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'Tis the Season for Challenging the Election

‘Tis the Season for Challenging the Election

Francesca Simone and Michael Cohen December 23, 2020

As a followup to the previous article published by the Impact, “And the Winner of the 2020 Presidential Election Is . . .” Mercy College faculty members offered insight and reflection regarding the...

Secrets of the Oliver House

Secrets of the Oliver House

Francesca Simone, Managing Editor December 22, 2020

Still standing tall in Middleborough, Massachusetts is a beautiful Georgian style home on a 55-acre estate. Houses built in colonial New England were similar in style and structure, but the plethora of...

Three Little Birds: My Original Short Fiction Story

Three Little Birds: My Original Short Fiction Story

Francesca Simone, Managing Editor December 9, 2020

I wrote this fiction piece last semester and had the honor of it not only being published in Mercy College's 2019-20 literary journal, "Red Hyacinth," but for it, I won the Valerie Lewis Editors' Prize...

And The Winner of The 2020 Presidential Election Is . . .

And The Winner of The 2020 Presidential Election Is . . .

Francesca Simone and Michael Cohen December 1, 2020

Well, that's still up in the air.  On Saturday, Nov. 7, former Vice President Joe Biden was prematurely declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election, which would, essentially, make him the...

On the Importance of Voting

November 20, 2020

Even while enduring the pandemic, Mercy College continued to push young people to vote. Amongst other similar events during this election season, the school held a virtual Zoom event titled: “Why...

On the Trump and Biden Records and National Security

On the Trump and Biden Records and National Security

November 20, 2020

Biden believes that Trump took advantage of broken tax codes and profited during his presidency while America became weaker and more divided. He plans to eliminate a portion of Trump’s tax cuts. Trump...

What's Next?

What’s Next?

November 20, 2020

Don't worry, the Impact will continue following the post-election process and adding updates as seen fit. An additional section on "Challenging the Election" is coming soon, so stay tuned. For now,...

On Healthcare and the Supreme Court

On Healthcare and the Supreme Court

November 20, 2020

Former Judge Amy Coney Barrett officially replaced the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court by Trump’s nomination on Oct. 27.  Trump, with Senate approval, appointed...

On Climate Change

On Climate Change

November 20, 2020

One of the most commonly asked questions during the election season was how each candidate would combat the issue of climate change while keeping in mind the importance of protecting existing jobs and...

On COVID-19, Leadership, and the Economy

November 20, 2020

More than 40,000 Americans were in the hospital with COVID-19 on the night of the final debate, including record numbers in Tennessee, where the debate was held. Between the first and final debates, 16,000...

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