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Never Ignore The Signs

Never Ignore The Signs

Doris Lavoile, Impact Staff

December 17, 2014

In Recent news of the tragic murder-suicide of actress Stephanie Moseley and her husband Earl Hayes, I felt compelled to discuss how harsh the disease of depression can be. Media went on a total frenzy a couple of weeks when news broke about Floyd Mayweather's best friend, Earl Hayes shot his wife...

Spoken Like A True Introvert

Spoken Like A True Introvert

Doris Lavoile, Impact Staff

December 17, 2014

Why are you so quiet? You seem so shy? These have been questions that I've heard from countless people all of my life. It has always been something that bothered me. Family functions, school settings and social outings have all been places where I've been harassed for not being the loudest person in...

Stress Relief From Some Friendly Companions

Stress Relief From Some Friendly Companions

Doris Lavoile, Impact Staff

December 10, 2014

With a finals right around the corner, stress has been a haunting forced all around campus. Rushing to get assignments in on time, striving to get the best grades possible and trying not to miss out on extra credit is only some of the main concern for students. It gets extremely difficult trying to juggle...

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

Doris Lavoile, Impact Staff

December 3, 2014

With tension and emotions still running high from the announcement of the Mike Brown verdict, matters seem to only be getting worse. As I write this column, it was announced that there is no indictment against the NYPD officer in Eric Garner’s choke hold death. If you somehow are unaware of what...

Beware Of The Dream Killers!

Beware Of The Dream Killers!

Doris Lavoile, Impact Staff

November 20, 2014

I’ve never realized how much stress lies in the questions “What’s your major?” or “What are you studying to be?” The truth is that questions like those can be pretty overwhelming and that is all because it reflects your dreams & goals. Recently after talking to a couple of students on...

7 Annoying Things About Commuting

7 Annoying Things About Commuting

Doris Lavoile, Imapct staff

November 19, 2014

Whether you're going to school, work or your regular day to day routine, we can all agree that the main focus is to get from point A to point B.  However, this wouldn't be life without the some amazingly unpleasant curve balls on your commute. There are tons of irritating things about your commute that...

Lifetime’s Aaliyah Biopic: A Complete Failure

Lifetime's Aaliyah Biopic: A Complete Failure

Doris Lavoile, Impact Staff

November 19, 2014

If you are Aaliyah fan, then this past Saturday was a huge disappointment. Read More »...

Mercy College Introduces AlcoholEdu & Haven

Mercy College Introduces AlcoholEdu & Haven

Doris Lavoile, Impact Staff

November 6, 2014

Aside from the grueling and constant work, college is place to enjoy and bask in new experiences. During this time, independence is a path that all students are more than willing to take. College wouldn't be this wondrous experience without the infamous social scene that that comes along with it. Although...

Is The End Of Reality TV Near?

Is The End Of Reality TV Near?

Doris Lavoile, Impact Staff

October 22, 2014

I have always loved television. There is nothing more relaxing than coming home from a hard day of school or work and sitting down and enjoying a good show. I personally would always result to my most guilty pleasure: Reality TV. Read More »...

What Does Procrastination Really Mean?

What Does Procrastination Really Mean?

Doris Lavoile, Impact Staff

October 21, 2014

Every single year that I've been in college, I try to promise myself that I will stop procrastinating. Read More »...

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