On Aug. 22, the newly renovated Main Library SINC Site on the first floor of the Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library opened for the fall 2022 semester. The SINC site now includes a public computer lab with both Windows and Mac desktop computers.
Stony Brook University will use newly expanded SUNY funding to diversify the student body and school faculty. Governor Kathy Hochul announced the approval of a $113 million increase in state funding for SUNY schools on July 28.
This semester, commuter students who wish to park their vehicles in Lots 2, 3, 5 and 6a are required to purchase a Commuter Premium Permit for $112.50. Having two separate commuter parking plans has proven to be controversial.
Not only did Stony Brook take away Chavez-Tubman parking, they also took away Mendelsohn, H Quad and free commuter parking, replacing it with commuter premium parking which requires a parking pass that students have to pay $112.50 per semester to use.
It doesn’t matter if you’re a first-year, transfer or returning student; we’re living in a society that some are already referring to as post-COVID. However, we also need to think about what COVID has taught us and how to carry those lessons with us.
It might come as a shock to some of you that Stony Brook University is not a school made for the arts. Perhaps the abundance of science buildings with the humanities packed in a corner, or simply its reputation as an internationally renowned research university.
The Statesman asked students to express their concerns and opinions about the University’s current state, including administration, students and professors, for our “State of the University” special issue. About 84 students accepted the challenge, and the results are below.
Sitting by the table, the new dean of students gets to hear students’ stories and experiences at Stony Brook, good or bad. “That’s just my way of supporting students,” McClendon said. “My little token of saying, ‘come and chat.’”