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Students lining up at the 22nd annual Strawberry Festival and Diversity Day event for strawberry-inspired food items. The festivities were held on May 3 in the SAC. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook celebrates 22nd annual Diversity Day and Strawberry Festival

Nayden Villorente May 4, 2023
Stony Brook University students filled the Student Activities Center on May 3 as they looked to enjoy a vast array of delicious cuisines and celebrate togetherness.
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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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The Starbucks located in Melville Library.LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

SBU should follow Starbucks and offer racial-bias education

Gabby Pardo and Andrew Goldstein April 22, 2018
Perhaps we should take a page from Starbucks’ book and have a widely announced day of racial bias education for anyone who wishes to attend?
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Students line up along the academic mall for Strawberry Fest, where attendees were able to eat strawberry themed foods. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

Students snacked on sweet treats at annual Strawberry Fest

Josh Farber May 7, 2017
Thousands of students gathered on the Academic Mall on May 3 to celebrate one of Stony Brook’s biggest springtime traditions — Strawberry Fest.
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Freight Farms is ahydroponic shipping container used to grow food on Stony Brook Universitys campus. The farm is growing strawberries and cilantro for the Spring semester. SKYLER GILBERT/STATESMAN FILE

Freight Farm looks to grow strawberries in time for Strawberry Fest

Meng Yuan March 5, 2017
Stony Brook’s Freight Farm reopened on Feb. 20 in preparation of a new crop of foods, including strawberries and cilantro.
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Senior sustainablity studies major Kylie Campanelli grows produce in Stony Brook Universitys Freight Farm. SKYLER GILBERT/THE STATESMAN

Meet the student who grows greens for Stony Brook’s dining halls

Skyler Gilbert December 11, 2016
In the fall of 2015, when Stony Brook University became the first school in the country to install a Freight Farm, Kylie Campanelli jumped at the opportunity.
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25 real things to do before you graduate

25 real things to do before you graduate

Kate Valerio August 24, 2015
I created my own list of things to do at Stony Brook before graduation based on the wisdom and experience I have acquired over the last three years. Hold for applause.
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Among the many exciting events the Stony Brook spring semester offers, one of the most anticipated is the annual Roth Regatta.

Fall down and spring awake

David Fuchs February 12, 2015
The structure of fall semester begets an environment of exponentially increasing stress for every student, especially freshman.
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Strawberry Fest 2014

Strawberry Fest 2014

The Statesman May 7, 2014
During this last full week of the semester, one of the final Stony Brook traditions took place in the Academic Mall: Strawberry Fest.  Strawberry-inspired foods were served, from strawberry shortcake to strawberry-jalapeño salsa with nachos.
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Snow days are not so cool after all

Rachel Wanderman February 20, 2014
Wolfstock, Strawberry Fest, the Roth Regatta: these are some of Stony Brook’s exciting events that attract all sorts of its students. But what can be even more exciting than these events? Having nothing to do due to a snow day.
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Stony Brook Compliments holds hands and leaves love

Caithlin Pena May 8, 2013

Stony Brook Compliments has been known to spread love, happiness and acceptance throughout campus since it first launched as a well-liked Facebook page. On Wednesday, May 1 during Campus Life Time, it...

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Strawberry smoothies were among the highlights of Stony Brooks Strawberry Fest. (Jisoo Hwang)

Strawberry recipes sweeten annual Stony Brook festival

Rolyne Joseph May 5, 2013
Thousands of students gathered to celebrate different heritages and lifestyles through music and dance performances, artistic creativity and cultural features at Stony Brook University’s Annual Strawberry Festival and Diversity Day during Campus Life Time at the Student Activities Center Plaza.
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