Still reeling from President Stanley’s gut-punch announcement that the sustainability-centered Southampton campus will be mothballed to cut costs, outraged students are preparing to combat SUNY in court.
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.
Budget woes, impeachments and a penis scandal, oh my! The offices of the Stony Brook Undergraduate Student Government on the second floor of the Student Activities Center are filling up with gossip, political jockeying and the clashing of power-hungry egomaniacs. Oh, and some governing.
Turning and turning in the widening gyre. The falcon cannot hear the falconer; things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;