The State University of New York (SUNY) Student Assembly held a conference call on March 18 to update students on the COVID-19 pandemic as public schools across the state, including Stony Brook University, have taken initiatives in an attempt to stop the spread of the virus.
Changes to the Faculty Student Association’s halal offerings this semester have left some students struggling to find adequate food on campus. Following the recontracting of the Jasmine food court this fall, the court no longer has the proper facilities to prepare halal meals. Instead, it relies on sealed, prepackaged “Halal NY” sandwiches from the Union Commons.
It was a well-known fact that Kelly was one of the best places to eat on campus last year. The pizza was always on point and the burritos outranked any made by the Union or Roth. The shining point of Kelly was always the convenience store, saving any student from taking the long bus ride to Wal-Mart every other week. So I went in with the idea that West Side was an upgrade to Kelly’s greatness.