Sky Crabtree is an assistant news editor for The Statesman and a sophomore studying journalism and political science. He joined the paper in the spring of 2023 as a news reporter and was promoted at the end of the same semester. Outside of The Statesman, you can catch him reporting on WUSB's weekly news show and as a member of the Stony Brook Media Group.
After proposing a controversial new parking plan in early February, Stony Brook University’s Mobility and Parking Services (MAPS) announced in an email sent that no changes would be made to the current parking structure for the fall 2023 semester.
On April 25, Stony Brook University held a town hall following the University winning a proposal to build a new campus on Governors Island that will focus on researching and developing solutions to the climate crisis.
Stony Brook University received a gift of $500 million on Thursday. It’s the second-largest donation to any public university in U.S. history and the largest unrestricted gift to a U.S. university’s endowment.
Stony Brook University has come under fire from New York State District One Assemblyman Fred Thiele for alleged mistreatment and neglect of the University’s Southampton campus in regards to lack of leadership, over a dozen condemned buildings and failure to apply for funding.
Five unions representing various workers of Stony Brook University held a protest outside the University Hospital parking garage on Wednesday, April 12 in opposition to a newly proposed parking plan for the fall semester.
On March 22, 2023, Assemblyman Ed Flood and State Senator Anthony Palumbo wrote a letter to Stony Brook President Maurie McInnis requesting that the University reject the paid parking plan amid concerns that it would negatively affect the University.