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New complainant navigator assists students, faculty

New complainant navigator assists students, faculty

Mahreen Khan November 23, 2015
Samantha Winter has recently been hired to fill SBU’s new complainant navigator/advocate position, extending her ear, shoulder and expertise to those in need.
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Saturday evening fire burns in ONeill College dorm

Saturday evening fire burns in O’Neill College dorm

Arielle Martinez November 21, 2015
The fire started around 7 p.m., and the flames could be seen burning through the window of a second-floor dorm room.
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Campus Briefing: campus policy changes explained

Campus Briefing: campus policy changes explained

Chereen James October 23, 2015
Judith Greiman, Marjolie Leonard and Timothy Ecklund spoke at the USG senate meeting to deliver a clearer understanding about the recent changes to university policies.
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Wednesday morning fire leads to Chemistry Building evacuation

Wednesday morning fire leads to Chemistry Building evacuation

Kelly Saberi October 14, 2015
UPD's Assistant Chief of Police Eric Olsen said that the fire was related to ongoing construction on the building’s roof.
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Stubbed cigarettes littered the ground outside the Melville Library during the Fall 2015 semester. Stony Brook announced a ban on the use of tobacco products on campus in September, and the ban will go into effect on Jan. 1. TAYLOR HA/THE STATESMAN

Without enforcement, tobacco-free plan will burn out

Jonathon Kline September 30, 2015
“Hey, we don’t think you guys should smoke,” is about as useful as trying to tell a pre-med student that they’ll do alright on their BIO 203 midterm.
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The super moon lunar eclipse on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015. Multiple viewing events were organized, and students crowded the baseball field for a chance to see the moon up close through a telescope. MANJU SHIVACHARAN/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook witnesses the supermoon lunar eclipse

Taylor Ha September 29, 2015
Crowds congregated on the rooftop of the Earth and Space Sciences building to witness a rare phenomenon last Sunday night—a supermoon in combination with a lunar eclipse.
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Student struck by vehicle while crossing Circle Road

Student struck by vehicle while crossing Circle Road

Kelly Saberi September 24, 2015
A car accident occurred at the intersection of Circle Road and Campus Drive on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015. The victim was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
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Suspect identified in Campus Rec incident

Arielle Martinez September 9, 2015
UPD has identified a student who witnesses say destroyed property and physically confronted people at the Campus Recreation Center on Saturday, Sept. 5.
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STORIFY: Storm causes deluge of problems for SBU, surrounding area

Arielle Martinez August 4, 2015
SBU canceled all classes before 11 a.m. and delayed opening its offices after an early morning thunderstorm caused a power outage and left downed trees and wires campus.
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Campus surveillance increases as crime continues to drop

Christopher Leelum March 30, 2015
The number of security cameras on campus has increased as part of a prolonged effort to deter crime, according to a Stony Brook University Senate report.
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The reason behind SBU’s missing bike epidemic

Manju Shivacharan March 26, 2015
As I neared the Union entrance, I noticed many bikes missing from the bike racks—including mine.
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Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, N.Y. REBECCA ANZEL/STATESMAN FILE

Speeding tickets issued by UPD almost quadruple in one year

Joseph Konig March 22, 2015
Speeding tickets issued by UPD in 2014 increased by 290 percent compared to 2013, according to Chief of Police Robert J. Lenahan and the Office of the VP of Administration.
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