Gov. Kathy Hochul announced during a COVID-19 briefing that students in the SUNY and CUNY systems are required to receive the COVID-19 vaccine booster shot, once eligible, to return to campus for the spring semester, effective Jan. 15, 2022.
It’s unusual for Island Federal Arena to host a Pac-12 team. However, after the Stony Brook women’s basketball team stunned Washington State with a 69-62 victory on Dec. 19, it’s safe to say that the task was not too much for this Seawolves squad.
After a disappointing first half of the season, the Stony Brook football team won four of its final five games, including the Battle for the Golden Apple in the season finale, sending graduate quarterback Tyquell Fields off on a high note.
Despite coming off its first loss of the season followed by a game canceled due to COVID-19 protocols, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team looked stronger than ever in a 75-69 offensive showcase against Ivy League opponent Penn on Dec. 10.
In a gritty back and forth contest, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team held off a second-half offensive surge to beat the Bryant Bulldogs 86-78 on Dec. 11 in a game where the Seawolves saw an 18-point lead turn into a one-possession game late.
The Office of Multicultural Affairs hosted Paul Kelton, a history professor at SBU, to discuss indigenous perspective and experiences of epidemics during his lecture, “Indigenous Experiences With Epidemics: From Smallpox to COVID,” on Nov. 17.