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Archive for September, 2017

Remembering the Art of Michael Richards

By: Sanday Sacoh, Contributing Writer The death of artist Michael Richards is the true definition of “when life imitates art.” A profound artist who was killed in the September 11th attacks, while in an art studio on the 92nd floor, of the North Tower of World Trade One. Richards’ life was cut short, but like […]

The End of The Village Voice Print Edition

By: Michael Chin, Editor-In-Chief Soon New Yorkers will no longer see the street corner red boxes with free newspapers. On August 22, The Village Voice, the oldest and best known as the country’s first alternative weekly newspapers, announced that it is ending their weekly print edition. The 62-year-old New York-based weekly newspaper will now start […]

The Passing of Longtime Professor Howard Silverstein

By: Kasidy Morales, News Editor As author Malcolm Gladwell stated in his book “Outliers,”: One shall know they have mastered a subject once they have reached ten thousand hours in training. Professor Silverstein could be recognized as a master in English just based on the amount of years he invested into this university. The most […]

A-list celebrities unite to raise $44 million for Hurricane Victims

By: Roodgally Senatus, Social Media News Editor In the Hand-in-Hand event, streamed over a dozen channels on Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 8 p.m. EST, a handful of America’s biggest names in Hollywood appeared on live television in four different cities, raising over $44 million towards the hurricane relief effort. The Hand-in-Hand initiative is a response […]

LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds Celebrate Welcome Week at Student Organization Showcase

By: Roodgally Senatus, Social Media News Editor   In what was a chilly morning with clouds out, LIU Brooklyn students gathered under The Breezeway on Thursday, Sept. 7 to celebrate Welcome Week alongside student-run clubs and organizations on campus. From 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., incoming students walked around The Breezeway networking, and talking with […]

Spotlight: Art Professor Cynthia Dantzic Marks Five Decades At LIU

By Wandera Hussein, Special To Seawanhaka At the Brooklyn Campus, Cynthia Dantzic’s office is nestled with photos, sculptures, paintings, and trinkets. These pieces, sprinkled around the length of a cubicle, are a testament to so much of her life and work – including works of calligraphy that she produced this year. Much like her office, Dantzic’s […]