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A picture of me and my friends taking the train from Port Jefferson to Stony Brook on Aug. 24, 2023. On the left front side are Rafael Santos and Xingling Yu (myself). On the left back side are Jeslyn Valdez and Kazi Hamza Rashed. On the right side are Amanda Lin and SoRee Chon.

Navigating the transition to college, dos and donts

Xingling Yu September 21, 2023
When I arrived at the campus, I slowly realized that my life was on the cusp of a transformative journey. The nervousness and excitement of attending Stony Brook, mingled with the apprehension of leaving my memories and home behind.
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An empty lecture hall in Javits Lecture Center.  CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

To SBU students: You’re almost there!

Anya Marquardt May 1, 2021
#OPINION I’m writing an open letter to you all about this past school year ... isn’t it crazy that it’s almost over?
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Zoom is a video chat service many Stony Brook University students are using to learn remotely. Inappropriate content has interrupted class meetings during the first week learning remotely.SCREENSHOT OF ZOOM HOMEPAGE

‘Professor? Can you hear me?’: Universities adapt to online learning

Brianne Ledda April 13, 2020
"Zoomiversity" — an SBU-student run Instagram account — documents student antics during online classes and demonstrates some of the unique circumstances that have come with moving most of the country’s universities online.
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Outside the School of Journalism Newsroom in the Melville Library. COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

School of Journalism updates students as SBU goes remote

Melissa Azofeifa March 15, 2020
The School of Journalism (SoJ) sent students a curriculum-update on March 11, about 40 minutes after Stony Brook University officially announced that it would be moving classes online.
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USG Meeting in the Fall 2019 semester. JUSTIN GOODRIDGE/THE STATESMAN

USG moving campaign process online

Claudia Motley March 11, 2020
Stony Brook’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) will be taking its elections process totally online amid coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns and intends to postpone part of the election process.
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Editorial: Stony Brook University needs to communicate with the campus community

The Statesman March 10, 2020
The one thing we do know for sure is that the piling weight of uncertainty is unfair to SBU’s faculty and students. Simply addressing the rumors and telling us what they are just as unsure of what to do would suffice.
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