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Archive for September, 2014

CLOSER LOOK AT THE SOURCE: AFRICAN DANCE

By Kabraun Dixon “The Restoration Corporation: African Dance” Source 360 offered more than just panels, they offered performances. One of the performances was an all-girl dance seminar. The young ladies boasted around the room with huge smiles as they stomped the floor with their powerful feet and swung their arms freely in the year. “Dance […]

THE SOURCE CLOSER LOOK: POWER PANEL

By Kabraun Dixon This panel included people from Universal Republic records, ASCAP, Revolt TV, Indie Go Go, and Global Grind. The panelist discussed what power is, who has the power, the music industry and how it has changed and more. However, the focus of the panel, unexpectedly, was the social responsibility of music. Blogxilla, of […]

CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE’S AMERICANAH

A review of Nigerian-born author Adichie’s world-renowned novel, Americanah. By Destiny L. Robinson Americanah is a teasing – but still affectionate – adjective used amongst Nigerian youths, to refer to those who have only traveled to America for a short amount of time but have somehow managed to return home with a full set of […]

LIU’S DANCING STAR JENORA BLACKMAN WEIGHS IN

By Toyibat Oridami Blackman shares thoughts on dance team receiving athletic recognition. Seawanhaka: How long have you been dancing? Jenora Blackman: I’ve been dancing since I was two years old. SW: Do the crowds of people ever distract you when you’re dancing? JB: No, when I’m dancing, I don’t see other people. I feel like […]

360 DEGREES OF MENS BASKETBALL STAR: LANDON ATTERBERRY

By Ashley Jarrett Atterberry shares five things we don’t know about him, including a possible future. Seawanhaka: What made you want to play Ball here at LIU? Landon Atterberry: When I found out about LIU, they were on a huge winning streak, winning northeast conferences, playing games at the Barclays center that’s pretty exciting for […]

The Style Score

By Toyibat Oridami In the world of style and sports at LIU, this week’s Style Scorer is Amir Armstrong. The man formerly known as the “bearded jumper” is a part of the Men’s Track and Field Team. Personal style is something he thinks is important because it’s a form of expression as well as a […]

DANCE TEAM DEMANDS ATHLETIC RECOGNITION

Student-athletes are naturally expected to endure countless hours of practice. They’re also expected to bring an intense level of concentration to everything that they do in their sport and in the classroom. The standards are incredibly high. They’re no strangers to pressure and prevail in defiance of adversity. Achieving excellence is not just a goal, […]

The Style Score

LIU Men’s Basketball Guard Gerrell Martin shares his taste in off-the-court style and women David Beckham, Russell Westbrook and Dwyane Wade are just a few notable stars that are furthering the collision between the worlds of sports and fashion, these days. The stereotypes that “athletes are bad dressers” or the “how they look is not […]

360 DEGREES OF TRACK & FIELD STAR ALISTAIR MCLEAN

Photo Credit: LIU Runner Space McLean shares on Lauren London, tattoos, and 5 things you didn’t know about him By ASHLEY JARRETT SEAWANHAKA: So you’re a track athlete here at LIU. What is your major? McLEAN: My Major is Business Marketing. I picked that because I’m a people person. I like to interact with others […]

LIU MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM STRIKES GOLD TWICE?

Photo Credit: Austin Highschool Get to know this fall’s potential twinsation By Toyibat Oridami LIU Brooklyn Men’s Basketball team has acquired a lot of new recruits for this upcoming season. Among the new additions to the roster include Trevon and Trevin Woods the twin duo from Houston, Texas. No strangers to being packaged, the twins […]