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Residents of Freeport, NY participate in the nationwide Black Lives Matter protests

Residents of Freeport, NY participate in the nationwide Black Lives Matter protests

Maya Brown June 12, 2020
Video shot and edited by Assistant News Editor Maya Brown shows several speeches and powerful statements by protesters supporting the Black Lives Matter movement in Freeport, NY on June 7.
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SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson. PUBLIC DOMAIN

SUNY campuses create task force to plan fall reopening

Gabby Pardo May 11, 2020
Seven groups are uniting to form the State University of New York COVID-19 Re-Imagine and Resume Residential Education Task Force, whose goal is to create a plan to reopen SUNY campuses in the fall. 
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The COVID-19 virus. PUBLIC DOMAIN

A letter to SBU students: staying informed in the face of COVID-19

Clara Tucker March 11, 2020
As I'm sure you all know, the COVID-19 has reached Long Island. The virus will also reach campus. This is not a question of “if” but “when.” Many people are wondering how much we should worry, and what we should expect.
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Jade Diaz at her graduation in May. COURTESY OF THE DIAZ FAMILY

Jade Diaz, SBU graduate and loving friend, dies at 22

Maya Brown August 19, 2019
Jade Idalis Diaz, loving friend and recent Stony Brook University graduate, passed away at the age of 22 on June 18.
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The Stony Brook University softball team gather into a huddle. The Seawolves are set to take on the Hartford Hawks in the first round of the AMerica East Playoffs. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Softball clinches No. 3 seed with series win against Maine

Kenneth Fermin May 6, 2018
The Stony Brook softball team completed its regular season this weekend, taking two of three games over America East rival Maine Black Bears to cruise to third place in the standings.
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The Demographics Unit, a surveillance program run by the New York Police Department used to monitor Muslim communities following 9/11, has also affected Stony Brooks MSA. (PHOTO CREDIT : MCTCAMPUS)

MSA relieved as NYPD surveillance program comes to an end

Kelly Zegers May 1, 2014
Three students from SBU’s Muslim Student Association offered their reactions to the ending of the NYPD’s spying on the condition of anonymity due to the sensitive nature of the subject.
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NYPIRG Protests; Pataki Says No to Tuition Hikes

November 21, 2002
College students throughout New York state held banners protesting tuition hikes across highway overpasses, Nov. 6. The protesters, who were working with the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG), were stationed at a total of ten locations including the areas surrounding Syracuse University, Nassau Community College and the State Universities of Binghamton, Albany, New Paltz and Stony Brook.
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