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Lauterbur Hall in Living Learning Community. Lauterbur is one of 19 buildings without a carbon monoxide detector. JOCELYN CRUZ / THE STATESMAN

Some campus residence halls lack carbon monoxide detectors

Lori Saxena October 25, 2022

Only 14 out of the 33 campus residence halls at Stony Brook are equipped with carbon monoxide detectors, according to the school's 2022 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report released on Sept. 30. The...

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I want the iPhone, not the FBI phone

Michael Kohut April 3, 2016
Backdoors in encryption would allow anyone with the knowledge to take advantage of them see the entirety of the trove of personal data you keep on your cell phone.
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Companion safety app gathers over half a million users

Jakub Lewkowicz September 25, 2015
The Companion app, a new addition to the mobile security realm, came out just two weeks ago and has already gathered over half a million users.
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Campus surveillance increases as crime continues to drop

Christopher Leelum March 30, 2015
The number of security cameras on campus has increased as part of a prolonged effort to deter crime, according to a Stony Brook University Senate report.
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BB Pistol with CO2 cartridges and BBs. HUSTVEDT/GFDL

University Police should be lauded, not feared

Joseph Konig November 18, 2014

The Statesman ran an article last week on the front page regarding Stony Brook University’s Police Department and its preparations for incidents like the possibility of an active shooter on campus. According...

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Virus infecting Stony Brook computers

Sam Kilb November 22, 2010

Students, staff and faculty using computers on the Stony Brook University networks should be on the lookout for a virus that disguises itself as security software called ThinkPoint, according to a...

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A screenshot of an opinions article from a 1993 issue of The Statesman. Writer Adam Kaminsky argues in favor of arming campus security.

ARCHIVES: Let Me Tell You About Guns (1993)

February 25, 1993
From The Statesman's opinion archives, Adam Kaminsky argues in favor of arming campus security at Stony Brook University.
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