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Mack Wilds Talks Upcoming Projects In LIU Visit

BY ARIS FOLLEY After recently scoring his debut Grammy nomination for his most buzzed about album, New York: A Love Story, the formerly successful actor, Tristan Mack Wilds, now reenters the spotlight on his rise as one of R & B’s newest emerging stars, Mack Wilds. With just hours left until his expected show time […]

LIU Grappling With Change

BY NOELANI MONTERO For the first time in 28 years, LIU Brooklyn has undergone major administrative changes. The school’s new President Kimberly Cline is the woman behind these alterations. Changes such as condensing LIU’s public relations department, flat-rate tuition, and mass firings, students and faculty have become weary of the school’s current situation. Over the […]

Nets And NBA Finals: Beautiful Hypothetical

BY JUSTIN ELLIS The 2013-14 NBA season has been dramatic, unpredictable and injury prone. And as the regular season draws to a close, the playoffs will now get underway. It’s the first time in league history that the Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics and New York Knicks will all miss the playoffs in the same […]

LIU Says Goodbye To Juniors

BY SAGE HOWARD LIU Brooklyn may soon bid farewell to a sweet slice of the Downtown Brooklyn community. After almost 64 years of business, Junior’s announced last month its decision to sell their flagship store. A metallic condominium-like high rise will replace the nostalgic beaming light of Juniors’ flagship location at the corner of Flatbush […]

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. […]

SGA Looks Towards LIU’S Future

By Jervelle Frederick “Change” is a word frequently spoken but rarely put into action. The current Student Government Association team aims to be one not of words, but effective operation. President Anthony Allen and Vice President Maxim Celestin shared some information about the new semester and expressed their visions for LIU. Allen, a former high […]

Exclusive Interview With Head Basketball Coach

By Justin Ellis At first glance, Blackbirds Coach Jack Perri shouldn’t have much to worry about. The sight of the three NEC championship trophies that illuminate his office displays the level of success that he and the men’s basketball squad has had in recent years. But in reality, Perri – wearing a black tracksuit and […]

Letter From The Editor

  BY: MABEL MARTINEZ Dear Readers: Welcome to the last issue of Seawanhaka for the spring semester. As you flip through the pages of this issue, you will find updates on news around campus such as the Wellness Recreation and Athletic Center being renamed in honor of President David Steinberg, the bike share program in […]

Looking Back: Top Stories of 2012-2013

BY: MABEL MARTINEZ There’s been no shortage of hard-hitting stories this year. From arrests, notable deaths in the campus community, a health department-ordered shutdown of a campus dining facility, and the naming of a new university president – Seawanhaka has covered it all. Students and faculty only see the finished product but what they don’t […]

Bike Share Comes To Brooklyn

BY: ONISSA SANCHO Residents of Fort Greene and surrounding areas of Brooklyn attended a town hall meeting on April 24 to learn about and offer feedback on the Citi Bike Share Program, which was newly introduced by the NYC Department of Transportation (DOT). Under this program, the DOT installed hundreds of bike stations, known as […]