Monthly Archives: January 2014

#268 There’s Another Way to Pay for Books and Bingo Is Its Name-O

In Italy, they called it “Lo Giuoco Del Lotto D’Italia.” The French had it, too, and named it—you guessed it—”Le Lotto.” At Stony Brook University, however, its name is Bingo, and—that’s right—it’s buying you your textbooks this semester. On Monday, … Continue reading

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#267 Zebra Path: The Landmark So Nice, They Painted It Twice!

March, 1981: Kim Hardiman, an art student, discovers a section of the Stony Brook campus she’d like to modify as part of a project for her public art class. She applies to—and wins—a campus beautification grant to fund the project, … Continue reading

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#266 Achieving Sustainability, One Pedal at a Time

Since its founding in 1957, Stony Brook University has been a hub—the hub, I’d argue—for all things innovative, progressive, and collegiately cutting-edge. Even today, 57 years later, Stony Brook hasn’t slowed down in the slightest. Instead, it has picked up … Continue reading

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#265 Beginning with The End

This past Sunday, January 26th, students kicked off the Spring 2014 semester with a laugh by attending the USG event, “USG Presents: Winter Movie Night,” the feature film of which was the star-studded—if somewhat apocalyptic—comedy, This Is The End. Despite … Continue reading

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