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President of the University, Maurie McInnis.JOCELYN CRUZ /THE STATESMAN

Despite President McInnis’ admiration for SBU, large disconnect between students and administration is unignorable

Matt Venezia October 10, 2021
#OPINION: From the beginning, it was clear that McInnis holds the campus community in high regard and is happy to be at Stony Brook. Regardless of the politics associated with the position of the presidency at the University, she was genuine.
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All hail mighty Wolfie

Sophie Carr October 10, 2013
School spirit is an odd concept. And when I say odd, I mean marginally terrifying. This enthusiasm, in many ways, resembles an annual influenza outbreak: It is infectious, relentless, and gives some of us the chills. While it may have at one time been conducive to unifying a student body within a university, it now comes across as a type of hostile, smug-ridden outward devotion. Is school spirit even a good thing? Isn’t excessive expressed pride frowned upon? We all, essentially, hide behind Wolfie. Perhaps it is more comparable to nationalism than anything else.
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Ex-Football Player Dances with Wolves

Deanna Del Ciello May 3, 2012
It's the biggest basketball game in Stony Brook history. Thousands of fans fill the arena in the Indoor Sports Complex, standing shoulder-to-shoulder, transforming the rows of light brown bleachers to a mass of red. They’re cheering on the men’s basketball team as the Seawolves take on the University of Vermont in the America East Championship game.
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