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Union workers protesting at the arts loop at Stony Brook University on March 29. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Assemblyman Ed Flood and State Senator Anthony Palumbo challenge new parking proposal

Sky Crabtree April 15, 2023
On March 22, 2023, Assemblyman Ed Flood and State Senator Anthony Palumbo wrote a letter to Stony Brook President Maurie McInnis requesting that the University reject the paid parking plan amid concerns that it would negatively affect the University.
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Running back Jayden Cook running the ball on Saturday, Oct. 22. The Stony Brook football team was blown out by Albany on Saturday in the eighth annual Battle for the Golden Apple. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook football loses Golden Apple trophy in trouncing at Albany

Mike Anderson October 29, 2022
The Seawolves returned to the bottom of the conference on Saturday after suffering a 59-14 blowout at the Albany Great Danes. After winning each of the last two Golden Apple trophies, Stony Brook relinquished this one without much of a fight.
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The Stony Brook University sign on Main Campus.

Stony Brook ranks higher than ever in U.S. News “Best Colleges”

Lori Saxena September 12, 2022
On Sept. 12, U.S. News & World Report announced the 2022-2023 Best Colleges, with Stony Brook University increasing in rank by 16 places from No. 93 to No. 77. This is the highest ranking Stony Brook has ever achieved. 
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The official banner for The State University of New York (SUNY). Jim Malatras was appointed as the fourteenth chancellor of the SUNY system on Aug. 21. PUBLIC DOMAIN

SUNY begins search for new chancellor

Jeremy Portnoy April 13, 2022
The State University of New York (SUNY) Board of Trustees announced on April 8 a 19-member committee that will lead the search for the next chancellor of the SUNY system, which includes multiple representatives with ties to Stony Brook University.
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The Black Lives Matter protests taking place in Cincinnati, OH on May 31, 2020. Stony Brook University made an official statement in reaction to nationwide protests after the murder of George Floyd.SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook University administration releases a statement addressing the death of George Floyd

Alek Lewis June 2, 2020
“We must stand up and speak out against injustice and ignorance,” the statement said.
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SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Confirmed COVID-19 cases on three SUNY campuses

Brianne Ledda March 15, 2020
The State University of New York (SUNY) confirmed cases of students with COVID-19 at three campuses as of March 13, according to an email from SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson.
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Stony Brook University presidential search narrows down to three candidates

Alek Lewis March 3, 2020
After the approval by the Board, SUNY will send out a press release detailing the new president’s appointment information, according to the SUNY Presidential Search Summary and Timeline. The new president is expected to take over this summer.
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Emergency responders at the scene of the chemical spill in the Chemistry Building on April 5. Nitric acid was spilled in a fourth floor lab of the building around 8 p.m. GARY GHAYRAT/ STATESMAN FILE

Comptroller’s report cites Stony Brook for lax oversight of hazardous chemicals

Rebecca Liebson December 5, 2018
“Weak oversight of hazardous materials could jeopardize the health and safety of students and campus communities,” Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli stated in a press release. “SUNY needs to do a better job to ensure these items are kept under lock and key.”
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