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21 Savage to headline Brookfest

21 Savage to headline Brookfest

Kayla McKiski February 15, 2018
Rapper 21 Savage is set to headline Brookfest 2018 on April 4 at 7 p.m. at the Island Federal Credit Union Arena.
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USG organizes biggest “Back to the Brook” concert yet with big name artist Lupe Fiasco

Giselle Barkley November 3, 2014
Nearly two weeks after a successful Icona Pop concert, the Undergraduate Student Government will host two more artists—rapper Lupe Fiasco and DJ 3 LAU—at this year’s “Back to the Brook” concert.
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The chaotic campout for Brookfest tickets: a student’s perspective

Cassandra Maddox April 21, 2014
April 23 is the night of the Childish Gambino and Diplo concert, but April 18 was the chaotic night I camped out for tickets.
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Top: Ludacris and Grouplove perform at Brookfest 2013. Bottom: Bruno Mars and Janelle Monae take the stage in 2011. (STATESMAN STOCK PHOTO)

Brookfest 2014: Childish Gambino and Diplo

Nicole Bansen April 6, 2014
When spring hits Stony Brook, one question starts circulating around the campus: “who is performing for the spring concert?” So far this year, rumors have been bouncing around on social media sites, but it was not until today that the announcement was made official. Diplo and Childish Gambino will be coming to Stony Brook.
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Campus briefing: spring concert artist still unknown

Peter Chen February 18, 2014
This semester, the Student Activities Board aims to follow the success of last spring’s concert—which featured rapper Ludacris and band Grouplove—with a bigger and better experience.
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Campus briefing: USG to continue focus on transportation in spring

Ryan Wolf January 28, 2014

As the Undergraduate Student Government looks ahead for the coming semester, or, as President Hussain named it, “After Party Round 2,” the administration hopes to still focus on the goals of last...

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PHOTO CREDIT: NINA LIN

The presidency of Anna Lubitz

Sarah Elsesser November 19, 2013
Anna Lubitz is well known on campus. She is President of the Pre-Veterinary Society. She ran for Homecoming queen last year. She was a member of The Spirit of Stony Brook Marching band and sang the National Anthem at sporting events. Her mother works in President Stanley’s office.
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Ludacris was the main performer  for Stony Brooks annual spring concert at LaValle Stadium. (Ezra Margono)

Ludacris and GROUPLOVE rock LaValle Stadium

Jon Winkler April 28, 2013
It was almost a perfect setup for a great night: The setting sun gave the air a great orange glow, the weather was beautiful, and the crowd was ready to shake off the week they had. The setting could not have been better for SBU when young up-and-comers Grouplove and rap veteran Ludacris came to make the crowd bounce on Friday. The first concert to be held at LaValle Stadium was a momentous occasion, and the crowd definitely reflected that feeling from the get-go. Freshman Karthik Krishnan, a biochemistry major and devoted Grouplove fan, had been waiting for some time for the band to come.
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Campus news briefing: spring concert legal trouble

Kelly Zegers April 15, 2013

This week’s senate meeting included a short agenda. Even so, there was business to conduct, as the senate unanimously approved the Badminton Club’s request for line budget status. Also passed...

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