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Photo Credit: Austin Highschool Get to know this fall’s potential twinsation By Toyibat Oridami LIU Brooklyn Men’s Basketball team has acquired a lot of new recruits for this upcoming season. Among the new additions to the roster include Trevon and Trevin Woods the twin duo from Houston, Texas. No strangers to being packaged, the twins […]


LIU BROOKLYN’S NEW STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION CHIEF AND WHAT SHE PLANS. By Jervelle Frederick Aneesa Osborne, 20, will be LIU Brooklyn’s new president after Anthony Allen’s surprise resignation over the summer. She will be the first woman to hold the position since 2006. In April, Osborne took her seat as vice president of LIU Brooklyn’s […]

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 […]

Blackbirds “Shaking Our…Heads!” Preview

BY HAFEEZAH NAZIM Move over MTV-U, because LIUTV is stepping up its television game. LIU’s own campus broadcasting station is starting a new series, that will inevitably have Blackbirds new and old laughing their feathers off. Shaking My Damn Head (SMDH) is a new show that will be broadcasted for students to watch on channel […]

Entertainment Source

BY WARLINE NORZEUS As technology continues to grow, more people are shifting away from traditional entertainment sources such as television and radio, to those deemed more modern and convenient, specifically online. Does television and radio still rest as the prominent source of entertainment, or are people opting for the online medium? We asked a group […]

Meet The Candidates: Spencer Afriyie

BY KABRAUN DIXON Student Government Association council member, Honors program student, Task Force member, and Black Student Union Club member, are just a few of the many roles Spencer Afriyie holds at LIU. Now, the sophomore health science major hopes to add SGA treasurer to his repertoire. Hailing from Mt. Vernon, NY- the older brother […]

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. […]


BY HAFEEZA NAZIM Blackbirds of different ages, majors, and backgrounds came out to the Avena Lounge Tuesday night for Black Student Union’s (BSU) speed dating event. But this was not your ordinary matchmaking occasion, there was a major twist—the participants were blindfolded. BSU member, Kaloni Langeforde, created this makeshift speed-dating extravaganza. The idea was to […]

Parents Making Strides At LIU

BY Jessica Persaud Motivation never fades for hard working college students, especially those who are parents. For them, time is a critical factor—whether it’s meeting deadlines for papers or racing to pick up their children from school. And while the number of LIU Brooklyn students who are also parents isn’t known, many can surely relate […]