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Archive for May, 2013

Letter From The Editor

  BY: MABEL MARTINEZ Dear Readers: Welcome to the last issue of Seawanhaka for the spring semester. As you flip through the pages of this issue, you will find updates on news around campus such as the Wellness Recreation and Athletic Center being renamed in honor of President David Steinberg, the bike share program in […]

Looking Back: Top Stories of 2012-2013

BY: MABEL MARTINEZ There’s been no shortage of hard-hitting stories this year. From arrests, notable deaths in the campus community, a health department-ordered shutdown of a campus dining facility, and the naming of a new university president – Seawanhaka has covered it all. Students and faculty only see the finished product but what they don’t […]

Bike Share Comes To Brooklyn

BY: ONISSA SANCHO Residents of Fort Greene and surrounding areas of Brooklyn attended a town hall meeting on April 24 to learn about and offer feedback on the Citi Bike Share Program, which was newly introduced by the NYC Department of Transportation (DOT). Under this program, the DOT installed hundreds of bike stations, known as […]

News In Brief: Dedication of The Steinberg Wellness Center

BY: NOELANI MONTERO In honor of exiting LIU President David J. Steinberg, the Wellness Recreation and Athletic Center (WRAC) was renamed by the LIU Board of Trustees to the David J. Steinberg Wellness Center, in recognition of Steinberg’s 27-year tenure. The dedication ceremony was held in the Wellness Center on Wednesday April 24 at 3 […]

Farewell For Now

BY: KEELEY IBRAHIM I’m grateful for the opportunities that LIU Brooklyn has given me. The first class I took was Early Literature with Professor Sealy Gilles. After taking two years off from college, I had forgotten how much I enjoyed reading. Within two months of taking Gilles’ class, she suggested the Honors program to me […]

Speech Students And Student Hill Day

BY: SIGMA ALPHA ETA Members of the Speech and Hearing Society Sigma Alpha Eta and their faculty advisor attended the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) on Student Hill Day. Members met with staffers from Congressmen Engle, Crowley, Grimm, and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s office to discuss issues related to the field of speech-language pathology […]

Spotlight on Richard Nau of Nautech Media

BY: ENID HERNANDEZ Richard Nau: Founder, Managing Director, and Sole Proprietor of NAUTECH MEDIA Academia: LIU Post, Doctor of Education (Ed.D) in Interdisciplinary Educational Studies LIU Brooklyn, MA Degree in Media Arts LIU Brooklyn, BA Degree in Media Arts Employment:   NAUTECH MEDIA, Rosedale, NY Managing Director, Creative Director of Special Projects LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY, […]

Suspended LIU Student Back on Campus

BY: SHAELYNE MOODIE A nursing student who was previously dismissed from the Brooklyn Campus for his involvement in a fight two weeks ago was allowed to return to class on April 25, according to campus officials. Christopher Reynolds, a second semester freshman, allegedly assaulted Professor Mike Pasternack during a Speech 3 class on April 15. […]

Return of The Student Task Force

BY: CHASE MELVIN Over the last few semesters, many LIU Brooklyn students have been voicing their concerns regarding campus safety and the role of security guards. While complete safety on campus may be an idealistic notion, there exists a group of students who strive to reach that plateau—they will come to be known as the […]

Transitions and Beginnings

BY: LIUFF Another academic year is coming to a close, and the Long Island University Faculty Federation offers warm congratulations to our graduates for their wonderful achievements. This particular year marks another transition for the University.  As you all know, Dr. David Steinberg is retiring as President of LIU and, on July 1, Dr. Kimberly […]