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Archive for November, 2014

Question: Is Love Working?

Op-Ed about love in today’s society.

360 DEGREES OF WOMEN’S ASSISTANT BASKETBALL COACH: TERELL COBURN

Coburn shares on his influences and gives advice to first-year athletes By Jahmia Phillips SEAWANHAKA: Where are you from? COBURN: I was born in Frankfurt, Germany. But I’m from Chicago, Illinois. Q: How long did you live in Germany? A: I lived there for a year, so I don’t really remember too much. My father […]

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL SEASON ENDS SEASON FLAWLESSLY

By Brandon Glogau It’s been yet another magical season for the women’s volleyball team. And they ended it at the Steinberg Wellness Center on the weekend of Nov. 15-16 as they spent so much of this year – winning. In taking down St. Francis University and Robert Morris University with ease, the Blackbirds clinched the […]

MEN’S SOCCER SURGE COMES TO AN END

Despite their relentless efforts, the Blackbirds fall short bringing their season to a close By Brandon Glogau For the men’s LIU soccer team, the season did not start the way they were hoping. Still, they were able to make a turnaround when the games really mattered. The start of their success came when they defeated […]

DANNIS WINSTON: WINNING HIS WAY

By Jessica Phillips Dannis Winston, 25-year-old bandleader, composer and classically trained vocalist, lives his life through music guided by those who inspire him. He plans on expanding his brand and his business to an international market in addition to a variety of markets in the U.S. He is also moving toward having the bands and […]

WHILE YOU WERE IN CLASS…

By Nicholas Thomas It’s going to be a Cole winter this year. On Sunday night, the sixteenth of November Rapper/Producer J. Cole tweeted that he will release his third studio album “2014 Forest Hills Drive” on December ninth of this year. At the same time J. Cole released a video that documented where he grew […]

LIU HOSTS 13TH ANNUAL BIG MINI MEDIA

By Ashley Thompson At LIU, Brooklyn campus the Big Mini Media Festival was being held at the Spike Lee Screening Center for filmmakers to showcase their work. This event took place from Friday, Nov 14th to Saturday, Nov 15th. The featured films that started at 11am and ended at midnight were a variety of short […]

LIU UNITY WEEK ROUNDUP

By Hafeezah Nazim This past week, the Student Government Association hosted its own “Unity Week: The Blackbird Experience”; a week’s worth of school spirit oriented activities to promote student harmony. The annual concert was held in Kumble Theater this past Wednesday, showcasing performances made by rap duo Rae Sremmurd and soca artist, Machel Montano. Hot […]

BEING HIV POSITIVE DOES NOT MAKE YOU A HORRIBLE, INFECTIOUS MONSTER

A discussion about the negative stigmas and misconceptions of those diagnosed with HIV By Rohan Patel HIV stigma can be defined as a set of negative attitudes and beliefs that a society or group of people have for people living with HIV/AIDS often caused by myths and ignorance. 
According to the Centers for Disease Control […]

ROOMMATE ETIQUETTE, DO YOU HAVE IT?

A conversation on the do’s and don’ts of being a roommate By Ashley Thompson Many times throughout a young adults life, they will be subjected to live with one or two roommates. The reasons varying from living on campus for college, or needing help with apartment expenses. What most people don’t know is how to […]