The Stony Brook Statesman

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Stony Brook Statesman
Type Collegiate newspaper
Format Print, Online
Owner(s) Statesman, Inc.
Founded 1957
Headquarters Stony Brook, New York
Official website www.sbstatesman.com/

The Statesman is the newspaper of record and the oldest newspaper at Stony Brook University, a flagship university of the SUNY (State University of New York) system. Founded in 1957 as the Sucolian at the State University Campus On Long Island at Oyster Bay -- the precursor to Stony Brook University-- The Statesman has consistently lived up to its reputation as the only media outlet at Stony Brook University that reputably and fairly reports on issues concerning the campus community. Since its founding, The Statesman has received many awards for its superb work in journalism

Founding[edit]

Before Stony Brook University was located in Stony Brook, NY, it was located in Oyster Bay, NY, albeit with a different name. In 1959, The Sucolian, as it was then known, changed its name to The Statesman. Three years later in 1962, The Statesman, along with most of the State University College on Long Island, moved to a new location in Stony Brook, NY. Like other college campuses on campus, The Statesman was very leftist, often running stories criticizing the University administration.

The Statesman Today[edit]

Currently, The Statesman publishes new content online daily, with a print component appearing on newsstands weekly on Monday afternoon. The Statesman is also delivered to various off-campus locations in the surrounding community. The sections of the The Statesman are News; Arts & Entertainment; Opinion; Sports; Multimedia; and Copy. The staff for the 2013-2014 academic year is as follows: Editor-in-Chief: Deanna Del Ciello Managing Editors: Emily Heller, Christine Powell News Editor: Rebecca Anzel Sports Editor: Mike Daniello Arts & Entertainment: Nicole Bansen Opinions Editor: Keith Olsen Multimedia Editor: Nina Lin Copy Chief: Maria Plotkina Webmaster: Gavin Langdon Assistant News: Hanaa' Tameez, Giselle Barkley, Will Welch Assistant Sports: Catie Curatolo, Joe Galotti Assistant Arts & Entertainment: Chelsea Katz, Brandon Benarba Assistant Photo: Basil John, Jesus Pichardo, Heather Khalifa

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