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Tag: "LIU Brooklyn"

WITH NO VACCINE PAPERS, MORE LIU STUDENTS ARE FACING HOLDS

A look at how accounts are frozen for students who fail to submit their immunization paperwork By Njeri Kirangi Last year a growing number of entering students had holds placed on their enrollment status by the University Health and Medical Services (UHMS) because they had not submitted their immunization records. In advance of spring registration, […]

PACKED LIKE SARDINES!

Students discuss The rising number of roommates per room By Ashley Thompson Room Configuration: What is it? And why it’s important to you? For some, living on campus at any university is a challenge when you are subjected to living with another person. But what happens when the dorm room becomes slightly more crowded than […]

KEEPING TRACK OF RECENT GRADS IS NOT ALWAYS EASY

Students who have graduated from LIU speak on life after college BY WARLINE NORZEUS Some recent graduates are struggling to find work while others are thriving. Others- are accepting jobs that aren’t in their respective fields just to get by until they can figure out the next step. In some professions, entry-level jobs have increasingly […]

LIU VS. LOCAL 153: DISPUTE OVER CONTRACTS

By Noelani Montero, Jervelle Frederick and Aris Folley LIU Brooklyn secretaries and other union members are currently undergoing a strenuous battle urging the university to renew their outdated contracts. While now facing financial uncertainty, these workers refuse to remain silent. Naterena Parham-Cofield, 41, has been working as an administrative assistant in the sociology department for […]

STRESSED OUT? FOR MANY STUDENTS THE ANSWER IS YES

  By Kabraun Dixon With the cost of tuition, a topsy-turvy job market and any number of personal problems, stress on college students today is arguably at an all-time high, experts say. And students at LIU Brooklyn are hardly immune. Khyong Chan, a business management student in her third year, knows stress all too well. […]

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

Mass office changes By Noelani Montero and Jahmia Phillips In the wake of LIU Brooklyn undergoing one of the biggest transitional phases in decades, students and faculty are literally getting lost in the campus’ most recent changes. Formerly, and still, known as Student Life and Leadership Development (SLLD), the Student office of Student $ and […]

MORE GREENS PLEASE!

ON CAMPUS, VEGETARIANS ARE HAVING TO PACK A BROWN BAG By Njeri Kirangi Every morning, English major Tashawna Smith, 23, packs a lunch – choosing to avoid LIU Brooklyn’s main cafeteria. But unlike the vast majority of college students who simply dislike the food at the campus diner, Smith is a vegetarian. And for those […]

COMING TO THE KUMBLE

The Kenyatta Beasley Septet’s – “The Frank Foster Songbook CD Release Party” LIU- Brooklyn professor Kenyetta Beasley is an award-winning producer, arranger, composer and performer who have worked with prominent artist such as Jay Z, P!nk, Mary J. Blige, Shakira and Lauryn Hill- to name a few. Now, the gifted performer will be hosting a […]

Are You Worth It To LIU

Explore ways LIU could do more By David Hughley Student’s tuition is what operates the function of the university and its paid employees. It is imperative for the governing bodies to invest in students and services that will help LIU students achieve academic success and to earn a higher education degree. In this regard, the […]

Teach Us How to Fight!

LIU Students Demand Self-Defense Course By Jessica Lissaint Many women at LIU Brooklyn are demanding their want for a self-defense training course. In August, a woman in Brooklyn was raped by two different men at the same time at 5:31am. This occurred near Clinton Hill, according to The New York Post. The New York City […]