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The Center for Global Studies and Human Development, also known as GLS, is a testing site for Stony Brook University residential students. SHAH ALI HAIDER SHANTO

SBU experiences a small spike of COVID-19 cases in residential students

Alek Lewis February 28, 2021
Stony Brook University has experienced a small spike in student cases of COVID-19 over the past few weeks. From Feb. 4 to Feb. 24, 117 students tested positive, according to the university’s COVID-19 dashboard.
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Festival of Lights in Student Activities Ballroom A on Dec. 4. SAMANTHA ROBINSON/THE STATESMAN

Festival of Lights Illuminates Stony Brook

Samantha Robinson December 8, 2019
Stony Brook University held its 19th annual Festival of Lights on Dec. 4 to celebrate the holiday season.
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Festival of Lights 2019 Photo Gallery

Festival of Lights 2019 Photo Gallery

Samantha Robinson December 5, 2019
The Festival of Lights is a traditional event held at SBU which shares and celebrates the various religions, faiths and cultures that make up the Stony Brook community. Here are some photos from this year's multicultural event.
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A Stony Brook student rides a mechanical bull at the EOP Carnival in the Student Activities Center.

EOP Student Association hosts indoor carnival to destress before finals

Emily Norman May 2, 2017
The circus-themed event was organized by the Educational Opportunity Program Student Association to serve as a de-stressor for students in a time of impending final exams.
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A campus dining chef prepares samples during the 2013 Food Expo. WESLEY ROBINSON/STATESMAN FILE

Roth Cafe chef wins Chef Throwdown challenge

Marie Matsunaga April 10, 2017
The chefs created one show plate and three tasting dishes to be judged by a panel of student leaders and the general audience who tasted samples.
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Students enjoyed a free ice skating rink at Polar Palooza in Feb. 2016. JESSICA CHIN/STATESMAN FILE

Winter Weekend 2017 brings a flurry of activities to campus

Anisah Abdullah February 5, 2017
Winter Weekend festivities run from Feb. 10 to Feb. 12 and will feature a wide range of activities including singalongs, comedy shows, therapy dogs and a roller rink.
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Students received massages as part of the Commuter Student Associations 2016 relaxation. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

Relax-a-thon aimed to ease college stress

Jhacquelle Swaby November 18, 2016
After a semester of long days and nights, students needed a chance to unwind and take a breather before finals.
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Upcoming Artsy Events

Upcoming Artsy Events

Kelly Saberi April 17, 2016
Take a look at some upcoming artsy events happening on campus, including an art crawl, Earthstock and the Shirley Strum Kenny Arts Festival.
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The Cultural Carnival comes to campus

The Cultural Carnival comes to campus

Giselle Miranda October 19, 2015
This year’s Cultural Carnival Event hosted by CASB and Asian Student Alliance (ASA) took place on Thursday, Oct. 15 in the Student Activities Center Ballroom A.
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