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The Academic Mall during USGs Light the Brook on Nov 9th.DEVIN KENNEDY/THE STATESMAN

Light the Brook held on Staller Steps for the first time

Saad Haroon November 13, 2022
The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) held its fifth annual Light the Brook event on Thursday, Nov. 10. During Light the Brook, lampposts and trees in the Academic Mall are lit up with fairy lights, marking the start of the holiday season.  
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R&B duo LION BABE brings soul and funk to Staller

Melanie Navarro September 26, 2022
On Sept. 23, musical duo LION BABE graced the stage of the Staller Center with a blend of R&B, soul and funk. Multidisciplinary artist/vocalist Jillian Harvey and producer/DJ Lucas Goodman aka Astro Raw had audience members off of their seats.
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Members of the Graduate Student Employee Union protesting on May 1, 2019. The students were protesting increases in their fees. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Graduate students protest fee increases

Samantha Robinson May 2, 2019
Members of the Graduate Student Employees Union (GSEU) led a march from the Earth and Space Sciences building to the Administration building on Wednesday, May 1 to deliver a list of demands following the university’s proposed hike in fees.
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A Statesman survey found that Stony Brook University students have a host of spots on campus where ERIC SCHMID/THE STATESMAN

Seawolves Confess to their Sex Spots on Campus

Kayla McKiski February 13, 2017
“I got a blowjob from my girlfriend on the LIRR here right as we were pulling out of the station,” A, senior mechanical engineering major, said.
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Once rejected from Stony Brook, Paul Reiser makes his mark years later

Once rejected from Stony Brook, Paul Reiser makes his mark years later

Katarina Delgado February 9, 2016
Long-time actor, author, musician and comedian Paul Reiser performed his latest stand-up comedy show at the Staller Center for the Arts on Feb. 6.
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Five Artsy Events to check out on campus

Francesca Campione November 30, 2015
With finals coming up, here are five artsy events to check out on campus to help relieve stress.
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USG Treasurer Kathryn Michaud, above, presented an explanation of the 2015-2016 budget to the senators. MANJU SHIVACHARAN / THE STATESMAN

Campus briefing: USG senate passes new version of $3.2 million budget to fund clubs and agencies

Arielle Martinez April 27, 2015
The Undergraduate Student Government senate passed a new $3.2 million budget for the 2015-2016 year at its Thursday meeting.
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Three teams impressed at this year’s Dancing with the SBU Stars

David Pepa April 16, 2015
This year's dancers made their mark on Wednesday on the Staller Steps, where over 70 students gathered to watch the stars and their partner’s dance for the audience’s votes.
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Passionate pianist and composer amazes a Staller Center audience

Krysten Massa November 18, 2014
The black Yamaha piano sat in the middle of the wooden platform stage as guests quickly filled up the seats of the recital hall in the Staller Center.
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Campus spotlight: Susan Deaver advances orchestra

Basil John November 10, 2014
The University Orchestra is made up of a variety of students, including those still in high school, undergraduates and graduate students and is open to string, woodwind, brass and percussion players.
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MOMIX dance group dazzles Staller audience

Lisa Setyon-Ortenzio November 3, 2014
More than 300 people gathered in the Staller Center auditorium on Saturday, Nov. 1 to enjoy the latest show from the MOMIX Company.
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The Asylum Theatre Company performed Kimberly Akimbo last year at the Staller Center. (PHOTO CREDIT: STALLER CENTER)

Asylum Theatre looks to make audiences think with “Doubt”

Basil John September 17, 2014
A group of actors that pool their interests together in order to put on a show that leaves the audience wondering: that is what Asylum Theatre is and is what their production of "Doubt" looks to do.
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