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An SBU official attempts to remove pro-Palestinian protesters from the Student Union with support from UPD on --
PHOTO COURTESY OF KAYLA GOMEZ MOLANO

Stony Brook criminalizes pro-Palestinian students and contradicts own values by failing to divest from Israeli apartheid

Namal Fiaz April 25, 2024

Since Oct. 7, 2023, pro-Palestinian college students across the United States have made their voices heard despite repression from universities and governments. I am the President of the Students for...

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A map of Stony Brook University marked with the locations of crimes that occurred on campus from Thursday, Oct. 21 to Tuesday, Oct. 26. GRAPHIC BY KAT PROCACCI

SBU Crime Watch: Oct. 21-26, 2021

Sonya Gugliara October 31, 2021
Search and explore the crimes between Oct. 21 and Oct. 26, logged by the University Police Department.
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Unidentified woman with bike at Stony Brook LIRR attacks Stony Brook University student. PHOTO COURTESY OF Chaehyun Ko

Stony Brook student verbally and physically harassed at LIRR bus stop

Niki Nassiri August 24, 2021
A Stony Brook student was verbally and physically harassed on Aug. 15 at the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) bus stop on Circle Road.
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The outside of Stony Brook University Hospital. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/STATESMAN FILE

School of Medicine aims to increase hospital security

Brianne Ledda June 13, 2020
“We will continue to explore additional opportunities to maintain a safe and secure environment for our employees, for our patients and for the community," the Stony Brook School of Medicine said in an email to SBU's medical community.
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Outside of the Stony Brook University Hospital. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Man charged for carrying explosives into Stony Brook University Hospital

Brianne Ledda June 10, 2020
Responding bomb and canine unit officers confirmed that the man, 33-year-old Robert Roden, was carrying three explosive devices in his backpack when he was taken into custody on Tuesday night. Other reports from university police indicate that Roden was also carrying what appeared to be a BB gun.
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Pedestrian hit outside of LaValle Stadium

Pedestrian hit outside of LaValle Stadium

Andrew Zucker September 7, 2019
According to Setauket Fire Department Third Assistant Chief, Timothy Devine, a female student was hit by a car while walking on the crosswalk near stadium parking.
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Active shooter training on Thursday, April 4 in Roth Cafe. MIKE ADAMS/THE STATESMAN

What’s the real purpose of active shooter training?

Mike Adams April 9, 2019
The fact is, there’s really no effective way to prepare for such a lethal and unpredictable event and seminars like these only serve to give students a false sense of safety.
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An image of a theft suspect shared by University Police Department. He is being investigated for two counts of credit card theft.  PHOTO CREDIT: UPD

UPD investigating two counts of credit card theft on campus

Brianne Ledda March 6, 2019
The suspect physically removed credit cards from several open offices in the Administration Building and the Heart Center at Stony Brook University Hospital.
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Associate Director of Data Network Services Michael Ospitale attributes the Wi-Fi issues to increased traffic/connections caused by infected computers and a bug code in the system. (SARA SUPRIYATNO / THE STATESMAN)

The Onion Bagel: “The semester’s already going great, really…” students say

Mike Adams February 13, 2019
“I see demons in my textbooks and I lost my sense of taste,” Ludgate said. “I am not even close to fine."
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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

Students attend “Run, Hide, Fight” active shooter training

Evelin Mercedes November 16, 2018
The University Police Department (UPD) and Residential Risk Management hosted their last active shooter training of the semester at Roth Cafe on Wednesday, Nov. 14.
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The Axon Body 2 camera worn by a UPD officer.ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

UPD teaches students about law enforcement through the Citizen’s Police Academy

Evelin Mercedes October 11, 2018

Students can learn more about law enforcement through the 12-week Citizen’s Police Academy that the University Police Department offers. 

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The Paul Zuccaire Gallerys newest exhibit features abstract sculptures by artist couple Charley Friedman and Nancy Friedemann-Sânchez.
 BRANDON BENARBA/THE STATESMAN

UPD finds Staller Center burglary suspect

Rebecca Liebson April 29, 2018
The Stony Brook University Police Department (UPD) has identified a suspect behind the April 18 burglary reported at the Staller Center for the Arts, according to an email sent to the campus community around 4:44 p.m. on Sunday, April 29.
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