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A corpsman donates blood during a blood drive held by the Blood Donor Team. Genetic testing companies like 23andMe could be required to give out the genetic data they collect if given a court order. PUBLIC DOMAIN

January blood donations at Stony Brook hit record high

Emma Harris February 3, 2018
January’s Blood Drive on West Campus brought in over 300 donations, setting a Stony Brook University record for contributions in the month.
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Stony Brook gamers Battle for the Brook

Stony Brook gamers “Battle for the Brook”

Katarina Delgado October 2, 2016
Student League of Legends gamers flocked to the Student Activities Center Ballroom on Oct.1 to “battle for the brook.”
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Randy Ferguson, a senior economics major and President of the Student African-American Brotherhood at Stony Brook, stands in the rain outside of the Student Activities Center during the demonstration. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/THE STATESMAN

Male minority students frustrated by alleged lack of academic support

Christopher Cameron April 1, 2016
“Everybody keeps saying about ‘diversity’ and ‘diversity is good,’” Ricky Simanjuntak said. “And I’m not saying it’s bad. But what I have to point out is … it’s hard.”
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Stony Brooks Candence Step Team hosts annual Black History Month Gala

Stony Brook’s Candence Step Team hosts annual Black History Month Gala

Anisah Abdullah March 1, 2016
The semi-formal event brought together over 150 students of all cultures and backgrounds for a night of free food and live performances in SAC Ballroom A.
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PHOTO CREDIT: PROJECT SUNSHINE

This week’s Artsy Events

Francesca Campione February 2, 2016
Take a look at some upcoming artsy events happening on campus, including Project Sunshine's Masquerade Ball, a stand-up show and a gallery exhibit.
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SBU gets a taste of some Caribbean flair

Michaela Christman April 23, 2015
Stony Brook University students were offered a lunch packed with heat and Caribbean flare on the afternoon of April 22.
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Nice Shot, Kid, above, also performed at the Back to the Brook concert last semester. KRYSTEN MASSA / THE STATESMAN

Streetlight Manifesto finally makes it to the Brook

Krysten Massa April 21, 2015
USG sold about 400 tickets to the show and those who came out to party did not hold back. Ska-lovers from all corners of campus came out to enjoy the music and celebrate 4/20.
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PHOTO CREDIT: JOE ABBRUSCATO

Streetlight concert’s new date has students fired up

Michael Kohut April 7, 2015
Streetlight Manifesto is back and set to perform on 4/20, which is fantastic news for students who were left disjointed following its January cancellation.
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The Black Experience explored during SB’s Black History month

Krysten Massa March 2, 2015
Students filled the seats during the Black History Month closing ceremony last Wednesday, Feb. 25 in SAC Ballroom A.
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Streetlight Manifesto breaks free of the traditional rap and hip-hop artists that usually take the stage at SBU concerts. (PHOTO CREDIT: JOE ABBRUSCATO / CREATIVE COMMONS)

USG shocks students by bringing Streelight to Stony Brook

Paul Grindle January 27, 2015
In a rare and fleeting feat of government competence, the Undergraduate Student Government chose to listen to the voices of the masses and bring a rock(ish) act to our school on the brook.
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(PHOTO CREDIT: JOE ABBRUSCATO)

Streetlight Manifesto to kick off the spring semester

Krysten Massa January 27, 2015
Streetlight Manifesto, a ska-punk band, will be performing at Stony Brook on Jan. 29. This will be the third concert in USG's Stony Brook Concert Series this year.
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The Stony Brook Bhangra performs traditional Indian dances on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. (BRIDGET DOWNES / THE STATESMAN)

Seawolves show off their cultural roots

The Statesman December 2, 2014
Statesman photographers chronicle the various cultural events that took place this Fall 2014 semester.
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