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Archive for December, 2015

Despite Costly Fines and Many Shutdowns, LIU Vows To Keep Aramark

  BY Caroline Koenigsfeldt Over the years, students have come and gone. However, the dissatisfaction with the dining service has remained a constant among LIU students. The Blackbird Café has failed city health inspections multiple times, yet Aramark remains the food provider of LIU. In 2003, LIU ended their partnership with the CulinArt Group and […]

Campus Pays Loving Tribute To Longtime Staffer Michell Stanley

  By Caroline Koenigsfeldt  For years, Michell Stanley was an administrative secretary in the dean’s office of Richard L. Conolly College. But for the students, faculty members, administrators and large contingent of support staffers who gathered at the Chapel on Nov. 12 to remember Stanley – who passed away last May after a long battle […]

Meet LIU Swimming Freshman, Brianna Vega

Rafique Louison In Brianna Vega’s freshman year at LIU, Brooklyn, she got off to an impressive start in her career. The Brooklyn native has won the 50-yard freestyle relay for the second time this season after having a personal best time of 24.55. This ranked her as the sixth woman in the NEC fall’s rankings. […]

The Blackbirds out battled the Pioneers 3-1 for a NEC title game matchup against Robert Morris

Rafique Louison The LIU Brooklyn Volleyball team advanced to its fifth-straight Northeast Conference championship match on Nov. 21 in the Steinberg Wellness Center. As the top-seeded Blackbirds defeated No.4 seed Sacred Heart, 3-1 (29-27, 25-17, 21-25, 25-18). LIU took on the #2 seeded Robert Morris, on Nov. 22 at 4:00 p.m. In the first set, […]

Blackbirds End Homestand 3-0 with Victory Over North Carolina Central

Brandon Glogau On Sunday, November 22nd, the LIU men’s Basketball team improved to 3-0 with a thrilling 78-77 victory over North Carolina Central at the Barclays Center. Blackbirds Forward, Jerome Frink had another solid performance, leading the Blackbirds with 18 points and 7 Rebounds. Sunday marked the second game out of the three games this […]

Blackbirds Improve to 2-0 with Win Over Maine

Brandon Glogau LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds picked up their second victory of the season on Nov. 20th with an 84-79 victory over Maine University. This particular game happened to be LIU’s first home game, which meant they had to play with a lot of pride. LIU’s redshirt junior Jerome Frink led the Blackbirds in scoring, as […]

Album review shows new heights for Logic in sophomore LP, The Incredible True Story

Sanday Sacoh One of Hip Hop’s rising stars, Logic, is back and taking his sophomore album to new heights…Literally. After releasing his debut album, Under Pressure, last year, Logic is taking his listeners to space with his new album, Logic: The Incredible True Story. Logic describes the album as a “sophomore and motion album sci-fi […]

Album Review: Adele- 25

The global superstar finds the light at the end of the tunnel with new album.

Global Brand Director for Polo Ralph Lauren gives insight on the fashion world to LIU students

Wandera Hussein In an event hosted by LIU’s Marketing Society, students were given the opportunity to attend an enlightening lecture about POLO Ralph Lauren and what it’s like working for a major fashion company as such. Sabrina Grace, the global brand director for product presentation for POLO Ralph Lauren paid students and staff a visit […]

Moses Ros-Suarez explains the latest art to be showcased in the Humanties building

By Sarai Arroyo Moses Ros-Suarez, a New York artist, gave a complete walkthrough of his exhibition, “Dynamo: The Mobiles,” explaining each piece’s representation, his respective choices of material, and its significance. For the exhibition, Suarez composed his artwork into an array of floating modules of people, architecture and animals — all made of wood and […]