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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 […]

Former U.S President Bill Clinton Talked Global and Domestic Politics At LIU Post

By: Michael Chin, Editor-in-Chief It’s not every day where you could be in the same room with a former United States President. But that’s exactly what happened for a few students from LIU Brooklyn who took a bus to attend the “A Conversation with President Clinton” event at LIU Post in Brookville on Oct. 5. […]

SEAWANHAKA REPORTS: With LIU Enrollment on Decline, Concern Grows

By Michael Chin, Editor-in-Chief As of this past summer, enrollment at the Brooklyn Campus was down 13 percent compared to last year. The effects were being felt across many departments as a slew of classes saw cancellations, which left students and faculty members scrambling to make up the difference. The final enrollment tally for the […]

The End of The Village Voice Print Edition

By: Michael Chin, Editor-In-Chief Soon New Yorkers will no longer see the street corner red boxes with free newspapers. On August 22, The Village Voice, the oldest and best known as the country’s first alternative weekly newspapers, announced that it is ending their weekly print edition. The 62-year-old New York-based weekly newspaper will now start […]

New Men’s Basketball Head Coach Ready To Get To Work

By: Michael Chin, Sports Editor After a nearly month-long search, LIU introduced the newest head coach of its men’s basketball program in a press conference on April 18 at the Barclays Center – Derek Kellogg, the former head coach of the men’s squad at the University of Massachusetts. Kellogg in his introductory press conference said, […]

LIU Softball Falls To Mountaineers In Game 1 of the NEC Doubleheader

By: Michael Chin, Sports Editor LIU, the 2016 Northeast Conference softball regular season and tournament champions, started off conference play with a 9-4 loss to the Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers in the first game of the NEC doubleheader on Alumni Day at the LIU Field on Sunday, Apr. 2. Sophomore Schae Dickson got the Blackbirds […]

The Blackbirds Bats Were Quiet In The Loss Against The Bearcats

By: Michael Chin, Sports Editor After scoring a total of 18 runs in the first two games of the home stand, the LIU softball bats were quiet against the Binghamton Bearcats, as they loss 8-1 in the second game of the doubleheader on Saturday, Mar. 25. The Blackbirds offense had a chance to score first, […]

LIU Softball Falls Short To Princeton In Extra Innings

By: Michael Chin, Sports Editor A high-scoring game between the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds and the Princeton Tigers started off the two-day home mini-tournament on Saturday, Mar. 25, as the Blackbirds loss 12-10 in extra innings to the Tigers. The first run of the game came from LIU junior Victoria Zamora in the bottom of the first […]

A Dominant Shutout Home Opener Win For LIU Softball

By: Michael Chin, Sports Editor The LIU softball team returned back home at the LIU Field for the first time since winning the 2016 NEC title last May, as they shutout the Quinnipiac University Bobcats, 8-0 in five innings in their 2017 home opener on Friday, Mar. 24. LIU junior pitcher, Erynn Sobieski started the […]

LIU Softball Is Ready For Another NEC Title

By: Michael Chin, Sports Editor Last year, the LIU Brooklyn softball team captured their 14th NEC title, the most out of any sport in Northeast Conference history. This year’s 2017 Blackbirds softball team are feeling even more confident and hungry for another NEC title. The ace pitcher of the defending NEC champions, junior Erynn Sobieski, […]