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Lake Life

Lake Life

Amanda Depew, Staff Writer
September 29, 2016
Filed under The Amanda Show

Lake life is all any could ask for. Being on a lake to hang out for a weekend or the entire summer is the best feeling. A lot of people I know rather go to a beach and tan for the summer. I rather spend all of my time in Lake George, NY. I’ve spent at least one weekend their every summer of my life.... Read more »

An Ink Story

An Ink Story

Christian Arriaga-Flores, Staff Writer
September 29, 2016
Filed under this is life, with a capital L

I once had a tattoo. In fact, I had a couple of them. A green dragon bursting fire on my shoulder, tribal tattoo on my wrist and a skull on my arm. One night after a nice shower, my tattoo started to peel off and was gone within a couple of days. Then I would spend another 50 cents at the vending... Read more »

Finally Figured Life Out, I Think.

Finally Figured Life Out, I Think.

Weronika Raczek, Digital News Editor
September 28, 2016
Filed under A Fangirl's World

Senior year of college. Well, here it is, the moment I’ve been waiting for. Another four years of my life just flew by. It’s insane to think that just four years ago I started college, and now I have made friends for a lifetime and figured out what I want to do with my life. If you were to ask ... Read more »

What If All Lives Didn’t Matter?

What If All Lives Didn’t Matter?

Abigail Smith, Staff Writer
September 27, 2016
Filed under Is Anyone Else Barefoot?

Our existence is relevant to us because it’s all we have now, but there is so much more to come after us. We must understand, what do we want our impact on the world to be? If I had a dollar for every time I saw something on Facebook, and wanted to ream out the person for posting it – and didn’t,... Read more »

When Grief Takes Over…

When Grief Takes Over…

Kayla Simas, Managing Editor
September 25, 2016
Filed under Winner Takes All

It’s the third day of fall and for the first time, it actually feels like fall weather. The windows of my car are rolled down and 94.7 Nash FM is blasting through the speakers, as the crisp, fresh air brushes through my now, dark auburn hair. It’s a perfect day to take a ride through Westchester and let ... Read more »

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

Alejandra Naranjo, Staff Writer
September 23, 2016
Filed under Let's Talk...

Police brutality and social injustice have been issues for decades but have come to light more over the last year, mainly due to the power of social media. Regardless of different opinions, it has been an important topic of discussion, here is my take on it. There are always different sides to every... Read more »

Why Flying Stresses Me Out

Why Flying Stresses Me Out

Shaunte Young, Staff Writer
September 23, 2016
Filed under Thoughts To Paper

I've always wanted to travel the world and explore new places. Unfortunately I have one dilemma and that is, I absolutely hate flying. There are multiple things that I dread before going on a plane. Firstly, I always dread that I am going to somehow mess up check-in. Whether it is forgetting or losing... Read more »

Americans Who Don’t Identify Themselves as Americans

Americans Who Don’t Identify Themselves as Americans

Sarai Acevedo-Charon, Staff Writer
September 23, 2016
Filed under Tatiana's Inezpirations

There are surprising things about my identity that you should know. I hate being called or referred as Sarai A. Charon. I also hate being called or referred to as Indian as in the country in Asia. I have no middle name and I am Indian as in Native American.  I was born in Yonkers, New York to Puert... Read more »

What’s it like to Attend a General Admission’s Concert

What’s it like to Attend a General Admission’s Concert

Britney Hoobraj, Staff Writer
September 23, 2016
Filed under Diaries Of A City Girl

When I'm attending a general admission concert, it puts a lot of pressure on me. Making sure all of my food, drinks, portable chargers, and wallet are all with me. Waiting over ten hours for a show, I must be prepared. Why do I wait hours for a show? The main goal is to be front row - that's usually... Read more »

Finding The Differences Between South Korea And New York

Finding The Differences Between South Korea And New York

Jenny Cha, Impact Staff
September 22, 2016
Filed under Jenny's Diary

  There was a powerful explosion in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan on Saturday night that caused a lot of a panic. Meanwhile, I came across an article about a Starbucks employee who handed out free coffee and food to police officers working at the scene on Saturday. I was very impresse... Read more »

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