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  • Letter From The Editor

    Letter From The Editor

    Here it is…the last issue.of Spring 2014, my last issue as Editor-in-Chief. I thought back to September 2013, when I was a brand new editor, nervous about how I would bring this publication together. I was afraid I could never

    May 14, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • LIU Grads Still Making The Grade

    LIU Grads Still Making The Grade

    BY SHANNON THOMAS & SAGE HOWARD After just one to two years after LIU graduates turned their tassels at the Barclay’s Center, they are expanding their on-campus success into their professional careers. Frederick Agyemang is an LIU alum who has

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  • LIU Conference Looks At The Way We Were

    LIU Conference Looks At The Way We Were

    BY MOBOLAJI OGUNLEYE At first glance, the gathering inside the Spike Lee Theater (LLC 122) was nothing out of the ordinary – laughter, food and networking. But that was only the backdrop as LIU-Brooklyn played host on April 4 to

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  • LIU Grad Student Aims For Congress

    LIU Grad Student Aims For Congress

    BY ARIS FOLLEY As he continues his powerful strides after leaving behind two successful terms as former SGA President, Jermaine Isaac, 23, embarks on a road that may very well lead to U.S. Congress in the years to come. “My

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  • ARTS & ENT. (more)

  • Meet Costa Ronin

    Meet Costa Ronin

    BY Aris Folley “It’s going to be a terrific show,” actor Costa Ronin raves assuring his faithful viewers and fans as word spreads of his upcoming role on Steven Spielberg’s latest CBS drama, Extant. Currently starring on FX’s The Americans

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  • Mack Wilds Talks Upcoming Projects In LIU Visit

    Mack Wilds Talks Upcoming Projects In LIU Visit

    BY ARIS FOLLEY After recently scoring his debut Grammy nomination for his most buzzed about album, New York: A Love Story, the formerly successful actor, Tristan Mack Wilds, now reenters the spotlight on his rise as one of R &

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  • Weekly Wrap Up

    Weekly Wrap Up

    BY DESTINY L Robinson Well, it appears as though for the 21-year-old singer, Miley Cyrus, the phrase, “It came in like a wrecking ball” seems to hold a plethora of meanings. Recently released from nearly two week in hospitalization, the

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  • SGA Brings Springtime To LIU With Fashion Show

    SGA Brings Springtime To LIU With Fashion Show

    BY HAFEEZAH NAZIM This past Thursday, the Student Government Association hosted “Spring Time in Brooklyn”; a high fashion show that combined art, culture and fashion all under the roof of the Schwartz gymnasium. Both SGA and the Fashion Committee simultaneously

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  • SPORTS (more)

  • It's So Hard To Say Good-Bye

    It’s So Hard To Say Good-Bye

    BY JUSTIN ELLIS Truth be told, when I took over as Sports Editor – I didn’t know how difficult it would be. A role model of mine, Shanel Gilbert – who had the job just before I did –made it

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  • Darius Neely: Racing Towards His Future

    Darius Neely: Racing Towards His Future

    BY JOHN MCNEIL Like many student-athletes, Darius Neely – a sports medicine major – brings an intense level of focus to his role as a member of LIU’s track squad. With the outdoor Northeast Championships looming in May, Neely knows

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  • Blackbird Baseball Makes A Playoff Run

    Blackbird Baseball Makes A Playoff Run

    BY ALYSSA GOSPODAREK The Blackbirds know a thing or two about comebacks. After getting trounced 12-1 by Northeast Conference opponent Sacred Heart in the first of a four-game set in Bridgeport, Connecticut on April 25, LIU’s baseball squad followed-up with

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  • Nets And NBA Finals: Beautiful Hypothetical

    Nets And NBA Finals: Beautiful Hypothetical

    BY JUSTIN ELLIS The 2013-14 NBA season has been dramatic, unpredictable and injury prone. And as the regular season draws to a close, the playoffs will now get underway. It’s the first time in league history that the Los Angeles

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  • OPINIONS (more)

  • The Cost Of An Education

    The Cost Of An Education

    BY DAVID A. HUGHLEY When entering the private gates at LIU, students can only gain access by showing their student ID. Access to higher education has many benefits. According to an article by Marcelina Hardy titled 7 Benefits Of Earning

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  • Why Blacks Don’t Have Confidence In The Voting System

    BY THOMAS HAYNES Although we have a black president in the White House, blacks still don’t have confidence in our voting system. It is ironic because we are the ones who face struggles in housing, education, low income and discrimination

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  • Gun Violence In The U.S. Is Still A Problem

    BY ODUNZE UCHEGBU Between 1955 and 1975, the Vietnam War killed over 58,000 American soldiers – less than the number of civilians killed with guns in the US in an average two-year period. According to the US centers for Disease

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  • Is SNL Polluting TV? Fine By Me

    BY ARIS FOLLEY SNL’s openly mocking of racism, sexism, and homophobia is actually a good thing- Wait! Let me explain! Straying from the traditional celebrity hosts usual types of performances on the hit late night show, Saturday Night Live, widely

    April 17, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post