Carine Green grew up looking at the struggles that come with his different identities — black and queer — separately. When he walked into a House of SHADE meeting, “an organization that aims to provide educational outreach and information to the black and queer community” according to SB Engaged, everything changed.
Stony Brook is starting to earn recognition for its efforts to foster diversity. In early November, the Faculty Student Association (FSA) won the National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS)…
The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Senate unanimously approved the constitution of the House of SHADE, an informational and education outreach organization for black and queer students at the university, at a senate meeting on Thursday night.
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.
Kenneth P. LaValle — the New York state senator who represents parts of Brookhaven and the East End and longtime supporter of Stony Brook University — is one of only four state senators who voted against legislation banning the practice of gay conversion therapy.