Monthly Archives: January 2012

#138: Positive Change

Lexi G., a history major, shared this with us: “Monday night, my friend Chrissy and I were on our way to Bingo for Books in the SAC. We drove over around 6:30 and parked in the metered lot closest to … Continue reading

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#137: ‘Tis the Season

Julie L., a staff member, told us, “This year’s ‘Tis The Season fundraiser brought in a total of $31,318.05 for local charities!!! This is almost $10,000 more than was raised last year! The charities that benefited from these efforts were: … Continue reading

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#136: Feeling Truly Welcome at a New School

Starting off at a new university can be a daunting experience.  Finding your way around, registering for classes, meeting new people, being in a new environment – the challenges of navigating a new place may seem endless at first.  With … Continue reading

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#135: Recycle Mania Office Cleanout

Today, this team of students was going around to offices promoting the 2012 Recycle Mania Tournament and their Office Cleanout program. The Department of Recycling and Resource Management is sponsoring spring cleaning for offices on campus – clean out papers and electronics and they … Continue reading

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#134: RAKs in the Gym

In the Wellness Center last Friday, an awesome small random act of kindness (RAK) unfolded.  A worker was up on a ladder near the weights working on fixing something in the ceiling and dropped something.  Two nearby gym-goers were doing bench presses … Continue reading

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#133: Orientation Leaders

During intersession, new transfer students and some first-year students are attending orientation sessions and will begin their career at Stony Brook in the Spring. The Orientation Leaders (OLs) who welcome these new students are AWESOME! Not only do the OLs make … Continue reading

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#132: Wrap-It-Up Station at SAC Food Court

Overheard today at the SAC Food Court: “Oh my gosh, YES, the sandwich line is open again!” Intersession tends to mean fewer people around, and fewer food options as a result. However, the SAC Food Court was hopping today, and … Continue reading

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