Two organizations, the Stony Brook Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the Black Student Athlete Huddle, organized a Black Lives Matter rally on Wednesday, Oct. 21.
On Wednesday, Feb. 5, acclaimed filmmaker Spike Lee joined a packed room of students, faculty and staff as part of the Presidential Lecture Series at the Staller Center. Lee owned his own narrative, was as authentic as can be and said what he wanted to say with no filter.
On Tuesday, Nov. 12, the Stony Brook University Orchestra performed renditions of Claude Debussy’s “Fetes” from “Trois Nocturnes” and Johannes Brahms’ “Symphony No. 2” led by conductor Susan Deaver at the Staller Center for the Arts. Winner of the 2019 Stony Brook University Undergraduate Concerto Competition, Thomas Lei, was the featured soloist and he performed Aram Khachaturian’s “Concerto for Flute and Orchestra” with the orchestra.
This year, the Art Crawl started at the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics. Nestled in a corner of campus, the building is home to the Simon Center Gallery, where the exhibit “Art of Science” is on display.