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The Lot-40 parking lot in South Campus, formerly known as South-P. KAYLA GOMEZ MOLANO/THE STATESMAN

SBU makes changes to commuter parking plans

Daniel Pariseau September 12, 2022
This semester, commuter students who wish to park their vehicles in Lots 2, 3, 5 and 6a are required to purchase a Commuter Premium Permit for $112.50. Having two separate commuter parking plans has proven to be controversial.
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A manipulated image of the Student Parking Sign at the Stony Brook Union. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Campus parking: Zero to $112 in one semester

Abbigail Stanley September 11, 2022
Not only did Stony Brook take away Chavez-Tubman parking, they also took away Mendelsohn, H Quad and free commuter parking, replacing it with commuter premium parking which requires a parking pass that students have to pay $112.50 per semester to use.
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The Toll Lot, outside of Tubman Hall. As of the Fall 2021 semester, the lot is reserved for faculty. TIM GIORLANDO/ THE STATESMAN

New parking policies leaves students enraged as administration remains dismissive

Tim Giorlando September 5, 2021
A sea of vehicles line the parking lot outside of Chavez and Tubman residential halls. Littered in variety, it seems simple to find a spot — if you are a faculty member.
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From the archives: Precursors for pandemic changes

Peter Lupfer and Kelcie Eberharth March 31, 2021
This month, Statesman archivists examined precedents for some of the policies Stony Brook University implemented during the pandemic.
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Stony Brook Universitys campus on Feb. 1 after a snowstorm. Classes will SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Update: SBU cancels classes after Nor’easter puts Suffolk in a state of emergency

Alek Lewis February 1, 2021
Stony Brook University has canceled all classes and events before 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 2 out of an abundance of caution for the current nor’easter.
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Stony Brook University banner during Jan. 2021.RABIA GURSOY/THE STATESMAN

All classes canceled ahead of impending snowstorm

Brianne Ledda January 31, 2021
Stony Brook University has canceled all classes and events on Monday, Feb. 1 ahead of an impending snowstorm, according to a campus-wide email.
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The outside of Stony Brook University Hospital. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook University Hospital doctor suspects COVID-19 hit Suffolk County in February

Iryna Shkurhan May 18, 2020
The suspected COVID-19 patient showed symptoms of an upper respiratory tract infection and had recently traveled to China, according to Dr. Adam J. Singer.
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SBU confirms first COVID-19 cases

Brianne Ledda March 21, 2020
Stony Brook University confirmed its first cases of COVID-19 on campus, according to a campus-wide email from Interim President Michael Bernstein.
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The South P commuter lot at Stony Brook University converted into a drive thru coronavirus testing facility. MAYA BROWN/THE STATESMAN

How to seek medical help if you think you have COVID-19

Matina Douzenis March 21, 2020
Students experiencing any sudden coughs or spikes in fever should seek medical help. As worry grows, public health officials and physicians have been encouraging the general public to only seek emergency assistance when direly needed. 
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Stony Brook students putting away boxes into their cars. GARYGHAYRA/THE STATESMAN

Students face uncertainty after campus residences close

Claudia Motley March 20, 2020
Stony Brook University students received the email on March 17: Residents within driving distance have 48 hours to vacate their dorms, and all other residents have only until March 20.
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Cars parked in South P, the commuter student parking lot. A mobile COVID-19 testing center will be available to patients on March 18. GARYGHAYRA/THE STATESMAN

A mobile testing center is taking patients in South P

Brianne Ledda March 18, 2020
The mobile COVID-19 testing center in South P lot started taking patients at noon on Wednesday, March 18, according to a state official.
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Cars parked in South P, the commuter student parking lot. PAULA PECEGO/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook University Hospital drive-through testing for COVID-19 delayed

Brianne Ledda March 15, 2020
The Three Village Civic Association posted later on Sunday that “due to a worldwide shortage, Stony Brook University Hospital did not receive the swabs needed to conduct their COVID-19 drive-thru testing as planned and is now on hold.”
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