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Pulitzer Prize Winner advises Journalists Students

Pulitzer Prize Winner advises Journalists Students

Daniela Baptista Haros, Impact Staff May 17, 2021

On May 5, media studies students at Mercy welcomed Pulitzer Prize winner Lane DeGregory, a journalist recognized for her feature writing skills into their zoom class. DeGregory, 54, has worked for the...

Taken Too Soon by COVID-19: The Passing of Marc Delfavero

Taken Too Soon by COVID-19: The Passing of Marc Delfavero

Daniela Baptista Haros and Britney Guzman April 11, 2021

Marc Delfavero was a smart, fun and loving young man. Passionate about his family, the 21-year-old criminal justice major at Mercy College could brighten up the mood in any room he walked in. But unfortunately,...

H.E.L.P. Promotes Christian Life at Mercy

H.E.L.P. Promotes Christian Life at Mercy

Daniela Baptista Haros, Impact Staff April 5, 2021

"I feel chills, and my whole body gets warm, especially when I'm worshiping. It's amazing." Samuel Novas was raised in a Christian household. He knew every church song by heart and knew that Sundays...

What Now?

What Now?

Daniela Baptista Haros, Impact Staff March 24, 2021

Up until this year, never had my plans turned out to be the opposite of what I expected. 2020 was not a bad year for me. The summer was a lot of fun. I exercised more than ever and achieved my ideal...

Finding Comfort In A Time of Struggle- Mercys New Program

Finding Comfort In A Time of Struggle- Mercy’s New Program

Daniela Baptista Haros, Impact Staff March 24, 2021

The loss of a loved one or something of great importance to people can be harrowing and painful. It is common to experience all kinds of emotions, and perhaps people feel that the pain and sadness will...

My Biggest Regret

My Biggest Regret

Daniela Baptista Haros, Impact Staff March 19, 2021

One of my great goals and I imagine yours too, is to be able to reach the end of my days regretting as few things as possible. I want to grow up and be proud of my time here on Earth and say I had made...

10 Biggest Lies In History

10 Biggest Lies In History

Daniela Baptista Haros, Impact Staff March 10, 2021

I am sure that at some point in your existence, you have been deceived. You have learned many things about the world around you, and many of those things are likely a complete lie. When I was little, my...

Earn College Credits Faster by Taking One Exam

Earn College Credits Faster by Taking One Exam

Daniela Baptista Haros, Impact Staff March 8, 2021

Matias Penagos, 24, and a marketing major, returned to college as a young adult learner after getting some experience in the corporate world. Like many students, Penagos wanted to "fastrack" his degree....

My Grain of Sand

My Grain of Sand

Daniela Baptista Haros, Impact Staff March 3, 2021

"The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others." - Albert Schweitzer I grew up in an environment that was quite different from most others. My parents work...

Break Ups With My Best Friend - Part 2

Break Ups With My Best Friend – Part 2

Daniela Baptista Haros, Impact Staff March 1, 2021

At some point, you may feel like you and a friend no longer connect, whether you find that you have less in common or that lately you are being treated differently, or that you are giving so many explanations...

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