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Here’s the Spark

Here’s the Spark

Weronika Raczek, Digital Media Editor
December 4, 2016
Filed under A Fangirl's World

It’s been quite a while since I posted. I guess I just needed something to happen, and help me put a spark in my writing.  So here goes nothing... Being sent to a Catholic School for most of your life, you tend to get brainwashed into thinking all the wrong things about religion. You get taught that... Read more »

Thanks giving or Chuseok?!

Thanks giving or Chuseok?!

December 2, 2016
Filed under Jenny's Diary

Spending a ‘Thanksgiving Day’ with local family in America was one of my Bucket lists. I really wondered how different they are from South Korea’s Thanks giving. Fortunately, I could spend my Thanksgiving with host family and my friend Ellie in New York.   Korea’s Thanksgiving is called... Read more »

Do you wonder how different South Korea’s student reporter is?

Do you wonder how different South Korea’s student reporter is?

Jenny Cha, Staff Writer
December 2, 2016
Filed under Jenny's Diary

Even though lots of people these days have no interest in politics, there are hard workers who are striving to report the events of our daily lives. They are the “Journalists.” The power of writing is really strong. Sometimes they can change people’s mind, even can change the world. I saw some... Read more »

Being Sick at 21

Being Sick at 21

Shaunte' Young, Staff Writer
December 1, 2016
Filed under Thoughts To Paper

Being sick as a child was amazing. You could miss school. You could sleep in. You could watch cartoons and have no worries in the world. Probably the only hard thing about being sick as a child was convincing your parents that you was sick. Rather you was actually sick or “sick” sick, you still... Read more »

No House with the White Picket Fence for Me Please

No House with the White Picket Fence for Me Please

Shaunte Young, Staff Writer
December 1, 2016
Filed under Thoughts To Paper

From a young age, little girls are told that a happily ever after can only happen after prince charming rescues you from distress. It tells us that the only way we find happiness is when your prince charming comes knocking at your door. A man who brings happiness, security and that happily ever after. In... Read more »

December 1, 2016
Filed under Heaven's Door

Before we get into the meat of this piece I'd like to apologize. Apologize to the people I've let down, the family I've ignored and to myself for not trying harder. I began to suffer from manic depression after being savagely attacked on a Mercy College Campus. I stopped feeling safe in school, I stopp... Read more »

Religion In Education

Religion In Education

Abigail Smith, Staff Writer
November 29, 2016
Filed under Is Anyone Else Barefoot?, Top Columns

Other countries have intertwined their politics, culture, and religion to ensure a common belief among their people. Who is to say what is right or wrong? Some things may work for another person, group of people or country that might not work in the same context. So what is the point of examining... Read more »

SCUSA at West Point

SCUSA at West Point

Jenny Cha, Staff Writer
November 29, 2016
Filed under Jenny's Diary

Challenging for something new always makes my heart flutter. Sometimes, it brings great anxiety. However, after challenging I make me feel glad. Right now I’ve just finished half of the exchange life in New York. I made many friends from all over the world and I’m really enjoying the life here. I’m... Read more »

It’s Ok

It’s Ok

Waheed Burns, Staff Writer
November 21, 2016
Filed under Waheed's Burns

  This year I am blessed enough to officially attend Mercy for the fourth consecutive year. A few years back I remember not even knowing what college I wanted to attend or even what I wanted to do with the rest of my life. Time flew by and I am almost done with my college Experience at Mercy. Even... Read more »

You Purple Blob!

You Purple Blob!

Sarai Acevedo-Charon, Staff Writer
November 18, 2016
Filed under Tatiana's Inezpirations

Back in the day, Nickelodean was popular for its green slime. All of us from home would imagine ourselves getting slimed. Celebrities would get slimed from the Kid’s Choice Awards to Figure It Out. That slime was used for fun and other times, for punishment. Childish isn’t it? What if that slime... Read more »

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