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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...

The VP Debate: Mike Pence Won for Not being Donald Trump

The VP Debate: Mike Pence Won for Not being Donald Trump

Matt Reich, Correspondent
October 5, 2016
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*This review was written in the hours following the end of the Vice Presidential Debate* If you watched cable news this past Monday you would have never known there was a debate the next day. All the news coverage was on Donald Trump’s tax returns and the debate was pushed to the end of the news...

Trump and Clinton Square Off During First Debate

Trump and Clinton Square Off During First Debate

Christian Arriaga-Flores, Staff Writer
October 4, 2016
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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump went against each other for the first time in one of the most awaited Presidential debate ever. Both candidates were faced with difficult questions and traded harsh but intellectual attacks from each other. The debate took place at Hofstra University and was moderated...

YouTube’s Monetizing Ad Policy

YouTube’s Monetizing Ad Policy

Britney Hoobraj, Staff Writer
September 29, 2016
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YouTube has changed the world’s online viewing recently. It allows viewers to see different videos from "how to" to "live streaming." YouTube was founded in 2005 and is currently the leader in online videos. Google eventually bought YouTube in 2006 for $1.65 billion. This website allows people to...

Mercy Remembers 9/11 With The Serve and Remember Project

Mercy Remembers 9/11 With The Serve and Remember Project

Weronika Raczek, Digital News Editor
September 29, 2016
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The fifteenth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks reared its ugly head last month. Silence and sadness filled the air. The Mercy College community took this as a opportunity to have a weekend when the campuses united in remembrance. Throughout Founder’s Day and the weekend, Mercy College held t...

Meet Students At the International Café!

Jenny Cha, Impact Staff
September 29, 2016
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The International Café is held every other week on Wednesdays. On Sep. 28, the second meeting of 2016 fall semester was held at 3 to 4 p.m. in Main Hall 235 at the Dobbs Ferry Campus. There are over 200 international students in Mercy College from over 54 countries. Mercy College has a lot of programs...

Meet the Mercy College Bachelors and Bachelorettes

Meet the Mercy College Bachelors and Bachelorettes

Abigail Smith and Shaunte' Young
September 29, 2016
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On the brink of cuffing season, what is more appropriate than a list of Mercy College's most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes? Leaves are changing colors, the weather is getting colder and Drake is on repeat in your dim lit room. We're only human, and during this seasonal transition into fall, ou...

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