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New Drug in Town; “The Love-Drug”

New Drug in Town; “The Love-Drug”

Ayiesha Perdomo, Impact Staff
May 8, 2014
Filed under Plain Old Jane

  Watch out there’s a new drug in town and it’s referred to “the love hormone”, “the monogamy hormone”, “the cuddle hormone”, “the trust-me drug” and probably so much more. Oxytocin has many nicknames because this naturally occurring human hormone has recently been shown to...

diesney gone wrong

Ayiesha
April 17, 2014
Filed under Plain Old Jane

  I remember not being able to sleep and seeping through the night carelessly because I was entertained with endless re-runs of Disney shows and movies, or rushing back from school to watch the new episodes airing that day. As you grow out of your teen years, you start experiencing change and...

To Future Educators – Hello My generation of Digital Age Lovers

Ayiesha Perdomo
April 17, 2014
Filed under Plain Old Jane

While we all are certainly most guilty of keeping the tradition alive digital age is no longer the appetizers it has worked its way up to a high priced main entrée you cant refused. Think about it, when you wake up the first thing you do is? Check you phone not brush your teeth or keep tabs on that...

New age American culture; Reality shows

ayieseha
April 17, 2014
Filed under Plain Old Jane

Whether you’re watching MTV, BET, or a main broadcast network, nearly every channel is home to reality television. Fist-pumping topless college students, singers and dancers competing for millions, survivors gambling, outwitting their last chance at luck, and of course our latest favorite women...

Diet Back-fire’s

Diet Back-fire’s

Ayiesha Perdomo, Impact Staff
April 11, 2014
Filed under Plain Old Jane

While dieting is  supposed to be known to help someone get healthier and lose weight. While all diets say that you are going to "lose 20 pounds within the first week", that is not true at all. Here are five of the top reasons a diet can actually expand your waistline: 1. A diet can throw your...

Pro charter or not?

Pro charter or not?

Ayiesha Perdomo, Impact Staff
April 11, 2014
Filed under Plain Old Jane

Attending college can be a major step for many minorities. Minorities statistically speaking have the lowest graduating rates, but are now tugging at the end of that rope to prevail. You’re probably wondering how does this affect our student body? Everyone has a family; whether it’s from younger...

Stress Relievers

Stress Relievers

Ayiesha Perdomo, Impact Staff
March 20, 2014
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Ok your going threw it now; Midterms now finals later, its coming and your starting to panic, shut down, wondering how in the hell will you ever manage to overcome this pile of work and exams. Stress is a normal part of everyday life, but too much stress, however, begins to interfere with your functioning. “What...

Where is my Place?

Where is my Place?

Ayiesha Perdomo, Impact Staff
March 19, 2014
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Ever since I could remember I’ve had to fight to belong somewhere whether it was in high school; trying to fit in or today on college campus. What strike me the most is that New York it’s self is a melting pot of different cultural backgrounds. I guess the big question is where are these feelings...

Diets, Expands Waistline!

Diets, Expands Waistline!

Ayiesha Perdomo, Impact Staff
March 11, 2014
Filed under Plain Old Jane

Have you ever gone on a diet and gained weight? Nearly a third of women have seen a spike on the scale after going on a diet, gaining an average of nearly four pounds, according to M.D Cardona who specializes in nutrition. "It may sound counterintuitive, but I've seen it happen. In my private practice,...

Who do You Know?

Who do You Know?

Ayiesha Perdomo, Impact Staff
March 11, 2014
Filed under Plain Old Jane

“It’s all about who you know” the phrase that has been floating around for years and the reason why many people get jobs without having the proper qualifications; CONNECTIONS. Networking is one of the most instant and powerful ways to market yourself and to meet people in your area of interest...

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