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.
The Festival of Lights is a traditional event held at SBU which shares and celebrates the various religions, faiths and cultures that make up the Stony Brook community. Here are some photos from this year’s multicultural event.