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Stony Brook, NY - Organizers and attendees of the Iranian Graduate Student Organization rally interact and view a poster exhibition on Wednesday, March 8. The rally is dedicated to protesting the treatment of women and other minority groups by the Islamic regime. SKY CRABTREE/THE STATESMAN

Students rally to demonstrate support for suffering Iranians

Sky Crabtree March 14, 2023
The Iranian Graduate Student Association held a rally in the student union on Friday, March 10 to bring awareness to the issues facing women in Iran. Over 100 universities worldwide held a similar event on the same day to commemorate international women’s day.
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The Iranian Graduate Student Association has been leading the charge in raising awareness about the events in Iran

Atrocities in Iran spark action at Stony Brook

Sonya Gugliara and Kevin Sousa February 19, 2023
But even oceans away from Iran, Stony Brook students are doing their part on campus to raise awareness for the circumstances overseas. “We hear their voice, and we are their voice here,” said an Iranian Ph.D. student who has asked to remain anonymous out of safety concerns.
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Stony Brook students march in support of abortion rights

Stony Brook students march in support of abortion rights

Jeremy Portnoy and Karaline Talty May 6, 2022
A group of roughly 100 abortion rights advocates marched around the Stony Brook University campus and gave speeches on May 5 in protest of the leaked draft of a Supreme Court opinion that could overturn Roe v. Wade.
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A map of Stony Brook University marked with the locations of crimes that occurred on campus from Thursday, Sept. 28 to Thursday, Oct. 12. GRAPHIC BY KAT PROCACCI

SBU Crime Watch: Sept. 28 – Oct. 12, 2021

Sonya Gugliara October 17, 2021
Search and explore the crimes between Sept. 28 and Oct. 12, logged by the University Police Department.
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SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras joined the Stony Brook Union ribbon cutting celebration.Maya Brown/THE STATESMAN

SUNY Chancellor comments on vaccination requirements during Union ceremony

Maya Brown August 27, 2021
On Wednesday, Aug. 25, the State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor Jim Malatras came to Stony Brook University for the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the newly-rebuilt Student Union.
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The outside of the Stony Brook Union. SHAH ALI HAIDER SHANTO/THE STATESMAN

Students can schedule appointment for Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

Alek Lewis April 6, 2021
Stony Brook University is now offering students the opportunity to get the one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at the Student Union. Those who have received another vaccine are not allowed to receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
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The Climate Reality Project GAVIN TAPP/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

Students petition for renewable energies at SBU

Anna Correa December 10, 2017
The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit working to solve global climate change, hopes to end the fossil fuel industry’s decades-long presence on Stony Brook University’s campus.
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Stony Brook Mens Baseball alumnus Travis Jankowski slides into home base to score a run for the San Diego Padres against the Baltimore Orioles on June 22, 2016. Jankowski was inducted into the Rita and Kurt Eppenstein Stony Brook Athletics Hall of Fame this past Saturday. KEITH ALLISON/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

Travis Jankowski discusses 2012 College World Series run and his days at Stony Brook

Tim Oakes October 17, 2017
"We were a band of brothers out there, and I can’t stress that enough," Jankowski said in recollection of Stony Brook Baseball's historic College World Series run in 2012.
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After the closing of the Union Starbucks, other locations on campus have sought to rearrange their hours of operation to better suit students needs. JOE FARBER/THE STATESMAN

On weekend mornings, the coffee runs dry

Josh Farber April 25, 2017
When the Student Union closed for renovation and Starbucks moved across the street to Melville Library, the hours of operation were cut by 9.5 hours a week, with the biggest reduction coming on Fridays and Saturdays.
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Students celebrate diversity with Open Mic and Food Tasting night

Students celebrate diversity with Open Mic and Food Tasting night

Stephanie Yuvienco April 2, 2017
The UNITI Cultural Center collaborated with students to celebrate the diversity in culture and talent at Stony Brook with the Multicultural Open Mic and Food Tasting event.
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A tall classic chai tea latte. Stony Brooks newest Starbucks location opened in the basement of the library on Jan. 23.TAYLOR HA/STATESMAN FILE

Library Starbucks opens in time for first week of classes

Rebecca Liebson January 29, 2017
On Jan. 23, Stony Brook’s newest Starbucks opened its doors to the public, permanently replacing the old location in the Student Union.
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The student Union, one of Stony Brook Universitys oldest buildings, closed... ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Closed Student Union evokes old memories

Taylor Ha December 10, 2016
For now, only the shadows of reflections glide across the Union’s transparent doors.
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