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University home to giant Reality Deck

Stony Brook is home to a new reality: the Reality Deck, a relatively small room whose walls are plastered with 416 Samsung LCD monitors. When they’re all turned on and showing one image, the monitors surround the viewer in a near realistic experience. Charilaos Papadopoulos is a Ph.D. candidate who […]

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USG takes the remote: SBU-TV to be restructured

The Undergraduate Student Government voted Thursday to effectively shut down SBU-TV, the campus’s first and only closed-circuit television station since 1992. The Reformation of Stony Brook Television Act was brought to the Senate floor last minute Thursday night and approved by a vote of 12-2 with 5 abstentions. USG defended […]

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U.S. students attend free med school, learn value of community medicine

Originally published on Journalism Without Walls — http://www.journalismwithoutwalls.com/cuba2012/2012/01/22/u-s-students-attend-med-school-for-free-will-return-home-after-getting-degree/ HAVANA, CUBA – Heather Ross is a 31-year-old American student who will graduate from a Cuban medical school here in two years. She is one of 106 American students who are part of a program meant to instill values of community medicine. […]

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Third generation teaches surfing on LI

Originally published on Newsday.com — http://www.newsday.com/third-generation-teaches-surfing-on-li-1.3014676?&p=846859 The Skudin family doesn’t get together that often. So on Friday, when four brothers and their parents reunited for the first time in two years in Long Beach, they made sure to indulge in their favorite activity — sharing the gift of surfing. David […]

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Hundreds rock out in the North Fork

Originally published on Newsday.com — http://www.newsday.com/hundreds-rock-out-in-the-north-fork-1.3065512 Corky Laing, a legendary drummer from the rock band Mountain, may seem out of place on the fields of a North Fork winery. But on Sunday the Quebec native was right at home on Long Island with his new band, Corky Laing and The […]

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Students to Albany: We Are Not an ATM

Originally published in The Statesman, http://sbstatesman.com/2009/02/25/students-to-albany-we-are-not-an-atm/ Joined by the Stony Brook marching band, dancers, and gospel choir, the Undergraduate Student Government riled up students Wednesday in hopes of sending a message to Albany: Stony Brook University can’t handle more cuts. The Academic Mall seethed with more than 250 of such […]

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