9/11 was a reminder that Stony Brook is not just a school, but a community. The actions taken by students, faculty, staff and administration in the hours, days, weeks and years that followed demonstrated how SBU can come together in times of tragedy.
Now, in 2021, we must change in order to serve our campus community for another 60 years to come. Due to challenges brought on by the pandemic and the shifting business of journalism, The Statesman will stop producing its weekly newspaper version indefinitely.
Trends over the last few decades suggest that the debate over gun control legislation will not be resolved soon, leaving the question of how weapons will be represented on Stony Brook’s campus in the future.
#OPINION: When the term “autonomy” is used, it typically comes within the lens of self-governance; however, I’d like to look at it from the less talked about perspective — the autonomy of the individual.
The Statesman has served Stony Brook since the university’s first academic year as the State University College on Long Island at Oyster Bay. Just as the University’s name has changed decades since, The Statesman has been rebranded several times.
Archivist Peter Lupfer digs deep in past coverage from The Statesman to describe Stony Brook University’s athletic history, starting with the school’s earliest sports programs on its original Oyster Bay campus.