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Archive for December, 2014

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL RECAP

Women’s basketball team looks and end another dreadful start to their season By Nick Thomas The LIU women’s basketball team suffered their sixth consecutive loss of the season. On Dec. 7, the Blackbirds were defeated at an away game against Columbia University, 54-45. Like most games this season, LIU got off to an electric start […]

MEN’S BASKETBALL BREAK LOSING STREAK

By Nick Thomas On Tuesday, Dec. 9, it would seem that the ball players were finally fed up with losing, much like the rest of the LIU supporting student body. In their away game against Maine, they finally overcame their losing streak. The team was lead by the freshman point guard, Elvar Fridrikson, who managed […]

AS SEMESTER ENDS, FEW WORRY ABOUT NEW ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

Meet Brad Cohen, the current interim athletic director By Aris Folley After the sudden departure of former LIU Brooklyn Athletic Director John Suarez– who held the job for 17 years – many were concerned who would fill the post given there was little time before the start of the semester. But now, there seems to […]

ALL THEY DO IS WIN!

Women’s Volleyball keep the NEC title in their clutches By Brandon Glogau The LIU women’s volleyball team is heading to the NCAA tournament for the third straight year in a row. The team finished with a 25-6 overall record and finished undefeated in conference play. On the weekend of Nov. 22 and Nov. 23, LIU […]

BROOKE SHIELDS TALKS ABOUT LATE MOTHER

Brooke Shields Keeps It Real About The DysFunctional Relationship With Her Late Mom Teri—Seawanhaka Exclusive!! By Njeri Kirangi What more  can be said about  American actress, model and former child star Brooke Shields, 49, that has not been already said in the tabloids  and the press. Her life growing up was literally an open book. […]

BROADWAY’S KRISTIN CHENOWETH GOES ALL THE WAY LIVE WITH NEW CD

By Jervelle Frederick To say that famed Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth packs a mega watt smile that’s infectious is an understatement. Her smile is contagious. LIU Brooklyn Campus students from Entertainment Journalism met with the star on Nov 19 at an intimate event hosted by THE MOMS—Denise Albert and Melissa Musen Gerstein, to celebrated the […]

HARLEM’S ROYAL FAMILY GIVES BACK TO THE COMMUNITY

By Aris Folley “We’re a public institution now,” states in house designer Kells Barnett as he reflects in his russet-brown, oak leather chair in the family-owned boutique on Malcom X Boulevard. Born with a job title, the now-grown and distinguished Barnett sits with ease amongst his family in a room he knows not only to […]

A NEW CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT?

A discussion about the potential and need for a new eqaulity movement in the United States in the coming years By David Hughley As a student activist I believe that it is imperative for students to become active in mass protesting. Students should initiate dialogue and seek to answer questions, such as, what is the […]

BROOKLYN TREAT SHOPPE STILL MAKES FOR SWEET TALK AT LIU

What The LIU community is currently saying about the shop By Sienna Jeffries Despite the many campus-based dining options such as Luntey Commons and the Brooklyn Grind, Alexa Carter Rodriquez, 21, a Brooklyn Campus senior studying English chooses to appease her sugar cravings by purchasing candy from the Brooklyn Treat Shoppe, located on the third […]

WITH NO VACCINE PAPERS, MORE LIU STUDENTS ARE FACING HOLDS

A look at how accounts are frozen for students who fail to submit their immunization paperwork By Njeri Kirangi Last year a growing number of entering students had holds placed on their enrollment status by the University Health and Medical Services (UHMS) because they had not submitted their immunization records. In advance of spring registration, […]