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Archive for April, 2016

Campus Fees More Than Nickles and Dimes, Brooklyn Campus Students Complain

BY JESSICA PHILLIPS, Staff Writer Joy Jackson, a 23-year-old senior at the Brooklyn Campus, is still upset about the late fees that the financial services department had tacked onto her tuition bill late last year. “I have such a difficult time; it’s on me to make sure that I find a way to move forward,” […]

LIU President Kimberly Cline Declares Campus ‘Crisis’ Over; LIUFF Responds

BY JESSICA PHILLIPS, Staff Writer After two years of disruption at the Brooklyn Campus — which saw a series of campus-wide cutbacks, layoffs and administrative shakeups, LIU President Kimberly Cline announced in two separate mass emails — including one that went out last week — that LIU is now fiscally stable. At the end of […]

Profiles in Teaching: Political Science’s Dalia Fahmy

BY JESSICA PERSAUD Dalia Fahmy, an assistant professor of political science at LIU, was awarded the David Newton Award for Excellence in Training on April 1. The prestigious prize is named after a former LIU vice president and was first presented back in 1988. Sharing honors with Fahmy at the Brooklyn Campus for 2016 is […]

David Newton Award Winner: Physical Therapy Professor Cristiana Kahl Collins

By JASMINE WATSON Since 2011, Cristiana Kahl Collins has been an assistant professor of physical therapy at the Brooklyn Campus. But her connection to LIU goes back even further; from 1996 to 2007, Collins was director of LIU’s Center for Physical Therapy. She’s passionate about her work. It wasn’t surprising to her colleagues and students […]

George Polk Awards Presents “Reporting on Race in America” Seminar in the Kumble Theater

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Blackbirds fought a close battle with the Seahawks

Hassan Coker Game two of the double header found Wagner playing the Blackbirds more competitively than the first game. They took the early lead over the Blackbirds; Seahawks Sophomore Kyle Cala managed to hit two homers giving them the sudden lead. The blackbirds weren’t able to score till close to the end of the third […]

This Week in Sports: The New York Rangers punched their ticket in the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Michael Chin The New York Rangers clinched a playoff berth spot on April 4. The Rangers have been apart of the NHL since 1926 and ended their regular season with a 4-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Rangers have now earned their sixth-consecutive playoff berth. It was a roller coaster regular season. In […]

Blackbirds Defeats Wagner In Double Header

Hassan Coker The LIU Baseball team won both games in their double header versus Wagner on April 8 at the LIU Athletic field. This gives the Blackbirds an overall record of 7-18 going 2-6 in NEC. The first game ended with a large margin of 9-1 and the second game ended 5-3. The Blackbirds played […]

Blackbirds Look to End Seven Game Slide Against Wagner

Brandon Glogau LIU Baseball team is bound to play their third conference series starting on April 8 against the Wagner Seahawks. The Blackbirds are looking to snap their seven-game losing streak. They were swept by the defending Northeast conference champions Sacred Heart University. The Blackbirds lost two games to the Bryant Bulldogs and lost a […]

LIU’s George Polk Award-winning documentary, Cartel Land, screens at The Brooklyn Academy of Music

Filmaker Matthew Heineman received praise and accolades for his raw and solid documentary film about a war between two dangerous cartel groups battling it out at the border.