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Album cover of Bryson Tillers Anniversary, released in Oct. 2020. Tiller has been announced as the headliner for Brookfest 2023. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Bryson Tiller announced as Brookfest 2023 headliner

Tim Giorlando March 27, 2023
Bryson Tiller, the American singer-songwriter and rapper best known for his 2014 single “Don’t,” will be the headliner at this year’s Brookfest concert on April 14.
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Cars parked in South P, the commuter student parking lot. PAULA PECEGO/STATESMAN FILE

Proposed changes for Stony Brook parking

Lori Saxena February 13, 2023
Stony Brook University is exploring a campus-wide, fully paid parking model proposed to begin in the fall of 2023. 
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A group of students with the cast of Wild n Out on stage after the show on Feb. 10.SHERIN SAMUEL/THE STATESMAN

USG brings “Wild ‘n Out” to campus

Sherin Samuel February 18, 2022
On Thursday, Feb. 10, the Stony Brook campus had a taste of the MTV comedy rap battle show “Wild ‘n Out" when USG brought in cast members Conceited, Justina Valentine and Radio Big Mack as part of their recurring “Stony Brook Comedies” series.
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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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The logo for Stony Brooks Undergraduate Student Government (USG). STATESMAN FILE

Manjot Singh elected USG President

Alek Lewis April 10, 2021
Manjot Singh has been elected as the next Undergraduate Student Government (USG) president. The results of the election were announced on USG’s Instagram a few hours after polls closed on SBEngaged on April 4.
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Official poster for the Weekly Wrap Up. HANYA GAO/STATESMAN FILE

The Statesman Weekly Wrap-Up Ep. 27

Laurie Wang April 9, 2021
Editors cover USG election results and recent amendments to the constitution, USG's meet and greet with actress Keke Palmer, a review of Lana Del Rey's new album “Chemtrails over the Country Club” and the importance of college internships.
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The logo for Stony Brooks Undergraduate Student Government (USG). STATESMAN FILE

USG Executive Council candidates outline their priorities for ongoing election

Alek Lewis and Maya Brown March 31, 2021
The candidates for the Executive Council of Stony Brook University’s Undergraduate Student Government debated their platforms on March 26. Elections started on SBEngaged on March 29 and will be held until April 2 at noon.
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The outside of the administration building in March 2020. The RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

SBU extends G/P/NC deadline again, allows students to apply the policy to two classes

Alek Lewis November 10, 2020
Stony Brook University has made its final decision on the extension of the Grade/Pass/No Credit policy (G/P/NC), extending the deadline to the last day of class, or Dec. 7, allowing students to apply the grading policy on up to two classes.
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The outside of the administration building after campus has shut down. RABIA GURSOY/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook University extends pass/no credit deadline to June 3

Sherin Samuel May 5, 2020
Stony Brook’s Pass/No Credit (P/NC) policy’s deadline has been moved from May 20 to June 3 at 11:59 p.m, according to a campus-wide email from Vice Provost, Charles Robbins.
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Undergraduate Student Government president-elect Shaheer Khan poses for a headshot. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

USG President’s letter to the student body

Shaheer Khan April 4, 2020
"My Fellow Students, I hope this letter finds you and your loved ones in good health. It is safe to say that we are in uncharted territory; it is a confusing and challenging time for us all."
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Should our fees be stuffing the pockets of USG members?

Emily Selleck September 16, 2018
But the one thing I didn’t expect was more academically-focused than red cups and frat parties: students in the Stony Brook Undergraduate Student Government (USG) get paid.
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