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Photo of Sanger Hall in Tabler Community. President McInnis has announced that the controversial building will be renamed to Chinn Hall. SAMANTHA LANKOWICZ / THE STATESMAN

President McInnis to announce Sanger College renaming decision

Christine Kelley April 3, 2022
Stony Brook University officials are recommending that President Maurie McInnis approve the renaming of Sanger College. McInnis will announce her decision this week.
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The Toll Lot, outside of Tubman Hall. As of the Fall 2021 semester, the lot is reserved for faculty. TIM GIORLANDO/ THE STATESMAN

New parking policies leaves students enraged as administration remains dismissive

Tim Giorlando September 5, 2021
A sea of vehicles line the parking lot outside of Chavez and Tubman residential halls. Littered in variety, it seems simple to find a spot — if you are a faculty member.
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50 years forever wild: Looking back on the Ashley Schiff Preserve

50 years “forever wild”: Looking back on the Ashley Schiff Preserve

Brianne Ledda, Margaret Osborne, and Taylor Beglane October 11, 2019
When Stony Brook University decided to bulldoze the tallest conifer tree on campus in the 1960s, political science professor Dr. Ashley Schiff chained himself to its trunk.
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Fire extinguished in Douglass College

Rebecca Liebson February 2, 2018
At 9:54 p.m., the SBU Emergency Management twitter account tweeted that the fire had been extinguished and that there were no injuries.
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Tabler Arts Gala fundraises for Camp Kesem

Tabler Arts Gala fundraises for Camp Kesem

Tim Oakes April 3, 2016
Over 100 guests admired the artwork that the Douglass Hall council displayed and auctioned to raise money for Camp Kesem.
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RockYoFace rings in the new semester

RockYoFace rings in the new semester

David Pepa March 1, 2016
RockYoFace, a showcase of local bands presented by WUSB, took place at the University Cafe on Thursday, Feb. 18.
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Third annual True Colors event celebrates Black History Month

Third annual True Colors event celebrates Black History Month

Kelly Saberi February 25, 2016
The third annual True Colors event took place on Monday, Feb. 23 to celebrate Black History Month
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25 real things to do before you graduate

25 real things to do before you graduate

Kate Valerio August 24, 2015
I created my own list of things to do at Stony Brook before graduation based on the wisdom and experience I have acquired over the last three years. Hold for applause.
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PHOTO CREDIT : QUINN DOMBROWSKI

Three artsy events coming up

Krysten Massa April 8, 2015
Upcoming events include Sushi Night, a showing of "The Imitation Game" as part of the USG Movie Series and Tabler Quad's "Hands Got Talent."
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According to its Facebook page, SWIM formed in 2010 and was first named Apollo. The band became serious about writing original music after renaming itself to SWIM. PHOTO CREDIT: MARK DAGIO

Student band juggles school, work and music on its course to success

Emily Benson March 23, 2015
SWIM, a local Stony Brook band whose Facebook page describes them as “precise, dramatic and dynamic rock music,” did not get a start like any other college band.
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We should not need to be warned while crossing

Debduth Pijush March 3, 2015
Even though the school had good intentions behind the new "LOOK" signs, this is a reminder for us that our childlike behaviors are only becoming more prevalent.
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Firefighters work to extinguish a small brush fire behind Tabler Quad. (JESUS PICHARDO / THE STATESMAN)

Firefighters respond to brush fire behind Tabler Quad

Rebecca Anzel April 10, 2014
Due to wind direction and speed, a small brush fire that ignited in a patch of bamboo on private property behind Tabler Quad spread onto Stony Brook University property around 11:30 a.m. today, according to Assistant Chief of Police Lawrence Zacarese.
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