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Daily Campus Life at Stony Brook Southampton, in the Words of Students and Faculty

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Matt Gustafson

Matt Gustafson

Dr. Christopher Gobler

Dr. Christopher Gobler

Christian McLean

Christian McLean

Stephen Heck

Stephen Heck



authorCailin Riley on Jan 17, 2024
Matthew Gustafson, 23, part-time campus resident: Student in MFA in Creative Writing and Literature program On living on campus: “I split my time between campus and my parents’ home. I... more

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Southampton Police Reports for the Week of February 29

SOUTHAMPTON VILLAGE — A man left his wallet with $1,000 in it at the Village Launderette on Nugent Street on February 24. He told Village Police the next day that he had retrieved the wallet but not the cash. A launderette employee told police that an unknown middle-aged Hispanic woman had turned it over to them but without any cash in it. SOUTHAMPTON VILLAGE — A man flagged down a Village Police officer on patrol at Old Town Road Beach about an hour before midnight on February 24 and told the officer he was cold and needed to get back ... by Staff Writer

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Southampton DWI Arrest for the Week of February 22

Heather Monaghan, 28, of Holbrook, was reportedly involved in a single-car accident involving a utility pole and a tree just after midnight on February 11. When Westhampton Beach Village Police arrived at the scene of the accident, they determined Monaghan was intoxicated based on field sobriety tests and a test for her blood alcohol content. Monaghan was charged with misdemeanor DWI. The location of the accident was redacted in a police report which did however note that Monaghan admitted to having two cocktails at Daphne’s on Main Street in Westhampton before getting into her Honda. by Staff Writer

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