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Students band together to form new surf club on campus

Students band together to form new surf club on campus

Sonya Gugliara November 10, 2021
Stony Brook students and surfing enthusiasts founded a new club to share their passion for the sport with surfers and non-surfers alike.
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 The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) office.  JOCELYN CRUZ / THE STATESMAN

Undergraduate Student Government to host monthly town halls

Sherin Samuel October 31, 2021
The Undergraduate Student Government announced they will be making efforts to end the disconnect between themselves and the student body with monthly town hall meetings during the USG Senate meeting on Thursday, Oct. 21.
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The Stony Brook University sign on Main Campus.

Survey results reveal lack of transparency from administration and general concern of campus conditions

Maya Brown October 6, 2021
The Statesman asked students to express their concerns and opinions about the University's current state, including administration, students and professors, for our “State of the University” special issue. About 84 students accepted the challenge, and the results are below.
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People waiting on line at Wolfieland.

Stony Brook’s Wolfieland back after COVID hiatus

Xenia Gonikberg September 19, 2021
Wolfieland, Stony Brook University’s annual carnival, returned on Sept. 11 at the SAC H parking lot and saw thousands of attendees, a record-breaking turnout compared to previous years.
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New Dean of Students emphasizes experience in student life 

Joy Sze September 9, 2021
Sitting by the table, the new dean of students gets to hear students’ stories and experiences at Stony Brook, good or bad. “That's just my way of supporting students,” McClendon said. “My little token of saying, ‘come and chat.’”
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The logo for Stony Brooks Undergraduate Student Government (USG). STATESMAN FILE

USG update Nov. 5, 2020: USG elects non-traditional student to the Senate

Sherin Samuel November 16, 2020
Reginald Ligonde, a senior business major and non-traditional student, was elected into the USG Senate during their meeting on Nov. 5. Ligonde explained that he applied for the role in order to bring attention to an underrepresented community. 
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Dr. Deborah Birx visits SBU to discuss university and hospital pandemic response

Dr. Deborah Birx visits SBU to discuss university and hospital pandemic response

Alek Lewis October 12, 2020
Dr. Deborah Birx, the United States Coronavirus Task Force Response Coordinator, visited Stony Brook University on Wednesday, Oct. 7 for roundtable discussions with students, faculty and hospital staff about the university’s response to COVID-19.
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From the archives: The checkered history of the Student Activity Fee referendum

Peter Lupfer September 29, 2020
Statesman Archivist Peter Lupfer reflects on the most recent Student Activity Fee referendum and the vote’s controversial history at Stony Brook University. This newsletter is the first in a monthly series from The Statesman Archives.
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The Weekly Wrap Up podcast logo. HANYA GAO/THE STATESMAN

The Weekly Wrap Up Ep. 8

Juliana Slocum September 15, 2020
Weekly Wrap Up: The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) election results are in, and the student body has elected Huntley Spencer as the USG president. The Metropolitan Museum of Art reopened its doors on Aug. 29, and an opinions writer asks college students to stop partying.
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Undergraduate Student Government senate meeting on Sept. 5, 2019. The USG elections will end on Friday, Sept. 11.BERNARD SANCHEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Do your part – vote for USG elections this week

Anya Marquardt September 10, 2020
#OPINION It is up to us, the student body, to choose who we want to represent us. We should take advantage of this opportunity, as those in office will be the ones who push for more initiatives to help the student body.
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The Stony Brook Pipettes performing at Stony Brook Universitys Seawolves Showcase in October 2019. This year, performance groups and other clubs will not get the chance to meet physically. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

COVID-19 causes remote meetings and budget cuts for student organizations

Maya Brown September 1, 2020
Clubs and organizations thrive on interaction, community and events, all of which are a vital part of campus life. However, they are now forced to adapt to a remote experience and limited funds in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. 
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Graphing illustrating the new timeline for USG elections. MAYA BROWN/THE STATESMAN

USG sets date for postponed elections

Maya Brown April 13, 2020
The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) at Stony Brook University set the dates and timeline for student government elections for the upcoming fall semester.
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