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Dean of Students Rick Gatteau standing on the fountain outside of the administration building addressing student protests. Interim President Michael Bernstein sent out an email to students and faculty this morning addressing plans for the spring semester. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook issues update on coronavirus

Samantha Robinson March 11, 2020
Stony Brook University issued its first official coronavirus update since rumors started circulating that classes will be moved online in two campus-wide emails from Interim President Michael Bernstein on March 11.
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Outside of the Stony Brook University Hospital. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Five new people in Suffolk test positive for COVID-19, three quarantined at Stony Brook University Hospital

Alek Lewis March 11, 2020
Three of the new patients are Brookhaven Town residents isolated at Stony Brook University Hospital. They include a man in his early 20s, a man in his late 30s and a man in his early 30s.
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The COVID-19 virus. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Suffolk County sees first confirmed coronavirus case

Brianne Ledda and Alek Lewis March 8, 2020
There are now 105 total confirmed coronavirus cases in New York. Five of those cases are in Nassau County, and 12 are in New York City.
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Stony Brook South Hampton.MELISSA AZOFEIFA/THE STATESMAN

26 SUNY students undergo mandatory 14-day quarantine at Stony Brook Southampton

Alek Lewis March 8, 2020
Twenty-two students from State University of New York (SUNY) study abroad programs are undergoing mandatory quarantine for the coronavirus at Stony Brook University’s Southampton campus, school officials confirmed in an email to The Statesman.
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A snow plow clears snow in front of the Island Federal Credit Union in Jan. 2016.CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/STATESMAN FILE

Winter Storm Jonas freezes campus activities

Arielle Martinez January 23, 2016
Winter Storm Jonas moved into the New York area over the weekend as hundreds of students moved into their residence halls for the start of the Spring 2016 semester.
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Chris Algieri loses to Pacquiao in unanimous decision

Chris Algieri loses to Pacquiao in unanimous decision

Cameron Boon November 24, 2014
Chris Algieri brought the community of Seawolves faithful to a halt on Saturday night as he fought arguably the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world in Manny Pacquiao.
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(HEATHER KHALIFA / THE STATESMAN)

President Bill Clinton speaks at university in support of Tim Bishop

Kelly Zegers October 23, 2014
President Bill Clinton encouraged Stony Brook University students to vote and spoke on behalf of the Tim Bishop congressional re-election campaign on Wednesday, Oct. 22.
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(BOREUM LEE / THE STATESMAN)

Long Island’s youth a priority for County Executive Bellone

Ryan Wolf October 10, 2013
Students at Stony Brook University had the opportunity to listen to Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone discuss Suffolk County’s own problems with deadlock and employment prospects for graduating students. Long Island’s economic success is dependent on young people remaining here, Bellone said, adding that “young people have been leaving this region at record rates for twenty years now,” a trend he is concerned about.
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County Executive Bellone offers hopeful message

Simran Gupta October 10, 2013
On Tuesday night, County Executive Steve Bellone made a stop at Stony Brook University and shared some insights on the economic conditions of Suffolk County. After swimming through a series of discussions, Mr. Bellone silenced the room by addressing a problem that always earns our outrage, but never seems to be resolved: “The government is dysfunctional...they address issues that do not matter to you or the future.”
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