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New Drug in Town; “The Love-Drug”

New Drug in Town;

Ayiesha Perdomo, Impact Staff

May 8, 2014

  Watch out there’s a new drug in town and it’s referred to “the love hormone”, “the monogamy hormone”, “the cuddle hormone”, “the trust-me drug” and probably so much more. Oxytocin has many nicknames because this naturally occurring human hormone has recently been shown to...

Diet Back-fire’s

Diet Back-fire's

Ayiesha Perdomo, Impact Staff

April 11, 2014

While dieting is  supposed to be known to help someone get healthier and lose weight. While all diets say that you are going to "lose 20 pounds within the first week", that is not true at all. Here are five of the top reasons a diet can actually expand your waistline: 1. A diet can throw your...

Pro charter or not?

Pro charter or not?

Ayiesha Perdomo, Impact Staff

April 11, 2014

Attending college can be a major step for many minorities. Minorities statistically speaking have the lowest graduating rates, but are now tugging at the end of that rope to prevail. You’re probably wondering how does this affect our student body? Everyone has a family; whether it’s from younger...

Stress Relievers

Stress Relievers

Ayiesha Perdomo, Impact Staff

March 20, 2014

Ok your going threw it now; Midterms now finals later, its coming and your starting to panic, shut down, wondering how in the hell will you ever manage to overcome this pile of work and exams. Stress is a normal part of everyday life, but too much stress, however, begins to interfere with your functioning. “What...

Where is my Place?

Where is my Place?

Ayiesha Perdomo, Impact Staff

March 19, 2014

Ever since I could remember I’ve had to fight to belong somewhere whether it was in high school; trying to fit in or today on college campus. What strike me the most is that New York it’s self is a melting pot of different cultural backgrounds. I guess the big question is where are these feelings...

Diets, Expands Waistline!

Diets, Expands Waistline!

Ayiesha Perdomo, Impact Staff

March 11, 2014

Have you ever gone on a diet and gained weight? Nearly a third of women have seen a spike on the scale after going on a diet, gaining an average of nearly four pounds, according to M.D Cardona who specializes in nutrition. "It may sound counterintuitive, but I've seen it happen. In my private practice,...

Who do You Know?

Who do You Know?

Ayiesha Perdomo, Impact Staff

March 11, 2014

“It’s all about who you know” the phrase that has been floating around for years and the reason why many people get jobs without having the proper qualifications; CONNECTIONS. Networking is one of the most instant and powerful ways to market yourself and to meet people in your area of interest...

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