The year was 1969. With the success of Woodstock earlier that year, many people eagerly anticipated a festival of similar success on the West Coast.
Author: Andrew Fraley
With Stony Brook facing a massive $20 million budget cut, graduate students calling for fairer stipends and more than 150 professors, adjuncts and faculty expressing their lack of confidence in the university’s leadership, the departure of two leading professors in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) couldn’t
It’s hard to believe that the man responsible for such mind-bending comics as Arkham Asylum, The Filth, We3 and The Invisibles could be anything short of completely mad. This is what I had in mind as I eagerly awaited Grant Morrison’s spotlight panel at the New York Comic Con last Saturday, April 19.
With the University’s beverage contract up at the end of the semester, and the food service contract set to end at the end of this year, Stony Brook was looking at some major changes. Recently, however, the food service contract has been extended by a year, to June 2009.
Provost Eric Kaler laid to rest rumors that 388 classes in the Arts and Science program were being dropped, and that numerous adjuncts were being replaced by graduate teaching assistants.
The SUNY budget was passed a week ago, and despite a 2.9% budget cut for all schools in the SUNY system, Provost Kaler said he was pleased with the decisions made in Albany, as he had previously informed the Deans of Stony Brook to expect a 4 to 5% decrease in the budget.