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Climate Change Is Real, But So Is Anxiety

Climate Change Is Real, But So Is Anxiety

Alexis Lynch, Associate Editor

September 26, 2020

The latest news that the world is nearing its end was revealed this week in clock form on the Metronome facing Union Square in Manhattan. This 62-foot-wide, 15-digit clock displays a live countdown to passersby, of exactly how long until it's too late to save Earth from climate change. As of right...

10 Mid-Pandemic Back to School Tips

10 Mid-Pandemic Back to School Tips

Alexis Lynch, Associate Editor

September 10, 2020

As college students, we're a little nervous to get back to campus and return to a somewhat "normal" lifestyle. Here are a few tips to keep you feeling safe and to ensure you have a great semester.

Coronavirus Testing Effects on Adolescents

Coronavirus Testing Effects on Adolescents

Alexis Lynch and Michael Panteleo

May 15, 2020

As the month’s pass and lockdowns in states extend, the United States still hasn’t seen more testing for coronavirus being available.

Outer Banks is Millennials Goonies

Outer Banks is Millennials Goonies

Alexis Lynch, Social Media Editor

May 13, 2020

Outer Banks gives me “Goonies” vibes for anyone who has seen that movie.

How to Thrive in Animal Crossing

How to Thrive in Animal Crossing

Alexis Lynch, Social Media Editor

May 10, 2020

If you’re a Nintendo Switch user or planning on buying a switch you may want to listen in.

I Traveled To The Place I’ve Always Dreamed Of

I Traveled To The Place I've Always Dreamed Of

Alexis Lynch, Social Media Editor

May 7, 2020

Let's talk about travel because we can't actually travel right now.

Mercy College Announces Pass/Fail Option

Mercy College Announces Pass/Fail Option

Alexis Lynch, Social Media Editor

April 11, 2020

Mercy College students will have the choice of receiving a Credit Earned/No Credit Earned (CE/NE) grading process for their spring courses, which they'll have from April 20 to May 7 to decide upon, according to an email from the school. Amid the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19), many institutions...

10 YouTubers To Watch While Quarantined

10 YouTubers To Watch While Quarantined

Alexis Lynch, Social Media Editor

March 26, 2020

For anyone who knows me, they know I'm a beloved YouTube fan. I could spend hours upon hours watching random videos on there.

PTSD Survivor Finds Art To Overcome

PTSD Survivor Finds Art To Overcome

Alexis Lynch, Social Media Editor

March 25, 2020

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder speaker Amy Oestreicher may be the strongest of them all. On March 3, Mercy College had a speaker come and talk to students about mental health and PTSD. Oestreicher is a 32-year-old who came to Mercy to share her personal experience surviving 10 years of medical...

COVID-19 Forces Mercy To Close Campus; Dorms To Close Next Week

COVID-19 Forces Mercy To Close Campus; Dorms To Close Next Week

Alexis Lynch, Social Media Editor

March 21, 2020

Before Mercy announced their closing, students had taken action by making a petition on Change.org that has about 2,000 supporters titled “Close Mercy College Campuses” and it was targeted to Mayor Bill de Blasio, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, and the United States Department of Health.

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