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Mercy Hosts HIV Screening and Info Session

Mercy Hosts HIV Screening and Info Session

Adriana Saad-Vinza, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

Young adults are the highest risk to get infected of HIV, however, these young adults are the same ones that don’t like to be informed about HIV and STDS, say experts.  Mercy College together with the Open-Door medical center, brough students the opportunity to be tested for HIV and free of...

Saving A Little Life Counts

Saving A Little Life Counts

Adriana Saad-Vinza, Staff Writter

December 5, 2019

About a month ago, we save a little dog from suffering. He will turn two years old at the end of December. He is a shih tzu, and he is the sweetest happy dog. I am always thinking about all those animals are in shelters centers or in need of adoption. However, if you think about it, there are a lot...

Students Walk In Central Park For Breast Cancer Awareness

Students Walk In Central Park For Breast Cancer Awareness

Adriana Saad-Vinza, Staff Writter

November 7, 2019

According to the National Cancer Institute in 2019, roughly 1.8 million people will be diagnosed with cancer in the United States. An estimated 268,600 women and 2,670 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer, which makes it the most common cancer diagnosis. Lung and bronchus cancer are the second most...

Helping Others is my Reward

Helping Others is my Reward

Adriana Saad-Vinza, Staff Writter

November 1, 2019

The alarm is set for 6 a.m. every day. She wakes up with her heart full of enthusiasm. She has been doing this for 31 years, but she still is in love with what she does. With all her energies and passion to help others, she gets ready for another day as a teacher at White Plains High School. With slow...

Dreams Will Come True

Dreams Will Come True

Adriana Saad-Vinza, Staff Writter

October 11, 2019

I always imagined myself working on a TV studio, radio, or anything that involves media. Out of all my decisions, pursuing my dreams was one of the best ones. Now that I am about to graduate, I can see my payouts. All these years wishing for something, and now I am about to complete one of my goals. I’ve...

The Phenomenon of ‘Fat Talk’

The Phenomenon of 'Fat Talk'

Adriana Saad-Vinza, Impact Staff

October 3, 2019

As technology has a big impact on these new generations, so is being “fit,” “skinny,” or “healthy” and many more ways of not being in the what is regarded as proper fitting form.  Many young adults, girls most of the time, fear of gaining weight and being excluded from society for...

Where Have Our Manners Gone?

Where Have Our Manners Gone?

Adriana Saad-Vinza, Staff Writter

October 2, 2019

Recently, I have been noticing how people are losing their manners. Is like technology is taking over humans for bad, instead of making us better. But is it really technology or is just an excuse to not be polite? According to research about technology, these new generations are way too much interested...

Daycares: Positives and Negatives Clash

Daycares: Positives and Negatives Clash

Adriana Saad-Vinza, Staff Writter

May 7, 2019

Every day, hundreds of parents have the necessity to take their kids to a daycare or in-home cares. Parents are responsible to go every day and work for their kids, for this reason they have the necessity to find a place where their kids can stay “safe.” According to the Census Bureau Data, 6.7...

Expert Warns That Suicide Is A Silent Enemy

Expert Warns That Suicide Is A Silent Enemy

Adriana Saad-Vinza, Staff Writter

April 19, 2019

Who could imagine that your ride home would be to the place where you remember your dead family member best? Or waiting for that ride would give you feelings to attempt against your life? Thousands of new Yorkers take the subway daily. People who commute everyday can't imagine what the person who...

Youth Voices Of Change: Creating Awareness About Co-Occurring Disorders

Youth Voices Of Change: Creating Awareness About Co-Occurring Disorders

Adriana Saad-VInza, Staff Writter

March 22, 2019

When some teenagers or kids fail in an activity, they feel that there are no ways to get out of those problems. This can be as simple list of problems. I’m failing a class, my friends laughed about me today, my coach told me I need to improve, and no one wants to hang out with me. Young adults are...

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