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University Police Department cars at Stony Brook University. NINA LIN/STATESMAN FILE

SBU PhD history candidate discusses role of university police

Iryna Shkurhan December 27, 2020
The nation is reckoning with the institution of policing, but university police departments are often left out of the conversation. Yalile Surie examines the rise of the carceral state in relation to demographics of college campuses in her research. 
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Stony Brook students participate in PHOTO COURTESY OF ERIN MAURNO

Project Adventure pushes students and staff out of their comfort zones

Rawson Jahan November 4, 2017
Project Adventure Challenge Course is mentally and physically demanding, and aims to improve the academic and social lives of participants through team building and low rope elements.
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Christopher Parks appointed new athletic bands director

Jessica Carnabuci September 11, 2016
Christopher Parks, Ed.D, was recently named as the new Athletic Bands Director for the tenth anniversary season of Stony Brook University’s marching band.
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Stony Brook student dies one week after car accident

Stony Brook student dies one week after car accident

Arielle Martinez and Michaela Kilgallen October 17, 2015
Miguel Lorenzo Roncal, a chemical and molecular engineering major and commuter student, died one week after being involved in a single car accident. He was 20 years old.
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Campus Spotlight: Dean Stein, the original Seawolf, says good-bye

Francesca Campione May 15, 2014
Jerrold L. Stein, the associate vice president for Student Affairs and dean of students, is retiring at the conclusion of this summer after an incredible 38 years of service to Stony Brook University.
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Prospective student tours disrupt academics on campus

Prospective student tours disrupt academics on campus

Cassandra Maddox May 6, 2014
Tours for prospective students on Stony Brook University’s campus have interfered with some current students’ personal space at the Staller Center for the Arts.
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Stony Brook University launches new off-campus housing website

Caithlin Pena April 3, 2014
Gone are the days students have to inquire with the Faculty Student Association for information concerning off-campus housing. A new service launched by the university earlier this semester provides students with information such as house listings, safety facts, community service opportunities and public transportation options. It serves as a self-service option for those students looking for assistance with off-campus housing.
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Campus Briefing: SAB discusses Spring Concert opener options

Peter Chen February 25, 2014
While awaiting a response from a possible headlining act for the Spring Concert, the Student Activities Board spent most of Friday’s meeting debating various performer scenarios.
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PHOTO CREDIT: NINA LIN

The presidency of Anna Lubitz

Sarah Elsesser November 19, 2013
Anna Lubitz is well known on campus. She is President of the Pre-Veterinary Society. She ran for Homecoming queen last year. She was a member of The Spirit of Stony Brook Marching band and sang the National Anthem at sporting events. Her mother works in President Stanley’s office.
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A screenshot of a 2002 article on Politys decertification.

ARCHIVES: Polity Decertified as Governing Body: Bickering Between Council and Senate Finally Leads to Organization’s Demise (2002)

October 21, 2002
The experiment that was dubbed “receivership” is now over, as Student Polity Association (SPA) has been decertified. The dissolution of SPA has left in its wake a moderately intrigued, though cautious, student body and a Polity Senate shocked and scrambling to regroup.
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