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“Does it surprise me? No”: Members of the SBU community comment on lack of Black memorialization

Steven Keehner February 13, 2021
Of Stony Brook University’s 64 named buildings and spaces, only four Black historical figures; Arturo Alfonso Schomburg, Jimi Hendrix, Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman are memorialized, according to a list compiled by the university’s archivist.
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The Weekly Wrap Up Ep. 11

Juliana Slocum October 6, 2020
SBU libraries & DoIT launch the Laptop Loan Program giving students 30 day access to laptops. Arts & culture profile author and SBU alum Stephanie Hayman. Opinions published pieces on the presidential debate and on Brookhaven Landfill's expansion.
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Stony Brook University campus in the fall of 2019.  SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Citing a problematic past, SBU students seek to rename Sanger College

Steven Keehner September 30, 2020
Students at Stony Brook University are leading the Rename Sanger Initiative to rename Sanger College, citing its namesake’s beliefs in eugenics as contradictory to the school’s values.
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