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Archive for March, 2017

The Blackbirds Bats Were Quiet In The Loss Against The Bearcats

By: Michael Chin, Sports Editor After scoring a total of 18 runs in the first two games of the home stand, the LIU softball bats were quiet against the Binghamton Bearcats, as they loss 8-1 in the second game of the doubleheader on Saturday, Mar. 25. The Blackbirds offense had a chance to score first, […]

LIU Softball Falls Short To Princeton In Extra Innings

By: Michael Chin, Sports Editor A high-scoring game between the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds and the Princeton Tigers started off the two-day home mini-tournament on Saturday, Mar. 25, as the Blackbirds loss 12-10 in extra innings to the Tigers. The first run of the game came from LIU junior Victoria Zamora in the bottom of the first […]

A Dominant Shutout Home Opener Win For LIU Softball

By: Michael Chin, Sports Editor The LIU softball team returned back home at the LIU Field for the first time since winning the 2016 NEC title last May, as they shutout the Quinnipiac University Bobcats, 8-0 in five innings in their 2017 home opener on Friday, Mar. 24. LIU junior pitcher, Erynn Sobieski started the […]

George Polk Award Winners Recognized, Annual Award Ceremony and Seminar Announced

By: Wandera Hussein The latest group of George Polk Awards in Journalism winners were announced on Feb. 20. The award, conferred by a panel of Brooklyn Campus journalism professors and media professionals recognizes impactful investigative journalism from the past year. In 1949, the Polk Awards was established at the Brooklyn Campus to honor CBS News […]

String of Campus Burglaries Poses Question of Campus Security

By: Hafeezah Nazim, Editor-In-Chief   In early November, Foreign Languages Professor Carole Macotta returned to her office in the Humanities Building, after attending an out-of-state conference to find that her laptop and small printer had been stolen. In response, NYPD and the Information Technology (IT) department assisted her by opening an investigation and giving her a […]

Club Spotlight: Model Citizen & UN clubs Seeks To Increase Political Awareness

By: Nyrrah Lubrun (Contributing Writer)  With a newly elected president, executive orders like the travel ban have created a clear anti-immigration sentiment. As this unorthodox presidency continues on, it is more important than ever for students to be informed. The Model Citizen’s club and Model UN aims to keep students informed about current events in the […]