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Cheerleading: dangers of the sport

At schools like Stony Brook, during the football and basketball seasons, most parents, coaches and fans are focused on the players, and their safety. However, not many of them are aware that there is a sport that is more dangerous – cheerleading. Continue reading Cheerleading: dangers of the sport


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“Football in the dirt is a tradition in Trona, [California] where grass is tough to grow in the heat and saline soil. A patch of test grass planted by coaches in 1966 was mysteriously doused with kerosene and set ablaze.” – LA Times

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Fall food events at Stony Brook University

Next week offers students the opportunity to sample locally-grown produce during campus lifetime, and to enjoy a free cookout before the Saturday football game against American International.

The farmers market, hosted by campus dining, will be held on Sept. 10 from noon until 3 p.m. on the academic mall.  Fresh fruits and vegetables will be available for purchase from local vendors. Visit the Campus Dining website for more information.

The cookout—an annual event called Wolfie’s Walk—runs from 3 to 5 p.m. on the soccer fields next to Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium. The football game against American International follows at 6 p.m. Student admission is free. Read more about the event on the Undergraduate Colleges website.