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Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon, Jr., pictured above, was invited to speak at an event hosted by the College Democrats on Monday, Feb. 26. Toulon is the first African American in Long Island history to hold the position. ERROL TOULON/FACEBOOK

New sheriff talks policy with College Democrats

Brianne Ledda February 27, 2018
The newly inaugurated sheriff of Suffolk County, Errol Toulon, discussed his policies and positions with Stony Brook students on Monday night at an event hosted by the College Democrats.
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SUNY approves in-state tuition for veterans and their families

SUNY approves in-state tuition for veterans and their families

Kelly Saberi September 18, 2015
SUNY Board of Trustees approved a plan to allow veterans to study at SUNY schools for the price of in-state residents, even if they do not reside in New York state.
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Catching up from the top news stories from break

Arielle Martinez January 28, 2014

Dec. 5, 2013 A Florida-based animal rights organization filed a lawsuit against Stony Brook University on behalf of two chimpanzees being used for research by the Department of Anatomical Sciences....

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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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CET class strives to ease unemployment on Long Island

Ryan Wolf October 15, 2013
On Oct. 1, 75 participants graduated from Stony Brook’s Corporate Education Training program, a course created in 2009 following the “Great Recession” of 2008, which caused 15 million people to lose their jobs.
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