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Timberlake ‘Can’t Fight the Feeling’ of Making Top Summer Hits

Timberlake ‘Can’t Fight the Feeling’ of Making Top Summer Hits

Darien Greene
July 8
Filed under Entertainment, Music

  Can’t Stop the Feeling Justin Timberlake stakes his claim for Song of the Summer with his latest release “Can’t Stop the Feeling.” The funky bass and non-essential lyrics perfectly compliment Justin’s trademark, easy-going falsetto and makes for a pleasant, if forgettable, summer tune. ...

‘Room’ One Of The Best of 2016

‘Room’ One Of The Best of 2016

Darian Greene, Contributor
July 8
Filed under Entertainment, Movies and Television

“Room” is a heart-wrenching, but profoundly enriching story about creating your own reality in the face of insurmountable adversity. Directed with aplomb by Lenny Abrahamson, this tiny film blesses us with transcendent performances by all principle actors, but especially Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay. Based...

Beasts of No Nation Forces Viewers To Think About Their Own Survival

Beasts of No Nation Forces Viewers To Think About Their Own Survival

Christine Coleman, Contributor
June 8
Filed under Entertainment

As an adult, the thought of being left alone in an African jungle to fend for myself doesn’t exactly seem like it would make for a good film. Death from sheer terror alone would pretty much put an immediate end to any unfathomable plot of how I ended up there, much less leave time for interspersed...

2NE1 Is Down To Three: Now What?

2NE1 Is Down To Three: Now What?

Naomi Osuji, Managing Editor
April 22
Filed under Entertainment

On April 5, it was announced that Minzy, the youngest member of the K-pop girl group, 2NE1, decided to leave the group. As I mentioned in past columns, I do have a love for K-pop, and I’ve been listening to it for a year. When I found out that she was leaving the group, I wasn’t too surprised, but...

Choose Your First Broadway Musical

Choose Your First Broadway Musical

Ga Young Yoon, Staff Writer
April 10
Filed under Entertainment

Walking through the time square to broad way, you can just distinguish certain theaters because they decorate their buildings with all the brochures. The Ambassador Theater is also one of them. It is on 49th Street and Broadway and the musical Chicago started and has been played there since 1996. ...

Mercy College Black Student Union Talent Show Highlight of the semester

Mercy College Black Student Union Talent Show Highlight of the semester

Chris Telford, Staff Writer
March 16
Filed under Entertainment

The spotlight was shining more heavily than normally. Md8 (Mercy Digital Club) club members were scrambling to cut to camera 1, 2, 3, medium close-ups, and long shot angles. The MTEC (Music Technology) majors and MD8 were the helping hands running the show. They set up microphone, worked cameras,...

Meet Sunset: Mercy’s New Intergalactic Music Duo

Meet Sunset: Mercy’s New Intergalactic Music Duo

Naomi Osuji, Managing Editor
March 14
Filed under Entertainment

Spacey. Intergalactic. Meet Mercy’s new music duo, Sunset. Sophomore music/tech major Kristin Millard and junior music/tech major Colton Somavia are the two originators of the group. Millard is on vocals, while Somavia produces the tracks. The music group was started last semester in their electronic...

17th Annual International Film Festival To Take Place In April

17th Annual International Film Festival To Take Place In April

Weronika Raczek, Impact Staff
March 11
Filed under Entertainment

American movies and films are fairly popular around the world. The great action adventures, the romantic comedies, dramas, thrillers, as well as horror. All these genres have a great theme and plot-line, but do these movies make a certain impact on one once they walk out of the theater? Do people take...

A Night With Hollywood Screenwriter Mark Bomback.

A Night With Hollywood Screenwriter Mark Bomback.

Weronika Raczek, Staff Writer
February 18
Filed under Entertainment

A quiet little room in the Chappaqua Library in New York is filled with people chit-chatting and catching up with each other over tea, coffee, and homemade cookies. They await the guest of honor - Hollywood screenwriter, Mark Bomback. Bomback is known for writing screenplays, such as Live Free of ...

From Perth to New York: A Singer’s Journey At Mercy

From Perth to New York: A Singer’s Journey At Mercy

Naomi Osuji, Managing Editor
February 16
Filed under Entertainment

Leaving her home country to study abroad for the school year, she would be forced to adjust to a different environment with different people, in a culture different from her own. It takes some time for one to adjust to a new life in another country, but for Taylah Cox, a 21-year-old international student...

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