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WANG A/AC DESTRUCTION NEWS
 


President Stanley's Lie Now Visible




   On this vast campus where 6-story dorms could be built in many empty spaces, just as the Hilton was built in 2013, or built more efficiently where infrastructure existed (high steam pipes), instead, an all-White building committee, never even thinking of the consequences, chose directly behind Wang AAC simply because it was two minutes walking distance closer to the academic mall than by LaValle, where piping existed and could have provided the stadium with an eating facility, similar to UT at Austin dorms.
 
 

   Rather than spend money to have new plans drawn, or even have the common courtesy to speak to those opposed, SBU's imperial President Stanley let construction proceed. Having already applied for the Penn State presidency (they didn't want him) and Cornell (they didn't want him either), he had no long term interest in SBU. His goal was to be gone before the dorms were complete, before proof of the lie about the dorms height vs. the Wang Center was obvious for all to see. But since no other school seems to want him, it seems we're stuck with him.  

   Where once the pagoda tower stood alone against the sky, making SBU the only SUNY campus with such an iconic structure it can be recognized just by that icon, now the bright stadium lights can be seen. From the stadium lot, the tower is no longer visible. From the north entrance, it is now blocked until almost upon it. From the main entrance the dorms are visible. The one concession to reduce the height is that some of the new dorms have been built one story into the earth rather than level. Most buildings have an embankment to keep rain water running away from the building, not towards it. Hopefully those stuck on the first floor below grade won't have to contend with too much flooding.

   Already rated one of the ugliest campuses in the US, with red brick buildings designed by prison architects Kelly & Gruzen and continued by a President and former Facilities VP (who got out while she had the chance - Brown's loss, our gain), who both lacked aesthetic vision (comparable to the new SBU logo), the one building that gave SBU character has been aesthetically destroyed. While from one and a half directions its pagoda tower still stands visibly alone, the beauty and serenity of its koi pond garden and the use of its special theatre windows have been lost - forever. 


Tennis Courts 1, Asians 0
   Trees 1, Asians 0
White Privilege 1, Asians 0

 


Index of Previous Save Wang
Articles with Drawings and Photos

 

   


CHARLES B. WANG
ASIAN / AMERICAN CENTER
 

 Charles Wang: Donor Celebrating Asian and
Asian American Cultures
P.H. Tuan: Architect

 PH Tuan Annual CB Wang Asian/American Center
Photography Contest

 Jinyoung Jin
Associate Director
for Cultural Programs

 
Original Wang Center Page Hacked, Lots Missing, But Has: Grand Opening Photos & Videos, Charles Wang's Speech, PH Tuan Describing Pagoda & You Can See It Rising
 

 

 
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SPECIAL 


O China and EU May Team Up to Snub TPP: "Europe isn't likely to hop on board... because many of the TPP negotiation benchmarks reached by the US won't be acceptable to European leaders."
O The Corporate Friendly World of the TPP
O Why the TPP Won't Work for Workers
O The Trans Atlantic Trade Deal is a Full Frontal Assault on Democracy - Guardian
O
TPP and TTIP - The Growing Financial Storm Is Just One Effect of Corporate Power Unbound - Guardian
O Full Text of TPP Released to Public... and It's Horrible - Common Dreams
O Release of Full TPP Text After Five Years of Secrecy Confirms Threats to Users' Rights - EFF: Electronic Frontier Foundation
 

 
NATIONAL ASIAN AMERICAN MEDIA
 

 This is a new unplanned section. We did not do
 a search for Asian American (English only) media
 to list here. If we use a source in an article or
 link, we are now also adding the url here.

 O 8 Asians
 O American FOBs
 O Angry Asian Man
 O Asian American Journalists Association
 O AsAm News
 O AsianInNY
 O AsianWeek
 O Audrey Magazine  
 O Balitang America TV
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 O Colorlines
 O Epoch Times
 Ed Note: ET is owned by Falun Gong, all its news
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 FG written in China is negative
 O Far East Vibes
 O Gumship
 O Hyphen Magazine
 O India West 
 O ISAtv
 O Japan Culture NYC
 O KoreAm Journal
 O NBC News - Asian America
 O ReAppropriate
 O South Asian Journalists Association
 O The Muslim Guy

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Reimagining Space
"The work is very playful and encourages
the viewer to see the space in new ways."
by Patrick Yang

 

Webtoons Wow at Wang
"It really amazes me how American comic
books are way behind the Korean webtoons
in terms of simple technological usage..."
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Upworthy: "I thought we banned cocaine for health reasons. Nope. Not even close." First US drug law was due to fear of opium smoking Chinese railroad workers having sex with white women. 
 

Sanders Plan:
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College
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and Debt Free

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Under the Dome - Film on China's Pollution by Chai Jing

O
Learn How Really Really Bad Bottled Water Is For the Environment
 

EQUALITY : RACIAL
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O
Decision Not to Let US Citizens of Guam and American Samoa Vote Was Based on Racist Supreme Court Decision - "alien races" could not comprehend "Anglo Saxon principles" - Video

 

EQUALITY : SEXUAL
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Abuse and Creating Equality

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O Losing At a Dollar Per Second: NCAA Athletics at Rutgers - Forbes (Does Anyone Seriously Believe SBU Is Any Different?)
 
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O Sports At Any Cost: How College Students Are Bankrolling the Athletics Arms Race - Huffington Post

   

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