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Mercy Updates The 2022 Commencement Procedure

Mercy Updates The 2022 Commencement Procedure

Diannah Plaisir, Impact Staff Writer May 5, 2022

Mercy College has given an important update on graduation protocols and procedures. Upon arrival, graduates and their guests will not be required to show proof of vaccination. Mercy dropped all of its...

Westchester County Launches Cyber Security Task Force

Westchester County Launches Cyber Security Task Force

Diannah Plaisir, Impact Staff Writer April 16, 2022

Following Russia’s decision to invade Ukraine, they have also allegedly chosen to launch several cyberattacks worldwide. With President Joe Biden’s and Homeland Security’s warning about cyber attacks...

School of Liberal Arts Hosts Annual International Film Festival

School of Liberal Arts Hosts Annual International Film Festival

Diannah Plaisir, Impact Staff Writer April 16, 2022

Returning back to the screen for the first time in two years, Mercy College’s School of Liberal Arts was excited to showcase its annual International Film Festival.  Being the 22nd annual, and...

Top Ten TV Show Couples

Top Ten TV Show Couples

Diannah Plaisir, Impact Staff Writer April 14, 2022

One of my favorite things about the magic of tv is the ability to completely escape into the stories they create. More specifically, the love stories. At some point in my life I realized that I am a hopeless...

Normani: Music’s Next Pop Princess?

Normani: Music’s Next Pop Princess?

Diannah Plaisir, Impact Staff Writer April 4, 2022

With the release of her new single, Fair, I think it’s time we talk about Normani’s spot in the music industry. Ever since her debut in the girl group Fifth Harmony, I’ve had my eye on her. She...

My 3rd Official Midlife Crisis

My 3rd Official Midlife Crisis

Diannah Plaisir, Impact Staff Writer April 3, 2022

I’m terrified for the future of my family. Recently I was talking to one of my friends and she mentioned how she would like to be married by 26 and have at least one child by 28. She’s 22.  I’m...

Mercy Drops Mask Mandate After Spring Break

Mercy Drops Mask Mandate After Spring Break

Diannah Plaisir, Impact Staff Writer April 2, 2022

Mercy College terminated its indoor mask mandate on March 28, the day students returned from spring break.  Mask wearing will no longer be required in offices, meeting rooms, public spaces, and...

College Enrollment Continues To Drop Nationwide

College Enrollment Continues To Drop Nationwide

Diannah Plaisir, Staff Writer March 5, 2022

College student enrollment has dropped to a recent low since the start of the pandemic. Nationwide, colleges have lost nearly a million students.  As of Jan. 13, the National Student Clearinghouse...

Realistic or Romanticizing?

Realistic or Romanticizing?

Diannah Plaisir, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

There is a conversation currently circling around the internet today: Are teen dramas these days being realistic, or are they romanticizing horrible situations? Take the currently very popular HBO show...

Adjunct Pushing For More Events in Bronx and Manhattan

Adjunct Pushing For More Events in Bronx and Manhattan

Diannah Plaisir, Staff Writer February 12, 2022

One of the biggest attributions to a student’s college years is the campus that they are attending. Not only to students who are dorming but to those who are commuting as well. In fact, research by the...

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