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Students enjoyed a free ice skating rink at Polar Palooza in Feb. 2016. JESSICA CHIN/STATESMAN FILE

Winter Weekend 2017 brings a flurry of activities to campus

Anisah Abdullah February 5, 2017
Winter Weekend festivities run from Feb. 10 to Feb. 12 and will feature a wide range of activities including singalongs, comedy shows, therapy dogs and a roller rink.
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The monument quilt is a project all over the country PHOTO CREDIT: THE MONUMENT QUILT

Monument Quilt raises awareness for sexual assault

Thomas James October 23, 2016
Christine Szaraz, an organizer of the event, hopes to keep the momentum going next fall with Domestic Violence Awareness Month events, maybe having a similar event to replace the Monument Quilt.
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Stony Brook gamers Battle for the Brook

Stony Brook gamers “Battle for the Brook”

Katarina Delgado October 2, 2016
Student League of Legends gamers flocked to the Student Activities Center Ballroom on Oct.1 to “battle for the brook.”
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Michael B. Jordan, above, plays Adonis Johnson, son of boxer Apollo Creed, who died before Adonis was born. PHOTO CREDIT: BAGOGAMES/FLICKR

Weekend Life Council hosts movie night with “Creed”

Jessica Chin March 1, 2016
Around 60 students came out to the free showing of “Creed,” hosted by the Weekend Life Council this weekend at the Student Activities Center.
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Freezing temperatures make Polar Palooza a success

Freezing temperatures make Polar Palooza a success

Jessica Chin February 16, 2016
Temperatures at Stony Brook dropped to single digits on Saturday night, but that did not freeze the festivities of Polar Palooza.
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Wolfie’s Chocolate Factory makes for sweet times in the SAC

Katarina Delgado October 12, 2015
The chocolate wonderland of your childhood dreams came to the Student Activities Center in Wolfie’s Chocolate Factory, a Weekend Life Council event on Oct. 10, 2015.
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Sundas Shafique, sophomore biology major, and David Jiang, health science major, get ready to stick themselves to a velcro wall at Cirque du Brook. TAYLOR HA/THE STATESMAN

Cirque Du Brook

The Statesman September 7, 2015
Cirque du Brook is the last Weekend Life Council event on campus before the start of the Labor Day weekend. Check out our coverage of the games offered at the carnival.
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School spirit must increase across entire SBU student body

Simran Gupta May 8, 2014
School spirit at Stony Brook University remains abysmally low, even with an array of social programs and events popping up here and there.
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USG and the Weekend Life Council are sponsoring a May the Fourth Be With You celebration on Sunday. (PHOTO CREDIT: USG)

Three artsy events: weekend edition

Chelsea Katz April 30, 2014
This weekend: International Harry Potter Day, a variety show and May the Fourth Be With You
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SBU relives the 1920s through Great Gatsby

The Statesman March 31, 2014
“The Great Gatsby” might have hit the big screen last year, but that did not stop Stony Brook students from filling the Student Activities Center Ballroom B Saturday night with the sound of decadence and Roaring Twenties fun.
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Three artsy events: Weekend Edition

Chelsea Katz March 5, 2014
This week: League of Legends, Bill Cosby and Sayaw dancing
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The Rewards of Commuting

John Sagliocca September 20, 2013
Being a commuter may have its bad points, but it is very easy to have just as much fun as any other student. I am having a great time as a commuter and a student at Stony Brook. I believe the more effort you put in as a commuter, the more fun you will have at Stony Brook.
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