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Safe Sex in Mercy College

Safe Sex in Mercy College

Erminia Errante, Staff Writer
February 8, 2013
Filed under Opinion

Let’s talk about sex baby! You are in college and whether you are single or taken, there is a high possibility that you are or will be in a position to be having sex. College is one of the few times young adults have to test their sexuality because of his or her independence. Mercy College,...

OP/ED: Love – It’s Just a Click Away

OP/ED: Love – It’s Just a Click Away
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Molly Stazzone, News Editor
February 8, 2013
Filed under Opinion

Even though online dating is still a new way for people to connect with each other. It is now surpassing relationships that are created at work, at school and through mutual friendships. According to Mashable.com, “The industry has doubled since 2007. In the year 2012 40 million people used a dating...

Nice Try, Sandy…But They Are Jersey Strong

Larry Curtis Jr., Managing Editor
December 6, 2012
Filed under Opinion

Nice Try Sandy, But We are Jersey Strong Super Storm Sandy inflicted tremendous damage on the eastern region of the country, particularly the Jersey coast. So taking a road trip to the boardwalk in Atlantic City may not the first place that comes to mind for a lot of folks as a destination spot, especially...

OP/ED: Could this be the end?

Erminia Errante, writer
December 2, 2012
Filed under Opinion

Dec. 21, 2012, is the day that the world is supposed to end and the world turns to flames and swallows itself. A year ago, everyone was so anxious about the world ending in 2012. It is less than a month away and I haven’t heard a word about it. Everyone just stopped worrying and decided to ...

OP/ED: United We Stand But Divided We Fall

Molly Stazzone, Staff Writer
October 16, 2012
Filed under Opinion

“We the people, by the people, for the people.” The opening statement in our Constitution created by our founding fathers. These men made sure the people of the United States of America were the top priority when dealt with passing laws, fighting wars, and the making this nation's independence. Today...

OP/ED: Dormers And The Landing Residents Still Battling Over Noise

Erminia Errante, Contributing Writer
September 27, 2012
Filed under Opinion

The Landing, the private housing unit beside Mercy College, has made numerous complaints about the residents being too loud and disruptive during all hours of the night. “As long as I’ve been an R.A there has been a problem, but never a confrontational issue,” said third year residential advisor...

OP/ED: Pick Up A Copy Of The Impact If You Can Find It

Rocco DeRose, Staff Writer
September 27, 2012
Filed under Opinion

So last semester, I transferred to Mercy College from WCC.  One of the first items on my list was to find the college newspaper. I wrote for my high school paper, so I wanted to check out The Impact. If I could only find it. Where was it? Is this a joke? At WCC, The Viking was everywhere, a...

OP/ED: I’ll Say What I Want

OP/ED: I’ll Say What I Want

Larry Curtis Jr, Managing Editor
September 27, 2012
Filed under Opinion

What is freedom of speech? It is my right to express how much I think you are a total piece of filth. It is my right to express that I believe a person of Christian or Jewish faith has it wrong in their religious following. Even still, it is my right if I am a white man to say that I feel a...

Hunger Tweets

Kristin McGovern, Staff Writer
May 22, 2012
Filed under Opinion

Fans waited in line before midnight, hair braided to the side. They gawked over Effie’s costumes and laughed at Peeta’s attempts to spit game. And — spoiler alert! — Everyone cried when Rue died, and no one cried any less because the actress is black and then tweet about it. Is that wrong? But...

OP/ED: Why Students Don’t Read

Ritta Acheampong, Staff Writer
May 22, 2012
Filed under Opinion

OP/ED: Why most Students don’t read It is a fundamental part of college education -  the idea that young people don’t just learn from lectures, but on their own, holed up in the library with books and, perhaps, a trusty yellow highlighter. As the semester ends and most face an end with finals, pro...

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