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Archive for May, 2012

Cat Greenleaf Interview

LIU Grad Makes Her Mark as NBC Talk Show Host Reporter, Desiree Rucker interviewed LIU Alumni Cat Greenleaf on her stoop in Brooklyn.  

Can You Tame Your Thirst For Fashion?

BY: MABEL MARTINEZ Spring Week at Long Island University wouldn’t be the same without the annual fashion show. This year the Student Government Association along with Dynamic Designs organized the “Can You Tame Your Thirst For Fashion?” event in the Paramount Gym on April 26. The show drew large crowds and was filled with neon […]

Blackbirds Salvage Last Game of Monmouth Series

BY: JOHN TOLIS It wasn’t really the kind of home series that the Blackbirds were looking forward to as they lost the series against Monmouth. Long Island dropped the first three games with scores of 6-5, 3-2, and 5-4. The Blackbirds avoided the sweep in the last game with a score of 6-3. Throughout the […]

Golf Captures NEC Title behind Felip’s, Palsson Late Charge

BY: SHANEL GILBERT Freshman Cristina Felip led LIU Brooklyn women’s golf team with a solid performance to overcome a nine-stroke deficit to head into the final round of the Northeast Conference Championship. The Blackbirds took the top spot with a five-stroke difference over Fairleigh Dickinson. The victory marks LIU’s second NEC title since 2005. Behind […]

Student-Athletes Honored in Lavish Awards Banquet

BY: ALANA WOHLERS With all the athletes under one roof, the LIU athletic banquet is always an event to remember as we wrap up a year of successful athletic achievements. All fourteen athletic teams were in attendance at Sunday’s LIU athletic banquet. Pep squad and cheer was also there along with important staff that make […]

LIU Grad Makes Her Mark as NBC Talk Show Host

BY: DESIREE RUCKER As the host of he Emmy-Award winning talk show, Talk Stoop, Cat Greenleaf has interviewed a host of celebrities, elected officials, and musicians from the stoop of her home in Brooklyn. Whether it’s CNN’s Soledad O’Brien or Kim Kardashian, Greenleaf has interviewed some of the country’s biggest movers-and-shakers. As a result, Greenleaf […]

Black Student Union, Seize The Narrative I: Remove the Frame

BY: BRITTANY GANTER A huge success for the Black Student Union,“Remove The Frame” marked the club’s first dynamic event. The women’s panel discussion was an experience for African American women to be inspired, develop self-motivation, and to learn the power of their value in today’s society. Women from various professional backgrounds along with the students […]

Freshman College Experience

BY: AMANDEEP KAUR It’s always a unique experience when you close one chapter in life to start the next. As a first time college freshman, I did not know what to expect. All I knew is that I had to do my best and work hard, especially since I chose Pharmacy as a career. As […]

Despite Snapped Winning Streak, Softball Clinches NEC Tournament Berth

BY: MICHAEL GARCIA After two doubleheader sweeps in two consecutive weekends, the LIU Brooklyn softball team dropped a crucial doubleheader on Sunday to the Monmouth University Hawks in West Long Branch, NJ. According to sources within the LIU Brooklyn Athletic Department, with the two wins over the Hawks and two losses by Robert Morris who […]

A Night of Latin Fun

BY: DIANA CAPELLAN Friday night kicked off with a serious bang at the annual 2012 Latin Fusion concert at Long Island University’s Kumble Theater.  Student organization, Latinos Unidos organizes the yearly event in celebration of the colorful diverse rhythms and sounds of Latin America.  In addition, all of the proceeds were donated to cancer research. […]