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USG appoints graduate student as interim administrative director

Ryan Wolf February 4, 2014
The Undergraduate Student Government, while continuing its search for a new administrative director, has appointed graduate student Thomas Kirnbauer to the position.
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Campus briefing: Port Jefferson bus no longer a USG priority

Ryan Wolf February 4, 2014
The focus of the Undergraduate Student Government’s first meeting of the semester was on old issues, including an update on the student transportation options the Senate has been working on for the past seven months.
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SUNY condemns ASA’s academic boycott of Israel

Ryan Wolf January 30, 2014
In a controversy testing the limits of academic freedom, the State University of New York joined more than more than 100 academic institutions last December in condemning the American Studies Association for its approval of an academic boycott of Israel.
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Campus briefing: USG to continue focus on transportation in spring

Ryan Wolf January 28, 2014

As the Undergraduate Student Government looks ahead for the coming semester, or, as President Hussain named it, “After Party Round 2,” the administration hopes to still focus on the goals of last...

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Campus briefing: University events at focus of debate in USG senate

Ryan Wolf November 24, 2013
A focus on revising USG event policies and procedures was at the center of the latest Undergraduate Student Government senate meeting. USG focused on amending their legislation on event-related policy changes, including a new Appropriations act and a new Credential policy.
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Campus briefing: USG sends back act to fund event staging

Ryan Wolf November 17, 2013
As the fall semester winds down, so does the Undergraduate Student Government’s agenda. On Thursday, Nov. 14, the Senate met to debate the semester’s remaining legislation.
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Campus briefing: USG addresses two student concerns and introduces slew of new initiatives

Ryan Wolf November 2, 2013
Decked out in their Halloween costumes, members of the Undergraduate Student Government held their weekly senate meeting on Thursday to report on the month’s accomplishments and future plans.
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Green energy conference offers information and inspiration

Ryan Wolf October 28, 2013
Lyrics like “keep on rocking in the carbon free world, keep on rocking in a green world” performed during a musical act by New York Sea Grant’s Communications Manager Barbara Branca composed the fifth-annual Energy & Environmental Conference’s main ideas.
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Campus briefing: USG supports idea of new bus route, currently “in discussions”

Ryan Wolf October 26, 2013
The Undergraduate Student Government unanimously approved a resolution for the creation of a new bus route at its weekly Senate meeting on Oct. 24.
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Legendary Watergate journalist speaks at fiftieth lecture of series

Ryan Wolf October 16, 2013
Stony Brook students caught a glimpse into the past, present and future of the American press through the eyes of world-renowned journalist Carl Bernstein at the fiftieth “My Life As” presentation on Tuesday night.
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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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Long Island’s youth a priority for County Executive Bellone

Ryan Wolf October 10, 2013
Students at Stony Brook University had the opportunity to listen to Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone discuss Suffolk County’s own problems with deadlock and employment prospects for graduating students. Long Island’s economic success is dependent on young people remaining here, Bellone said, adding that “young people have been leaving this region at record rates for twenty years now,” a trend he is concerned about.
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