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Brooklyn subway shooting

By Nicole Sanchez, Staff Writer On Tuesday, April 12, a man attacked the N subway train in Brooklyn. He set off smoke grenades and opened fire, leaving 23 people injured. He was disguised as a construction worker and turned the subway car into a bloodbath.  Commuters were riding the subway…

First Amendment rights tested by LIU students

By Emma Robinson, Editor-In-Chief LIU Brooklyn Student Government Association (SGA) sparked outrage among students when they posted a press release on their Instagram account denouncing the newly approved LIU Post American club on March 7, 2022.  Many students took to change.org to sign a petition to “abolish” the American club,…

Ukraine conflict update

By Joe Lonegro, Staff Writer It is now week seven of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and it has been quite the disaster. There are now over 1600 civilian casualties and Russian President Vladamir Putin shows no signs of slowing down. Between train stations and civilian apartment buildings, the uncertainty…

Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmed Justice

By Ella Barrington, Staff Writer The newest Supreme Court Justice, Ketanji Brown Jackson was confirmed on Thursday, April 7, after 23 hours of being questioned by the Senate Judiciary Committee at her confirmation hearings, making her the first Black woman to sit on the top US court. Brown replaced the…

Students React to the end of the mask mandate

By Gabriella Cavaleri, Staff Writer Countries are putting an end to their COVID-19 restrictions despite coronavirus cases reaching record numbers in many of these countries. Students question what’s in store for the future as Chief Operating Officer Joseph Schaefer announced that LIU would no longer require a mask mandate in…

Students comment on the crisis in Ukraine

By Ella Barrington, Staff Writer At 5:07 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 24, Russian troops launched a series of missile attacks in and around Kyiv, Ukraine, leading to what has become the largest ground invasion in Europe since World War II. Almost immediately, airports, hospitals and schools were attacked. Since then,…

LIU named top business school

By Maxwell Morris, Staff Writer LIU is a renowned school throughout the country for several reasons. It is known nationwide for its historical campus, once being the estate of C.W. Post. LIU is also known for its direct access to global hotspots such as New York City, the nest for…

March is Women’s History Month

By Ella Barrington, Staff Writer A lot of months throughout the year celebrate many different things and people. February celebrates Black history, June celebrates those that are a part of the LGBTQ+ community, and this month of March, we celebrate women’s contributions towards history.  Women’s History Week was established in…

Students react to New York Fashion Week

By Grace Catanese, Staff Writer          Many students were excited about Fashion Week for the fall season in New York, considering the fact that COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted in the state.          Since the coronavirus pandemic hit America, almost all social events were canceled, therefore, this year’s Fashion Week…