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Archive for September, 2013

A Letter from The Managing Editor

My name is Karen Miller and I am the new Managing Editor for Seawanhaka Press. I am a senior majoring in Jour- nalism. I have been a part of Seawan- haka since Fall 2011, and I absolutely love how Seawanhaka plays such an important role in the LIU community as the voice of the students. […]

The Buzz

BY KAREN MILLER Time management is essential for all college students. LIU Brooklyn students are encourage to attend a series of academic workshops to learn how to develop time management. The workshops will take place in the Pratt Building, Monday, September 30 in room 517, between the hours of 5:00-6:00pm. Are you still undecided on […]

Entrepreneurship Week at LIU

BY JERVELLE FREDERICK LIU hosted Entrepreneur Week from Sept. 18-29th. The event’s purpose was to educate the students on the risks and rewards of going into business. Held in the paramount gym, the event included companies of students enrolled here on campus as well as outside organizations. The week also celebrated the launch of LIU […]

Another Club Room Dilemma

BY CHASE MELVIN During last year’s renovation of the Sloan Building, some of LIU Brooklyn’s student organizations were shifted into different rooms and found themselves having to share those rooms with other organizations for the first time. Some students were skeptical about this change, while others lamented not having a club room at all. There […]

SGRHO PRESENTS OPERATION BOOKBAG

BY SARAI ARROYO AND NOELANI MONTERO Sigma Gamma Rho, an on-campus sorority for women of color, is making to an effort to donate school supplies to underprivileged kids. “Operation Big Bookbag” began Sept. 17 and will continue until Oct. 18. Boxes for students to donate are stationed all over campus. The supplies collected will be […]

The Real Deal: Texing

BY MAGDOLLEN KELLEL Are you texting while reading this? Chances are you probably are. Have you ever considered the negative consequences of texting? The first text message was sent in Dec. 1992. Over the Vodafone GSM network, from Neil Papworth wished Richard Jarvis a Merry Christmas. Since then, text messaging has been on the rise. […]

Not Miss “America”

BY JERVELLE FREDERICK Recently Miss New York, Nina Davuluri, was crowned the winner of the 2014 Miss America Pageant becoming the first Indian-American to attain the title. Immediately the backlash of hateful racial slurs commenced on the Internet. Most of such insensitive comments took place on Twitter. Tweets like, “How the F—k does a foreigner […]

New York City Ettiquette

BY SHANNON THOMAS New Yorkers have for a reputation for being notoriously rude. It is nothing new and dates back to when New York was still just a colony in 1774. John Adams stated in his diary “They [Native New Yorkers] talk very loud, very fast and altogether. If they ask you a question, before […]

Meet Callie Reiff: Future Fashion Mogul

BY SHAELYNE MOODIE When she isn’t waking up for early morning photo shoots, going back and forth with her tutor or crushing on Harry Styles, Callie Reiff is just a 13-year-old girl hanging with her friends. Reiff has been taking over the modeling scene for 6 years now. She has modeled for various big names […]

Music Review: Elton John

BY BENI CHOUDHURY Elton John’s 13th solo album, The Diving Board, has created a nostalgic feel to his older songs. The Diving Board was originally going to be released in fall of 2012. Then it got pushed back to February of 2013. Then they have decided to release it fall of 2013 on Sept. 24, […]