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Archive for January, 2016

Men’s Basketball follows suit after women in mashup against Terriers

Brandon Glogau LIU men’s Basketball fell short to their longtime rivals St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers with a final score of 64-49. The Blackbirds entered Saturday’s contest as the sixth seed in the Northeast Conference. With this loss the Blackbirds now fall to nine in the conference. The Battle between the Blackbirds and the Terriers marked […]

Should the NCAA Pay Student Athletes?

Ronny Rios

While You Were on Break…

A rap icon received one of Hollywood’s biggest honors, rappers Future and Meek Mill kicked off the year with some new music, Jennifer Lopez performs in Las Vegas, Will Smith supports his wife in her boycott against the Oscars, Mariah Carey became, once again, engaged to be married and more.

How Big of a deal should the Oscars be to people of color?

Flushing out the details of one of the year’s biggest controversries so far

Fans fill up Brooklyn’s Academy of Music to see Mariami perform a blend of Soul and Georgian folk music.

Mariami is A Georgian-born, Brooklyn-based soul singer whose sound is an electrifying blend of soul R&B and Georgian folk music. 

For Brooklynites, Comic Books Are In A Galaxy Not Far Away

By Hafeezah Nazim Directed by Robert Mann, “Heat” is a 1995 crime/thriller that starred Hollywood superheroes like Robert De Niro and Al Pacino. In the film, the two legends play opposing characters: De Niro as Neil McCauley, a ruthless career criminal and Pacino as Lt. Vincent Hanna, the dedicated cop on the hunt for McCauley. […]

Women’s Basketball falls to the Terriers

Brandon Glogau LIU women’s Basketball hosted the “Hoops for Heroes” tournament this past weekend against cross-town rivals St. Francis on Jan. 23rd. It’s safe to say that the game did not play out in the Blackbird’s favor leaving yet another blackeye to their record with a final score of 71-51. The Blackbirds entered Saturday’s game […]