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Head coach Chuck Priore in Stony Brook footballs season opener. Priore is currently in the last year of his contract. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

2022 is a make or break year for Stony Brook’s Chuck Priore

Mike Anderson September 4, 2022
As the second football head coach in Stony Brook history, Priore has helped transform the program from a state of mediocrity into one of respectability. However, the 62-year-old coach is now in the final year of a contract extension from 2018.
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From the archives: The checkered history of the Student Activity Fee referendum

Peter Lupfer September 29, 2020
Statesman Archivist Peter Lupfer reflects on the most recent Student Activity Fee referendum and the vote’s controversial history at Stony Brook University. This newsletter is the first in a monthly series from The Statesman Archives.
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The Spirit of Stony Brook Marching Band performing at a football game in the fall of 2019. The marching band recently received new uniforms after wearing the older versions for 14 years. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

After a four-year process, SBU marching band sees new uniforms

Sean Gribbin February 2, 2020
The band finally brandished the fresh garb this past November. Until then, the band wore the original stock uniforms — often compared to The Nutcracker or toy soldiers — used since the band’s inception in 2006.
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Red watch band PHOTO COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Red Watch Band wins Community Youth Leadership Award

Evelin Mercedes October 27, 2018
Stony Brook’s Red Watch Band (RWB) CARE Team received the Community Youth Leadership Award last month from the Caron Foundation, an organization aimed at transforming the lives of people affected by drug or alcohol addiction.
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Lara Hunter, national director of Red Watch Band, led the celebration of a record number of Stony Brook University students trained in one semester. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Red Watch Band announces a record number of students trained this fall

Jhacquelle Swaby December 10, 2016
This fall, Red Watch Band trained a record breaking number of 1,284 students.
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The URECA exhibit, above, is being showcased in the SAC Art Gallery. More art around SB campus can be found at the Wang Center and the Alloway Gallery in the library.

First annual Art Crawl shines a spotlight on SBU student artists

Rena Thomas April 12, 2015
The Shirley Strum Kenny Student Arts Festival was a celebration of creativity, bringing light to the hidden gems of Stony Brook’s various art galleries.
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Albany Day: A General Overview

March 12, 2008
Every year, SBU staff, faculty and students go to Albany to show legislators exactly what's unique about our school.
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A screenshot of a 2002 article on Politys decertification.

ARCHIVES: Polity Decertified as Governing Body: Bickering Between Council and Senate Finally Leads to Organization’s Demise (2002)

October 21, 2002
The experiment that was dubbed “receivership” is now over, as Student Polity Association (SPA) has been decertified. The dissolution of SPA has left in its wake a moderately intrigued, though cautious, student body and a Polity Senate shocked and scrambling to regroup.
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One on One: 90 minutes with the President

September 6, 2002

By Kelly Brown and Jeffrey Javidfar Since her instatement at Stony Brook University in 1995, President Shirley Strum Kenny has seen the University through many changes. Over the past several years,...

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One Woman?s Vision for 20,000 Students

September 6, 2002

  A University President does not get a lot of time off, much less a summer vacation. But before she addressed the class of 2006 at the New Student Convocation, President Shirley Strum Kenny sat...

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SBU Grant

March 23, 2002

University President Shirley Strum Kenny announced March 19 that Stony BrookUniversity was awarded $2.5 million by the National Science Foundation (NSF)to increase minority bachelor degrees in science,...

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