Yesterday, President Shirley Strum Kenny recently announced plans for a brand-new construction site to be built on the plot of land currently used by the residents of Roosevelt Quad. “I am happy to announce that Stony Brook University is continuing its progress as one of the leading universities in America,” Kenny said. “This new construction site will truly usher in a new age of sublime piles of dirt.”
In what many strategists and political scientists deem as an election that the youth may control, change has been at the forefront, from campaign speeches, to empty political promises, to Facebook. Yes, even Facebook, the popular social networking site among many of America’s finest collegiate intellects.
I know the presidential election is coming up, and as a lesbian everyone tells me that I should be voting for Obama but as a fiscal conservative I was originally going to vote for McCain. Now I’m just confused and unsure because I’ve been hearing that McCain and Palin are not very gay friendly when it comes to their policies. Could you give me a little more information on both candidates when it comes to their stance on LGBT issues?
The Roth Regatta is normally a time for cheers, cardboard, and getting wet in the pond. This year, however, the festivities were marked with sadness as Stony Brook lost a Seawolf. Stephen Roy Stakey collapsed while supporting his fellow Marching Bandmates as they rowed across the pond.
Stony Brook made headlines in 1993 when Billy Joel donated his nine-foot, custom-built Baldwin grand piano after a pipe underneath the Staller Center burst and caused more than $4 million in damages, including two concert grand pianos.