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Archive for March, 2016

Wasted Food: Global Epidemic Visible At Brooklyn Campus

By Caroline Koenigsfeldt Seawanhaka Staff Writer “What do I want to eat today?” Malin Leysen asks herself out loud while pacing inside the Blackbird Café and contemplating the menu options for the day. She is not sure what or how much she is going to eat, but her unlimited meal plan gives her the opportunity to try […]

The Blackbirds get even with the Terriers 82-67

Rafique louison T he Blackbirds get even with the Terriers 82-67. The LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds defeated their rival St. Francis Terriers with the final score of 82-67 on Feb 15th. This counts as their win 4th win in a row and to get closer to two games of the top seed in the NEC conference. […]

Homeless Last Semester, LIU Student Strives to Finish Degree

By Aaron Chase Charles Spencer, 27, a senior at Long Island University-Brooklyn who is pursuing a degree in sports management, says that he wakes up each day with the same goal in mind – to move a little closer to becoming a scout or an executive with a professional sports team. But as of a […]

Blackbirds Gearing up for the NEC Tournament

Brandon Glogau The LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds defeated Central Connecticut State University 80-74 at the Steinberg Wellness Center on Feb 25. Sophomore guard Martin Hermannsson led the Blackbirds as he scored 20 points and had 6 assists. Junior guard Joel Hernandez followed up to help the team with 16 points and 6 rebounds. Junior guard Iverson […]

Get To Know LIU Baseball’s Cory Hart

By: Michael Chin, Staff Writer Cory Hart is a 6’6” left-handed sophomore pitcher for LIU Brooklyn’s baseball team from Elkton, Maryland. Hart is a four-year varsity letter winner in baseball at his high school, Caravel Academy (Del.). Hart also played football in high school as a tight end, a defensive end, and a kicker. Earning […]

360 Degrees with Vincent Tranchina

By: Michael Chin, Staff Writer Vincent Tranchina is a  6’1” right-handed senior pitcher for LIU Brooklyn’s baseball team from Manasquan, New Jersey. Tranchina played one year at Brookdale Community College after transferring from St. John’s. Tranchina was a two-time baseball team captain at Red Bank Catholic High School in NJ. He was named second All-Area […]

Despite loss, Blackbirds Clinch NEC Tournament

BRANDON GLOGAU LIU Women’s Basketball fell to the number two seed Bryant University by a final score of 62-53 at the Steinberg Wellness Center on Feb 27th. The Blackbirds had a good offensive game, as they kept up with Bryant University in the first half, even though they weren’t able to make most of their […]

Blackbirds Lose in Comeback Effort

BRANDON GLOGAU The LIU men’s basketball team fell short to Bryant University by a final score of 88-83 on Feb 27th at the Steinberg Wellness Center. It was a slow first half for the Blackbirds as they were trailing 45-32. The Blackbirds started the game shooting 26.3 percent from the field. They turned it around […]

The African Student Association Rips The Runway With “Vive L’afrique”

The event showcased African culture and celebrated men and women of diffrent skintones, shapes and sizes. Different designers came out to display some of their cultural pieces. 

While You Were In Class…

Bill Gates Dabbed, Fifth Harmony went to “Work,” Rihanna surpassed Michael Jackson, The Power Ranger’s  movie casted a new villian, Adele dominated again, Kesha gets support from fellow singers and more.