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Campus Life and Student Groups Raise Funds For Fight Against Cancer

By: Noemi Perez and Marisa Fuentes, Staff Writers While Halloween gets most of the attention in October, this month carries a much deeper meaning for many people since it’s Breast Cancer Awareness month. To mark the occasion, Campus Life teamed up with LIU Radio and the Student Nursing Association to raise money for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, which is a part […]

NEW BEGINNINGS: Grand opening of LIU Veterans Resource Center

By: Candice Mosal, Staff Writer When the new Student Veteran’s Resource Center opened its new office on Sept. 19, red and blue balloons filled the club space area. Since then, students and Brooklyn Campus involved in the program are now at work. “Here at LIU we pride ourselves in being a military friendly school,” said […]

Major Grant Gets LIU In an Eco-Friendly, New York State of Mind

By: Kasidy Morales, News Editor Will New York City make it to the future? And if it does, how will its people function? How will they live? Those are just some of the many questions that the Brooklyn Campus is trying to answer about New York and climate change after receiving a major grant last […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]