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Everything to know about Stony Brook’s new quarterback

Mike Anderson August 18, 2023
Quarterback Casey Case is Stony Brook’s shiny new signal-caller. The 6-foot-6 self-described pocket passer joined the Seawolves in time for spring ball and made an instant impression on head coach Chuck Priore — winning the starting job outright.
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The mental health impacts of the pandemic must be acknowledged by SBU faculty

Justin Chassin October 24, 2021
#OPINION: As we embark on the second half of our first in-person semester in a long time, I still feel like we’re in recovery from the pandemic. The past few semesters have been a challenge.
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Professor Paolo Celli teaching CIV 310, Structural Engineering. CAMRON WANG

Reconnected: Stony Brook community reunites after over a year of virtual campus environment

Viola Flowers September 10, 2021
Stony Brook is transitioning back to an environment centered around in-person learning and face-to-face social events during fall 2021, providing long-awaited relief to many students on campus.
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An Anti-Asian violence vigil in April 2021 on Stony Brook University campus.  JOCELYN CRUZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook University hosts Asian American and Pacific Islander anti-racism forum

Alek Lewis May 6, 2021
Over 200 people attended “Breaking Silence: A Public Forum on Anti-Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Racism” over Zoom on May 5, prompted by the national conversations around the increase in hate incidents against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
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An empty lecture hall in Javits Lecture Center.  CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

To SBU students: You’re almost there!

Anya Marquardt May 1, 2021
#OPINION I’m writing an open letter to you all about this past school year ... isn’t it crazy that it’s almost over?
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From the archives: Precursors for pandemic changes

Peter Lupfer and Kelcie Eberharth March 31, 2021
This month, Statesman archivists examined precedents for some of the policies Stony Brook University implemented during the pandemic.
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Mental health spelled out in Scrabble letters. PUBLIC DOMAIN

SBU panel delves into mental health barriers for the Black community

Niki Nassiri February 15, 2021
Stony Brook University’s School of Health Technology and Management hosted a panel discussing the stigmatization of mental illness in the Black community on Feb. 11. 
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The Spirit of Stony Brook marching band performing at a football in the fall of 2019. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook performers featured in the Intercollegiate Marching Band

Amaya McDonald January 31, 2021
During the College Football Playoff National Championship game between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Alabama Crimson Tide, the College Band Directors National Association Intercollegiate Marching Band performed virtually for the first time ever.
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The homepage for Bill McKibbens activist organization, SCREENSHOT OF

Dr. Bill McKibben speaks on the future of climate change and activism at SBU

Steven Keehner January 14, 2021
World-renowned environmentalist Dr. Bill McKibben gave his outlook for climate change in a Stony Brook University sponsored colloquium on Jan. 6.
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A basketball going through one of the hoops at Island Federal Arena. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Next in line, Seawolves basketball prepares to take on the pandemic

Vincent Giacalone November 16, 2020
Despite the rising number of cases and hospitalizations in many states, both Men’s and Women’s Basketball are preparing for their respective seasons that are set to begin on Nov. 25. 
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Posters advertising to vote in the Center for Civic Justice. CRIS ZHANG/THE STATESMAN

Center for Civic Justice hosts community dialogue after Election Night

Niki Nassiri November 10, 2020
Stony Brook University’s Center for Civic Justice hosted a community dialogue titled "We Voted, Now What?" on Nov. 4 as the country held its breath for a second night in a row in anticipation of the election results.
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Zoom is a video chat service many Stony Brook University students are using to learn remotely. Inappropriate content has interrupted class meetings during the first week learning remotely.SCREENSHOT OF ZOOM HOMEPAGE

Addressing students’ mental health during remote learning

Xenia Gonikberg October 4, 2020
#OPINION Many students suffer from an increasing number of mental health issues because they don't have access to the same resources as before. It is important that these issues are addressed and students are aware of the mental health resources available.
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