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Anti-Asian violence vigil April 2021 / Jocelyn Cruz

Stony Brook University hosts solidarity vigil for anti-Asian violence

Jocelyn Cruz April 7, 2021
The Stony Brook University staff and students joined a solidarity vigil on March 31, outside the Administration building to honor the lives of those lost to anti-Asian violence.
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Vigil held on Staller Steps for Breonna Taylor and other victims of police violence

Sam Rowland November 14, 2020
“It’s not a fancy hashtag. It’s not a publicity stunt. This is not a call for attention,” Figeroux said. “This is a call for action, justice, and call for our basic rights and an end to police brutality.”
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Undergraduate Student Government Executive Vice President Abdelrahman Salama speaks to vigil participants. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Students honor victims of Sri Lanka terror attacks

Cindy Mizaku April 27, 2019
On a chilly Thursday evening, the sound of the Humanities fountain’s rippling waters felt louder than ever, as they were underscored by the overwhelming silence of students, faculty and staff coming together to pray.
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A flyer for the vigil at Stony Brook for the Christchurch, New Zealand shooting victims. About 100 people attended the event to hear the stories of two of the victims. PHOTO CREDIT: USG

Campus community unites to honor Christchurch shooting victims

Mike Adams March 28, 2019
The crowd held candles as they listened to Hamza’s story in a silence punctuated by sobs, while a cold wind blew in from the direction of the setting sun.
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The vigil on the Stony Brook University Academic Mall for the lives lost at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. SUZANNE BARRY/THE STATESMAN

Hillel holds candlelight vigil for Pittsburgh synagogue victims

Alexander Bakirdan October 30, 2018
Stony Brook University’s Hillel organization held a candlelight vigil on Monday, Oct. 29, in remembrance of the 11 people who lost their lives to an anti-Semitic attack in Pittsburgh.
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Vigil of Hope underscores importance of mental health

Vigil of Hope underscores importance of mental health

Rebecca Liebson March 25, 2016
The program also included musical performances and provided information about on-campus resources for those struggling with feelings of depression or hopelessness.
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Stony Brook 2015: A year in photos

Stony Brook 2015: A year in photos

The Statesman December 31, 2015
2015 was filled with diverse cultural events, student activism, and athletic upsets for Stony Brook. Here are our editors' picks of some of the year's most influential moments
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The Undergraduate Student Government organized a candlelight vigil on Nov. 17, 2015 for those who suffered from attacks in Paris, Beirut and other places around the world. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/THE STATESMAN

USG holds candlelight vigil for victims of terror attacks

Andrew Goldstein November 18, 2015
USG and Dean of Students Timothy Ecklund led students in a candlelight vigil Tuesday evening for victims of the terror attacks in Paris, Beirut and around the world.
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Deadline—March 10, 2014

Deadline—March 10, 2014

The Statesman March 10, 2014
Deadline is The Statesman’s weekly podcast, bringing you the top stories from Stony Brook University in News, Arts & Entertainment and Sports every Monday.
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Students attend a vigil and light candles for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. (METSHA RENOIS/ THE STATESMAN)

SB Compliments holds vigil for Boston

Caithlin Pena April 22, 2013

The sun was already setting as students rushed to get to their next class or to head home after a tiring day of school. But that night, with candles held in their hands flickering in the darkness,...

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NYPIRG Braves Cold To Protest Tuition Hikes

February 5, 2003

Last Thursday afternoon, over 50 students gathered in the Student Activity Plaza for a candlelight vigil inprotest of the proposed tuition increase, budget cuts, and financial aid cuts for SUNY and CUNY....

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