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Shop Red West blocked off with caution tap.CHRISTINE KELLY/THE STATESMAN

Suspect arrested for burglary at Shop Red West

Sara Ruberg April 16, 2022
A suspect was arrested late Friday evening for the burglary that took place on Thursday morning at Shop Red West, according to Lawrence Zacarese, vice president for Enterprise Risk Management and chief security officer.
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Shop Red West blocked off with caution tap.CHRISTINE KELLY/THE STATESMAN

Police investigate burglary at Shop Red West

Sara Ruberg and Christine Kelley April 14, 2022
A burglary occurred at the campus bookstore around 4 a.m. on April 14. The University Police Department is investigating the incident with Suffolk County Police.
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The outside of Kelly Quad in West Campus. Students living on campus still have access to the food pantry, which has adjusted to social distancing. SHAH ALI HAIDER SHANTO/THE STATESMAN

SBU dining halls and food pantry adjust for social distancing

Brianne Ledda and Claudia Motley April 2, 2020
Stony Brook University’s food pantry is taking online orders from students on campus today between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. An email containing a request form was already sent to residents.
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SBU sophomore recognized by LI Business News “30 Under 30”

SBU sophomore recognized by LI Business News’ “30 Under 30”

Iryna Shkurhan September 26, 2019
Sydney Bell, a sophomore marine vertebrate biology major at Stony Brook University (SBU), was recognized by Long Island Business News “30 Under 30” list for her non-profit company, Tidal Tees Apparel.
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A pile of plastic bags. ANNIKALUDIN/FLICKR VIA CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Suffolk County’s plastic bag fee should be raised

Maya Brown October 3, 2018
While the five cent charge for plastic bags is a smart environmental idea, a rise in the fee for plastic bags would make this installment much more effective. Would you be willing to pay two dollars for a plastic bag?
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Shop Red West gets a new look

Niki Nassiri September 2, 2018
After switching store operators from Barnes and Nobles to the Follett Corporation,  Shop Red West has unveiled a new store layout change in time for the Fall 2018 semester.
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Some college students find balancing studying and socializing difficult. WOHANI/FLICKR CC BY 2.0

PSA: Textbooks are not taxed

Bryan Carroll February 8, 2018
While the operator of the campus store will change to Follett Corporation in the coming weeks, other things will stay the same in terms of the overall buying experience for textbooks on campus. Textbooks and course materials in New York are still exempt from sales tax.
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A picture from outside Shop Red West in 2016. Barnes and Noble STATESMAN FILE

Follett Corporation named new campus store operator

Brianne Ledda February 4, 2018
Follett will also replace Amazon in providing customized course material services, although the pickup location in the library will remain and students will still have access to Amazon Prime Student benefits.
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A tall classic chai tea latte. Stony Brooks newest Starbucks location opened in the basement of the library on Jan. 23.TAYLOR HA/STATESMAN FILE

Library Starbucks opens in time for first week of classes

Rebecca Liebson January 29, 2017
On Jan. 23, Stony Brook’s newest Starbucks opened its doors to the public, permanently replacing the old location in the Student Union.
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Students ever evacuated early afternoon as power went out in the Student Union. (NINA LIN / THE STATESMAN)

Student Union will undergo three-year renovation

Brittany Tesoriero August 24, 2016
For the duration of the three-year renovation, the Student Union will not be operational.
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