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Students moving into their dorms at the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Undergraduate colleges and communities revamped for fall semester

Niki Nassiri September 5, 2021
Stony Brook’s undergraduate college system transformed from six learning communities to three new ones during the summer in preparation for the class of 2025.
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Undergraduate Student Government president-elect Shaheer Khan poses for a headshot. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

New USG president looks forward to increasing participation

Gabby Pardo May 5, 2019
Shaheer Khan was class president in the 6th grade, senior class president in high school and now he’s set to be the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) president for the 2019-2020 school year.
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A bike rack outside of the the Simons Center. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Why we need to bike more around campus

Gabby Pardo April 18, 2018
Ride a bike — it's a little step that counts toward the big picture.
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A dorm room at Stony Brook University. A double room in Roosevelt Quad is 176 square feet, which means in a triple each person gets about 58.5 square feet of space. SYLWIA TUZINOWSKA/STATESMAN FILE

Being Tripled My First Semester was a Nightmare

Gabby Pardo February 13, 2018
A double room in my quad is 176 square feet. If you do the math, that’s about 58.7 square feet per person, aka the size of a large dog kennel.
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Students crowd a table at BeautyCon to create their own face masks from all natural ingredients. LUIS UIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

Beauty Con 2017 shows students how to pamper themselves

Antonia Brogna April 9, 2017
Beauty Con 2017 at the HDV and GLS Center on April 6 proved that taking care of yourself can be easy, fun and inexpensive.
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Elevator rescue in Stimson College

Elevator rescue in Stimson College

Kelly Saberi September 10, 2015
Nine female students were trapped in an elevator for about 45 minutes in Stimson College on Wednesday, Sept. 9.
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Campus Dining / Megan Miller / Campus Dining

Going hungry to stay on budget: meal plans not enough for nutrition needs

Megan Miller February 3, 2015
Eating one meal a day is unhealthy, but for more than half of resident undergraduate students at Stony Brook University, a balanced diet may mean an unbalanced budget.
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On reporting death: I am a Seawolf, too

Hanaa’ Tameez December 13, 2014
I was at the scene on Dec. 2. I saw students around us with tears rolling down their faces. I had to swallow the knots in my throat and bite the insides of my cheeks to keep my own tears from falling.
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SCPD says death outside Stimson College appeared to be a suicide

Arielle Martinez December 2, 2014
At 11:06 p.m., President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. sent a campus-wide email stating that the male student died of his injuries at the University Hospital.
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President of Bengalis Unite, Syed Abrar Hossain, rises from adversity

President of Bengalis Unite, Syed Abrar Hossain, rises from adversity

Rachel Siford November 13, 2014
Syed Hossain is an international student from Dhaka, Bangladesh, who came to the United States after both his parents died.
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Police Blotter for the week of Monday, Oct. 13

Kelly Frevele October 23, 2014

On Monday, Oct. 13, a window broken by a rock was reported in Schick College. The case is now closed. On Monday, Oct. 13, a bus driver reported being harassed by a man at the Long Island Rail Road...

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Police Blotter

Police blotter for the week of Monday, Oct. 6

Kelly Frevele October 19, 2014
Every week, The Statesman publishes notable crimes from the University Police Department crime log. These are the crimes for the week of Oct. 6.
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