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We Are First, Mercy College First Generation Students

We Are First, Mercy College First Generation Students

Maritza Velasco, Impact Staff
February 9, 2015
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There are many notable accomplishments that one experiences throughout his or her life and receiving a college education is prominently one of them. Read More »...

All Lives Matter

Maria Elena Perez, John Principio, and Doris Lavoile
December 14, 2014
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“We can’t breathe.” This chant has not only been heard on the streets of every major city in America, but upon the streets of Dobbs Ferry, when a protest took place on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at 4 p.m. Around 30 to 40 high school students with their parents marched up and down Main Street, chanting...

Murdered Steps Behind Me

Murdered Steps Behind Me

Krystal Johnson, Impact Staff
December 9, 2014
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Be careful out there is the last thing I heard him say before I heard the gunshots. I woke up early June 30, preparing myself for a busy day because I had a date. I had been talking to a longtime friend for a few years, and we had finally decided to take it up a notch and started dating. We scheduled...

Becoming Buddhist

Becoming Buddhist

Taylor Ryan, Features Editor
December 23, 2013
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In between First Avenue and Sutton Plaza, looking slightly out of place amongst 57th Streets upscale apartment buildings, sits the Won Buddhist Temple of Manhattan. Read More »...

HONY: Mercy College Edition

HONY: Mercy College Edition

Erminia Errante, Sasha Majette, and Maria Elena Perez
December 13, 2013
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Everyone has a story to share. It just takes the right person to tell it. Read More »...

The British Take On Gun Control

The British Take On Gun Control

Samuel Neve, Opinions Editor
December 12, 2013
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Countries all over the world have their dark parts of history and social stigmas held against them as stereotypes forever because of the ideologies  of the past. America is no different from any other country when it comes to having skeletons in the closet, and to be quite frank, America has one skeleton...

Societies Obsession with Reality Television

Kayla Rivera, Joseph Cogdell, and Stephanie Gelsey
December 10, 2013
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The days of traditional sitcoms are over. Instead of watching scripted shows with our favorite actors that are taped in front of a “live studio audience,” networks have transformed the average couch potato into a actual part of the show, introducing the viewers to a cast of what seems to be regular...

Boston Marathon Bombing Shocks Nation, College Students

Boston Marathon Bombing Shocks Nation, College Students

Maria Elena Perez, Associate Editor
September 17, 2013
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April 15 was the perfect day to hold the Boston Marathon. Thousands of spectators and runners started the race, eager to cross that finish line to accomplish a goal they had set months in advance. It was nothing but cheers and excitement when the first person crossed the finish line. Soon, many others...

The Post Millinium Melting Pot: Interracial Dating

The Post Millinium Melting Pot: Interracial Dating

Erminia Errante and Larry Curtis Jr.
May 9, 2013
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Interracial relations in the United States have had a turbulent past. As the country has now taken baby steps into the current millennium, the diversity of racial population and how the face of the American citizen looks is as vast as the people that inhabit the land. For many, the choice to find...

Liberty and Justice For Some

Liberty and Justice For Some

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Sasha Majette and Michele DeBella
May 9, 2013
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The America we have come to know is one that is built on the backs of immigrants; beyond Native Americans, each one of us can trace our lineage back to an immigrant. There was a time when the United States of America welcomed immigration with open arms; however, that time has passed. The post-9/11 Homeland...

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