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New SUNY Initiative bridges gaps in local news coverage

Mariam Guirgis, Assistant News Editor January 24, 2024
In the fall of 2023, Stony Brook University’s School of Communication and Journalism (SOCJ) created a new class called JRN 390 (Special Topics in Journalism: Working News Room #2) in which students help local news publications that may not have enough resources to provide news coverage for their communities.
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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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Students walking outside of Stony Brook Universitys Student Activities Center (SAC).SARA RUBERG/ STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook University is extending spring break

Brianne Ledda March 13, 2020
Spring break, originally scheduled for March 16 to March 20, will be extended until March 27. The announcement comes only two days after the university officially announced that it would be moving classes online.
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Off-campus housing.
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Off-campus rent prices skyrocket

Khondker Hossain May 3, 2017
At Stony Brook, average rent prices have increased a total of $871 or 61 percent from 2010 to 2015.
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26 SUNY campuses come to SBU for HeForShe conference

26 SUNY campuses come to SBU for HeForShe conference

Jessica Chin March 6, 2016
Stony Brook University united 26 State University of New York campuses at the Charles B. Wang Center for a two-day exploration on how to tackle gender inequality.
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Stony Brooks Candence Step Team hosts annual Black History Month Gala

Stony Brook’s Candence Step Team hosts annual Black History Month Gala

Anisah Abdullah March 1, 2016
The semi-formal event brought together over 150 students of all cultures and backgrounds for a night of free food and live performances in SAC Ballroom A.
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New Building Dashboard monitors Stony Brooks energy consumption

New Building Dashboard monitors Stony Brook’s energy consumption

Michaela Kilgallen March 22, 2015
Last April, Stony Brook finished second in the Campus Conservation Nationals event against Albany, SUNY IT and SUNY New Paltz. SBU saved a total of 41,081 kilowatt-hours.
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Stony Brook among colleges and universities targeted for investigation regarding response to sexual violence cases

Stony Brook among colleges and universities targeted for investigation regarding response to sexual violence cases

Arielle Martinez August 15, 2014
The United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights is investigating Stony Brook University and 75 other colleges and universities for their handling of sexual violence cases.
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