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Music to students’ ears when SoundCloud’s VP/Head of Global Marketing and Brand visited LIU’s Brooklyn Campus

By: Amanda Sickler, Staff Writer It isn’t a daily happening to see a top executive from a major music streaming platform visiting on campus. This happened on Wednesday, Nov. 15 when LIU students, who are enrolled in the Entertainment Journalism class were fortunate enough to hear from SoundCloud’s Vice President and Head of Global Marketing & Brand, DeJuan Wilson. Wilson sat down with Professor Deborah Lewis for a […]

LIU Brooklyn Dining Food Is “MHM MHM GOOD”…Maybe?

BY SIENNA JEFFRIES Whether it’s a 15-minute break in between classes, or during free time, students at LIU Brooklyn utilize the food options frequently on campus. However, some of the campus’s food options could affect a student’s nutrition for the better or worse. LIU Brooklyn recently received a C from People for the Ethical Treatment […]

Record Snow Daze, ER, Days Hit LIU

BY SAGE HOWARD If this winter feels like one for the record books, there’s new data to support the finding. According to the National Weather Service, more than 57 inches of snow has fallen in New York City since winter began, resulting in several closures across the LIU campuses. And while some critics believe that […]

Is The MTA Giving You A ‘Fare’ Hike?

BY: JERVELLE FREDERICK Here we go again, prices for yet another essential New Yorker necessity raised. MTA made their proposed increased prices official. Single fares for subways, buses, the Staten Island railway and Access-a-Ride have been hiked up from $2.25 to $2.50, March 5, 2013. That’s a full quarter! On top of this, the 30 […]

Fashion’s Night Out 2013 Cancelled

BY: YANA NADELYAEVA A true fashionista surely knows the fashion industry’s most anticipated night. Aside from New York Fashion Week, Fashion’s Night Out (FNO) is not to be missed. Fashion’s Night Out first began in September 2009 with the intention to boost the economy during the recession and celebrate fashion in every way. Vogue magazine’s […]

No Splash of Color At New York Fashion Week

BY: KEELEY IBRAHIM February 6th kicked off New York’s Fall/Winter 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center in Manhattan. Twice every year designers and various fashion houses show off new trends and designs that consumers will definitely snag up for the upcoming seasons. There will be over 130 different designers and fashion houses from all […]

Sheila Kelley Is Redefining Sexy On The Pole

BY: KAREN MILLER Sheila Kelley is a devoted speaker for women around the world. Kelley is a firm believer that women should embrace their feminine beauty. This belief helped encourage her to develop the women’s fitness company S Factor. Kelley created the Redefining Sexy campaign, which shows how women can use the dance pole to […]

Restaurant Review: Saxon + Parole

BY: STEPHANIE PERSAUD Saxon + Parole, a lovely upscale eatery located in the NoHo area on 316 Bowery and 1st Ave. The restaurant offers a very contemporary yet classic take on traditional favorites, along with a delicious brunch option. Filled with a slew of exotic appetizers and wine options to choose from, the main entrees […]

BET’s Hip-Hop Awards Drama & Lindsay’s Brand New Troubles

BY: KAREN MILLER The BET 2012 Hip Hop Awards this year will definitely go down in the history books. Last weekend Young Jeezy and Rick Ross were involved in an altercation which occurred backstage. There was another fight between Gunplay and 50 Cent’s entourage that occurred in the parking lot. According to E! News there […]

Peter And The Starcatcher

BY: KEELEY IBRAHIM Take one part Disney movie and one part any Albert Brooks movie and what do you have? The new play on Broadway, Peter and the Starcatcher. Based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, Peter and the Starcatcher is a sort of prequel to the well-known Disney tale of Peter […]