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In Times of Need, A Community Comes Together

In Times of Need, A Community Comes Together

Karissa Allen, Associate Editor
October 19
Filed under Strike Of Enlightening

I come from a small town where everyone knows everyone. Surrounding my small town, are some more small towns, which are known as “The Valley”. The community has always been strong, and recently it has gotten even stronger. Read More »...

Expectations Are Rising

Expectations Are Rising

Karissa Allen, Associate Editor
October 14
Filed under Strike Of Enlightening

One thing that every little girl looks forward to in their life is their wedding. They begin planning when they play dress up on a Sunday afternoon and marry their teddy bear. Read More »...

Simple Works of Art

Simple Works of Art

Karissa Allen, Associate Editor
October 6
Filed under Strike Of Enlightening

There are things in this world that people do to their bodies that others aren’t a fan of. They do some crazy body modifications, and whether it is a part of their culture or by choice, they get judged quickly. Read More »...

With Fall, Comes Fairs

With Fall, Comes Fairs

Karissa Allen, Associate Editor
October 2
Filed under Strike Of Enlightening

Fall is my favorite season by far. If I could list all of the things I love about fall it would take up this entire page, Read More »...

There is something about going home…

There is something about going home…

Karissa Allen, Associate Editor
September 15
Filed under Strike Of Enlightening

I’ve been at Mercy now for over three years, and for the past two, I’ve been on campus pretty much year around. I would have the occasional trip home, but not like most college students have it. And it may be my choice to stay on campus year around, but it’s nice to have that trip home. Home...

Embrace The Change

Embrace The Change

Karissa Allen, Associate Editor
September 10
Filed under Strike Of Enlightening

Last year when the semester ended, I was so happy to know that I had a few weeks to myself to do whatever I wanted to. I thought it was going to be just another boring summer where I worked every day and didn’t do much after but that wasn't the case. Living on a college campus when there aren’t students...

Remembering Maren

Remembering Maren

Karissa Allen, Impact Staff
April 29
Filed under Strike Of Enlightening

It is going to be hard to write this without tearing up. This story hits so close to home. It was a hard day for students, staff and members of the community at Jonathan Law High School in Milford, CT on Friday, April 25. On Friday, students went to school like any other day except later that day they would b...

There Was An Upset in the YouTube World

There Was An Upset in the YouTube World

Karissa Allen, Impact Staff
April 19
Filed under Strike Of Enlightening

A few months ago I wrote about Charles Trippy and how he filmed his brain surgery. The CTFxC went insane when this video came out and it went viral. On April 8th Charles released another video that has caused some uproar in the YouTube world. Everything seemed fine in the everyday vlogs. They found...

Pros and Cons of Having a Noticeable Car

Pros and Cons of Having a Noticeable Car

Karissa Allen, Impact Staff
April 17
Filed under Strike Of Enlightening

Lately I have been seeing more cars that are bright or odd colors. Three years ago when I got my first car I got something that most people would recognize. It may be a little noticeable. Its lime green. I noticed some things that happen while I drive around. There are some things that are annoying,...

The Real Struggles of Working at Rita’s Italian Ice

The Real Struggles of Working at Rita’s Italian Ice

Karissa Allen, Impact Staff
March 16
Filed under Strike Of Enlightening

Rita’s Italian Ice has a variety of products that so many people have grown to love. They are most famous for their Italian Water Ice and their frozen custard. Together you can mix them in various types of ways to make different delicious creations. Rita’s is a great place to go to in the summer...

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