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Striving To Reach The Top

Striving To Reach The Top

Weronika Raczek, Digital News Editor
November 26, 2016
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Magnus Climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro To Inspire Those Coping With Loss

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Mercy College Students Were Freezin’ For A Reason

Mercy College Students Were Freezin’ For A Reason

Christian Arriaga-Flores, Staff Writer
November 23, 2016
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Hundreds of people were screaming and running from the sand into the beach during this late fall. With temperatures in the low 40s, hundreds of participants wore their summer bathing suits to jump into the chilly water for the Polar Plunge of Westchester to support Special Olympics New York. The Speci...

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...

Alumni Dies Heroically Rescuing Friends During Boat Accident

Alumni Dies Heroically Rescuing Friends During Boat Accident

Laine Griffin, Associate Editor
November 7, 2016
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Edwin didn’t remember most of what happened because he was passed out on a seat in the boat. When he woke up, he didn't know what day or time it was. All he knew was a feeling of panic and terror.

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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...

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,...

The Future of Textbook Renting on Amazon

The Future of Textbook Renting on Amazon

Sarai Acevedo-Charon, Staff Writer
November 1, 2016
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Amazon’s future is changing into the past norms of businesses. Businesses have transitioned from physical to online with some businesses maintaining both components together. Unlike these businesses, Amazon is transitioning from online to physical. This largest worldwide online retail has recently...

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...

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...

Donating Blood Saves Lives

Donating Blood Saves Lives

Amanda Depew, Staff Writer
October 27, 2016
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Mercy College’s Student Life Organization and the Student Nursing Association held a blood drive this semester hoping to help save lives of many in need. The blood drive drew over 89 people and collected 71 units. The units collected have the potential of impacting up to 185 lives. The donation...

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