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Residents Impressed With Hudson Hall

Residents Impressed With Hudson Hall

Kayla Simas, Staff Writer
January 22, 2016
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With the “grand opening” of Hudson Hall, Mercy College’s brand new residential suites on the Dobbs Ferry campus has a lot of students talking positively about their upgrade. Nearly all are impressed by the modern design, new furniture and HDTV in the lounge areas. Nearly all on campus consider i... Read more »

The Army, and a Lifelong Sense of Balance

The Army, and a Lifelong Sense of Balance

Rodney Jones, Impact Staff
December 13, 2015
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Angel Peña was on an Army mission to raid a bomb factory when the car exploded. The car had driven over two bombs called pressure plate IEDs, or improvised explosive devices, that were buried under ground, and in an instant, they claimed two of the four lives of those in the car. Peña was alongside... Read more »

Weissman’s Company Visit Program Proves Successful for Mercy

Tiffany Cordero, Impact Staff
December 10, 2015
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Growing up we always hear about how in college it will be difficult to almost impossible to build a relationship with professors due to the size of the classes. We have even been told that most professors will never really know our names or even remember our faces. Having a professional relationship wi... Read more »

Four Mavericks Abroad In Paris During Attacks

Four Mavericks Abroad In Paris During Attacks

Kayla Simas and Tiffany Cordero
December 10, 2015
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It was an attack that shook not only a city or a country but the whole world. An attack that was so vicious and cruel, it took the innocent lives of sons, daughters, friends, and family. What occurred on Nov. 13 was horrendous and unfathomable. A series of coordinated terrorist attacks in Paris a... Read more »

The Disease of Addiction And The Damage It Leaves Behind

The Disease of Addiction And The Damage It Leaves Behind

Marie Roser, Managing Editor
December 9, 2015
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It was the last week of May in 2015. Flowers were in bloom, birds were chirping and the sun was shining enough one could feel it’s warmth. The cold of the winter seemed to be dissipating. That was until senior business major, Danielle Egan received a phone call that most have nightmares about. As she... Read more »

Students Work With ABC/Disney On Marketing Project

Students Work With ABC/Disney On Marketing Project

Shantal Marshall, Staff Writer
December 7, 2015
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The School of Business created a special marketing course this semester, giving students the opportunity to work on a project for the Fortune 500 company, ABC/Disney. Ed Weis, Dean of the School of Business, and Prof. Dan Longest, who specializes in marketing, had several conversations discussing... Read more »

International week: Universal Children day

International week: Universal Children day

Jose-Ramon Serrano, Staff Writer
December 6, 2015
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The international week of Mercy College was a success as they kicked off the Universal Children Day event. They had three panelist, which were students of Mercy College from three different backrounds. The panelist were Yoela Koplow from Japan, Sandre Uwiringiyimana  from Democratic Republic of Congo,... Read more »

World AIDS Day: Bringing 34 Million to Zero

World AIDS Day: Bringing 34 Million to Zero

Naomi Osuji, News Editor
December 5, 2015
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Thirty four million. This is the estimated number of individuals who are living with HIV. Imagine bringing this number to zero. That is goal of World AIDS Day, which is celebrated every year on Dec. 1. The goal is stop the spread of HIV and find a cure for those with AIDS. It also shows support... Read more »

Great American Smokeout: Going Cold Turkey

Great American Smokeout: Going Cold Turkey

Naomi Osuji, News Editor
November 27, 2015
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Every day in America, about 4,ooo young people between the ages of 12 and 17 smoke their first cigarette. Each day, about 1,000 young people become daily smokers. Can that person make the attempt to quit smoking, even for a day? The Great American Smokeout is celebrated on the third Thursday in... Read more »

4th Annual Recruit Westchester Proves Successful For Mercy Students

4th Annual Recruit Westchester Proves Successful For Mercy Students

Tiffany Cordero, Impact Staff
November 9, 2015
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Mercy College invited all students looking for job and internship opportunities to Recruit Westchester, a career fair sponsored by The Journal News out of Rye Brook on Oct. 9. The event turnout was considered a success with hundreds of students in attendance. Employers from all over Westchester Coun... Read more »