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From the archives: Becoming “The Statesman”

Peter Lupfer February 16, 2021
The Statesman has served Stony Brook since the university’s first academic year as the State University College on Long Island at Oyster Bay. Just as the University’s name has changed decades since, The Statesman has been rebranded several times.
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From the archives: SBU’s path to Division I athletics

Peter Lupfer December 6, 2020
Archivist Peter Lupfer digs deep in past coverage from The Statesman to describe Stony Brook University's athletic history, starting with the school's earliest sports programs on its original Oyster Bay campus.
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A proposed Massapequa aquarium is in murky waters

Kayla McKiski November 11, 2018
The Nov. 10 protest comes about a month after the Idaho company, SeaQuest Holdings LLC, proposed to open a branch of its interactive wildlife facilities in a 27,300 square foot space at the mall. The Town of Oyster Bay has yet to rule on the $5 million facility.
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Larry Bozman, former Statesman editor-in-chief, speaks at a celebration of The Statesmans 60th anniversary. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

The Statesman celebrates its 60th anniversary

Mike Adams April 2, 2017
Sixty years after The Statesman was first founded, reporters and editors from the past and present gathered to celebrate the campus paper’s diamond anniversary.
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Stony Brook rowing makes waves in Port Jefferson

Stony Brook rowing makes waves in Port Jefferson

Katarina Delgado December 2, 2015
The rowing club has been working toward this success for decades. The crew program began on the original Oyster Bay campus around 1958 before the Stony Brook campus was built.
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Wolfie continues to make his mark at Stony Brook

Wolfie continues to make his mark at Stony Brook

Michaela Kilgallen December 2, 2015
“Wolfie is, in almost every way, the face of Stony Brook,” Stony Brook Alum Jared Reed, who played the role of Wolfie from 2012 until 2015, said.
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A 1498 copy of the Nuremberg Chronicle, which dictates world history in reference to the Bible, on display in Stony Brook Universitys Special Collections and University Archives on Wednesday, Oct. 21 2015. CHRIS GAINE / THE STATESMAN

University archives open house offers window to the past

Chris Gaine October 23, 2015
The open house was held in observance of American Archives Month, an initiative started by the Society of American Archivists to raise public awareness for archives.
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First Athletic Director A. Henry von Mechow passes away at 87

First Athletic Director A. Henry von Mechow passes away at 87

Cameron Boon August 30, 2015
A. Henry von Mechow played a critical role in the development of what is now Stony Brook’s athletic programs, from intercollegiate to recreational and everything in between.
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Norman Goodman sees change over 50 years

Chelsea Katz November 27, 2014
Norm Goodman, Ph.D., has been teaching sociology at Stony Brook since 1964 and has served on the University Senate, a coalition of faculty committees that advise campus administration.
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ARCHIVES: Sports - An Introduction (1958)

ARCHIVES: Sports – An Introduction (1958)

February 1, 1958
Once a week we have access to a high school gym in Oyster Bay and a ping pong table on the third floor the rest of the week. That is about the extent of our Phys. Ed.
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