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Tag: "LIU Brooklyn"

Too Close For Comfort? LIU Contract With Dining Provider Aramark Is Just Beginning

WRITTEN BY: KASIDY MORALES, NEWS EDITOR REPORTING BY: MICHAEL CHIN, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF In a recent interview with Seawanhaka, Gale Stevens Haynes – vice president of academic a airs and chief operating officer at the Brooklyn Campus – confirmed that LIU’s contract with Aramark, the university’s longtime food service provider, will run through at least 2025. “It’s […]

For A Day, LIU Students Expand Their Wings at Twitter

By: Brittney Alonzo, Managing Editor On Nov. 10, a selected group from LIU Post and Brooklyn came together for career day at the offices of Twitter Inc. in Chelsea, Manhattan. The visit was hosted by Lejorne Leys, an LIU Post graduate who is currently a recruiter for Twitter. The event was put together by the […]

Greek Life Inspires High School Students

By: Brittney Alonzo, Managing Editor On Nov. 2, LIU’s National Pan-Hellenic Council President (NPHC), Thelma Herbert and a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, hosted a tour and Q&A for 10th grade scholars from Achievement First East Brooklyn High School. This event came together with the help of teachers at Achievement First East Brooklyn High […]

LIU Students and Staff Still Grumbling Over Lack of News Flow

By: Lamont Jackson, Staff Writer Are LIU Brooklyn students – and staff – being updated about what they need to know on campus? That is the question many are still asking given that the fall semester began without any word from campus administration about any number of office changes and department modifications. Over the course […]

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 […]