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Senior Year Blues

Senior Year Blues

Diannah Plaisir, Associate Editor September 15, 2022

In 237 days, I will be free from the constant cycle of school. No more freshman first days, summer breakdowns, or senior blues, I will be set free from the routine I’ve known since I was five-years-old....

Street Haunting

Street Haunting

Diannah Plaisir, Impact Staff Writer May 10, 2022

No one is ever more invisible than when on the streets of Manhattan. It’s the perfect place to truly disappear. There is never a dull moment. The streets are always filled around every corner you...

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...

Nosedive: An In-Depth Analysis of Being Voted Down In Life

Nosedive: An In-Depth Analysis of Being Voted Down In Life

Diannah Plaisir, Impact Staff Writer May 5, 2022

Imagine living in a world where you rated every single action you do. And I know, that is already realistic, but what if you were literally rated? What if when you accidentally run into someone coming...

Abbott Elementary: Importance of Black Media

Abbott Elementary: Importance of Black Media

Diannah Plaisir, Impact Staff Writer May 5, 2022

If you’ve used any type of social media for the past couple of months, you undeniably have come across a scene from the hit tv show Abbott Elementary. Since its premiere in December of 2021, the show...

Bring Back Girl Groups

Bring Back Girl Groups

Diannah Plaisir, Impact Staff Writer May 5, 2022

Two days ago, the girl group “Flo” released their debut song, “Cardboard Box”. Today, the song is already at the top of my Spotify On Repeat playlist. It’s safe to say I’m a little obsessed. The...

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...

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