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Pacquiao Vs. Mayweather: More Cultural Event Than A Boxing Match

Pacquiao Vs. Mayweather: More Cultural Event Than A Boxing Match

John Principio, Entertainment Editor
April 21
Filed under Leisure

We have all fantasized about being a hero. We respect the underdog as much as we revere the favorite. The iconic orchestral score in the Rocky films may send an explosive rush of adrenaline through our veins, though may also mislead us to believe that such stories are only told in movies. As early as...

Game Review: Battlefield: Hardline

Game Review: Battlefield: Hardline

Joseph Ocasio, Impact Correspondent
March 24
Filed under Leisure

    After the disaster that was Battlefeild 4’s server issues, Electronic Arts has decided to take a page from its competitor, Activision, and allow another studio take the series in a different direction. While Battlefield developer, D.I.C.E, still has a hand working on the title,...

LGBT Marches in NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade

LGBT Marches in NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade

John Principio, Entertainment Editor
March 23
Filed under Leisure

In 1764, twelve years before the Declaration of Independence was signed, a group of Irish soldiers marched up Fifth Avenue on March 17 to display their prolific pride of faith, heritage and culture. What may have originally seemed to be an irrelevant and insignificant display, lead to what is now one...

The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D

The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D

Joseph Ocasio
March 17
Filed under Leisure

Back in 2011, Nintendo revisited the 1998 classic, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, and re-released on the then new 3DS. This was later followed by speculations and fan-demands to release Ocarina’s sequel, Majora’s Mask. Four years later, Nintendo has listened to its fans and re-released the...

Zoolander 2 Announced to Release in 2016

Zoolander 2 Announced to Release in 2016

John Principio, Entertainment Editor
March 10
Filed under Anything That's Rock N' Roll, Entertainment, Featured Entertainment, Movies and Television

While millions of people tuned into the coveted Paris Fashion Week this March, there were two runway-walkers who may have stolen the spotlight and the story of the entire event. Clad in pieces from Valentino Garavani’s 2015 fall collection, Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller) and fellow male model Hansel...

American Sniper: The Truth Behind ‘The Legend’

American Sniper: The Truth Behind ‘The Legend’

John Principio, Entertainment Editor
February 3
Filed under Featured Entertainment, Movies and Television

*Spoiler Alert* Over the past few weeks, box offices around the world have been booming with sales due to the release of American Sniper late in 2014. While the film is riveting, thrilling, and at times heart wrenching, it is also exaggerated and misleading. The film captures the life of Navy...

Friends Seek Lyrical Success In Band ‘ODC’

Friends Seek Lyrical Success In Band ‘ODC’

Maritza Velasco, Impact Staff
December 11
Filed under Featured Entertainment, Music

Two dedicated young men who share an interest in music took it upon themselves to create a hip-hip duo around the foundation of their friendship, so solid and promising that it has taken them from their hometown of Fayetteville, North Carolina to their new home for the next four years at Mercy College. Ricky...

#TMI: Social Media Is Not A Social Psychiatrist

#TMI: Social Media Is Not A Social Psychiatrist

Kristin McGovern, Impact staff
November 12
Filed under Leisure

Social media has become the most in-expensive therapy session, and several are taking advantage of this service. Whether you are going through a turmoil in your life, want to express your voice about politics, or just want to express how you feel about a conflict you’re having with someone, social...

Feasting On The Value Of Hudson Valley Restaurant Week

Feasting On The Value Of Hudson Valley Restaurant Week

John Principio, Impact Staff
November 12
Filed under Featured Entertainment

It’s that time of year, leaves are beginning to crisp and fall, pumpkin spiced lattes are once again putting our local baristas in the weeds and everyone seems to be thinking of food. While much of this food hype comes from the approaching Thanksgiving holiday, Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is also...

”The One Where Fans Couldn’t BE Any More Excited’

”The One Where Fans Couldn’t BE Any More Excited’

Kristin McGovern, Impact Staff
October 6
Filed under Leisure

For 10 years, you spent holidays, birthdays and celebrations together. You attended weddings and the births of their first children, and there was always room for coffee. For the last 20 years, fans of the hit television show Friends have tuned in to new episodes and re-runs for a chance to have ...

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