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Stony Brook University Varsity Band prepares for annual concert

Jenna Zaza April 13, 2023
Stony Brook University’s varsity band has been preparing for their fifth annual concert, which is scheduled for April 21, since the beginning of the semester.
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“Stage full of diamonds”: The Stony Brook spring concert

Karaline Talty May 4, 2022
The fourth annual Spirit of Stony Brook Spring Concert took place on Friday, April 22. While the Staller Steps and Academic Mall were alive during the day for Earth Day festivities, after sunset the Island Federal Credit Union came to life.
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The seating in Stony Brooks Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium. NARA HWANG/STATESMAN FILE

The Onion Bagel: Steroids are the answer to athletic apathy

Mike Adams May 6, 2018
We might not ever get to see the Loch Ness monster in person, but if we could just stuff our rosters with athletes that are closer to being Klingons than human beings, then that’s good enough.
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Students, organizations and programs honored at 2018 Jerrold L. Stein Student Life Awards

Students, organizations and programs honored at 2018 Jerrold L. Stein Student Life Awards

Brianne Ledda May 3, 2018
Students and faculty were honored at Stony Brook University’s Jerrold L. Stein Student Life Awards on Monday, April 30 for their outstanding contributions to university life.
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Eight students auditioned to become the next Wolfie mascot.  ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Aspiring Wolfies audition for mascot job

Mike Adams September 28, 2017
“We want students that realize this is more than just being in the Wolfie suit,” Lebedinski said.
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A UPD officer serves free barbeque to Stony Brook University students at the first annual Field Day with UPD. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Students and University Police enjoy Field Day with UPD

Justine Josue April 22, 2017
Two teams formed for a game of two-hand touch football between UPD and USG. Wolfie served as the referee, running up and down the field while miming calls.
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SBU Taandava gives an upbeat performance at the annual Seawolves Showcase. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Seawolves showcase school spirit on Staller Steps

Chereese Cross and Beatrice Hyppolite October 16, 2016
Seawolves Showcase on Staller Steps was full of entertainment and Stony Brook pride the night before the annual homecoming game.
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Erica Ferer performing at Creative Explosion. EVAN YUSON/THE STATESMAN

Homecoming Court members showcase their talents at Creative Explosion

Lazaro Rivera October 16, 2016
The annual Stony Brook Creative Explosion was held on Oct. 13 at 8 p.m. in the Student Activities Center auditorium and showcased this year’s homecoming court’s talents.
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Fetty Wap closed out Back to the Brook with Trap Queen. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Back to the Brook 2016: Fetty Wap and RL Grime came Stony Brook’s way

Katarina Delgado and Kayla McKiski September 13, 2016
“With his good eye, I want him to wink at me,” Andrea Mendes, a junior health science major who was at the front of the line, said about Fetty Wap.
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Chris Murray: The voice of SBU Athletics

Chris Murray: The voice of SBU Athletics

Alex Blanc March 29, 2016
Murray is in his fifth year as the assistant athletic director for marketing, but his journey started years before he became a vital part of the Seawolves community.
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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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Wolfie continues to make his mark at Stony Brook

Wolfie continues to make his mark at Stony Brook

Michaela Kilgallen December 2, 2015
“Wolfie is, in almost every way, the face of Stony Brook,” Stony Brook Alum Jared Reed, who played the role of Wolfie from 2012 until 2015, said.
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