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The outside of a Sephora store in Toronto. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Danger in Sephora, hand sanitizers and lollipops: The psychological toll of allergies

Melanie Formosa April 29, 2021
Death lurks in first kisses, in almond butter jars and in movie theatre popcorn for 18-year-old Kristen Pittaro, a freshman psychology major at Stony Brook University. 
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Sodexo leaves mixed taste in students’ mouths

Taylor Ha August 31, 2015
As of July 1, 2015, Sodexo stepped onto campus and revamped the food system. But is it for the worse or the better?
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An anonymous Yakker spread a rumor that the Wendy’s in Roth Dining was closing.  (BASIL JOHN / THE STATESMAN)

What you missed this week on campus

The Statesman November 18, 2014
YikYak strikes again. This week, an anonymous Yakker spurted the rumor that the Wendy’s in Roth Dining was closing.
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Construction on new dorm building on John S. Toll Drive at Stony Brook University began in June. The new housing will add 759 beds to accommodate more students. (HEATHER KHALIFA / THE STATESMAN)

Students share thoughts on dorm living at Stony Brook

Jasmine Blennau July 18, 2014
When freshmen apply for housing, they are divided into quads based on areas of interest called Undergraduate Colleges (UGCs). The purpose is to bring together students who share similar interests.
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Wendys nailed with Campus Dining investigation

Wendy’s nailed with Campus Dining investigation

Alyssa Melillo April 15, 2014
Campus Dining Services is currently investigating a case involving a rusty nail pressed into the bottom of a student’s hamburger bun purchased at Wendy’s in Roth Cafe. Sophomore English major Ashley Tymann bought a junior bacon cheeseburger from Wendy’s at 6 p.m. on March 30. After taking it back to her friend’s dorm to eat it, she found the hazardous addition to her meal once she took a bite and a rusty nail fell onto the wrapper in her lap.
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Wendys in the Roth Food Court was temporarily closed on Feb. 17 due to a small fire in the kitchen. (STATESMAN STOCK PHOTO)

Kitchen fire in Roth temporarily closes food services

Giselle Barkley February 17, 2014
Roth Food Court closed earlier today after a small fire broke out in the Wendy's kitchen. The fire took place around 11:20 a.m., according to Food Manager Edward Urena. Urena said the chefs were cooking when oil caught on fire at one of the stations. Wendy's employees were cleaning the area following the incident.
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