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Media Studies Students Explore the Museum of the Moving Image

Media Studies Students Explore the Museum of the Moving Image

Brittany Lee, Staff Writer
April 28
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Mercy’s media studies program had the opportunity of going to the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens over spring break. The Museum of the Moving Image offered students the chance to better understand, enjoy, and appreciate the art, history, and technology of film, as well as television and...

Students Register To Vote Over Ice Cream Floats

Students Register To Vote Over Ice Cream Floats

Shantal Marshall, Associate Managing Editor
April 26
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Ice cream floats and registering to vote go hand and hand, don't they? It sure was a hit on April 14 when the Dobbs Ferry, Manhattan, and Bronx campuses hosted a Float and Vote event, in order to have students register to vote. Students enjoyed an ice cream float after filling out voter registration forms....

Combat Oxidation To Stay Healthy

Combat Oxidation To Stay Healthy

Faith Rodriguez, Staff Writer
April 25
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The moment you take your first breath, you’re doomed. The process oxygen goes through within your body is exposing it to an aging agent. What does that mean, you may ask? That means the oxygen you breathe is slowing introducing your body to wrinkles and grey hair. But don’t hold your breath because...

Raising Awareness on Gun Violence

Tanasia Patterson, Staff Writer
April 25
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The children of SEBNC have a very great message to share with the community about anti-gun violence. The very talented Josh Xantas came to the Bronx to see the kids and give them his take on what they are doing. Xantas was pleased to hear about the kids stepping up, literally, to make a difference in...

Mercy Unveils Fresh and Sleek New Look

Mercy Unveils Fresh and Sleek New Look

Naomi Osuji, Managing Editor
April 24
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Fresh. Clean. Sleek. This describes Mercy College’s new rebrand. The new look of Mercy College can already be seen on its web page, and it possesses a cleaner and more vibrant look than in previous years. Catherine Cioffi, Director of Public Relations and Marketing, gave some insight on the new...

Impact Wins Four NYPA Awards

Impact Wins Four NYPA Awards

April 24
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The Impact is proud to announce that is has won four New York Collegiate Press Association awards in the annual Better Newspaper Contest. Since 2007, The Impact had won four NYPA awards, yet 2015 was Mercy College’s year in the contest to breakthrough, as it doubled its total to eight.  In thi...

All Female Shakespearean Cast Celebrates Christie Day

All Female Shakespearean Cast Celebrates Christie Day

Christine Cassolino, Staff Writer
April 22
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Five fur adorned mattresses lay in a semi-circle on the stage of the lecture hall. Many students looked around the hall confused and unsure about what was to happen. The lecture hall had been transformed into a whole new world very different from textbooks and whiteboards. Every year the English Department...

Mercy Student Help Build Affordable Housing

Mercy Student Help Build Affordable Housing

Kimberly Franco, Staff Writer
April 22
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First you hear the gods fighting in the sky, then the loser’s tears drop to Earth like pebbles fast and hard. Naturally, the first thought is to run for shelter inside of your home. But what if you had no home? What if you couldn’t afford shelter? What if the rain came down, the cold wind smacked...

Students Assist Unresponsive Classmate

Students Assist Unresponsive Classmate

Laine Griffin, Staff Writer
April 21
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A few weeks ago, a Behavioral Science and Media Studies major was found unconscious in a classroom in Victory Hall. A fellow classmate, Theo Karanikolas, walked in on Thomas Romero lying on the floor and immediately went to find help. Upon stumbling into another classroom close by, Theo walked in...

Meet Groove Phi Groove, Swing Phi Swing: Mercy’s Newest Organizations

Meet Groove Phi Groove, Swing Phi Swing: Mercy’s Newest Organizations

Weronika Raczek, Staff Writer
April 21
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While Greek life has played a part in so many colleges across the nation, Mercy College has never been home to a chapter of a fraternity or sorority of its own. One of the oldest traditions in higher education is students transforming friends and colleagues into "brothers" and "sisters" rather than...

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