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  • LIU Grappling With Change

    LIU Grappling With Change

    BY NOELANI MONTERO For the first time in 28 years, LIU Brooklyn has undergone major administrative changes. The school’s new President Kimberly Cline is the woman behind these alterations. Changes such as condensing LIU’s public relations department, flat-rate tuition, and

    April 17, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Filling Pockets Of LIU Students: SGA VP Anessa Osborne

    Filling Pockets Of LIU Students: SGA VP Anessa Osborne

    BY SIENNA JEFFRIES As of April 28, Aneesa Osborne, the former treasurer of the LIU Student Government Association (SGA), will take her seat as vice president for the 2014-2015 academic term. Currently, Osborne is a junior majoring in political science.

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  • LIU Brooklyn Hosts Annual Polk Awards Seminar

    LIU Brooklyn Hosts Annual Polk Awards Seminar

    NY NOELANI MONTERO LIU Brooklyn’s Kumble Theater was packed on April 10 for the annual David J. Steinberg Seminar—formerly known as the Polk Awards Seminar. Students, faculty and the public alike, were eager to hear the journalists speak on behalf

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  • LIU Speaks Out During Town Hall Meeting

    LIU Speaks Out During Town Hall Meeting

    BY SIENNA JEFFRIES With questions and concerns regarding the changes at LIU Brooklyn flourishing around campus, the LIU Brooklyn Student Government Association (SGA) organized a town hall meeting that took place at the Kumble Theater on April 3 from 11:30

    April 12, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • ARTS & ENT. (more)

  • Weekly Wrap Up

    Weekly Wrap Up

    BY ARIS FOLLEY Musical artist Kanye West returns to the celeb scope yet again with a partner that continues to hot-button topic today, Kim Kardashian’s butt, which currently has it’s own Facebook page. Shocking. West’s latest release has received a

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  • Blackbirds "Shaking Our...Heads!" Preview

    Blackbirds “Shaking Our…Heads!” Preview

    BY HAFEEZAH NAZIM Move over MTV-U, because LIUTV is stepping up its television game. LIU’s own campus broadcasting station is starting a new series, that will inevitably have Blackbirds new and old laughing their feathers off. Shaking My Damn Head

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  • SZA Drops Newest Z Album

    SZA Drops Newest Z Album

    HY HASSAN COKER Singer SZA recently released her first extended play album, Z, under the independent label Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE). TDE has slowly crept up a progressive path, becoming a hip hop music powerhouse with SZA resting as the

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  • Somo Releases Self-Titled Debut Album, Finally

    Somo Releases Self-Titled Debut Album, Finally

    BY KABRAUN DIXON After four years of covering the likes of big name artists such as Ciara, Chris Brown, Miguel and August Alsina on YouTube, R&B star SoMo has released his highly anticipated self-titled album, hoping to have other people

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  • SPORTS (more)

  • 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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  • NBA'S Emilio Collins Visits LIU

    NBA’S Emilio Collins Visits LIU

    BY JUSTIN ELLIS On April 9, Rockland County native Emilio Collins – the senior vice president of Global Marketing Partnerships for the NBA – was a guest speaker at LIU Brooklyn’s School of Business MKT 344 Sports Marketing class. As

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  • Don't Change The Rules

    Don’t Change The Rules

    BY JUSTIN ELLIS Is comparing college basketball to the NBA fair? Of course not. NBA players are bigger, faster and ten times as talented. Expecting to see consistent greatness while watching the NCAA Tournament is asking for a lot. But

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  • Baseball Continues To Win

    Baseball Continues To Win

    BY JUSTIN ELLIS With Athletic Director John Suarez serving as interim baseball coach, the Blackbirds have managed to continue their winning ways. And they hoped to stay hot on apr 4 while facing Wagner in a four-game series at LIU

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  • OPINIONS (more)

  • 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

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  • On The Road To Natural Hair

    On The Road To Natural Hair

    BY KAREN MILLER I am a firm believer that the obstacles you experienced as a young child can influence your adult life. One issue that I have battled with half my life is perming my hair. Growing up, my hair

    March 28, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • LIU'S Women Run The World

    LIU’S Women Run The World

    BY KEDA BARRY Since Long Island University’s founding in 1929, Dr. Kimberly Kline of Hofstra University will be the first woman to hold the presidential office in the University’s 87 year history. She is the successor of David J. Steinberg,

    March 28, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Coca Cola’s Commercial Controversy

    Coca Cola’s Commercial Controversy

    BY ALYSSA DIAZ While many of the 111.5 million viewers that watched this year’s Super Bowl would agree that the game was less than exciting, you can probably agree that we were all excited for new and entertaining commercials as

    February 14, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post