023

Though it had to work overtime, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team started its road trip on the perfect note. In a tightly-contested battle in West Point, N.Y., the Seawolves (6-5) edged out...

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Scientists experiment with climate intervention to delay the effects of global warming

Maria Lynders April 22, 2021
As the consequences of global warming are becoming more dire, scientists are considering whether — in addition to reducing and eliminating greenhouse gas emissions — to use geoengineering to mitigate the effects of global warming. 
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Judith Brown Clarke is Stony Brook Universitys chief diversity officer. Clarke came into the position on Feb. 17. RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

Judith Brown Clarke hurdles her way into chief diversity officer at SBU

Maya Brown February 23, 2020
Judith Brown Clarke believes that her role as chief diversity officer is about making people feel that they belong.
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Interim President Bernstein talks finance and future at Stony Brook University

Interim President Bernstein talks finance and future at Stony Brook University

Gary Ghayrat September 24, 2019
On Aug. 30, Interim President Michael Bernstein sat down for an interview with The Statesman along with University Media Relations Officer Lauren Sheprow to discuss the administrative changes that are happening at the university, the school budget and more.
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Chief Information Officer accepts job at Michigan State University

Chief Information Officer accepts job at Michigan State University

Brianne Ledda September 14, 2019
Melissa Z. Y. Woo will be leaving her position as Chief Information Officer at Stony Brook University on Nov. 1. She will be taking up the same post at Michigan State University.
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Former President Stanley  during a media briefing on February 20, 2019. ALEEZA KAZMI/STATESMAN FILE

Former SBU President Stanley faces threats at MSU

Maya Brown September 12, 2019
Former Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. has faced two terrorist threats since starting his tenure as the 21st president at Michigan State University (MSU) on Aug. 1.
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President Samuel L. Stanley speaking at his farewell reception. Stony Brook held the reception on June 25, 2019. SAMANTHA ROBINSON/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook says farewell to President Stanley

Samantha Robinson June 30, 2019
Stony Brook University hosted a farewell reception for President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. on Tuesday, June 25. Stanley, who announced his departure from the university on Tuesday, May 28, will be assuming the position of President at Michigan State University in August.
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Provost Michael Bernstein COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Dr. Michael Bernstein named interim president of SBU

Maya Brown June 20, 2019
President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. announced that Dr. Michael Alan Bernstein has been appointed to serve as Interim President of Stony Brook University in a campus-wide email sent out this afternoon around 1:30 p.m.
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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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Sobrio app to help students find designated drivers

Rolyne Joseph August 26, 2013
Sobrio, an application to help students find safe ways back to campus after a night out, is launching on Stony Brook’s campus on August 30 and has already been used at other schools.
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