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Stony Brook University’s 23rd Annual Diversity Day: Gallery

Stanley Zheng May 13, 2024

The 23rd annual Diversity Day took place in the Student Activities Center on Wednesday, May 1. The Diversity Day cultural showcase highlighted Stony Brook's cultural groups with performances, activity...

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Students dancing to the performances at The Bash on April 27 BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

A Gallery Throwback to Staller Seazon and The Bash

Brittney Dietz May 10, 2024

To wrap up the end of the spring 2024 semester, Stony Brook University held two events on the Staller Steps to showcase up-and-coming local young artists. The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) hosted...

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Approximately 40-50 students gather on the Staller Steps to spend the night there protesting. Students have tarps, blankets and pillows. SKY CRABTREE/THE STATESMAN

Breaking news updates: Sb4Palestine organizes Gaza solidarity encampment on Staller Steps

Mariam Guirgis and Sky Crabtree April 30, 2024

This is a breaking news story. The Statesman will provide updates as they become available. Stony Brook University students are gathering on the steps of Staller Center for Arts to establish the...

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Equal access, higher grades

Equal access, higher grades

Hannah Thomas April 29, 2024

At the age of 18, I have experienced more than 75 menstrual cycles, each of which has required hygiene products. Attempting to count how many products I've used would be absurd. It is an understatement...

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Undergraduate Student Government President Devin Lobosco (left) and SKY CRABTREE/THE STATESMAN

SBU USG debates changing club food spending caps in financial bylaws

Viyang Hao, USG Beat Reporter April 28, 2024

Stony Brook University's Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Senate has started to consider new financial bylaws. USG President Devin Lobosco and Treasurer Amitesh Reddy Akiti presented potential...

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Roth Regatta 2024: Gallery

Stanley Zheng April 28, 2024

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) held it's annual 35th Roth Regatta Boat Race on Friday, April 26 at Roth Pond. This year's theme was "Unbound" where ideas were limitless and students had the...

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Pride Fest Block Party 2024: Gallery

Stanley Zheng April 28, 2024

On Wednesday, April 24, the Undergraduate Student Government (USG), LGBTA and LGBTQ* services held it's annual Pride Fest Block Party. There were drag queen performances, activities, giveaways and food...

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USG passes resolution calling for BDS

Viyang Hao and Sky Crabtree April 23, 2024

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Senate passed a resolution to call on Stony Brook University to completely divest from Israel and companies affiliated with the country on Thursday, April...

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Stony Brook unveils new parking prices for 24-25 school year

Sky Crabtree, Assistant News Editor April 21, 2024

Stony Brook University’s parking prices are once again undergoing changes. On March 20, Mobility & Parking Services (MAPS) sent out an email to all students informing them of an increase in...

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Undergraduate Student Government -- Nistha Boghra at a senate council meeting on Thursday, April 4. CHRISTOPHER YANG/THE STATESMAN

USG releases 2024 election results

Viyang Hao and Sky Crabtree April 9, 2024
The election results from the 2024 Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Election are now out.
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Students protesting on Stony Brook Universitys campus Tuesday March, 26. SKY CRABTREE/THE STATESMAN

Nine demonstrators arrested during pro-Palestine protest

Sky Crabtree, Assistant News Editor March 27, 2024

What started as a relatively standard protest on Stony Brook University’s campus on Tuesday, March 26 ended with nine individuals arrested after a sit-in demonstration at the University’s Administration...

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The Undergraduate Student Government senators at a senate meeting on Thursday, Feb 29. COBY NUNBERG/THE STATESMAN

USG’s special election has concluded — here’s what’s changing

Sky Crabtree, Assistant News Editor March 5, 2024

The results are in for the recent special election held by Stony Brook University’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG). All four constitutional amendments put up for vote have passed, with...

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