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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL RECAP

Women’s basketball team looks and end another dreadful start to their season By Nick Thomas The LIU women’s basketball team suffered their sixth consecutive loss of the season. On Dec. 7, the Blackbirds were defeated at an away game against Columbia University, 54-45. Like most games this season, LIU got off to an electric start […]

AS SEMESTER ENDS, FEW WORRY ABOUT NEW ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

Meet Brad Cohen, the current interim athletic director By Aris Folley After the sudden departure of former LIU Brooklyn Athletic Director John Suarez– who held the job for 17 years – many were concerned who would fill the post given there was little time before the start of the semester. But now, there seems to […]

ALL THEY DO IS WIN!

Women’s Volleyball keep the NEC title in their clutches By Brandon Glogau The LIU women’s volleyball team is heading to the NCAA tournament for the third straight year in a row. The team finished with a 25-6 overall record and finished undefeated in conference play. On the weekend of Nov. 22 and Nov. 23, LIU […]

360 DEGREES OF WOMEN’S ASSISTANT BASKETBALL COACH: TERELL COBURN

Coburn shares on his influences and gives advice to first-year athletes By Jahmia Phillips SEAWANHAKA: Where are you from? COBURN: I was born in Frankfurt, Germany. But I’m from Chicago, Illinois. Q: How long did you live in Germany? A: I lived there for a year, so I don’t really remember too much. My father […]

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL SEASON ENDS SEASON FLAWLESSLY

By Brandon Glogau It’s been yet another magical season for the women’s volleyball team. And they ended it at the Steinberg Wellness Center on the weekend of Nov. 15-16 as they spent so much of this year – winning. In taking down St. Francis University and Robert Morris University with ease, the Blackbirds clinched the […]

MEN’S SOCCER SURGE COMES TO AN END

Despite their relentless efforts, the Blackbirds fall short bringing their season to a close By Brandon Glogau For the men’s LIU soccer team, the season did not start the way they were hoping. Still, they were able to make a turnaround when the games really mattered. The start of their success came when they defeated […]

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL REFUSE TO LOSE

Blackbirds manage to snag a close win after allowing a massive Bulldog comeback By Brandon Glogau For the LIU women’s volleyball team, Nov. 8 and Nov. 9 marked a long, but ultimately very successful weekend. Their first matchup was against the Bryant Bulldogs, which was certainly not an easy victory for the Blackbirds. LIU was […]

FIGHTING AGAINST ALL ODDS: THE JOURNEY OF LOGAN KEYS

LIU athlete shares his story and his past battle with leukemia By Nicholas Thomas Logan Keys isn’t hard to miss on campus, standing at 6 feet 2 inches and a sturdy 200 pounds. He’s a goalkeeper for the LIU men’s soccer team and intends to pursue a career in the health sciences. If there’s anything […]

WINNING STREAK CONTINUES TO SPIKE

LIU Women’s volleyball team wins game By Brandon Glogau The women’s volleyball team was able to take care of business once again on November 1st. The women defeated Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) in a fairly routine fashion. The Blackbirds won three sets to zero. This victory marks the 41st consecutive regular season conference win, the […]

360 DEGREES OF MEN’S BASKETBALL STAR IVERSON FLEMING

Fleming discusses his inspiration and love for the sport By Toyibat Oridami Seawanhaka: Where are you from? Iverson: North Brunswick, New Jersey When did you start playing basketball, and why? By the age of 5. It’s a family thing. It’s always been in the family, my dad put a ball in my hand when I […]