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Category: Campus Events

Nelson George Makes His LIU Brooklyn Debut

BY SHANNON THOMAS He won a Grammy Award for his liner notes in a James Brown album. Spike Lee shot parts of the classic film, “She’s Gotta Have It” right in his Brooklyn apartment. He also produced scores of best-selling books and documentaries. And now, he’s set his sights on teaching at the Brooklyn Campus. […]

Cultural Infusion: LIU Meets The World

BY ARIS FOLLEY On a Thursday night, February 20th, LIU blackbirds and visitors looked no further than the coveted Kumble Theater for an evening of free entertainment and dining at an event where both culture and Brooklyn intersected, “Cultural Infusion: Living in Unity.” Shockingly, for the price of nothing, considering the university’s current standing, students […]

The Buzz

BY KAREN MILLER Time management is essential for all college students. LIU Brooklyn students are encourage to attend a series of academic workshops to learn how to develop time management. The workshops will take place in the Pratt Building, Monday, September 30 in room 517, between the hours of 5:00-6:00pm. Are you still undecided on […]

SGRHO PRESENTS OPERATION BOOKBAG

BY SARAI ARROYO AND NOELANI MONTERO Sigma Gamma Rho, an on-campus sorority for women of color, is making to an effort to donate school supplies to underprivileged kids. “Operation Big Bookbag” began Sept. 17 and will continue until Oct. 18. Boxes for students to donate are stationed all over campus. The supplies collected will be […]

The Buzz

BY KAREN MILLER Center of Disease Control recommends everyone to get a yearly flu vaccine. LIU Brooklyn will host the event on Wednesday, September 25 from 10:00am-3:00pm in the Paramount Gym. For more information, please email bkln-uhms@liu.edu. Career Services will be hosting How Entrepreneurs can benefit from Toastmasters. There will be a panelist of LIU […]

A Message from Provost Gale Haynes

Dear Students: Welcome to our newcomers. And welcome back to our returning students. Like you, I am ready to begin the new academic year and continue our honored tradition of teaching and learning. Welcome to the new editor and staff of Seawanhaka, and thank you for continuing the good work of informing and enlightening the […]

A Message from The New President Kimberly Cline

A Message From Our New President Last week, I had the pleasure of participating in my first convocation as LIU president, officially welcoming LIU Brooklyn’s new freshmen into our vibrant academic community. Sharing this time-honored ritual with the Class of 2017 held a special significance for me, for in a sense, we are embarking on […]

LIU Brooklyn’s Convocation Day

BY NOELANI MONTERO Fall semester started up with bang during LIU’s 2013 Convocation Day. Students new and old were invited to join the festivities that essentially opened the 2013-2014 school year. The Steinberg Wellness Center Gym was nearly filled to capacity while incoming freshman were addressed by Rabbi Josh, Chancellor Joel Press, President Kimberly Cline, […]

LIU Says Good Bye to Stephen Adu-Boahen

BY SHAELYNE MOODIE On Sept 12th, the LIU Brooklyn community was given another opportunity to say goodbye and present their love in memory of Stephen Adu-Boahen also known as Slim. This day had marked two months of Boahen’s unfortunate and untimely death. Boahen reportedly died of internal bleeding after falling from his balcony on July […]

A message from Student Life and Leadership Development

Dear Students: What an exciting time to be an LIU Brooklyn student! You are a part of an historical moment in LIU’s history being a student when LIU’s first female president, Dr. Kimberly Cline, has her inaugural year as president. Things are changing as LIU Brooklyn poises itself as the leader of the College Town […]