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Corporate Gadgets Need To Help Us Not Break The Law

Jesse Brody, Staff Writer
February 23, 2012
Filed under Opinion

As many people know, the use of text messaging has exploded in popularity in the past years. Many accidents have been caused by distracted drivers and New York was forced to take action, passing a law that texting and driving could result in a fine of $150 and three points on a license. At first glance,...

Social Networking Fueled The Theme Of Democracy In 2011

Rebecca Espinosa, Staff Writer
February 23, 2012
Filed under Opinion

  The year 2011 will go down in history as the year social media and democracy joined forces. Not in those words exactly, but along those lines. The internet has been a major player in the changes that are happening all over the world this past year. It began on Jan. 25, 2011. This is the...

Opening My Eyes To The World

Opening My Eyes To The World

Jesse Brody, Impact Staff
January 31, 2012
Filed under Opinion

I can easily say I’m not the same man today I was before this experience. Many study abroad to take a vacation and see the known sights of the world. But few travel to lands that give he or she new eyes to look through for the reminder of their lives. Last year,  I embarked on a journey around...

College Relationships Have Become A Joke

Jasmine Williams, Managing Editor
January 30, 2012
Filed under Opinion

As the holiday’s inch closer, guys and girls scurry through the mall attempting to find the right gift for their significant others. Guys get quotes from different jewelers, searching for a well-priced necklace or bracelet. Girls visit sporting good sports or research sporting events for good...

Lack of Computers and Noise Are Irritating Me!

Margaritta Acheampong, Impact Staff
January 30, 2012
Filed under Opinion

The Mercy College computer centers on the Dobbs Ferry campus have fewer computers than required cannot accommodate most students. Students always complain the lack of equipment slows down their progress in their academic work, especially with assignments that need research and a lot of printing and...

OP/ED: Should HIV Infected Athletes Be Allowed To Play Contact Sports

Jasmine Williams, Managing Editor
November 21, 2011
Filed under Opinion

There are hundreds of thousands of people, children and adults alike, who indulge and admire the world that surrounds sports. Of those who hold sports close to their hearts, several, if not all, spend their free time being involved with their favorite sport, whether on an organized team or with friends. Sports...

Battling the Winter Blues

Battling the Winter Blues

Jessi Rucker, Web Editor
December 1, 2010
Filed under Opinion

  Winter is here with all its blustering beauty and New Yorkers hardly resemble the carefree sun-kissed, outdoor brunch-ers they were in early fall. Personally, I can really only appreciate the few hours after a nighttime snowfall, the white powder blanketed across the silent streets, crunching...

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