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Most Memorial Inaugurals Gowns

Most Memorial Inaugurals Gowns

Christian Arriaga-Flores, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017

While everyone was worrying about President Trump entering the White House, or crying on Barack Obama's departure, others were dying to know what the new First Lady would wear at the inauguration. Melania Trump wore a sky blue Ralph Lauren at President Trump's swearing, just like Jackie Kennedy at her...

To Mourn or Celebrate?

To Mourn or Celebrate?

Christian Arriaga-Flores, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016

Black Friday, a day where many people were out spending money at the malls and getting an early start on their Christmas Shopping. If you weren't shopping, you were out helping the customers while struggling on staying sane during a long shift. While Black Friday is national and remarkable holiday in...

10 Things To Expect During An EDM Festival

10 Things To Expect During An EDM Festival

Christian Arriaga-Flores, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016

Ever experienced any EDM festival? If so, you know the all fun shenanigans, yet expensive, activities that goes down at these festivals. For those of you that haven't experienced it yet. Be prepare and take notes!   1. Breaking A Bank   Save lots of money! These music festival isn't che...

World Toilet Day Aims To End Worldwide Sanitation Crisis

World Toilet Day Aims To End Worldwide Sanitation Crisis

Christian Arriaga-Flores, Impact Staff

November 29, 2016

Next time when you’re sitting on the toilet, flushing your waste away and washing your hands with water and soap - just be grateful and thankful that you have easy access to a proper and functioning hygiene facility. Because every 20 seconds a child dies from a lack of access to clean water and...

Mercy College Students Were Freezin’ For A Reason

Mercy College Students Were Freezin' For A Reason

Christian Arriaga-Flores, Staff Writer

November 23, 2016

Hundreds of people were screaming and running from the sand into the beach during this late fall. With temperatures in the low 40s, hundreds of participants wore their summer bathing suits to jump into the chilly water for the Polar Plunge of Westchester to support Special Olympics New York. The Speci...

To Shave Or Not To Shave

To Shave Or Not To Shave

Christian Arriaga-Flores, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

November is the second to last month of the year where many are getting into the holiday spirit. It is also the time of year where girls are rocking their basic outfits: Uggs, North Face jacket, and the black jeggings to show off their booty. Men are no different, they rock the Timberland boots, hoodie...

Meet The Third Parent

Meet The Third Parent

Christian Arriaga-Flores, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016

“Sit down and be quiet or I’ll take your iPad away! Did you do your homework? Are the dishes done? Hurry up and go to sleep. Why aren’t you awake? Get up and get dress for school! Don’t forget your school lunch!” Sounds familiar? To me too. They are remarks once or always said to me when...

International Students Share Input on Presidential Election

International Students Share Input on Presidential Election

Christian Arriaga-Flores, Impact Staff

October 27, 2016

This year's Presidential election hasn't failed to make headlines throughout the world. Now that the final debates are over, it’s time for the U.S. citizens to express their opinions one last time before casting their final vote in November. Despite their inability to vote, international students at...

Life Of A Gas Station Employee

Life Of A Gas Station Employee

Christian Arriaga-Flores, Staff Writer

October 27, 2016

My alarm goes off at 5 am, and then another time at 5:15. Ok I’m up, hopefully. I put on my khaki pants and white polo shirt, then I grab my green apron and hat. I head out the door and drive to work. I enter through the doors as a loud bell rings letting the overnight people know that a paying...

That Looks Heavy

That Looks Heavy

Christian Arriaga-Flores, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016

Run. Run. Run. Wipe off the sweat from your face. Change your Pandora station to Missy Eliot. Yes! Work it, your favorite song! Raise up the volume. Run fast. Faster. Treadmill stops. Now walk over to the open studio. Look at yourself at the mirror. Yea you look thinner but thin enough. Ok Flatty...

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