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Mold on Shauna Nordeens shoe. SHAUNA NORDEEN/THE STATESMAN

Mold in dorms poses health concern

Benjamin Joffe February 25, 2022
Mold is one of the most common problems encountered in college dorms, and SBU is not immune to this. Students have long complained of mold in their dorms, but more concerningly, have also complained about a lack of urgency from Campus Residences. 
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Outside of the West Apartment building A. Students living in West apartments building B will be relocated to building A.  JOCELYN CRUZ / THE STATESMAN

West C Apartment residents forced to relocate to West A due to “necessary renovations”

Maya Brown November 5, 2021
Students living in West C Apartments are being forced to relocate to West A starting in two weeks due to “necessary renovations” being done to the residential building.
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Lauterbur Hall in Kelly Quad. ERIC SCHMID/STATESMAN FILE

Students and parents raise on-campus housing concerns after complaints go unheard

Sonya Gugliara October 10, 2021
According to The Statesman’s State of the University 2021 annual survey, 85.4% of students said they do not approve of housing conditions on campus; only 2.4% said they approve. 
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East Side Dining on Sep. 2 after students were evacuated from their buildings due to flooding. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

As New York floods, SBU residents face Ida’s wrath

Niki Nassiri and Maria Lynders September 2, 2021
Remnants of Hurricane Ida flooded several buildings on campus, mostly impacting Mendelsohn Community. Residents of Mendelsohn Community were evacuated on Sep. 2 around 2 a.m.
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Students moving into their dorms at the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

International students faced uncertainty as SBU went remote

Claudia Motley April 10, 2020
For international students, leaving on-campus housing was far more complicated than booking a last-minute economy flight.
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Stony Brook University students at graduation in 2010. Stony Brook students graduate May 24, 2019. STATESMAN FILE

The Onion Bagel: Congratulations graduates, get ready for the real world

Aaron San Jose May 5, 2019
Congrats Class of 2019, you’re done. The nightmares have stopped, you can sleep again.
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Convenience store at West undergoes construction

Emily Selleck September 9, 2018
The West Side Dining convenience store is more than tripling in size as it undergoes a major renovation but is not expected to open until the Spring semester.
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Wagner College is one of the dorm buildings in Stony Brook University.

Living off campus is great for me

Andrew Goldstein February 3, 2018
This semester, I moved off campus. I did it to save money and because I only have classes 2 days a week. I mean no disrespect to the living spaces and people who utilize them on campus. Moving off campus, though, is a great decision.
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A cup of water from a Stony Brook University tap.  SHAHAAN SHAHEEN/THE STATESMAN

Tap water should not be murky

Michael Adams September 3, 2017
It’s a lot sexier to take to a podium and tell the world “we built a fancy new dorm,” than it is to say “we fixed the plumbing.” There’s no ribbon-cutting ceremony for fixing the pipes.
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Making a change jar is just one of many ways a student can save money. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Eight ways to save money while living on campus

Emily Benson March 27, 2017
It’s a small gesture, but keep throwing your pocket pennies and found change from the dryer in there and you’ll have a free Bagel Express meal in no time.
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Lauterbur Hall in Kelly Quad. ERIC SCHMID/STATESMAN FILE

‘Good academic standing’ housing policy is arbitrary

Michael Adams March 4, 2017
I’m just going to say it right off the bat: the fact that Stony Brook ties GPA to something as concrete as where a student can live is ridiculous.
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A look at Back to the Brooks opening act, The Commas

A look at Back to the Brook’s opening act, The Commas

David Pepa September 2, 2016
The Commas will be the opening act at Back to the Brook this semester.
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