What Graduating With Honors Means To Me

What Graduating With Honors Means To Me

Maritza Velasco, Impact Staff
December 18, 2014
Filed under On A Tangent

Academic achievements have always been important to me, since a young girl. My family would shower me with gifts and fancy dinners whenever I would receive an award or a good grade. This carried on up until middle school. ... Read more »

We still can’t breath

We still can’t breath

Lauren Whyte, Impact Staff writer
December 18, 2014
Filed under Columnists, In Plain sight-with Lauren Whyte

This past weekend, the million man march took place in Washington D.C and in New York City. Protestors came together, because of the realization that the Justice system in these United States of America, is broken and always has been broken. Murderers, posed as police officers are being set free,... Read more »

Arranged Marriage: No Thanks

Arranged Marriage: No Thanks

Tara Geigel, Staff Writer
December 17, 2014
Filed under Just A Thought

  "Do you see yourself getting married?" "Definitely not" "What if it was an arranged marriage?" You could hear a pin drop after I heard my dad asked me that. As far as I was concerned, that was something that happened back in India. But as the years progressed, I started to find out that... Read more »

Never Ignore The Signs

Never Ignore The Signs

Doris Lavoile, Impact Staff
December 17, 2014
Filed under College Student's POV

In Recent news of the tragic murder-suicide of actress Stephanie Moseley and her husband Earl Hayes, I felt compelled to discuss how harsh the disease of depression can be. Media went on a total frenzy a couple of weeks when news broke about Floyd Mayweather's best friend, Earl Hayes shot his wife... Read more »

From Montclair to Williamsburg

From Montclair to Williamsburg

Tara Geigel, Staff Writer
December 17, 2014
Filed under Just A Thought

  When I’m not taking a month to post an article for my column, you can usually find me at the Meatlocker in Montclair, New Jersey or some equally questionable basement venue checking out new bands from around the country. Growing up on a steady diet of ‘70’s and 80’s music opened the... Read more »

Spoken Like A True Introvert

Spoken Like A True Introvert

Doris Lavoile, Impact Staff
December 17, 2014
Filed under College Student's POV

Why are you so quiet? You seem so shy? These have been questions that I've heard from countless people all of my life. It has always been something that bothered me. Family functions, school settings and social outings have all been places where I've been harassed for not being the loudest person in... Read more »

Kraving Negativity

Kraving Negativity

Kevin Bass, Our Fabulous Intern
December 15, 2014
Filed under Kevin's Kravings

I rolled up my sleeve and extended my left arm out towards her. As she tied the thick, blue, rubbery band around my bicep, or lack there of, she explained that it would be a little tight. ... Read more »

The Roommate Diaries: My Personal Experiences

The Roommate Diaries: My Personal Experiences

Maritza Velasco, Impact Staff
December 15, 2014
Filed under On A Tangent

Before I came to college I never gave roommates much thought. In fact, I didn’t really give it any thought until I received my first of many roommates. Read... Read more »

What to Do When Meeting the Family This Holiday

What to Do When Meeting the Family This Holiday

Krystal Johnson, Impact Staff
December 9, 2014
Filed under With Morning Coffee

So you're meeting your boyfriend's parents this holiday and are completely clueless as to what you should do? Fear not when meeting your spouse's parents the key phrase to remember is that less is more. Wearing less flashy clothing, wearing less makeup and doing less to your hair is always best. Being... Read more »

Defining Power Pop

Defining Power Pop

John Principio, Impact staff
December 4, 2014
Filed under Anything That's Rock N' Roll

Power pop is a confusing genre of music, its hard to define, there is a thin line between what classifies a song as power pop and what nulls it. Power pop is rooted from the boogie and jangle of classic rock n roll, it is highly influenced by the grooves of R&B, the harmonies of the sixties girl groups,... Read more »