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Archive for September, 2012

Campus Party Ends In Violence, Star Blackbirds Suspended As Result

BY: CHASE MELVIN Four members of the LIU Men’s Basketball team were suspended indefinitely on Sept. 21 after being arrested on assault charges. According to LIU officials, the alleged assaults took place two weeks ago at a campus party. Notable players Julian Boyd, C. J. Garner, Troy Joseph and Jamal Olasewere were arrested and charged […]

The Buzz- Sept. 27

BY: KAREN MILLER Pusha T, Biz Markie, Action Bronson, Joey Bada$$ and Sicky Brett will be performing live on Wednesday, October 10 from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The event will take place adjacent to the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). For more information on this event please visit LIU Brooklyn Health Reform event […]

Volleyball Nab First Two Conference Victories Behind Foit, Rice

BY: JUSTIN ELLIS LIU Brooklyn’s volleyball team were below .500 through their first thirteen games. On Saturday they looked to even their record. The Blackbirds began their conference schedule with a home game against Sacred Heart. This game would have a revenge feel for the Blackbirds. The last time these two played each other, the […]

Goalkeeper Stockie’s Valiant Effort Salvages Tie for Men’s Soccer

BY: JOHN TOLIS The Blackbirds are still searching for their second win of the season after drawing with Columbia 1-1 last Saturday. This was a tight affair between the teams as the game stretched out to two overtimes, but the second goal never came from any team. Both teams were battling on the pitch as […]

Mixed Results in Fall Opener for Tennis; Maas and Pavlovic Shine

BY: MICHAEL GARCIA The LIU Brooklyn women’s tennis team concluded their first of four matches in the fall campaign of the 2012 season this past weekend, September 14-16 at the Stony Brook Classic Invitational. Despite suffering several first round exits, the Blackbirds managed to squeeze a couple of semifinal berths. In the early A Bracket […]

Waters Earns First Career Win as Women’s & Men’s Golf Flourish

BY: ALANA WOHLERS The LIU Brooklyn women’s golf team teed off their season at the Tignanelli Towson Invitational last weekend. The Blackbirds are in route to try and defend their 2012 NEC championship title. Sophomore, Christina Felip shot the best for the Blackbirds, shooting a 79 in the final day of the tournament. Tying for […]

Women’s Soccer Blanked by Saint Francis (PA.) in 2011 Championship Rematch

BY: SHANEL GILBERT On Sunday, the LIU Brooklyn’s women’s soccer team fell to Saint Francis (PA.) 1-0, dropping to 0-1-1 in the NEC. The Blackbirds were outshot 15-6 and were dominated by the Red Flash in the opening period and were held back to just two shots compared to its opponents 13. The game-winning goal […]

Fernando Mardan Clothing Line

BY: MABEL MARTINEZ In the last few years, when Mario F. Daniels, 29, began to notice a decline in men’s fashion, from polished looks to jeggings and animal prints, he decided to do something about it. Now he’s set to make his mark in the fashion industry with a sophisticated menswear collection of his own. […]

Artist Spotlight: Slightly Stoopid

BY: ERIKA HARDISON Like most of our favorite bands, Slightly Stoopid was a childhood dream. In this case, it was shared between California natives and lifelong friends Miles Drought and Kyle McDonald. More than ten years later, the group has toured and opened for many acts such as: The Roots, Sublime, Snoop Dogg, Damian Marley, […]

Peter And The Starcatcher

BY: KEELEY IBRAHIM Take one part Disney movie and one part any Albert Brooks movie and what do you have? The new play on Broadway, Peter and the Starcatcher. Based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, Peter and the Starcatcher is a sort of prequel to the well-known Disney tale of Peter […]