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Many students are taking out over $25,000 in loans, according to a recent poll of black and white graduates. (MANJU SHIVACHARAN / THE STATESMAN)

Survey shows debt gap among college graduates of different races

Samantha Mercado October 7, 2014
A recent survey by Gallup showed that 50 percent of black college graduates held more than $25,000 in student loan debt, compared to 34 percent of white graduates.
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The Midterm Elections may alter students financial packages. (PHOTO CREDIT : MCT CAMPUS)

Midterm Elections could change financial aid for all SBU students

Jonathon Kline October 7, 2014
An even more significant event will take place early this November: the midterm elections for the United States Senate, which could lead to a Republican dominated House of Representatives and Senate.
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Stony Brook University president Samuel L. Stanley attends President Barack Obama’s “Call to Action.” Stanley was joined by 100 other university presidents at the White House. (GAVIN STERN/SHFWIRE)

Stony Brook promises support at White House ‘Call to Action’

Gavin Stern January 28, 2014

WASHINGTON – Troy Simon grew up poor in New Orleans. He could not read until he was 14. But with a little help, he is now a student at Bard College in New York—and got to introduce Michelle Obama at...

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Stony Brook to lose $7.6 million

Nina Lin March 25, 2013

Stony Brook University’s biggest financial sponsor is officially broke. A history of rising debt ceilings culminated in a last-ditch effort to correct the country’s financial problems: automatic spending...

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