“We still don’t find that satisfying, and that doesn’t get us above the poverty level,” Doğa Öner, the GSEU president, said of the November 2021 wage increase. “Because of the current inflation that is incredibly high in Suffolk County and all the U.S, actually we find ourselves in a worse position than we were before we got the raise.”
“What does it mean to live in a society where the police dictate what we’re allowed to say?” Crystal Fleming asked at a teach-in called “Policing Free Speech at Stony Brook” held on March 23 in response to the backlash Hayward faced. Suffolk County knows the answer to this question.
Stony Brook’s slogan, “far beyond,” encourages students, faculty, alumni and staff to show their pride. However, if the home of the Seawolves wants to truly go far beyond, it needs to solve the administration issues that continue to haunt its students.
As the panel unfolded, it became clear that Stony Brook University’s handling of the Africana Studies Department since its establishment in 1968 has been poorly managed, to say the least, demonstrating a larger issue at the university and within academia as a whole.
Based on information obtained by The Press outlining MAPS’ proposal to the union leaders on Feb. 10, the cost of parking in a premium lot would skyrocket to $50 a month, and to $25 a month for parking in a perimeter lot.
I saw him from a distance. His beautiful face and physique drew me to him instantly. I could only describe it as godlike. I felt unworthy to be in his presence. His piercing eyes and height intimidated me, but his smile was warm and endearing.
The Staller Center for the Arts recently opened a new exhibit in the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery titled “Revisiting 5+1.” A reflection of the 1969 exhibition of abstract art “5+1,” the new exhibit highlights major works of Black artists through the experimental painting, sculpture and film of the 1960s and ‘70s.
Students at Stony Brook University share a wide range of feelings on COVID. A small number of students and staff members can be seen wearing masks, while others have no fear of sitting shoulder to shoulder in large lecture halls, or on the bleachers at sporting events.
Neither Democrats nor Republicans can afford to lose a large number of seats with an evenly divided Senate and a narrowly-controlled Democratic House of Representatives. Our corner of Long Island has become a congressional battleground that could sway the direction of the nation for years to come.