As part of our mental health special issue, we interviewed Julian Pessier, director of CAPS, and vice president of The Humanology Project, SBU chapter, Aamna Aatif to gain insight into the handling of mental health resources during the pandemic.
This week on the wrap up, editors from each section give a summary of their special issue articles, as well as the weekly news. Listen to editors speak about some of our Mental Health Special Issue pieces and the week’s regular publications.
This week’s wrap up brings news from every section. Plans for the spring semester were announced last week, a writer honors late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Arts and Culture reviewed an emotional short film from the SBU Film Festival.
State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor Jim Malatras announced that the SUNY system will be expanding its testing protocol among campuses at a press conference on Stony Brook University’s campus on Thursday, September 24.
Voting is set to open this week, including the vote on whether or not the Student Activity Fee should be kept mandatory. A lot of students don’t know just how important this is for the University and campus. The Student Activity Fee benefits students, not, as too many people think, “the people who just join clubs.”
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.”
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.
Weekly Wrap Up: More students test positive for COVID-19 and former Interim President Michael Bernstein steps down from his position as provost. The Stony Brook film festival begins this week, and editors announce new changes at The Statesman this semester.