Weekly Wrap Up: The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) election results are in, and the student body has elected Huntley Spencer as the USG president. The Metropolitan Museum of Art reopened its doors on Aug. 29, and an opinions writer asks college students to stop partying.
Today on the Weekly Wrap Up, editors give an overview of The Statesman’s The Statesman’s COVID-19 issue. Hear about news on new restrictions, how students adjust to mask requirements and an opinion from a student on science literacy in regards to COVID-19.
The rally and march, called “Heroes Don’t Get Zeros,” took place on Wednesday, July 22. Participants signed a petition calling on Stony Brook affiliated hospitals to secure $2,500 hazard pay for essential employees who have been working since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Photo showcase of a peaceful protest in Stony Brook, NY on June 7. From 1p.m. to 4 p.m., protesters gathered in front of the Lowe’s shopping center to protest against police brutality and systematic racism.
Photos taken by Assistant News Editor Maya Brown show about 500 local residents from Freeport, NY, protesting in solidarity with Black Lives Matter movement and urging people to demand justice for George Floyd.