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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...

Major Key, High C

Major Key, High C

Abigail Smith, Staff Writer
September 29, 2016
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Is the pitch actually perfect? Having sat through all of the auditions, I can validate that at Mercy College... it actually is. Yes, A cappella can be about clever group names with some pretty great singers, but at Mercy it will be a close-knit group that has beautiful harmony – enough to giv...

History Club and English Majors Council Team Up For Rock The Vote BBQ

History Club and English Majors Council Team Up For Rock The Vote BBQ

Amanda Depew, Staff
September 29, 2016
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Rock the Vote was an event presented by the History Club and the English Majors Council on Sept. 22 to help students register to vote and learn the importance of voting. At the event, there were registration papers and games, along with myths and facts about voting. The clubs also handed out pocket...

Once A Mav, Always A Mav

Once A Mav, Always A Mav

Kayla Simas, Managing Editor
September 28, 2016
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Leaning back on his chair as he’s sitting at a table, Tyler Cinelli looks down at his left arm. He glances at his most recent tattoo. It features a baseball with the letters NJD vertically. Below, it reads  “3-28-1996 6-25-2016." This tattoo is not just any tattoo. It means more to...

Students Smash Competition At Video Game Tournament

Students Smash Competition At Video Game Tournament

Christian Arriaga-Flores, Impact Staff
September 22, 2016
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Rolling around. Jumping in midair. Constantly hitting its opponent. Trying to knock out them out of the stage. A Sub Zero Racer patiently waiting to make his final knock out. He goes for it and does his recognizable “Falcon Punch” attack. The audience applaud and yell with excitement while the two...

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