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President of the University, Maurie McInnis.JOCELYN CRUZ /THE STATESMAN

State of the University 2021: Q&A with President Maurie McInnis

Raymond Wilson October 12, 2021
The Statesman met with University President Maurie McInnis this past weekend as she responds to questions and concerns from students, faculty and staff, in regards to the State of the University.
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Paper flyers seen around campus for the Stony Brook Film Festival, which is free for students. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

The Stony Brook Film Festival “Corners” Review

Amaya McDonald September 22, 2020
The release of the short film “Corners” by IndieFlix Festivals on Thursday, Sept. 17, kicked off the second week of the Stony Brook Film Festival.
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The outside of Kelly Quad in West Campus. Students living on campus still have access to the food pantry, which has adjusted to social distancing. SHAH ALI HAIDER SHANTO/THE STATESMAN

Q&A for students moving off campus

Brianne Ledda March 17, 2020
On March 17, an announcement was made stating that students would be required to move off-campus immediately, so The Statesman asked Stony Brook officials for more information.
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The Faculty-Student Association office located in East Side Dining. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook recognized for diversity commitment

Deidre Redhead December 6, 2019

The Faculty Student Association (FSA) office located in East Side Dining. In November, the FSA won the National Association of College Auxiliary Services Edwin R. Golden Award for Inclusive Excellence...

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Janet Mock at Commons Day. GABBY PARDO/THE STATESMAN

Commons Day celebrates speaking one’s truth

Sam Lauria October 20, 2019
On Oct. 16, Stony Brook University hosted its annual Commons Day seminar for first-year students with guest speaker, writer and transgender rights activist, Janet Mock. Commons Day is a yearly event in which the author of the first-year reading requirement comes and speaks to students and staff.
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Janet Mock, transgender rights activist, speaks about living authentically

Maya Brown October 20, 2019
Janet Mock sat in front of a group of 50 students at a Breakfast Meet and Greet in the Goldstein Family Student-Athlete Development Center held in her honor on Wednesday, Oct. 16. "Live and speak your truth. If you’re not able to do that, then you’re not living,” Mock, a best-selling author, television host, director, producer and transgender rights activist, said.
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Janet Mock at Commons Day. GABBY PARDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook University hosts annual Commons Day

Gabby Pardo October 19, 2019
Transgender author Janet Mock spoke at Stony Brook University's Commons Day, opening up about her experiences with love, discrimination and identity.
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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor visits SBU

Sara Ruberg October 19, 2018
Stony Brook University freshmen and other outside guests filed their way into the Island Federal Credit Union Arena to listen to a Q&A between President Stanley and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Tuesday.
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Q & A Interview with “World War Z” Author Max Brooks

Will Rhino April 4, 2013
Before Brooks came out to entertain audience members, he took a moment to speak to me about his book, zombies, and "The Walking Dead." Will Rhino "WR" talked with Max Brooks "MB" about zombies.
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