As the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to infect over eight million Americans and contribute to the death of over 200,000, health experts now add the flu as another issue that disease experts and doctors are attempting to manage.
Stony Brook University has extended its Graded/Pass/No Credit (G/P/NC) deadline from Oct. 23 to Nov. 6, according to an Oct. 19 email by Interim Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Fotis Sotiropoulos.
As part of our mental health special issue, we interviewed Julian Pessier, director of CAPS, and vice president of The Humanology Project, SBU chapter, Aamna Aatif to gain insight into the handling of mental health resources during the pandemic.
Dr. Deborah Birx, the United States Coronavirus Task Force Response Coordinator, visited Stony Brook University on Wednesday, Oct. 7 for roundtable discussions with students, faculty and hospital staff about the university’s response to COVID-19.
#OPINION: After the disaster that was the first presidential debate, the debate between vice presidential candidates followed the agreed debate format, and covered issues including COVID-19, racial justice and healthcare.
Stony Brook University is hosting a virtual homecoming event series called STAY HOMEcoming from Oct. 1 until Oct. 10. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Stony Brook University’s homecoming events are being held primarily online.
#OPINION Many students suffer from an increasing number of mental health issues because they don’t have access to the same resources as before. It is important that these issues are addressed and students are aware of the mental health resources available.
Grace Noonan, junior biology major, felt a lot of uncertainty at the start of the pandemic. It led to people pivoting to new creative interests as a means to cope. For the Long Island native, the lockdown gave her a chance to brush up on her art.
When a majority of the student body evacuated campus and classes shifted to an online format, Stony Brook University’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) transitioned quickly to a remote format for the rest of the year.