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What a Cancelled Season Would Mean for the Dodgers and Mets

What a Cancelled Season Would Mean for the Dodgers and Mets

Ellis Joshua, Impact Staff

April 26, 2020

With Major League Baseball being suspended because of the coronavirus (COVID-19), there's no denying it affects that every team. You have the teams that had their sights set on winning a championship this year, while many other teams were expecting to see their young players who they believe are part...

Top Five Bucket List Destinations

Top Five Bucket List Destinations

Ellis Joshua, Impact Staff

April 16, 2020

There are so many beautiful countries that the world has to offer. Each country has unique things that make it special in its own way. While I've only been out of the U.S. a few times to places like Canada and Mexico, the countries on this list are places that I feel are essential to visit in my lifetime....

A Thank You to Those on the Front Line

A Thank You to Those on the Front Line

Ellis Joshua, Impact Staff

April 12, 2020

It's been about a month since coronavirus (COVID-19) forced everyone to stay at home and only go out for essentials, such as groceries. There's no denying that it absolutely sucks. This is something that has affected literally everyone one way or another. But I am definitely thankful that I am healthy...

How NBA 2K Is Keeping Players Busy

How NBA 2K Is Keeping Players Busy

Ellis Joshua, Impact Staff

April 6, 2020

It's been a little over three weeks since the NBA season was suspended due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). It's clear that many if not all players are bored out of their minds and don't know what to do with themselves. Many of them have been doing things like going on Instagram live to keep busy. One...

Continuing to Learn About the Environment

Continuing to Learn About the Environment

Ellis Joshua, Impact Staff

March 29, 2020

Over the past few months I've dabbled in some documentaries and developed an interest in learning about the state of the environment and climate change. I've become more aware of how it is affecting things such as life underwater like fish and coral, as well as various other animals and parts of land. After...

Finding a Silver Lining in a Bad Situation

Finding a Silver Lining in a Bad Situation

Ellis Joshua, Impact Staff

March 22, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has had a dramatic effect on people's lives in just about every way imaginable. Obviously many people who have contracted the virus are in jeopardy of losing their lives, then take into account all of the money that people are losing because they are out of work, and students...

Spring Athletics Forced to Cancel the 2020 Season due to COVID-19

Spring Athletics Forced to Cancel the 2020 Season due to COVID-19

Ellis Joshua, Impact Staff

March 20, 2020

After just six games the Mercy Mavericks men's lacrosse team and all other East Coast Conference (ECC) college athletic teams have seen their season come to an abrupt end due to the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19.) After it was announced on March 10 that Mercy College would move to online classes...

Women’s Lacrosse Win Final Game in Short Lived Season

Women's Lacrosse Win Final Game in Short Lived Season

Ellis Joshua, Impact Staff

March 17, 2020

The Mercy Mavericks women's lacrosse team won their final game of what has been an abbreviated season due to the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19). They defeated Florida Tech on Wednesday, March 11 by a score of 10-3. Senior Katherine Sanchez led the team and  scored a game-high four goals. In...

Coronavirus Has the Sports World at a Complete Standstill

Coronavirus Has the Sports World at a Complete Standstill

Ellis Joshua, Impact Staff

March 15, 2020

Sports is usually the thing that people turn to in order to escape the problems that may be happening in the real world. It's one thing that can bring everyone together regardless of race, religion, economic status, or political affiliation. But now the sports world has come to a complete shutdown due...

Women’s Lacrosse Wins Tenth Straight Home Opener

Women's Lacrosse Wins Tenth Straight Home Opener

Ellis Joshua, Impact Staff

March 8, 2020

Led by a game-high four goals from junior attacker Briana Corace, the No. 11 Mercy Mavericks women's lacrosse team won their tenth straight home opener. They defeated Thomas Jefferson University on Wednesday, March 4 by a score of 13-9 to improve to 3-0 on the season. In addition to Corace's four...

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