In this week’s episode, News reports on the White House order against diversity training and SUNY’s Thanksgiving COVID requirements. Opinions shares an op-ed on GP/NC options from Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Fotis Sotiropoulos.
All students on SUNY campuses must test negative for COVID-19 within ten days before they leave for Thanksgiving break. SUNY campuses have until November 5 to submit a plan outlining their steps to close the fall semester.
Dr. Deborah Birx, the United States Coronavirus Task Force Response Coordinator, visited Stony Brook University on Wednesday, Oct. 7 for roundtable discussions with students, faculty and hospital staff about the university’s response to COVID-19.
#OPINION Many students suffer from an increasing number of mental health issues because they don’t have access to the same resources as before. It is important that these issues are addressed and students are aware of the mental health resources available.
Stony Brook University Libraries and Division of Information and Technology have partnered to initiate the Laptop Loan Program which allows up to 200 students in need of computers to rent laptops from the Melville Library.
#OPINION: Students are unsatisfied with the lack of up-to-date information on Degreeworks. The web-based advising tool allows students to see which major, minor, specialization and general education requirements have been fulfilled.
#OPINION Many academic institutions across the country have reported outbreaks of COVID-19 on their campuses, with many of them being attributed to a common occurrence: Parties. These parties need to stop to allow students to safely remain on campus.