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Members of Stony Brooks Quidditch team after a game. COURTESY OF STONY BROOK QUIDDITCH

The wizarding world of Harry Potter on campus

Emily Clute November 26, 2018
Students on campus have decided to embody the spirit of Harry Potter by making their own Dumbledore’s Army, a local chapter of the Harry Potter Alliance. The Harry Potter Alliance is an international, non-profit organization that promotes social activism in areas such as literacy, voter participation, gender equality and more.
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Stony Brook mens rugby during a 2014 game. (PHOTO COURTESY OF STONY BROOK RUGBY)

Men’s Rugby shuts down Rhode Island 49-39

Jason Brancato October 8, 2018
The Stony Brook men’s rugby team defeated Rhode Island in a 49-39 thriller on Saturday, Oct. 7 at the University of Rhode Island.
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Roth Regatta stirs teammate rivalry as the Rugby Club enters two boats

Roth Regatta stirs teammate rivalry as the Rugby Club enters two boats

Anisah Abdullah April 27, 2016
“It’s something you gotta do before you leave Stony Brook,” Scalamandre said. “Go swimming in Roth Pond.”
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Winter weather proves to be problematic for SBU club teams

Arielle Martinez March 25, 2015
The snow and ice that covered the Campus Recreation Field Complex was more than an inconvenience to sports clubs that needed to maintain their practice and game schedules.
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Mens Rugby participates in Red Watch Band Training

Men’s Rugby participates in Red Watch Band Training

Manju Shivacharan March 1, 2015
On Feb. 27, the Stony Brook men's club rugby team participated in a Red Watch Band training session to learn how to handle alcohol overdose situations. In an effort to get other student clubs and organizations involved, the team challenged three other sports clubs to also participate in the training.
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Women’s Rugby club’s Humbert putting in work on and off the field

Robert Cimino May 15, 2014
From a distance, Kaitlyn Humbert is just another devoted player in the Stony Brook Women’s Rugby Club.
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Stony Brook Rugby turns the corner

Brendan Jones February 26, 2014
Rugby is a sport not native to the United States, let alone the Stony Brook campus, but this year both clubs on campus have found their recipe for success and are making a name for themselves.
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Seawolves crush Fordham 81-0

Jason Mazza October 21, 2013
Seawolves are on the rise athletically recently. Perhaps no team, however, is rising as fast as the Women’s Rugby club. The club is on the verge of possibly their best season since its inception in 1987, going undefeated and finishing atop the tri-state conference.
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Rugby on the rise

Jason Mazza October 14, 2013
The Women's Rugby Club is on the verge of possibly their best season. Stony Brook is hosting both the quarterfinal and semifinal games.
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Beierle passed up playing rugby in the fall semester to complete his internship in NASAs aeromechanics branch. (PHOTO CREDIT: STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY)

Junior rugby player returns from internship at NASA

Jessica Suarez April 3, 2013

As a mechanical engineering major at Stony Brook University, Connor Beierle is one step closer to achieving “the childhood dream he never let go of”—the dream of one day becoming an astronaut...

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Former rugby player comes to Stony Brook

Lisa Setyon-Ortenzio October 15, 2012

Ben Cohen, a former rugby star and the third highest scorer in English rugby history, said yesterday at the Staller Center that the main idea for launching the Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation was “to create...

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Cyril Kattuppallil jumps from rugby to USG

Alessandra Malito April 16, 2012
Kattuppallil has held various positions on the rugby team, including secretary, vice president and president, and he recently stepped down. In the past year, he said he has dealt with USG a lot through his rugby eboard positions.
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