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Archive for September, 2017

Rihanna Takes On The Makeup World

By: Ana Duran, Staff Writer Rihanna is no stranger to branching out of her comfort zone. Not only is she a Grammy nominated singer, but also has a clothing line with Puma, collaborations with Manolo Blahnik and Chopard Jewelry. On Sept. 8th, Rihanna finally dropped her long awaited makeup line that had every beauty lover […]

“IT” Breaks Box Office Movie Records

By: Brittney Alonzo, Managing Editor Stephen King’s IT “floated” its way to the top of the box office breaking movie records for the biggest box office opening ever for the month of September. During the opening weekend, the film made an estimate of $123.1 million. According to Warner Bros., not only did the film break […]

NEW BEGINNINGS: Grand Opening of LIU Veterans Resource Center

By Lenah Spencer, Staff Writer For students who have served in the U.S. armed forces, the 2017 fall semester is getting off on the right foot at LIU Brooklyn thanks to the new Student Veteran’s Resource Center. The Student Veterans Resource Center (SVRC) provides a surplus of resources for Veteran students here on campus, and […]

New SGA President Lays Out Agenda For New Year

By Kasidy Morales, News Editor Preparation is always commendable in instances that require high stress, especially positions of authority. Emily-Anna Barba believes that she is more than ready to take on the challenges as the newly-elected president of the Student Government Association (SGA) at the Brooklyn Campus. Soon after her election, Barba says that she […]

SEAWANHAKA REPORTS: With LIU Enrollment on Decline, Concern Grows

By Michael Chin, Editor-in-Chief As of this past summer, enrollment at the Brooklyn Campus was down 13 percent compared to last year. The effects were being felt across many departments as a slew of classes saw cancellations, which left students and faculty members scrambling to make up the difference. The final enrollment tally for the […]

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 […]