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Great American SmokeOut Urges You To Quit!

Great American SmokeOut Urges You To Quit!

Kimberly Franco, Impact Staff
December 8, 2016
Filed under News

It is one of those days when everything is stressing you out and everyone is annoying you. Except for that lonely cancer stick. You just need one drag and all the mess floats away, right? That orange red flame dances provocatively and finally kisses the tip of the stick of death. One swift inhalation... Read more »

Clinton Wins Mercy Election; Stein Tallies As Many Votes As Trump

Clinton Wins Mercy Election; Stein Tallies As Many Votes As Trump

Laine Griffin, Associate Editor
December 5, 2016
Filed under News, Top Columns

To vote or not to vote, that was the question. On Monday, Nov. 7, just a day before America would choose  destiny for the next four years, The Impact staff held its own Mock Election in Main Hall. To say it was surprising that The Impact staff had to nearly pull students’ teeth to convince them to ... Read more »

Mercy Offers HIV Screening on Campus

Mercy Offers HIV Screening on Campus

Alejandra Naranjo, Staff Writter
December 5, 2016
Filed under News

Dec. 1 was World AIDS Day, the first ever global health day. According to the World AIDS Day organization, “it is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died.” Free HIV testing is... Read more »

Resident Assistants are College Students Too

Resident Assistants are College Students Too

Shaunte' Young, Impact Staff
December 1, 2016
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Resident assistants are college students too. Some people seem to forget that. They are here to help guide us through our college experience and to help uphold the college’s standards and rules. At Mercy College, there are about 18 Resident Assistants spread out between Hudson Hall, Founder's Hall... Read more »

World Toilet Day Aims To End Worldwide Sanitation Crisis

World Toilet Day Aims To End Worldwide Sanitation Crisis

Christian Arriaga-Flores, Impact Staff
November 29, 2016
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Next time when you’re sitting on the toilet, flushing your waste away and washing your hands with water and soap - just be grateful and thankful that you have easy access to a proper and functioning hygiene facility. Because every 20 seconds a child dies from a lack of access to clean water and... Read more »

UN Ambassador Speaks About Mexico’s Role In the Global Landscape

UN Ambassador Speaks About Mexico’s Role In the Global Landscape

Abigail Smith, Staff Writer
November 27, 2016
Filed under News

“He thinks he is an American from Texas, but what he really doesn’t know is he is a Mexican from Texas.” The permanent representative of Mexico to the UN spoke to a large group of students in the Rotunda about Mexico’s role in the United Nations and the world on Nov. 14. Juan José Gómez... Read more »

Striving To Reach The Top

Striving To Reach The Top

Weronika Raczek, Digital News Editor
November 26, 2016
Filed under News, Top Columns

Magnus Climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro To Inspire Those Coping With Loss

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Mercy College Students Were Freezin’ For A Reason

Mercy College Students Were Freezin’ For A Reason

Christian Arriaga-Flores, Staff Writer
November 23, 2016
Filed under News

Hundreds of people were screaming and running from the sand into the beach during this late fall. With temperatures in the low 40s, hundreds of participants wore their summer bathing suits to jump into the chilly water for the Polar Plunge of Westchester to support Special Olympics New York. The Speci... Read more »

Internship Grant Program Will Allow Students Financial Benefit

Internship Grant Program Will Allow Students Financial Benefit

Weronika Raczek, Digital News Editor
November 16, 2016
Filed under News

 With today’s job market extremely competitive, internships are an essential part of the student learning process. To help bear the burden of cost for students completing a non-paying internship, Mercy College is announcing the new Internship Grant Program. This is a collaborative process which includ... Read more »

Alumni Dies Heroically Rescuing Friends During Boat Accident

Alumni Dies Heroically Rescuing Friends During Boat Accident

Laine Griffin, Associate Editor
November 7, 2016
Filed under News

Edwin didn’t remember most of what happened because he was passed out on a seat in the boat. When he woke up, he didn't know what day or time it was. All he knew was a feeling of panic and terror.

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