We are a hungry nation. We are hungry for success, for honor, for wealth, and for…food. Yes, the United States—still the wealthiest nation on planet Earth—is struggling to feed millions of its own citizens.
The controversy surrounding the plans for a hotel on campus have attracted a much larger audience than the University Senate had originally anticipated. The Town Hall meeting held Friday, December 4, had more attendees than could fit in the originally scheduled SAC 302. The SAC auditorium held over 150 members of the university and surrounding community, many of them outspoken in their opinion on the new Hotel’s plans.
“I can’t believe I even ate that,” she said. “I know it’s bad, but we really don’t have a choice.”
Backfish’s concerns echo those of fellow Stony Brook students – many feel that the food on campus is both disgusting and expensive, but they have no choice but to eat it.
Its song is nothing worthy of a lineage, but its wail drowns out all the others. And it sings its tune everywhere, all the time. This creature I speak of, is Top 40. And it needs to die right now.
When Judit Castello came to Stony Brook University as a visiting researcher, she had done her studying. Only, it wasn’t for any related coursework that Castello studied. It was the United States healthcare system that she looked into before leaving from her native country of Spain.
I’m a lazy, apathetic asshole. If the alien gods from the planet Ufraton came down to me and asked me to write a tell-all story about my encounter, I would say, “Sorry man, I just popped an Ellio’s pizza in the oven, and I can’t leave that shit unattended”. But Director Roland Emmerich has found a way to inspire me to warn you about 2012…the movie.
As I was listening to the President laying out his plan for an escalation of troop levels in Afghanistan and how he was struggling to present it to a skeptical nation and hostile region, one thing was clear, “As America awoke one morning from uneasy dreams she found herself transformed into a gigantic insect.”
NY State Senate: Get with the Times
Plus: The Fall ’09 LitSup
Why is SBVAC treated not as a public service but as a student club, and why are undergraduate students disproportionately responsible for it’s funding?