More than a dozen students assembled outside the Student Activities Center for the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance’s (FMLA) annual Take Back the Night demonstration — a protest against sexual violence — on April 28.
The idea of feminism has been rooted in American history since the 1840s, with the Seneca Falls Convention paving the way for the concept of gender equality. Beginning in 2012, fourth-wave feminism has evolved due to more liberal beliefs.
Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. said the school is not considering any plans to rename Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium. The name became a point of contention last month after the state senator, whom the stadium is named after, voted against a ban on gay conversion therapy.
At Wednesday’s Diversity Plan town hall, a panel of Stony Brook administrators and student representatives were asked to clarify the Athletic Department’s policies for investigating allegations of abuse.