Sanger Hall, a residential hall in Tabler Community, will receive a new name after nearly two years of public pressure. Sanger Hall is named after Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger, an activist for women’s rights and birth control.
Stony Brook University student-athletes are uniting to overturn America East’s decision to bar them from competing in the conference playoffs, which was announced on Feb. 21. They plan to hold a demonstration during tonight’s women’s basketball game.
The Stony Brook administration has promised to announce a wage increase on Nov. 19 for graduate student workers in response to the Graduate Student Employee Union’s (GSEU) Living Wage Campaign that has gained campus-wide support.
The Building and Construction Trades Council of Nassau and Suffolk Counties and affiliated unions greeted drivers on the morning of Nov. 2 at the south entrance of campus with several red-eyed inflatable rats and an open casket as they protested Niram Construction’s $37 million contract with the State University Construction Fund (SUCF).
Stony Brook University students, faculty and staff gathered at the SAC Plaza on Sept. 29 for the fourth annual Walk of Hope, hosted by the Center for Prevention and Outreach to raise mental health awareness during National Suicide Prevention Month.
President Maurie McInnis highlighted how SBU plans to handle concerns in the future, the school’s benefits of being young and her first semester on campus with a more familiar number of students in an exclusive interview with The Statesman.
The Statesman asked students to express their concerns and opinions about the University’s current state, including administration, students and professors, for our “State of the University” special issue. About 84 students accepted the challenge, and the results are below.