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Burglary reported at Staller Center for the Arts

Rebecca Liebson April 18, 2018
The University Police Department is investigating a reported burglary at the Staller Center for the Arts.
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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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A woman holding a candle at a vigil for the Chapel Hill shooting victims in 2015. On March 26, 2019, Stony Brook students gathered for another vigil for the Christchurch, New Zealand shooting victims. HEATHER KHALIFA/ STATESMAN FILE

What are we doing to prevent school shootings?

Andrew Goldstein February 15, 2018
The Stony Brook University Police Department has a website dedicated to Active Shooter Programs, along with a video about active shooter preparedness — instructing viewers how to act if an active shooter situation occurs on campus.
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Suspect found, no weapon recovered in search for “possible man with a gun”

Rebecca Liebson January 20, 2018
Students received an emergency text message alert regarding a “possible man with a gun” at Chapin Apartments.
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Stony Brook University student Courtney Murphy, above, was confirmed missing by University Police on Nov. 7. UPD confirmed her safety earlier today. FACEBOOK

Missing student Courtney Murphy located and safe

Mahreen Khan November 9, 2017
Stony Brook University student Courtney Murphy, who has been missing since Sunday afternoon, has been found.
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Students at the Commuter Student Associations drive-in movie event on April 19. MARIE MATSUNAGA/THE STATESMAN

Commuter student organizations host drive-in movie event

Marie Matsunaga April 26, 2017
On April 19, the Commuter Student Association and Commuter Student Services & Off Campus Living screened “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” at their semesterly Drive-In Movie event at the South Parking Lot.
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A UPD officer serves free barbeque to Stony Brook University students at the first annual Field Day with UPD. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Students and University Police enjoy Field Day with UPD

Justine Josue April 22, 2017
Two teams formed for a game of two-hand touch football between UPD and USG. Wolfie served as the referee, running up and down the field while miming calls.
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The Axon Body 2 camera worn by a UPD officer.ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

University Police outfit officers with body-worn cameras

Josh Farber April 9, 2017
The Stony Brook University Police Department has deployed a fleet of new body-worn cameras, intended to increase transparency.
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In the next five years, there will be an increase in tuition for all four State University of New York (SUNY) research universities, including Stony Brook University, by 30%.
(MANJU SHIVACHARAN / THE STATESMAN)

University Senate Faculty Survey shows low ratings

Desiree D'Iorio February 22, 2017
The University Senate’s 2016 Faculty Survey revealed low ratings for much of the university, including the College of Arts and Sciences and building maintenance.
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Officials investigate mercury spill in Heavy Engineering building

Officials investigate mercury spill in Heavy Engineering building

Mahreen Khan September 14, 2016
A mercury spill took place on the first floor of the Heavy Engineering building at approximately 4:30 Wednesday afternoon.
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Students on the floor during this years Back to the Brook. There were still floor tickets available the day of the concert. KRYSTEN MASSA/THE STATESMAN

Behind the scenes of Back to the Brook

Korinne Utting August 27, 2016
With this year’s Back to the Brook featuring hip-hop artist Fetty Wap and producer RL Grime right around the corner, it's important to know how these artists are chosen.
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McGrew and Thrower charged with multiple felonies

McGrew and Thrower charged with multiple felonies

David Vertsberger April 11, 2016
Senior forward Rayshaun McGrew and sophomore guard Deshaun Thrower were charged with third-degree grand larceny and third-degree criminal mischief on suspicion of a theft on April 6.
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