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Five weeks of winter in Port Jefferson: 10 things to do over break

Jenna Zaza December 4, 2022
Whether you are more of a foodie, a theater person or just looking to have a day out, Port Jefferson — just one LIRR stop away from campus — is a quaint village with an abundance of small businesses and restaurants that can't be missed.
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Simple Good offers sustainable alternatives to everyday items and products

Sonya Gugliara December 4, 2022

For reusable paper towels and all-natural skin care products, Simple Good is the place to go for people with a green-thumb. Simple Good provides customers with the opportunity to make sustainable and...

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Different pastries from Druthers Coffee. JULIE HEMING/THE STATESMAN

Druthers Coffee opens across Stony Brook station

Julia Heming September 13, 2020
Druthers Coffee opens up across from the Stony Brook Station of the LIRR and offers a comfortable location for Stony Brook University students, and community members to enjoy a traditional sit-down coffee house experience
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Stony Brook University campus in the fall of 2019.  SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

SBU professors criticize SBU’s reliance on campus police and prison labor in op-ed

Maya Brown July 11, 2020
Stony Brook University is no stranger to forced prison labor, as the school spent around $19,974 on prison-made goods in 2019, according to the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.
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Students walking outside of Stony Brook Universitys Student Activities Center (SAC).SARA RUBERG/ STATESMAN FILE

Students lose their jobs in the midst of COVID-19 crisis

Maya Brown April 11, 2020
Spring break is usually a time when some college students go back home and work at their part-time or full-time jobs. In the midst of the coronavirus (COVID-19), that was not the case.
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Growing up “divided,” I always saw segregation on Long Island

Maya Brown December 1, 2019
While the growing population of minorities on Long Island has increased more than 10% in the last two decades, the amount of inclusion and equity has not. A 2015 report by ERASE Racism found that Long Island continues to be one of the most racially segregated regions in the country.
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Port Jefferson boutique brings independent fashion to Long Islanders

Anna Correa November 23, 2019
When someone typically walks into a Long Island boutique, they’re faced with two options: bright athleisure apparel with the town’s name on the front or dainty, overpriced trendy clothes that look like they came out of a Francesca’s at the local mall.
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Foreman during Stony Brook Mens Basketball home opener against Yale on Nov. 5. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Foreman ready to lead the way after year off

Ross O'Keefe November 21, 2019
Given that Foreman had an entire year to hone his craft, it is difficult to imagine he will not be better in 2019.
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College Republicans invite Suffolk County Republican candidates to SBU

College Republicans invite Suffolk County Republican candidates to SBU

Alek Lewis October 16, 2019
Suffolk County Republican candidates were invited to Stony Brook University to speak about issues concerning college students.
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Brookhaven and SBU are failing students

Brookhaven and SBU are failing students

Will Ferraro October 11, 2019
"Before we can attract jobs and investment, we need to fix our housing and transportation issues."
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The Harbor Grill is a restaurant and bar in Port Jefferson. Stony Brook University graduate Gurvinder Grewal was turned away  on Sunday, May 12 because his turban allegedly fell under the no hats rule. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

SBU graduate wearing turban turned away from Harbor Grill

Brianne Ledda May 16, 2019
A Stony Brook graduate was barred from entering the Harbor Grill on Sunday, May 12, after a manager told him he couldn’t wear his turban in the bar, citing a no hats rule.
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Students leave the Port Jefferson-Stony Brook University shuttle bus on Thursday, March, 7. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook University and Port Jefferson partner on new shuttle bus

Brianne Ledda March 9, 2019
Stony Brook University’s shuttle to Port Jefferson made its inaugural trip on Thursday March 7, marking the beginning of a new pilot program.
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