#OPINION Do not rely on a show or movie that portrays someone with a mental disorder to make you declare that you have a disorder. The romanticization of mental health is harmful to all of us, whether you have a mental disorder or not.
Stony Brook University will continue its hybrid approach to classes throughout the winter and spring semesters. The spring semester was delayed by one week to start on Feb. 1. There will not be a spring break.
While the return date was originally slated for Nov. 10, this new move allows for the season to start when “at least three-quarters of Division I schools will have concluded their fall terms or moved remaining instructions and exams online.”
All 11 games on the Seawolves’ schedule were wiped on July 17, when the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) announced that it was suspending the fall football season, with the intent to play in spring 2021 instead.
The NCAA instituted a ban on in-person recruiting in March and has extended the ban on a monthly basis. Other subsequent rulings have left coaches and administrators trying to hit a moving target while they attempt to do their jobs.
Former Rutgers wide receiver Hunter Hayek announced his commitment to Stony Brook Football as a graduate transfer on Aug. 20. Hayek was ranked the 52nd-best overall recruit from New Jersey by 247Sports.
International students and students from states with high rates of COVID-19 must quarantine either in New York or in a state with any travel restrictions before moving into university housing. Students may quarantine on or off-campus.
Nancy Goroff will compete with Republican Rep. Lee Zeldin for a seat in the House of Representatives this November. If she were to defeat Zeldin this upcoming election, Goroff would become the first female Ph.D. scientist in Congress.