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I Open At The Close

I Open At The Close

Jackie Miranda, Opinions Editor May 5, 2015

I’m writing this at two in the morning as a new day is beginning, but my mind is flooded with things that have, or are coming to an end. Something that has always been hard for me is thinking about...

A Real Life Story: Surviving Loss and Homophobia

A Real Life Story: Surviving Loss and Homophobia

Jackie Miranda, Opinions Editor April 23, 2015
Director Speaks To Mercy Students About Life and Loss
Accepting Your Place In The Friend Zone

Accepting Your Place In The Friend Zone

Jackie Miranda, Opinions Editor April 23, 2015

The friend zone is, in its simplest form, equivalent to relationship limbo, although to others it’s more like relationship hell. There are a few ways to determine whether or not you’re in the friend...

'Meninist' Movement Headed in the Wrong Direction

‘Meninist’ Movement Headed in the Wrong Direction

Jackie Miranda, Opinions Editor March 5, 2015

With feminine power on the rise, men have taken it upon themselves to fight against the spread of feminism by making a mockery of it with their own movement: meninism. Apparently, the point of meninism...

The Ugly Truth About Pain

The Ugly Truth About Pain

Jackie Miranda, Opinions Editor March 4, 2015

These days it doesn't take much time on the Internet before I find a post that makes me roll my eyes, but I've noticed a pattern lately of certain images and ideas on the blogging website Tumblr that...

9 Steps Of Sending A Risky Text

9 Steps Of Sending A Risky Text

Jackie Miranda, Impact Staff February 5, 2015

  Typing it all out The first step is the easiest. You spend all day figuring out how you’re going to put your feelings into words, and the second you start typing it all out, your...

The Era of the Side Chick

The Era of the Side Chick

Jackie Miranda, Impact Staff February 5, 2015

WARNING: If your man refuses to be seen with you in public, only texts you to hang out after 3 a.m., and keeps your relationship a secret…. then you may be a side chick. While polygamy, secret affairs,...

Ignorance Is A Loaded Gun

Ignorance Is A Loaded Gun

Jackie Miranda, Impact Staff December 30, 2014

There has been an absurd amount of media coverage over Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s son (originally their daughter) Shiloh asking to be called John and referred to in male pronouns. With everyone...

The Will To Live

The Will To Live

Jackie Miranda, Impact Staff November 13, 2014

I'll always remember the day my brother graduated high school. I stood in the stands, screaming at the top of my lungs and clapping until I couldn’t feel my hands when I heard his name being called....

Exploiting Mental Illness In The Media

Exploiting Mental Illness In The Media

Jackie Miranda, Impact Staff October 13, 2014

There is no doubting the influence the media has on our lives.With media comes privilege and power to change the world. It controls what billions of minds across the world are exposed to and absorb....

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