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Archive for October, 2014

THE STYLE SCORE

Women’s basketball Ashley Brown gives her take on style & sports By Toyibat Oridami SEAWANHAKA: Do you consider yourself to be someone with a lot of style? BROWN: Sometimes I can be. Sometimes I’ll wear something really unique and different, and other times I’ll wear something really simple and chill. It depends on where I […]

360 DEGREES OF BOWLING STAR: MADISON LUKOSIUS

Madison shares on the pressure of growing up in a bowling family By Jahmia Phillips SEAWANHAKA: When did you start bowling? LUKOSIUS: “I started probably when I was six or seven, my mom and dad both bowl, and my sister bowls too, so it runs in the family.” Q: Where are you from? A: “[Brick] […]

IN CASED YOU MISSED MEN’S SOCCER

Blackbirds settle for weekend split By Brandon Glogau With back-to-back matchups between Oct. 24 and Oct. 26, LIU Brooklyn’s men soccer squad had to settle for a weekend split. It began with a 2-1 loss to the Bryant University Bulldogs in overtime. But then the Blackbirds were able to bounce back with an impressive victory […]

WOMEN’S SOCCER FACES ANOTHER TOUGH DEFEAT

As their season draws to a close, Blackbirds prep to say good-bye to Senior stars By Brandon Glogau October 24 marked the start of Alumni Weekend for the LIU women’s soccer team. But as the Blackbirds have discovered for so much of this season, they had their work cut out for them. In the match, […]

BLACKBIRD BOWLING TEAM HAS STRIKING SUCCESS

Women’s bowling team continues to knock down competitors By Jahmia Phillips Now ranked 14th in the nation, women’s bowling has yet to make a misstep. In fact, they’re perfect. With a record of 10-0 this year, the team is definitely living up to their high national ranking. “It’s a lot different than last year and […]

POETRY IN MOTION WITH MZ. CONCEPTION

“Happiness Starts Within” The biggest mistakes we make, is expecting people to make us happy Not realizing that we are suppose to make ourselves happy Yes, of course, it’s nice to have people to be there to be apart of it or even help form it But what happens when those people are gone? What […]

COMING TO THE KUMBLE

The Kenyatta Beasley Septet’s – “The Frank Foster Songbook CD Release Party” LIU- Brooklyn professor Kenyetta Beasley is an award-winning producer, arranger, composer and performer who have worked with prominent artist such as Jay Z, P!nk, Mary J. Blige, Shakira and Lauryn Hill- to name a few. Now, the gifted performer will be hosting a […]

ALBUM REVIEW: JESSIE WARE DELIVERS SLEEK AND SOULFUL THROUGH LOVE

By Kabraun Dixon: The British Invasion continues! Joining the endless list of British soul crooners, that include Emeli Sande, Adele, Sam Smith, Jessie J, Ed Sheeran and Tinie Tempah, is singer-songwriter Jessie Ware. Thanks to her single “Say you Love Me,” Jessie Ware has the world excited about her new album, Tough Love. She kicks […]

WHILE YOU WERE IN CLASS…

By Aris Folley It may be hard to describe the highly anticipated film, Avengers: Age of Ultron, in one word, but fans already have, “Hulktastic”. Marvel-heads and super-hero fiends all alike have yet another reason to rejoice since the soon-to-be-hit television series, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, debuted on Tuesday night as the awaited cinematic sequel […]

“REEL” SISTERS

By Jahmia Phillips Each year, the Reel Sisters of The Diaspora film festival always proves to be a classy affair at LIU. And for its 17th year, the event held on Oct. 25 and Oct. 26 added an international flavor to its celebration of women of color in the film industry. The weekend-long film festival […]