This issue’s front cover depicts the George Washington Bridge, where just weeks ago Rutgers University freshman Tyler Clementi, 18, had leapt to his death following the streaming of a private[...]
Stony Brook’s very own Dr. Timothy Glotch, assistant professor in the Department of Geosciences, was part of a team of NASA scientists who discovered a different type of rock on the Moon than expected—take that, Russian studies!
The situation at Southampton is indeed a tragic one. The campus, which represented an ideal in sustainability, is an enlightened haven of fresh ideas on energy and the environment … But what’s happening at Southampton right now is also the necessary evil that comes when the state dramatically reduces funding for the school.
For far too long The Stony Brook Statesman has continually provided a huge disservice to the Stony Brook campus community. Aside from its ad-laced razor-thin issues, sycophancy reluctance to hold elections for its officers and occasional plagiarism scandals, the quality of reporting does not impress.
Calm down. Everything will be fine. Seriously. Life is great. Relax.
The health care reform ideas coming from the White House and congressional leaders were inadequate from the start, even before a punishing series of compromises stripped them of any hint of positive value. The final bill does more harm than good.
When Hugh Carey (who was elected Governor of New York in 1975) was courting the organized student vote, he voiced the clear moral position that, allowing for the competing needs of New York State’s other social spending priorities, SUNY tuition should be regularly reduced until it was eliminated.