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Archive for October, 2013

Stop and Frisk Strikes LIU

BY NOELANI MONTERO & KAREN MILLER Thirty-year-old Leonard Williams is a freshman at LIU Brooklyn. The former Far Rockaway resident has been stopped and frisked a total of six times. LIU Brooklyn students are not exempt from having to endure the controversial policy. According to the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU), New Yorkers were […]

Job NO. 1 For youth: Finding One

BY SARAH ZHOU Alan Li of Manhattan has been struggling for months trying to find a full-time job after graduating with a master’s degree in secondary education. “Horrible and scary,” said Li, 24, when asked to describe his job search experience. “When you’re going in for a job interview and you see about 10 to […]

Q&A With President Cline

BY SHANNON THOMAS Upon her arrival after the Spring 2013 semester, LIU’s newly appointed President Dr. Kimberly Cline has sparked a plethora of change at Long Island University. Dr. Cline agreed to sit with Seawanhaka and divulge in her plans for the future to the students and LIU. Seawanhaka Press: What was your first impression […]

Samsung Releases Smartwatch

BY RYAN SAHADEO at the wonders of their new device. Clipping together snippets from shows like Dick Tracey, Inspector Gadget, The Jetsons and Predator, the new ads imply that we have finally reached a level of technological perfection. Detective Dick Tracey and Inspector Gadget had it easy. In a world complexed through various forms of […]

Calorie Ignorance Is Bliss at Many Fast Food Chains

BY LILY ZARAGOZA Obesity has been a growing problem for many years. And New York City is no exception. According to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, more than half of adult New Yorkers are overweight or obese. Calorie menu labeling has been required in New York City since 2008. It […]

The “MY-ID” Medical Bracelet

BY KAREN MILLER Endevr, a Utah based wellness company, has created the myID—a digital medical wristband. The wristband is a personal identification bracelet, which can store the wearers’ medical information. During an emergency, medical professionals and first responders can assist patients more effectively by using the information stored. MyID stores vital information with a QR […]

Music Review: Dom Kennedy’s Get Home Safe

BY KABRUAN DIXON Dom Kennedy is set to freshen up hip-hop with his new highly anticipated album. The California native has released his second LP, Get Home Safely, although many are calling it his first big effort as an artist. The album uses live instrumentals, voice alternated background vocals, an easy rap flow, and a […]

Music Review: Paul McCartney’s New

BY KABRAUN DIXON One of the most successful artists of all time has put forth his sixteenth studio album. Paul McCartney’s new album, NEW, is the first set of new material since 2007’s Memory Almost Full. The album is one of the fresher albums that McCartney has released in the past couple decades. He has […]

The Weekly Wrap Up

BY Ann Duluc This week might have been a shocking week for fans everywhere, from Fifty Shades of Grey losing their lead role, a star studded wedding, engagement, and to finding out if Jimmy Kimmel and Kanye West buried the hatchet. Hayden Panettiere and fiancee Wladimire Klitschko Actor, Charlie Hunnam, star of a hit TV […]

Kumble Theater: Faculty Dance Concert

BY Bianca Ottley On Friday October 11th, the Performing Arts department presented the spectacular Faculty Dance Concert. The performance was held at Kumble Theater. The concert kicked off with “Here, Now” performed by Alex Diaz and Randall Riley. From the moment the music starts, the lights dimmed as the dancers came out on stage, and […]