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Seniors call virtual commencement a ‘slap in the face’

Brianne Ledda April 4, 2020
“It was like a slap in the face that they took our money for four years and can’t even make an effort to tell us that they plan on rescheduling it,” she said.
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The Marine Sciences Research Center located in Stony Brooks Southampton campus. MELISSA AZOFEIFA/STATESMAN FILE

SoMAS names new dean

Wilko Martinez-Cache February 28, 2018
Paul B. Shepson was announced as the new dean of the Stony Brook University School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS).
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Logo of The Onion Bagel column. STATESMAN FILE

The Onion Bagel: Students return from Cancun more worldly and wise

Emily Benson March 19, 2017
“I’ve been drinking tequila for five days straight,” Bret said. “I love this place but it’s trying to kill me, which makes me think I understand the wall now.”
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First Athletic Director A. Henry von Mechow passes away at 87

First Athletic Director A. Henry von Mechow passes away at 87

Cameron Boon August 30, 2015
A. Henry von Mechow played a critical role in the development of what is now Stony Brook’s athletic programs, from intercollegiate to recreational and everything in between.
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Evan Artza, a senior psychology major, smokes a cigarette outside of the Javits Lecture Center. Stony Brook forbids smoking within 25 feet of any on-campus building. MEGAN MILLER / THE STATESMAN

Campus briefing: USG discusses tobacco-free campus

Arielle Martinez March 30, 2015
The USG Senate discussion regarding tobacco came in the midst of a SUNY-wide effort to ban tobacco use, including smoking and chewing tobacco, on all SUNY campuses.
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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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SUNY continues to push campus tobacco-ban legislation in 2014

Will Welch January 28, 2014
With the opening of the new lawmaking session in Albany this month, legislation banning tobacco on State University of New York campuses can again be taken up for vote.
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Dana Rasamny, a junior English major at Stony Brook University, enjoys a cigarette outside of the Student Activities Center. Students like Rasamny will not be persecuted for smoking on SUNY campuses for at least another ten years. (JESUS PRICHARDO / THE STATESMAN)

SUNY Tobacco-Free Policy Goes Up In Smoke

Will Welch September 3, 2013
Contrary to the announcement made last semester, Stony Brook University will not be tobacco-free in 2014, following the New York State Legislature’s failure to pass a State University of New York-wide tobacco ban during the 2013 legislative session.
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