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Archive for May, 2014

Letter From The Editor

Here it is…the last issue.of Spring 2014, my last issue as Editor-in-Chief. I thought back to September 2013, when I was a brand new editor, nervous about how I would bring this publication together. I was afraid I could never do this role as my prede- cessor did. Once I got over my inhibitions, slowly […]

Meet Costa Ronin

BY Aris Folley “It’s going to be a terrific show,” actor Costa Ronin raves assuring his faithful viewers and fans as word spreads of his upcoming role on Steven Spielberg’s latest CBS drama, Extant. Currently starring on FX’s The Americans as the clever KGB agent, Oleg Igorevich, Ronin has now just joined the ranks of […]

The Cost Of An Education

BY DAVID A. HUGHLEY When entering the private gates at LIU, students can only gain access by showing their student ID. Access to higher education has many benefits. According to an article by Marcelina Hardy titled 7 Benefits Of Earning A College Degree, the benefits include higher earning potential, lower blood pressure and stress, healthier […]

LIU Grads Still Making The Grade

BY SHANNON THOMAS & SAGE HOWARD After just one to two years after LIU graduates turned their tassels at the Barclay’s Center, they are expanding their on-campus success into their professional careers. Frederick Agyemang is an LIU alum who has in after two years of graduating has established himself in his career of choice. However, […]

LIU Conference Looks At The Way We Were

BY MOBOLAJI OGUNLEYE At first glance, the gathering inside the Spike Lee Theater (LLC 122) was nothing out of the ordinary – laughter, food and networking. But that was only the backdrop as LIU-Brooklyn played host on April 4 to its very first conference on Learning Communities. And the agenda was a serious one – […]

LIU Grad Student Aims For Congress

BY ARIS FOLLEY As he continues his powerful strides after leaving behind two successful terms as former SGA President, Jermaine Isaac, 23, embarks on a road that may very well lead to U.S. Congress in the years to come. “My ultimate goal is city council or United States Congress,” Isaac asserts confidently. He is certain […]

LIU’S Not All It’s Cracked Up To Be

BY SIENNA JEFFRIES The stairwell adjacent to the escalator near the Subway restaurant at LIU Brooklyn is crumbling. Moreover, these stairs are one of the many examples that demonstrate a need for better campus maintenance. A number of students are concerned with the broken stairs and are advocating for them to be fixed. “Where is […]

Mack Wilds Talks Upcoming Projects In LIU Visit

BY ARIS FOLLEY After recently scoring his debut Grammy nomination for his most buzzed about album, New York: A Love Story, the formerly successful actor, Tristan Mack Wilds, now reenters the spotlight on his rise as one of R & B’s newest emerging stars, Mack Wilds. With just hours left until his expected show time […]

Farewell Letter

BY KAREN MILLER My five years at LIU Brooklyn were an interesting experience. When I first started in 2009 I was this young and confused student. At the time, I was sure I wanted to major in a health field. However, after I failed a biology course, I knew I was in the wrong field. […]

The Allen Administration: Take 2

BY JERVELLE FREDERICK & NOELANI MONTERO LIU Brooklyn’s Fall 2014 semester will mark Anthony Allen’s second term as President of the Student Government Association (SGA). He looks to a future of reshaping LIU’s campus culture. He notes that his first term has helped him to understand the lengths to which he can accomplish and is […]