First Generation Students Defying The Odds To Fulfill Their Dreams

First Generation Students Defying The Odds To Fulfill Their Dreams

Maria Elena Perez, Managing Editor
February 12, 2015
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Nick Terhune envisions his graduation ceremony with his parents and grandparents in the audience, screaming and cheering louder than anyone else. He knows he might not be able to find them in the crowd of other proud parents and family members, but he’ll know all the screaming and cheers as he grabs... Read more »

NAMI Speaker Opens Up To Crowd About Mental Illness

NAMI Speaker Opens Up To Crowd About Mental Illness

Rodney Jones, Impact Staff
February 12, 2015
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On one unplanned weekend, Maria decided to fly herself to Paris, France. Telling no one, Maria departed on her trip and had one of the best experiences of her life on this weekend. She drove fast, maxed out credit cards and got herself into the best kinds of trouble, making it seem as if she didn't... Read more »

PACT Making An Impact On Mercy Students

Elizabeth Berlin, Impact Staff
February 12, 2015
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Matthew Lento is one of those graduates who feels that PACT is an organization that he would not have been able to live without while at Mercy College. A graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, he has had an experience with the PACT that he will never forget. “The PACT program at... Read more »

Building Healthy Communities: An Unlikely Partnership between Mercy and Sing Sing

Building Healthy Communities: An Unlikely Partnership between Mercy and Sing Sing

Tiffany Cordero , Impact Staff
February 11, 2015
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Creating healthy communities was the theme on last semester when Mercy College sponsored the first ever TEDx held in a New York State prison. The audience was made up of a mixture of esteemed celebrity personnel, Mercy College professors who teach at the prison, and members of the Hudson Link program.... Read more »

Embrace The Swirl: Interracial Couples Acceptance Soaring

Embrace The Swirl: Interracial Couples Acceptance Soaring

Shalekiah Barton, Impact Staff
February 11, 2015
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Once upon a time, the world, especially New York City, was not accepting of different races in a romantic relationship or even socializing as friends. There were many state laws against it, specifically the Anti-miscegenation laws that were practiced as early the 1700s. The laws were enforced to create... Read more »

Tumblr vs Reddit vs 4Chan

Tumblr vs Reddit vs 4Chan

February 10, 2015
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Mercy Launches In Case Of Crisis App

Mercy Launches In Case Of Crisis App

Lauren Whyte, Impact Staff
February 9, 2015
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No longer is it “Stop, drop, and roll.” It is now “Stop, drop and pull out your phone.” The In Case Of Crisis application was designed to assist students and faculty in case of any emergency while on campus.Ph.D Shootings and various acts of violence have made headlines on college... Read more »

SGA Seeks Students To Run For Elections

Elizabeth Berlin, Impact Staff
February 7, 2015
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The Student Government Association of Mercy College is working very hard this semester to accommodate student’s needs this year, and is excited to announce that elections will be held for the 2015-2016 academic school year. The SGA is looking for people to be a representative and a voice for... Read more »

Let My Voice Be Your Voice

Let My Voice Be Your Voice

Erminia Errante, Senior Editor
February 5, 2015
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A Victim Of Sexual Assault Confronts Her Mixed Emotions About The Longest Night Of Her Life

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Relay For Life Returns for the Third Year

Relay For Life Returns for the Third Year

Karissa Allen, Associate Editor
December 13, 2014
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Five months of preparation doesn’t seem long enough to be able to stay up for 24 hours, especially for those sleep deprived college students, but at the end of the day, it’ll all be worth it. For the third consecutive year, Relay For Life is coming back to Mercy College on May 2, 2015. The committee... Read more »