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The Hidden Treasures’ table at their Flea Market event, selling second hand clothing on -- PHOTO COURTESY OF CYNTHIA SAH

SBU students combat fashion waste with trash to treasure thrift shops

Clare Gehlich, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor April 28, 2024

As the focus on fashion sustainability and raising awareness about clothing waste surpluses gains traction on social media and in the news, students at Stony Brook University aren’t just hitting...

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Undergraduate Student Government President Devin Lobosco (left) and SKY CRABTREE/THE STATESMAN

SBU USG debates changing club food spending caps in financial bylaws

Viyang Hao, USG Beat Reporter April 28, 2024

Stony Brook University's Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Senate has started to consider new financial bylaws. USG President Devin Lobosco and Treasurer Amitesh Reddy Akiti presented potential...

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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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Musical artist A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie headlining for Brookfest on April, 5. STANLEY ZHENG/THE STATESMAN

Rapper A Boogie Wit da Hoodie was a big hit at Brookfest

Lorraine Hallett April 24, 2024

Crowds filled Stony Brook University’s Island Federal Credit Union Arena on Friday, April 5 to see Bronx, N.Y. rapper A Boogie Wit da Hoodie perform at Brookfest along with various other student...

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President Maurie McInnis speaking at the

Stony Brook hosts rally on student suicide prevention legislation

Admir Radoncic March 17, 2024

On Feb. 23, the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) and partner nonprofit organization One More Option hosted several other college student governments at a rally in the Alan S. deVries Center to...

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Stony Brook University President Maurie McInnis addresses student concerns in front of the USG Senate in a meeting on Thursday, Feb. 22. VIYANG HAO/THE STATESMAN

McInnis addresses student concerns to USG Senate

Viyang Hao, USG Beat Reporter March 5, 2024

In her visit to the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Senate meeting on Thursday, Feb. 22, Stony Brook University President Maurie McInnis addressed some concerns brought forth by Senators, specifically...

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A sticker saying Were in This Together, pasted on the front doors of the Center for Prevention and Outreach Center in the Student Union. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

USG-led initiative for suicide prevention picks up statewide traction

Charlotte Mirsky December 7, 2023
Stony Brook University students and the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) are at the forefront of a new statewide student suicide prevention initiative. Launched in September, the initiative aims to improve access to key crisis resources and services for students demonstrating symptoms of suicidal ideation.
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The ferris wheel at Stony Brooks annual carnival Wolfieland. KAYLA GOMEZ MOLANO

Stony Brook hosts annual Wolfieland carnival

Mariam Ismail September 13, 2023
Hosting thousands of students, the annual Wolfieland carnival made its return to Stony Brook University on Saturday, Sept. 9, in the Student Activities Center (SAC) parking lot. The fun-filled evening included a variety of rides such as the Swinger.
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The logo for Stony Brooks Undergraduate Student Government (USG). STATESMAN FILE

Clubs speak out after USG Senate denies budget cap appeals

Mariam Guirgis June 11, 2023
The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) has denied an amendment that was proposed to allow clubs and organizations to appeal the $40,000 budget cap that was approved in 2021. 
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Cover of Lil Teccas We love you Tecca 2 album, released in 2021. Lil Tecca will be replacing Bryson Tiller as this years Brookfest headliner.PUBLIC DOMAIN

Lil Tecca announced as new Brookfest 2023 headliner

Lori Saxena April 11, 2023
Lil Tecca will be the new headliner for Brookfest 2023, as stated in an announcement on the Undergraduate Student Government’s (USG) Instagram account. 
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Justine Josue, former USG Vice President of Communications resigned. STATESMAN FILE

Devin Lobosco elected as next USG president; full election results

Tim Giorlando April 9, 2023
Junior biochemistry and women’s and gender studies student Devin Lobosco won the Undergraduate Student Government’s (USG) presidential election with 72% of the vote on Friday, April 7, in an election with nearly 20 candidates vying for executive council positions.
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Bryson Tiller at the minor stage during Stavernfestivalen in Stavern on July 9, 2016. Tiller will no longer be performing at this years Brookfest.Tore Sætre / CC BY-SA 4.0

Brookfest headliner Bryson Tiller pulls out one week before scheduled event

Tim Giorlando April 8, 2023
Bryson Tiller will no longer headline at Brookfest 2023, as stated in an announcement made on the Undergraduate Student Government’s (USG) official Instagram account Saturday.
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