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International Students Share Input on Presidential Election

International Students Share Input on Presidential Election

Christian Arriaga-Flores, Impact Staff
October 27, 2016
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This year's Presidential election hasn't failed to make headlines throughout the world. Now that the final debates are over, it’s time for the U.S. citizens to express their opinions one last time before casting their final vote in November. Despite their inability to vote, international students at...

It’s Cuffing Season! Find Someone to Squeeze

It’s Cuffing Season! Find Someone to Squeeze

Shaunte Young, Staff Writer
October 27, 2016
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It is officially cuffing season and love is in the air. Well, for some. As the cold and gloomy weather is streaming in, the sunny single days filled with freedom, fun and parties are over. The sadness, loneliness and cold nights are now upon us. With the temperature dropping, it is mandatory...

Mercy Leaves Its Mark At Children’s Village Collaboration

Mercy Leaves Its Mark At Children’s Village Collaboration

Abigail Smith, Staff Writer
October 26, 2016
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A collection of muddy sneakers with unraveling shoe laces line the hallway in the foyer that leads to the front door. Posters encouraging a healthy, drug-free life and adolescence cover up the blandness of white, cinderblock walls. A New York Yankees plastic basketball hoop sticks by suction...

Student Opens Up About Borderline Personality Disorder

Student Opens Up About Borderline Personality Disorder

Kayla Simas, Managing Editor
October 24, 2016
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Sitting frantically on her bed, "Alexis" turns to the next page in her text book. She looks down at the words that seem so unfamiliar and worries what her future will hold. With the sudden mixture of worrying whether she’ll fight through to receive her degree, she battles the sudden switch of ...

Colombia’s Failed Attempt For Peace

Colombia’s Failed Attempt For Peace

Alejandra Naranjo, Staff Writter
October 22, 2016
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Colombia has endured the longest armed conflict on the western hemisphere in modern history. The government has been fighting against the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces Of Colombia) for 52 years now. After years of conflict, around five million people displaced and over 220,00 lives lost, the nation...

Students Share Stories On National Coming Out Day

Students Share Stories On National Coming Out Day

Alejandra Naranjo, Staff Writer
October 21, 2016
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Being straight typically means not having to worry about disclosing one's sexual orientation. At least, that’s the common assumption. However, for the LGBTQ+ community, they take on a different story: ever wondered what it’s like to come out? Oct. 11 was National Coming Out Day, and it is...

Feel the Pumpkin Power!

Feel the Pumpkin Power!

Jenny Cha, Impact Staff
October 20, 2016
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If you want to be full of Halloween spirit, go take a short trip to the 'The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze." Held at Van Cortland Manor in the village of Croton-on-Hudson, it is only a half-hour away from Mercy College by car or train. At the tri-state area's biggest Halloween event, one can see more...

Health Fair Promotes Healthy Living

Health Fair Promotes Healthy Living

Jenny Cha, Staff Writer
October 20, 2016
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In our busy daily life, a lot of people overlook the importance of health. To promote and sustain a culture of health and wellness, the Health Fair was held on Oct. 13 in front of Hudson Hall at the Dobbs Ferry Campus. The Health Fair's main purpose is to adopt and maintain a health, active and balanced lifestyle by educating, motivating and empoweri...

Fresh Check Day Provides Fun For Students

Fresh Check Day Provides Fun For Students

Kimberly Franco, Impact Staff
October 8, 2016
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People who are facing obstacles  are always seeking a way to overcome the bell of distress and enjoy their lives. One of the goals of Fresh Check Day is to help Mercy students produce better outcomes and to show students how to channel their stress and pain into productive outlets. Fresh Che...

Students Contemplate the Future of Investing In Wells Fargo

Students Contemplate the Future of Investing In Wells Fargo

Sarai Acevedo-Charon, Staff Writer
October 8, 2016
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At some point, whether it is during or after college, finances must become a discussion a student must have with oneself. Whether people take out loans from there or anywhere else, the establishment that helps keep a person financially organized is a bank. If one doesn’t have a bank account, typically...

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