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Women’s Empowerment Through Women’s March

Women’s Empowerment Through Women’s March

Britney Hoobraj and Justin de la Garza
February 15, 2017
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The day after Donald Trump was sworn into the White House as the 45th President, The Women's March took place in Washington D.C. along with other cities including New York. Though The Women's March started out as a Facebook post, including posts around the nation, the outcome resulted in million...

New York City Resists Trump Inauguration

New York City Resists Trump Inauguration

Brittany Hoobraj, Impact Staff
February 14, 2017
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It was the day before Donald Trump was to be sworn into the White House when New York City’s Mayor, Bill de Blasio, called for a protest in front of Trump International Hotel, located just a few blocks away from where he lives at Trump Tower. When arriving to the protest, I had no idea what...

Bring on Spring: Events You Can Do

Bring on Spring: Events You Can Do

Amanda Depew, Social Media Editor
February 13, 2017
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We are all counting down the days for the warm weather to come our way. Once the spring semester starts, we think spring. But just because it is the spring semester, it doesn’t mean Mother Nature has caught up with its warm weather. So while we wait for that, here is a list of activities we can do...

Black History Month: A Commemoration

Black History Month: A Commemoration

Rodney Jones, Staff Writer
February 13, 2017
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Black History Month is an important time of reflection that reminds society of the advancements made by those who could have been otherwise forgotten. History, having placed black people in the status of slaves and not much else, left an impression that they could not be examples of valor or intellectual...

Modern Daters Long For The Good Old Days

Modern Daters Long For The Good Old Days

Hannah Calver, Staff Writer
February 12, 2017
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It’s the month of love with Valentine's Day coming swiftly into our week, I thought this would be the time to review our modern dating rituals and what’s changed over the past few years. Whether you have locked up your date for the 14th or not, take notice of some of  As a 21-year-old...

Nursing Unveils The New Skills Lab To Students

Nursing Unveils The New Skills Lab To Students

Kayla Simas, Managing Editor
February 12, 2017
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When Mercy opened its doors for the Spring 2017 semester, the nursing program opened its brand new $5 million Skills Lab in Main Hall to simulation patients. The Skills Lab is equipped with controls for O2, air, suction plus IVs and IM injections, as well as beds - everything one would see whe...

EY Americas Recruiting Leader Speaks to Business Students

EY Americas Recruiting Leader Speaks to Business Students

Abigail Smith, Staff Writer
February 10, 2017
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About 40 students and Mercy College staff gathered in the Victory Hall trading room to listen to guest lecturer Dan Black on Feb. 2; however, this isn’t just a story about someone who was commissioned to speak to students about a dry, non-exciting career path. Dan Black is someone who is excited about wh...

The Impact Travels To Trump Inauguration and Finds Support And Protest

The Impact Travels To Trump Inauguration and Finds Support And Protest

Laine Griffin, Associate Editor
February 9, 2017
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Donald Trump stood in front of our nation and was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on Jan. 20 on the West Front of the United States Capitol building in Washington D.C. The cool, hazy air was filled with cheers and hisses from a divided country. As Trump stepped up...

Great American SmokeOut Urges You To Quit!

Great American SmokeOut Urges You To Quit!

Kimberly Franco, Impact Staff
December 8, 2016
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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...

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
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To vote or not to vote, that was the question. On Monday, Nov. 7, just a day before America would choose their 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 convi...

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