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Students Open Up Their Hearts and Talents At Open Mic Night

Students Open Up Their Hearts and Talents At Open Mic Night

Weronika Raczek and Photo's by Justin del la Garza
November 1, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

“Up next is Jelissa Hodges.” She stood up, nervous, and walked onto the stage. She apologized, then tucked her sweater under her arms and started to read a poem she had written. Her hands shake and voice cracks as she begins to read. “My father who is forever gone.” The room filled with...

Annual Ferry Fest Brings In Crowd

Annual Ferry Fest Brings In Crowd

Abigail Smith and Photos by Justin de la Garza
October 27, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Where can you find more hand made dog outfits than human clothes while dancing, eating and shopping? These were all simple components of a well-oiled grease machine that is an authentic community event, the annual Dobbs Ferry Fest. Dobbs Ferry’s fifteenth annual Ferry Festa took place on October...

Queens Brings the Heat: Meadows Music Festival Review

Queens Brings the Heat: Meadows Music Festival Review

Nora-Grayce Orosz, Staff Writer
October 11, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

On Oct. 2, hordes of music fans descended the steps of the Willets Point 7 train station in Queens, heading towards the Meadows Music and Arts Festival. Boasting big, mainstream headliners like Kanye West, Chance the Rapper, the Weeknd, J. Cole, and more, New Yorkers as well as bridge-and-tunnelers...

American Horror Story Starting To Lose Steam In Season Six

American Horror Story Starting To Lose Steam In Season Six

Justin de la Garza, Impact Staff
October 6, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Movies and Television

                                        Entertaining and a borderline spoof but far from a master piece, the sixth season of American Horror Story holds some promise with storytelling and characters depth, h...

Highly Attended Founders Day A Huge Success

Highly Attended Founders Day A Huge Success

Alejandra Naranjo, Staff Writer
October 2, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Founders Day is the perfect kick start to the academic year, giving students a chance to relax and enjoy the last bit of summer weather before classes and responsibilities catch up.The Sept. 10 event may be the most attended one yet due to the appearance of performer Waka Flocka. This year’s fes...

Schoolin’ It on NY Fashion Week

Schoolin’ It on NY Fashion Week

Sarai Acevedo-Charon, Staff Writer
September 29, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Sweatpants, sneakers and a Mercy College t-shirt, the typical wardrobe for students to wear to classes. Another school year and another semester of research papers, projects and exams. Nobody would think about how pretty or handsome they want to look every day. They focus on the stress they expect to...

‘Lemonade’ Is A Refreshing Listen

‘Lemonade’ Is A Refreshing Listen

Weronika Raczek, Staff Writer
July 9, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Music

Beyoncé is known for her hit albums, as well as throwing new unannounced albums out and making a fortune off of them. This time would be no different. In April all you heard about was Lemonade, and Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s relationship status. Personally, I’m not the biggest Beyoncé fan. I know...

‘Grace and Frankie’ Season 2 Is Golden

‘Grace and Frankie’ Season 2 Is Golden

Christine Coleman, Correspondent
July 9, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Movies and Television

GRACE AND FRANKIE Like a newly developed neighborhood that makes all the surrounding ones look rundown and in long for the better times of yesteryear, Netflix is quickly becoming the exclusive residence of choice for today’s smart and edgy programming. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, however, for t...

‘Love You To Death’ Is Very Likeable

‘Love You To Death’ Is Very Likeable

Christine Coleman, Correspondent
July 9, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Music

LOVE YOU TO DEATH 2016 Tegan and Sara Warner Bros. Records Synthpop/ Indie pop 32:00   Always working  to revive the electric heartbeat of the 80’s, Canadian duo Tegan and Sara are back with their eighth studio album aptly titled,  Love You to Death. Retro and ethereal, Love You to De...

Dory Finds Herself A Star After Nemo Sequel

Dory Finds Herself A Star After Nemo Sequel

Darien Greene, Correspondent
July 9, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Movies and Television

Before walking into Finding Dory, I couldn’t help but wonder, “Do we need this? Is this necessary?” Disney marketing executives would say yes, Disney stockholders would say yes, and most importantly the parents of a little girl with a disability would say yes. Finding Dory exists as the produc...

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