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Shop Red West blocked off with caution tap.CHRISTINE KELLY/THE STATESMAN

Suspect arrested for burglary at Shop Red West

Sara Ruberg April 16, 2022
A suspect was arrested late Friday evening for the burglary that took place on Thursday morning at Shop Red West, according to Lawrence Zacarese, vice president for Enterprise Risk Management and chief security officer.
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Turning Point USA holding anti-mandatory vaccine protest on campus

Turning Point USA holding anti-mandatory vaccine protest on campus

Maria Lynders September 11, 2021
The Stony Brook chapter of Turning Point USA will be holding an anti-mandatory vaccine protest on Sept. 12, from 3 to 4 p.m. The protest is expected to take place on West Campus, but the exact location is still to be determined.
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Police responding to a bomb threat in the chemistry building on RABIA GURSOY/THE STATESMAN

SBU police respond to potential bomb threat in the chemistry building

Alek Lewis January 14, 2021
Stony Brook University police responded to a call regarding a potential bomb threat in the chemistry building around 7:30 a.m. on Jan. 13. 
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Students walking outside of Stony Brook Universitys Student Activities Center (SAC).SARA RUBERG/ STATESMAN FILE

Social contracts should be respected within clubs too

Kraig Klein July 19, 2020
I was the public relations officer for Dumbledore’s Army. However, the eBoard made a decision on July 10 and abused their power by supporting a political stance using the club’s name without the consent of club members.
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A pack of cigarettes.  LINDSAY FOX/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

Stony Brook isn’t tobacco-free — and it shouldn’t be

Mike Adams December 2, 2018
Stony Brook University banned the use of tobacco products on campus at the start of 2016. Still, the sight of students sucking down smoke around Frank Melville's old estate is far from uncommon.
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The 2018 Security and Fire Safety Report. COURTESY OF UNIVERSITY POLICE DEPARTMENT

Annual Security Report shows uptick in crime

Maya Brown October 3, 2018
The number of crimes reported on campus and at residential facilities rose between 2016 and 2017, according to the 2018 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, which was released last Friday.
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The University Police Department is holding active shooter trainings this semester is response to the recent Parkland shooting in Florida. NINA LIN/STATESMAN FILE

University Police holds active shooter drills following Parkland shooting

Christian Wornell March 25, 2018
Stony Brook University is taking measures to prepare students for an active shooter situation following last month’s massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
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Accident on South and Nicholls JOSEPH KONIG/THE STATESMAN

Car accident on Nicolls Road puts four in the hospital

Mahreen Khan September 6, 2017
At roughly 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, a collision occurred between an Stony Brook Volunteer Ambulance Corps ambulance and another vehicle on Nicolls Road.
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Will Georges, former Stony Brook University student, smokes a cigarette outside the Union. Will is favorable of the smoking ban that is scheduled to come into effect in the spring semester, as he wants to quit smoking. TAYLOR HA/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook is not a tobacco-free campus

Andrew Goldstein September 3, 2017
Seeing Stony Brook truly becoming tobacco free would be a breath of fresh air.
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A typical beer pong set up at a college party. Many college students LAURA LAROSE/FLCIKR VIA CC BY 2.0

The Drinking Dilemma

Scott Terwilliger August 28, 2017
If your drinking is triggered by the need to relax, find a new activity that provides the same reward of relaxation, such as exercising or listening to music.
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Rise in thefts at Campus Recreation Center boosts student caution

Rise in thefts at Campus Recreation Center boosts student caution

Jessica Chin November 1, 2016
A spate of recent thefts at the Campus Recreation Center has caused students and staff to become more vigilant and cautious than ever.
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Hendrix College residence hall director dies unexpectedly

Hendrix College residence hall director dies unexpectedly

Arielle Martinez April 3, 2016
Sara Weber, the residence hall director of Hendrix College in Roth Quad, died unexpectedly in the residence hall on Saturday.
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