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Professor Proves That Anything is Possible For A Single Mom

Professor Proves That Anything is Possible For A Single Mom

Daniel Johnston, Impact Staff

October 2, 2019

Life, which is never easy, throws us countless curveballs. Sometimes, a person can feel like they will never achieve their dreams.  Dr. Katherine Arnoldi, who returned to teach at Mercy College last year after leaving in the late 1990s, thought she would never be able to achieve her dream of...

Flag Football Fever

Flag Football Fever

Daniel Johnston, Impact Staff

October 2, 2019

 The league is now two years in existence. It went from a morning struggle to an evening showcase. The lights. The glitz. The rivalries.   The games were played early on Sunday mornings in those first years, which led to many students showing up in "groggy" after a long Saturday night. Students,...

Alternative Education

Alternative Education

Daniel Johnston, Impact Staff

May 17, 2019

High school can be extremely difficult and overwhelming, especially in a large school district. Students can sometimes be made to feel like they don’t matter at all. Certain students even suffer from learning disabilities that make high school even more difficult than it already is. Not only are...

The New York Jets Five Worst First Round Picks

The New York Jets Five Worst First Round Picks

Daniel Johnston, Impact Staff

May 15, 2019

1) Vernon Gholston (OLB/DE 2008) Gholston was drafted by the Jets with the sixth overall pick in the 2008 NFL Draft. Gholston was a prolific pass rusher when he was at Ohio State. But the abilities he showed at the collegiate level never materialized at the pro level. Gholston played in 45 games duri...

Spring Break Open Opportunity For Music DJ

Spring Break Open Opportunity For Music DJ

Daniel Johnston, Impact Staff

March 21, 2019

Miami Music Week is the largest weeklong marathon of electronic dance music events in the entire country. Thousands of artists perform at hundreds of venues located in Wynwood, Downtown Miami, Miami Beach, and Little Haiti. The venues include boats, nightclubs, pools, and pop-up spaces. Miami Music...

Rebirth: From Dropout to Mercy Professor

Rebirth: From Dropout to Mercy Professor

Daniel Johnston, Impact Staff

March 21, 2019

There is a plethora of professors at Mercy College, each with many different and unique backgrounds. But Trevor Creighton may stand on his own.  Creighton is a first-year professor at Mercy College. Creighton’s story is unique, and his many different life experiences have helped him get to...

Planned Parenthood Educates on Reproductive Health, Tests for HIV

Planned Parenthood Educates on Reproductive Health, Tests for HIV

Daniel Johnston, Impact Staff

February 23, 2019

 Mercy College Residential Life, along with the Department of Health and Wellness, collaborated with Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic to help educate students and staff about preventive measures for HIV and reproductive health on Valentine's Day.  Planned Parenthood sent over their...

Basketball and Volleyball Leagues Expands Intramural At Mercy

Basketball and Volleyball Leagues Expands Intramural At Mercy

Daniel Johnston, Impact Staff

February 23, 2019

Thanks to the success of the flag football intramural league here at Mercy College, the college has decided to invest more in the intramural sports program. This will give both commuter and residential students more fun activities to participate in on campus. In order to make the intramurals a success,...

The Failed Lighthouse Project and How it Led to the Islanders New Arena

The Failed Lighthouse Project and How it Led to the Islanders New Arena

Daniel Johnston, Impact Staff

December 13, 2018

On Saturday December 1st, the New York Islanders returned to the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum for the first time since April 25th, 2015. The last time the Islanders played a game at the Coliseum, they forced a deciding game 7 against the Washington Capitals during the first round of the 2015 Sta...

The Mets are Going All In

The Mets are Going All In

Daniel Johnston, Impact Staff

December 13, 2018

In 2015, the New York Mets shocked everyone in Major League Baseball. The Mets, after years of turmoil, made it all the way to the World Series. Losing in 5 games to the Kansas City Royals. The Mets were led by one of the most dynamic young pitching rotations since the Atlanta Braves in the 1990’s....

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