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Internship Grant Program Will Allow Students Financial Benefit

Internship Grant Program Will Allow Students Financial Benefit

Weronika Raczek, Digital News Editor
November 16, 2016
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 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 »

Psychology Professor Conditions Students About Cell Phone Use

Psychology Professor Conditions Students About Cell Phone Use

Sarai Acevedo-Charon, Staff Writer
November 4, 2016
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Cellphones, tablets, laptops and other electronic devices are being used everywhere from home to school to work. As more students become dependent on electronic devices each year, there is more to debate in the discipline regarding cellphone use in schools. Some schools have a general cellphone use policy... Read more »

Taking Strides Against Breast Cancer

Taking Strides Against Breast Cancer

Laine Griffin, Associate Editor
November 2, 2016
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We shuffled around through 19,000 participants, desperately searching for someone special. The color pink was everywhere - pink tutus, sparkly pink bows sitting on top of every little girl’s high ponytail, bright pink wigs, pink breast cancer ribbons painted on people’s faces, shades of pink pompoms,... Read more »

Mercy Educates About DisAbility Awareness

Mercy Educates About DisAbility Awareness

Britney Hoobraj, Staff Writer
October 29, 2016
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October was the month of Breast Cancer, everyone’s favorite holiday, Halloween, the beginning of Fall, and also celebration of Disability Awareness. Mercy College celebrated DisAbility Awareness by allowing the students on campus to be aware of how a disability can affect one. Delayney... Read more »

Clown Takeover Blows Over Halloween

Clown Takeover Blows Over Halloween

Amanda Depew, Staff Writer
October 27, 2016
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Monkey see, monkey do. Is that what’s going on with clowns?  Clowns have popped up all along the east coast the past month or two following the first sighting back in August from South Carolina. What do these clowns want? Are they copy cats? Child molesters? Robbers? Wanna-be internet famous impostors? No... Read more »

International Students Share Input on Presidential Election

International Students Share Input on Presidential Election

Christian Arriaga-Flores, Impact Staff
October 27, 2016
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This year's Presidential election hasn't failed to make headlines throughout the world. Now that the final debates are over, it’s time for the U.S. citizens to express their opinions one last time before casting their final vote in November. Despite their inability to vote, international students at... Read more »

Mercy Leaves Its Mark At Children’s Village Collaboration

Mercy Leaves Its Mark At Children’s Village Collaboration

Abigail Smith, Staff Writer
October 26, 2016
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A collection of muddy sneakers with unraveling shoe laces line the hallway in the foyer that leads to the front door. Posters encouraging a healthy, drug-free life and adolescence cover up the blandness of white, cinderblock walls. A New York Yankees plastic basketball hoop sticks by suction... Read more »

Students Share Stories On National Coming Out Day

Students Share Stories On National Coming Out Day

Alejandra Naranjo, Staff Writer
October 21, 2016
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Being straight typically means not having to worry about disclosing one's sexual orientation. At least, that’s the common assumption. However, for the LGBTQ+ community, they take on a different story: ever wondered what it’s like to come out? Oct. 11 was National Coming Out Day, and it is... Read more »

Feel the Pumpkins’ Power!

Feel the Pumpkins’ Power!

Jenny Cha, Impact Staff
October 20, 2016
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If you want to be full of Halloween spirit, go take a short trip to the 'The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze." Held at Van Cortland Manor in the village of Croton-on-Hudson, it is only a half-hour away from Mercy College by car or train. At the tri-state area's biggest Halloween event, one can see more... Read more »

Health Fair Promotes Healthy Living

Health Fair Promotes Healthy Living

Jenny Cha, Staff Writer
October 20, 2016
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In our busy daily life, a lot of people overlook the importance of health. To promote and sustain a culture of health and wellness, the Health Fair was held on Oct. 13 in front of Hudson Hall at the Dobbs Ferry Campus. The Health Fair's main purpose is to adopt and maintain a health, active and balanced lifestyle by educating, motivating and empoweri... Read more »

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