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Students locking arms on the Staller Steps during the encampment on Wednesday, May 1. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Breaking: 29 demonstrators arrested during encampment protest

Mariam Guirgis and Sky Crabtree May 2, 2024
Earlier this morning, Stony Brook University police, state troopers, Suffolk police and a mobile field unit arrested 29 people including students, faculty members and community members participating in a Gaza Solidarity Encampment protest organized by Sb4Palestine. 
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Rick Gatteau, Vice President for Student Affairs, speaks to local media regarding the ongoing demonstration at the Staller Steps. Gatteau explains the University’s plans and perspective on the situation. MARIAM GUIRGIS/THE STATESMAN

Breaking news: SBU administration responds to student-led encampment

Mariam Guirgis and Viola Flowers May 1, 2024

Stony Brook University administration responded to Sb4Palestine’s ongoing Gaza solidarity encampment on the Staller Steps, with statements from Vice President for Student Affairs Rick Gatteau and...

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Approximately 40-50 students gather on the Staller Steps to spend the night there protesting. Students have tarps, blankets and pillows. SKY CRABTREE/THE STATESMAN

Breaking news updates: Sb4Palestine organizes Gaza solidarity encampment on Staller Steps

Mariam Guirgis and Sky Crabtree April 30, 2024

This is a breaking news story. The Statesman will provide updates as they become available. Stony Brook University students are gathering on the steps of Staller Center for Arts to establish the...

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USG passes resolution calling for BDS

Viyang Hao and Sky Crabtree April 23, 2024

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Senate passed a resolution to call on Stony Brook University to completely divest from Israel and companies affiliated with the country on Thursday, April...

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Arrested student speaks out following emergency protest

Arrested student speaks out following emergency protest

Mariam Guirgis, Assistant News Editor March 30, 2024

  Following the arrests of nine Stony Brook University students in a student-led pro-Palestine protest that took place on Tuesday, March 26, faculty members held an emergency protest the following...

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