Last updated on Apr 3, 2019
By Shannon Miller
Assistant News Editor
Pioneer reporters encountered some issues last week while attempting to cover some of the scheduled events included in the LIU Promise email sent to students on March 25.
In honor of health and wellness week, the movie “Super-Size Me” was scheduled to show on March 27 in the Gold Coast Cinema at 9 p.m. However, it was
The student employees working at the Hillwood Commons concierge desk said that although they had the movie on-hand, their supervisor advised them not to show it until someone responsible for the event was present. A phone call was never received that the event was to be cancelled, and no contact information for the event planners was provided. With no way to contact those in charge of the movie showing, and no explanation as to how to proceed, the Pioneer reporter went home without a story or review
In addition to the
When presented with the listing, Rameau asked his co-worker, master of education student, Stephanie DiPreta, if she had any information to provide. “I don’t know anything about it,” she said. “A lot of people kind of just say, ‘Oh, everything is at the concierge,’ but they never tell us about it, so we never know.”
Earlier in the week, representatives in the athletic department were also surprised by the Pioneer’s inquiries about the drive. Martin Guillet, associate director for recreational sports, fitness
Upon returning to campus that following Monday, the Pioneer reached out to the LIU Promise office to question why the drive didn’t take place during its scheduled time. Residence director, advisor
As of Monday, April 1, the campus concierge was aware and ready to accept student donations, which will be given to a Boys & Girls youth shelter in Westchester County, according to Pagano. “If they can’t do it today or tomorrow, students can bring it in over the next couple of days. We’re in communication with the organization, and we can bring the items whenever we receive them all,” she said.