Third Degree Black Belt Teaches Self Defense Class To Her Peers

Third Degree Black Belt Teaches Self Defense Class To Her Peers

Karissa Allen, Associate Editor
April 27, 2015
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At three years old, a curly haired little girl walked into Valentine Karate in Meriden, Connecticut for the first time with the look of astonishment on her face. After trying to go through dance class and realizing she couldn’t do it, karate was the next best thing. Little did she know, karate was... Read more »

The Impact News Launches iOS App

The Impact News Launches iOS App

Rodney Jones , Impact Staff
April 23, 2015
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Cell phone applications are an innovative form of media in the world today. The widespread information of the subject an app focuses on is beneficial to all who chose to download it. This is now true for The Impact at Mercy College. As of April 27, The Impact application on iPhones... Read more »

Metro North Price Increase

Metro North Price Increase

Rodney Jones, Impact Staff
April 23, 2015
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The MTA Metro-North Railroad is the most frequently used method of transportation out of any other railroad system in the United States. They have recently administered a price increase of an approximate 4.25 percent. This increase influences buses, subways, railways, bridges, and tunnels. The price... Read more »

Student Born With ABS An Inspiration To Her Friends And Family

Student Born With ABS An Inspiration To Her Friends And Family

Maria Perez, Managing Editor
April 23, 2015
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Brandi Blanchette rolls her eyes every morning when she has to put on her earrings. Read More »

Vaping On Campus

Vaping On Campus

Isaac Rouse, Impact Staff
April 23, 2015
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Similar to a book, smoking has evolved from a tangible activity involving papers, into a technological endeavor that has evolved the way the product is consumed. No, that man holding the metallic instrument with clouds floating above his head is not a wizard...he just likes to vape. Instead of burning... Read more »

Living Gluten Free Not Easy For Students With Celiac

Living Gluten Free Not Easy For Students With Celiac

Tiffany Cordero, Impact Staff
April 23, 2015
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Some students attempting to live gluten-free due to celiac disease are having a difficult time transitioning their diets to campus despite the best intentions of Mercy College's food vendors. Adding fresher ingredients to Main Hall’s cafeteria and doing an extreme makeover on Victory Hall, Lessing’s... Read more »

Dealing With the Identity of More Than One Race

Dealing With the Identity of More Than One Race

Maritza Velasco, Feature Editor
April 22, 2015
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In the second grade, a young and self-conscious Sabrina Burton begged her mother to assist her in straightening her naturally curly hair in hopes of fitting in with her peers. Burton’s mother gave in and began relaxing her hair, which is the process of adding harsh chemicals to coiled hair in order... Read more »

The War on Terror: Has it Run It’s Course?

The War on Terror: Has it Run It’s Course?

Rashaan Pace, Impact Staff
April 22, 2015
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Fourteen years ago, early on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001 , several members of the Islamic extremist group al-Qaeda hijacked four planes, three of them successful in hitting their targets, the World Trade Center in New York City, and the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia. After a tussle in the skies,... Read more »

Impact Wins Editorial NYPA Award

Impact Wins Editorial NYPA Award

April 9, 2015
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The Impact is pleased to announce that three of their staff members have been awarded honors by the New York Press Association for editorial writing in the 2014 Better Newspaper Contest. Maria... Read more »

February Heart Month At Mercy

February Heart Month At Mercy

Karissa Allen, Associate Editor
March 17, 2015
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February is National Heart Month and even with it being a short month, Mercy College raised awareness for a great cause all month. The Wellness Programs, American Heart Association, Whole Foods Market, and Westchester Medical Center joined together to create an event that took place Feb. 25. Not only... Read more »