Subscribe via RSS Feed

Archive for April, 2013

LIU Chooses The Next Student Government Association Team

BY: KEELEY IBRAHIM LIU Brooklyn is under new leadership. The votes were tallied Thursday, April 18 for the next Student Government Association leaders. After months of campaigning, independent candidate Anthony Allen won the position as SGA Executive President. “I put a lot of work into this,” says Allen. “My supporters also helped to get the […]

Corruption In China: LIU Hosts Polk Awards Seminar

BY: NOELANI MONTERO LIU Brooklyn’s Kumble Theater was filled to capacity for the annual Polk Awards Seminar on April 10. Titled “A Revolution Betrayed: Covering Corruption and Human Rights in China,” the seminar hosted 2012 Polk Award recipients Holly Williams, David Barboza, and Wenxin Fan—these journalists were honored for exposing critical information and insight on […]

UHMS Hosts Relay For Life Event

BY: ANISHA ROBERTSON University Health Medical Services (UHMS) hosted the “Relay for Life” walk in the Schwartz Gym from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 23. The event was held to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Participants were engaged in a walk around the entire gymnasium. It was a unique opportunity that […]

Exit Interview With SGA President Jermaine Isaac

BY: ONISSA SANCHO This is Jermaine Isaac’s second and final term as LIU Brooklyn’s Student Government President. “I’m graduating in May with a degree in Media Arts and going to graduate school for political science at LIU,” says Isaac. With hopes of becoming a lawyer, he credits his time as SGA President as an inspiration. […]

News In Brief: LIU Brooklyn Student Fights Back With Professor

BY: SHAELYNE MOODIE A physical altercation took place during a Speech 3 class on the Brooklyn Campus April 15, which led to an arrest of a student and the hospitalization of a professor. Christopher Reynolds, a second semester freshman and nursing major, was arrested for allegedly assaulting his professor, Mike Pasternack, while class was in […]

LIU Brooklyn Changes To Voting Polls

BY: SHAELYNE MOODIE With the recent SGA Executive Election, LIU Brooklyn has taken a new technical avenue in terms of collecting the voting ballots. After many years of the students physically clicking and drawing back the handle to cast a ballot, the voting ballot is now be touchscreen; as simple as an easy tap to […]

Long Time LIU Professor Retires

BY: ASHLEY THOMPSON After 46 years of devotion to the LIU Brooklyn community, retiring professor Dr. Michael Hittman says “see you later” to his second family. Hittman was a sociology professor on campus, and he is currently on the LIU Board of Trustees. Along with being a LIU Brooklyn graduate, Hittman served as the curator […]

Security Tightens After Attacks

BY: SHANNON THOMAS I remember September 11, 2001 all too clearly. It was a beautiful sunny, morning with blue skies and no one suspected a thing. After the attack on the World Trade Center, security changed completely throughout the country – in airports, and New Yorkers began to see an increase in police presence in […]

Studying Habits On Campus

BY: JESSICA LISSAINT Two weeks remain and soon the Spring semester at LIU Brooklyn will be a memory of the past. However, within these two weeks, final exam sessions are right around the corner. Studying to me is not cut, paste and dry to my understanding. I like recording notes to listen and digest the […]

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

BY: RALPHNIE EDMOND What is Gastroesophageal Reflux disease? Gastroesophageal reflux disease is a condition in which the stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the esophagus (the tube from the mouth to the stomach). This action can irritate the esophagus, causing heartburn and other symptoms. Causes of Gastroesophageal reflux:  When you […]