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LIU Alum Nominated for Fashion Award

By  Jillian Mehta, Arts and Entertainment Editor Post-alum and self-taught fashion designer Melissa Mercedes has been nominated for the Cultivate award which supports the next generation of BIPOC indie designers in the plus-size fashion community. Mercedes has had a love for fashion since a young age and remembers sharing sketches…

New Radio Show Joins the Wave

By Jillian Mehta, Arts & Entertainment Editor “The Shiver”  is a new alternative indie radio show hosted by sophomore art education major Jane Montalto and sophomore English education major Tori Monteleone.  The co-hosts share a love for alternative music and love the chance to share it with listeners.  “We call…

Social Media Drama Involving Prominent People in the Sports World

By Derrick Edafe, Staff Writer Nets player Kevin Durant recently has gotten into a controversy on social media with actor and comedian Micheal Rapaport.  Rapaport took to social media to share screenshots of a private conversation had between the two via direct messages. The conversation revolved around a tweet Rappaport…

Taylor Swift is Fearless

By Shelley Dean, Staff Writer The time has finally come for Swifties, “Fearless (Taylor’s Version)” has dropped, featuring 27 tracks. Many songs were on the original “Fearless” album, and others are never before heard and “from the vault.” On Feb. 11, Taylor Swift announced on her Instagram that she would…

Childhood Shows

By Lila Nolan, Staff Writer When the global pandemic hit, our whole society seemed to be put on pause. At this point, many viewers found themselves streaming more media than usual to pass the time. Being locked up in the house has caused an influx of even new streaming services…

Students React to Grammy Awards

By Jada Harrison, Staff Writer Sunday, March 14 was the 63rd annual Grammy Awards, this year the ceremony was aired differently due to the ongoing pandemic. The show had some performances which were pre-taped and others that were live, but this also was the first Grammy’s in over 40 years…