Despite the importance of their voices, college students historically have low voter turnout. To gain insight on how important it is for students to vote, we spoke with Ashley Mercado, the assistant director of the Center for Civic Justice at Stony Brook.
High school me would never have guessed that I would be able to make more than one new friend within the first three days of college. Though maybe, I’m not the same person I was in high school.
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This isn’t some niche of Republicans with Nazi-sympathetic ideologies. Turning Point has national traction in conservative and libertarian politics as well as an alliance with Donald Trump and Donald Trump Jr. On Jan. 6, 2021, Turning Point Action, a TPUSA affiliate, deployed seven buses with about 350 people total to the Capitol rally. Stony Brook permitting members of the Capitol rally to organize on campus is like having a Stony Brook Proud Boys club.
Damilola Oseni sat on a cushioned bench in the brand-new Student Union. Her braids swung as she examined the new building — the high ceiling, the glossy white floors, the prison-made furniture. Anger — maybe disgust, maybe disdain — crawled up her throat like hot vomit.
“I know they have money, they just built this whole building,” she said, throwing her arms up. The Stony Brook Union cost $63.4 million to demolish and rebuild. The university seemed to produce the money with ease. Her first semester cost only a little over $5,000. They had nothing to give her.
For the first time since March, Stony Brook has reopened its facilities for in-person classes. Caroline Klewinowski details the precautions in place to prevent a new COVID-19 spike. The Press News Update has more!
It is easy to mindlessly repeat the aesthetics and vocabulary of social justice; putting your money where your mouth is, on the other hand, proves far less convenient.
Stony Brook USG hosted its annual “Back to the Brook” concert this past Friday, September 22nd headlined by Post Malone. Post Malone’s 16-week, 21-city, ‘Stoney’ tour fittingly began here Stony Brook, where he jokingly told the audience in attendance that…
State of the Union On Jan. 27, 2017, I parked my car in the Student Health Services lot behind LaValle Stadium—usually an area you’d be hard-pressed to find parking in, now nearly completely vacant. I made my way over…