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Archive for April, 2017

New Men’s Basketball Head Coach Ready To Get To Work

By: Michael Chin, Sports Editor After a nearly month-long search, LIU introduced the newest head coach of its men’s basketball program in a press conference on April 18 at the Barclays Center – Derek Kellogg, the former head coach of the men’s squad at the University of Massachusetts. Kellogg in his introductory press conference said, […]

“We Are Here:” Gay-Straight Alliance Ready to Make an Impact

By: Ronny Rios, Social Media Director On April 7, the Brooklyn Campus’ Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) hosted their Spring Mixer event in the Avena Lounge. It was their first event since the student-run organization started towards the end of last semester. For freshman president and biology major Idit Kobyelyanskaya, it is a step in the right […]

Polk Awards Committee Member and LIU Alumnus To Showcase New Book

By: Wandera Hussein  Brooklyn native, and former Seawanhaka reporter Edward Hershey, will make a return visit to campus to share stories from his new book The ‘Score Keeper’ On April 6. Beginning as a sportswriter at the age of 14, Hershey attended LIU Brooklyn in the early 1960s and developed a passion for newswriting through […]

Students Still Unsatisfied With Levels Of Cleanliness On Campus

By: Hassan Coker The concern of students and faculty at LIU Brooklyn’s Campus grew wary last semester as their campus was filled with pileups of garbage, dirty bathrooms and problems with rodents. As the spring semester comes close to an end, Seawanhaka held interviews with students to see if their complaints changed over the semester […]

Perri Out After Five Seasons As Men’s Basketball Head Coach Blackbirds Stunned After Sudden Departure

By: Brandon Glogau & Michael Chin After five seasons as the head coach of the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds men’s basketball team, and a recently concluded 20-win season, which resulted in a second seed showing in the 2016-2017 Northeast Conference standings, LIU has severed ties with head coach Jack Perri by declining to renew his expiring […]

Noted Caribbean Novelists Talk Art of Writing At BRIC ARTS Media House

By: Hafeezah Nazim At the BRIC Arts Media House in downtown Brooklyn on March 21, a group of Caribbean writers gathered to discuss the art of storytelling and to celebrate the release of distinguished Trinidadian-American novelist Elizabeth Nunez’s latest work. The event was produced by the Brooklyn-based Caribbean Cultural Theatre. Also participating was writer/photographer Glynn […]

School of Education Announces New Degree Programs At Undergrad and Graduate Levels

By: Hassan Coker The department of Teaching, Learning and Leadership in LIU’s School of Education announced the creation of two programs focused on early childhood and adolescent education. The early childhood degree program is available for undergraduate students and the adolescence education is available for graduate students. The School of Education is providing an opportunity […]

Student Sets Up Young Progressives OF America Political Interest Meeting

By: Wandera Hussein  On March 1, an introductory informational meeting for the Young Progressives of America (YPA) was held at the Conolly Hall recreational lounge. Freshmen political science undergraduate Carlos Jesus organized the politically focused meeting. The group, while not yet official, is undergoing the process of becoming a club on campus. The meeting addressed […]

Professor Spotlight : Meet Political Science Professor Jose Ramon Sanchez

 For over 20 years Jose ramon Sanchez has taught a wide range of classes at LIU Brooklyn, including political geography, urban politics and political leadership  “What brought me to LIU was the students, faculty, and the local administration. The students are curious, determined, and very friendly,” says Political Science professor, Jose Ramon Sanchez.” The Brooklyn […]

LIU TV Celebrates Black History Month With Discussion On Social and Political Issues

By: Roodgally Senatus On Tuesday night, Feb. 28, 2017, both LIU Brooklyn students and visitors walked through the gates of Kumble Theatre for the Performing Arts for a panel discussion on education in the era of president Trump. The event, titled The 1st Black History Month In The Era Of Trump And The Future Of […]