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Archive for November, 2017

Women’s Basketball Determined to Win Their Home Opener

By: Elise Person, Staff Writer The energy in the Steinberg Wellness Center on a Tuesday, Nov. 14 night was apparent as the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds took on the Saint Peter’s Peacocks in their home opener. The Blackbirds used their hustle, determination, and teamwork to push them towards their first win of the season against the Peacocks by […]

Seawanhaka Investigates: LIU Contract With Dining Provider Aramark Still Sparking Controversy

BY: Kasidy Morales, NEWS EDITOR and Michael Chin, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF In a recent interview with Seawanhaka, Gale Stevens Haynes – vice president of academic a airs and chief operating officer at the Brooklyn Campus – confirmed that LIU’s contract with Aramark, the university’s longtime food service provider, will run through at least 2025. But the long […]

For A Day, LIU Students Expand Their Wings at Twitter

By: Brittney Alonzo, Managing Editor On Nov. 10, a selected group from LIU Post and Brooklyn came together for career day at the offices of Twitter Inc. in Chelsea, Manhattan. The visit was hosted by Lejorne Leys, an LIU Post graduate who is currently a recruiter for Twitter. The event was put together by the […]

Greek Life Inspires High School Students

By: Brittney Alonzo, Managing Editor On Nov. 2, LIU’s National Pan-Hellenic Council President (NPHC), Thelma Herbert and a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, hosted a tour and Q&A for 10th grade scholars from Achievement First East Brooklyn High School. This event came together with the help of teachers at Achievement First East Brooklyn High […]

Blackbirds’ offense gets shutout by Binghamton

By: Brandon Glogau, Sports Editor The LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds mini two game-winning streak has come to an end, as they were shutout by the Binghamton Bearcats Sunday afternoon at the LIU Athletic Field. The Blackbirds started junior goalkeeper Aline Allmann who is coming off a shutout over Manhattan College, and was just recently named NEC […]

Blackbirds offense carries the team to second straight win

By: Lamont Jackson, Staff Writer An offensive outburst led the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds to a 3-2 victory over the Hartford Hawks marking their second consecutive win. The Blackbirds took a 1-0 lead into half time after sophomore Agape Alexander scored her first goal of the season. The Blackbirds would come soring out in the second […]

LIU Students and Staff Still Grumbling Over Lack of News Flow

By: Lamont Jackson, Staff Writer Are LIU Brooklyn students – and staff – being updated about what they need to know on campus? That is the question many are still asking given that the fall semester began without any word from campus administration about any number of office changes and department modifications. Over the course […]

To Sleep Or Not to Sleep: Here are 7 tips to get good sleep this semester

By: Deyuan Zheng, Staff Writer To sleep or not to sleep…is the eternal question that all college students ask themselves at some point of their academic career. We all know that sleep is a necessity, especially for those who are no strangers to hard work since it gives a chance for the brain to “process, […]

Twins Launch New App To Keep Students in The Loop

By: Kasidy Morales, News Editor For today’s generation, technology has become all-consuming. And now, two identical twin brothers are hoping that the app that they have been working on alongside other students from different campuses will connect LIU Brooklyn students to campus services and events. Called CConnect, the app is the creation of Brooklyn Campus […]