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Diversity has become the topic of conversation on college campuses across the United States in recent years. Stony Brook has a variety of affinity groups, two of which represent European culture.  WONDER WOMAN0731/FLICKR VIA CC-BY-2.0

Stony Brook students of color recognize lack of representation in faculty

Amaya McDonald and Melanie Navarro October 10, 2021
While the majority of the student body is composed of people from various ethnic and racial communities, the staff and faculty do not reflect the diversity the school is so well known for.
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SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras joined the Stony Brook Union ribbon cutting celebration.Maya Brown/THE STATESMAN

SUNY Chancellor comments on vaccination requirements during Union ceremony

Maya Brown August 27, 2021
On Wednesday, Aug. 25, the State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor Jim Malatras came to Stony Brook University for the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the newly-rebuilt Student Union.
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Anti-Asian violence vigil April 2021 / Jocelyn Cruz

Stony Brook University hosts solidarity vigil for anti-Asian violence

Jocelyn Cruz April 7, 2021
The Stony Brook University staff and students joined a solidarity vigil on March 31, outside the Administration building to honor the lives of those lost to anti-Asian violence.
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Tanya Sengupta hugs herself for The Statesmans Sex and Relationships issue. RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

Staff stories: What it means to “self love”

#OPINION: For a long time, I thought that self-love was something you "uncovered" and that it would always be there. I'm finding that — like so many other aspects of adulthood — it's not as simple as that.
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The outside of the School of Dental Medicine. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

SBU dental clinic closes temporarily for renovations

Alek Lewis March 8, 2021
Operations at Stony Brook University’s Dental Care Center have been temporarily halted to integrate the clinic into the hospital’s ambulatory care unit. 
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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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Advisory levels provided from the Department of State of the United States, from low to high regarding safety and security risk. PUBLIC DOMAIN

SBU shuts down trips to China after federal travel advisory

Alek Lewis and Brianne Ledda January 31, 2020
On Friday, Jan. 31 around 6:30 p.m. the provost's office sent out a campus-wide email to faculty, staff and students announcing that no requests for university-sponsored travel to China will be considered until alerts from the State Department are lifted.
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Bernstein at the student media briefing on Dec. 4, 2019. GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

Student media briefing got questions answered, but we are still being limited

Gabby Pardo December 8, 2019
I had the opportunity to attend a student media briefing with Interim President, Dr. Michael Bernstein on Wednesday, Dec. 4 with Editor in Chief of The Statesman, Gary Ghayrat and Assistant News Editor, Maya Brown. The briefing consisted of other campus media outlets along with The Statesman, and other members of Bernstein’s team, such as University Media Relations Officer, Lauren Sheprow.
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The Faculty-Student Association office located in East Side Dining. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook recognized for diversity commitment

Deidre Redhead December 6, 2019

The Faculty Student Association (FSA) office located in East Side Dining. In November, the FSA won the National Association of College Auxiliary Services Edwin R. Golden Award for Inclusive Excellence...

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Far Beyond signage in the Academic Mall.  EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

SBU set to invest $1.6 million in Plan for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Brianne Ledda November 3, 2019
Stony Brook University will invest more than $1.6 million into its Plan for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, according to updates linked in a campus-wide email sent on Friday, Nov. 1.
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Presidential search announces committee members

Presidential search announces committee members

Maya Brown September 14, 2019
A campus-wide email was sent out on Wednesday, Sept. 11, detailing who will be taking part in the search for Stony Brook University's next President.
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Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Stony Brook is expanding everything but parking

Letter to the Editor September 30, 2015
Granted, I understand Stony Brook's need to grow with student population, faculty and staff. Don't you think the accommodations should reflect that as well?
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