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Forward Frankie Policelli playing defense against Sacred Heart on Monday, Dec. 12. The Stony Brook men

Policelli’s career night fuels another comeback win for Stony Brook men’s basketball

Kenny Spurrell December 19, 2022
Frankie Policelli’s performance saw him post 22 points on 8-of-12 shooting, tying his career high. He also pulled down a career-best 19 rebounds, shattering his previous career high of 15.
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Dean Sampson showcasing the Book Howardena Pindell: What Remains to be Seen, a book about five decades of Pindells art.  JOCELYN CRUZ / THE STATESMAN

College of Arts and Sciences commits to diversifying faculty after internal review

Lori Saxena October 10, 2021
Stony Brook University is known for its success in recruiting and educating underrepresented minority undergraduate students. However, the increasing diversity in the student body is not mirrored by the faculty.
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Augie Contressa in a game against University of Albany on Nov. 23, 2019. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook alums Contressa, Kamara and Morrison sign as UDFAs following NFL Draft

Ethan Tam May 2, 2021
Three former Seawolves football players — safety Augie Contressa, defensive tackle Sam Kamara and defensive back TJ Morrison — signed contracts with NFL teams as undrafted free agents.
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Republican Elephant and the Democrat Donkey icons. Stony Brook University’s Chemistry Department Nancy Goroff. Goroff alongside incumbent Lee Zeldin is on the ballot for the upcoming election.DONKEYHOTEY/FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

Despite Harris’ strong showcase, the VP Debate ends in a near draw

Steven Keehner October 10, 2020
#OPINION: After the disaster that was the first presidential debate, the debate between vice presidential candidates followed the agreed debate format, and covered issues including COVID-19, racial justice and healthcare.
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Kenneth P. Lavalle Stadium, home to Stony Brook athletics, including football. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook eyes money guarantees in increasingly uncertain 2020 football season

Ethan Tam July 16, 2020
Stony Brook’s season opener at MAC member Western Michigan is set to pay out $325,000 to the Seawolves. This means Stony Brook is currently slated to receive a combined total of $725,000 for showing up to play the first two weeks of its season against FBS opponents.
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The entrance to Island Federal Arena. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook Athletics offers Mandarin streams for rest of basketball season

Ethan Tam February 24, 2020
The men’s basketball game against the Maine Black Bears on Saturday, Feb. 22, marked the start of a historic achievement for Stony Brook Athletics — the first game to be streamed in Mandarin.
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Johnson during the Stony Brook womens basketball home opener against Manhattan on Nov. 8. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook ties nation's longest win streak with win over Binghamton

Ross O'Keefe January 26, 2020
A showdown between rivals Stony Brook (19-1, 7-0) and Binghamton (13-6, 2-4) displayed a pair of teams with the two best overall records in the America East. The matchup did not disappoint, as neither team separated by more than 12 points during the entire contest.
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Senior running back Stacey Bedell in a game against Sacred Heart in 2016. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook Football takes No. 19 ranked South Florida to the brink

Joseph Konig September 3, 2017
Stony Brook Football’s 2017 season began Saturday afternoon with the Seawolves taking top-25 FBS team to the edge, losing 31-17 to USF on the road in a game that the Seawolves led at the half.
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Poisoned by plastics

Kurt Bretsch February 11, 2016
There is no doubt that plastics are appropriate for some products, but one-time-use plastics are usually wasteful and unnecessary.
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Men’s basketball scheduled released

David Vertsberger September 8, 2014
Stony Brook men’s basketball schedule was finally released this past Friday, after the preseason National Invitation Tournament details were finalized after a long delay.
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Warney fights through pain, helps lead team to 73-66 win

Jason Mazza November 14, 2013
Like every other missed offensive shot for the Stony Brook Seawolves, sophomore Jameel Warney went up to fight for the offensive board; only this time, he fell to the ground, grimacing in pain and holding his left knee. The crowd of 1266 went silent as Zach Stahl tied up the game for Northeastern, 38-38.
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