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LIU Spirit teams win National Championship

By Andrew Scarpaci, Sports Editor On Friday, Jan.13, the LIU Cheer and Dance teams won the 2023 Open Spirit Program Game Day National Championship, held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, FL. With a score of 184.1333, the Sharks won the competition over St. John’s University…

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Reported shooting at Post deemed false

By Emma Robinson, Editor-In-Chief Multiple police forces, SWAT team members and emergency medical service vehicles congregated in the Post hall parking lot after multiple individuals called 911 to report possible gunshots in the dorm on Wednesday, Dec. 7 at approximately 3 p.m.. The calls came after students reported hearing screaming…

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Homecoming weekend electrifies campus life

By Ryan Boettcher, Staff Writer On a sunny 67-degree October weekend, students, parents and alumni celebrated the annual Homecoming weekend here at LIU Post.  Spanning the weekend of Oct.15, Post hosted several events on campus, including a late-night carnival, a 48-hour live show marathon on WCWP and the LIU Sharks…

Students adjust to using Brightspace

By Emma Robinson, Editor-In-Chief As the spring 2023 semester began, many students noticed a change in online learning platform for some of their classes. LIU began the transition from Blackboard to Brightspace for some courses, and will fully transition by fall 2023.  LIU information technology (IT) describes Brightspace on their…

The Blockchain revolution

By Emma Robinson, Editor-In-Chief Interest in blockchain, the technology that underlies the cryptocurrency industry, has grown significantly in the last few years, and what was once considered a concept directed towards the finance industry is now being used extensively around the world. Blockchain is a shared, immutable ledger that enables…

Reintroducing the SWSA club to campus

By Grace Park, Staff Writer The Social Work Student Association (SWSA) is an organization on campus that helps students by providing information for volunteer and community service opportunities. The SWSA also assists students with navigating the challenges that come with being a social work major.  The club takes part in…

Lunar New Year Massacre in CA

By Jenna Melman, Staff Writer Eleven Asian American seniors were killed, and nine were injured as a result of a shooting at Star Ballroom Dance Studio in Monterey Park, Calif. The shooting took place on Saturday, Jan 21. at a Lunar New Year’s Eve celebration.  At around 10:22 p.m. on…

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