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Mercy College Alumna Earns Grammy and Inspires Many

Mercy College Alumna Earns Grammy and Inspires Many

Ariana Ricci April 28, 2022

Nicole Marte, a 2017 graduate from Mercy College’s Music Production and Recording Arts program, has been awarded a Latin Grammy Award for her contributions to a 2021 release which ranked as folk album...

Dear Me in Five Years…

Dear Me in Five Years…

Ariana Ricci, Staff Writer April 18, 2022

A younger version of myself would write this letter saying that you hope to have the dream job, dream house, and all in the life you’ve always longed for. But as time went on you’ve finally learned...

When Was The Last Time You Did Nothing?

When Was The Last Time You Did Nothing?

Ariana Ricci April 5, 2022

Did you know that doing nothing is one of the best things to do for yourself? To sit back and do nothing. No to-do lists, no social media, and no music or podcasts. Simply come home after a long day...

Music Artist Proves When Nothing Sure Is, Everything Is Possible

Music Artist Proves When Nothing Sure Is, Everything Is Possible

Ariana Ricci, Impact Staff April 4, 2022

“You can only learn, absorb and grow so much staying in the same place. If you want to level yourself up, I believe leaving your hometown or wherever your comfort zone resides is important.” Tyler...

OP/ED: Meyers Tragedy Sheds Light On The Relationship Between Athletes and Mental Health

OP/ED: Meyers Tragedy Sheds Light On The Relationship Between Athletes and Mental Health

Ariana Ricci, Staff Writer March 26, 2022

Palo Alto, California woke up with uneasy news that Stanford goalie, Kaite Meyer, committed suicide on March 1. “You may have somebody who has been loved to the ends of the earth and back from the...

Mercy College Presents Homebuying 101

Mercy College Presents Homebuying 101

Ariana Ricci, Impact Staff February 28, 2022

One of the more pressing issues on a graduating students' mind is buying a home. From down payments to PMIs, the information can be overwhelming.  Leah Noonan, associate director of alumni relations...

Being A Collegiate Athlete Is A Full-Time Job

Being A Collegiate Athlete Is A Full-Time Job

Ariana Ricci, Staff Writer February 20, 2022

Being a student-athlete is challenging and there’s no doubt about it. It’s even harder when you’re in season. While my team is preparing for the upcoming 50+ games we have about three weeks of nonstop...

We Don’t Choose Them, They Choose Us

We Don’t Choose Them, They Choose Us

Ariana Ricci, Staff Writer February 11, 2022

I can always count on seeing you on a tough day. A day where I’m not mentally in it. I look up and around then I see you. Just flying by and letting me know I’m going to be okay. You follow me wherever...

Women’s Basketball Winning Streak Longest In 40 Years

Women’s Basketball Winning Streak Longest In 40 Years

Ariana Ricci, Impact Staff February 2, 2022

Sweeping up the East Coast Conference, the Mercy College women’s basketball team had eight consecutive wins making the longest winning streak they had since 1984-85. On Jan. 23, two undefeated teams...

Herbal Teas That Help With Inner And Outer Beauty

Herbal Teas That Help With Inner And Outer Beauty

Ariana Ricci February 2, 2022

The best way to start the day is to wake up every morning feeling and looking good. Drinking herbal tea can help you with both. It’s a win-win, especially knowing that what you’re consuming can promote...

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