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Junior physics major Chris Clarke leading a protest on Feb. 15. After MAPS unveiled their measures to switch to all-paid parking, students quickly retaliated through social media and in-person dissent. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

How students are reacting to MAPS’ parking proposal

Tim Giorlando February 21, 2023
For an hour on Wednesday, Feb. 15, a small band of students tried to make their voices heard at Stony Brook University’s West Campus fountain — nearly a week after the Mobility and Parking Services (MAPS) proposed to switch to a fully-paid parking model in August 2023. 
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President of the University, Maurie McInnis.JOCELYN CRUZ /THE STATESMAN

Despite President McInnis’ admiration for SBU, large disconnect between students and administration is unignorable

Matt Venezia October 10, 2021
#OPINION: From the beginning, it was clear that McInnis holds the campus community in high regard and is happy to be at Stony Brook. Regardless of the politics associated with the position of the presidency at the University, she was genuine.
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President of the University, Maurie McInnis.JOCELYN CRUZ /THE STATESMAN

State of the University 2021: President McInnis talks challenges ahead for SBU

Steven Keehner and Sara Ruberg October 10, 2021
President Maurie McInnis highlighted how SBU plans to handle concerns in the future, the school's benefits of being young and her first semester on campus with a more familiar number of students in an exclusive interview with The Statesman.
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Post Malone performing at Back to the Brook in Sept. 2017. The Undergraduate Student Government says they cancelled Back to the Brook Vol. I this year because of low ticket sales. SASCHA ROSIN/STATESMAN FILE

Inside USG: Why Back to the Brook really failed

Justin Ullman October 30, 2018
On Oct. 18, Stony Brook University’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) posted a letter on their Facebook page claiming that the Back to the Brook Vol. 1 Concert was canceled due to insufficient “promotion of the event.”
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The Princeton Reviews professors ranking lacked important context

The Princeton Review’s professors ranking lacked important context

Jager Robinson October 16, 2016
College rankings suck. They suck for the university, they suck for the students, they just make you feel miserable.
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The Statesman Readership Survey

The Statesman August 5, 2015
While we are all at home for the summer, we are constantly working on ways to improve our coverage of our campus. Take our survey today and let us know what we can do better.
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The Statesmans 36 Questions Project

The Statesman’s 36 Questions Project

The Statesman February 10, 2015
After our Under the Microscope columnist Ruchi Shah spoke to Arthur Aron, Ph.D., about his findings, we decided that we wanted to try the 36 Questions experiment ourselves.
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Rumors persevere in university atmosphere

Simran Gupta April 3, 2014
If I am not a gullible fool, and you are not a gullible fool, then why don’t rumors die out as quickly as they should? Stony Brook University is a hub of conversation where the line between “rumors” and “news” is so blurred that people will seem to believe anything upon hearsay. Perhaps, one of the most pressing rumors I have heard so far are the ones revolving around who will perform at this year’s Brookfest.
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Campus briefing: USG addresses two student concerns and introduces slew of new initiatives

Ryan Wolf November 2, 2013
Decked out in their Halloween costumes, members of the Undergraduate Student Government held their weekly senate meeting on Thursday to report on the month’s accomplishments and future plans.
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Survey Says: Cancer Drug May Do More Harm Than Good

Hanne Paine April 26, 2011

After analyzing the data from 16 clinical trials, Stony Brook researchers confirmed earlier findings that a widely used cancer drug may be killing patients rather than saving their lives.   Marketed...

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