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A map of Stony Brook University marked with the locations of crimes that occurred on campus from Friday, Oct. 20 to Sunday Oct. 29. ILLUSTRATED BY BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

SBU Crime Watch: Jan. 25 – March 24

Mariam Guirgis, Assistant News Editor April 5, 2024

All reports are taken directly from the University Police Department and cannot be independently verified by The Statesman.  On Thursday, Jan. 25, there was a report of a missing Apple watch in...

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Dunkin Donuts is officially opened in the SAC Market. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

Dunkin’ opens in the SAC after years of delay

Clare Gehlich May 6, 2023
Over five years later, the much anticipated Dunkin' opened in the SAC market on Monday, May 1, during the last week of classes. 
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Students lining up at the 22nd annual Strawberry Festival and Diversity Day event for strawberry-inspired food items. The festivities were held on May 3 in the SAC. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook celebrates 22nd annual Diversity Day and Strawberry Festival

Nayden Villorente May 4, 2023
Stony Brook University students filled the Student Activities Center on May 3 as they looked to enjoy a vast array of delicious cuisines and celebrate togetherness.
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The Department of Writing hosted an event on Oct. 19 in the SAC Why Lobby to celebrate the National Day of Writing. photo provided by Flicker

Writing Department celebrates National Day of Writing

Matt Venezia October 24, 2022
Stony Brook University’s Program in Writing and Rhetoric (PWR) hosted its first National Day of Writing event on Thursday, Oct. 20 to highlight the work of talented writers on campus.
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Turning Point USA holding anti-mandatory vaccine protest on campus

Turning Point USA holding anti-mandatory vaccine protest on campus

Maria Lynders September 11, 2021
The Stony Brook chapter of Turning Point USA will be holding an anti-mandatory vaccine protest on Sept. 12, from 3 to 4 p.m. The protest is expected to take place on West Campus, but the exact location is still to be determined.
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Students walking outside of Stony Brook Universitys Student Activities Center (SAC).SARA RUBERG/ STATESMAN FILE

Jarvis Watson leaves Stony Brook University after 14 years of working closely with students

Maya Brown December 2, 2020
Dr. Jarvis Watson, the assistant dean for multicultural affairs, sat in his almost cleared-out office in the Student Activities Center and reflected on his 14-year professional career at Stony Brook University. 
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The outside of the Stony Brook Union. SHAH ALI HAIDER SHANTO/THE STATESMAN

Student Union reopens on campus after three years of renovations

Maya Brown October 19, 2020
After three years of renovations and about $63.4 million spent, the new Union opened on campus this fall semester. The Union features three levels of newly designated areas including an office for the Center of Civic Justice, club space and an e-sports facility.
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Students walking outside of Stony Brook Universitys Student Activities Center (SAC).SARA RUBERG/ STATESMAN FILE

USG will partially refund student activity fee

Sherin Samuel May 1, 2020
USG Treasurer, Adrian Ortega, said during a USG senate meeting on April 2 that the Executive Council (EC) collectively voted on a range of $25 to $30 for the refund. 
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The outside of the administration building after campus has shut down. RABIA GURSOY/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook cancels all events through May 15

Brianne Ledda March 21, 2020
"Program advisors will be following up with their respective organizations individually to provide further support and answer organization specific questions.”
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An individual placing a voting form into a ballot box. RAMSI/FLICKR VIA CC BY SA 2.0

USG elections will be held on SB Engaged instead of SOLAR

Sherin Samuel March 1, 2020
The move is at least partially driven by concerns of low voter turnout. Less than three percent of the undergraduate student body participated in the constitutional referendum last semester.
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SAC Market TheALEK LEWIS/THE STATESMAN

New SAC Market opens at the Student Activities Center

Alek Lewis February 2, 2020
The SBU Marketplace at the SAC wanted to invoke the “look and feel of a Whole Foods” with its fresh ingredients.
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Festival of Lights 2019 Photo Gallery

Festival of Lights 2019 Photo Gallery

Samantha Robinson December 5, 2019
The Festival of Lights is a traditional event held at SBU which shares and celebrates the various religions, faiths and cultures that make up the Stony Brook community. Here are some photos from this year's multicultural event.
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