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A City Girl, Forever

Fashion girl in style sketch on the rooftop in New York

Jadeen Mercado, Impact Staff

October 17, 2020

If you take a girl out of the city, can you really take the city out of the girl? I don't think so! I moved “upstate” from Manhattan when I was 12-years-old and it was such a transition. Now, when I say “upstate,” some of you may freak out because technically it isn’t to be considered “ups...

New York Comic Con Went Virtual

New York Comic Con Went Virtual

Jadeen Mercado, Impact Staff

October 15, 2020

This year's New York Comic Con was canceled, in a manner of speaking, but revived virtually. Commonly referred to as NYCC, the name of this year's convention was extended to: “New York Comic Con x MCM Comic Con’s Metaverse.” The New York City staple is known for its jam-packed four-day even...

Toxicity Brews within ‘Supernatural’ Fandom

credit: CW

Jadeen Mercado, Impact Staff

October 1, 2020

Being in a fandom is great, and it’s incredibly toxic which only adds to the fun. For many years now, I have considered myself a part of the "Supernatural" fandom. A fandom consists of a group of fans who come together via social media to collectively freak out over the TV show or topic of common ...

News Anchor Turned Professor Magnus Recalls Her Days In the Media Business

News Anchor Turned Professor Magnus Recalls Her Days In the Media Business

Jadeen Mercado, Staff Writer

September 25, 2020

"Up for 36 hours, drove home to New York to change my clothes, went into Manhattan, and didn't come home for a week." Executive Director of Media and Innovation for Mercy College Edie Magnus recounts the aftermath of 9/11 - one of the many unimaginable experiences of her career - during an intervi...

10 Classic Millennial Movies to Reminisce Over

10 Classic Millennial Movies to Reminisce Over

Jadeen Mercado, Staff

September 17, 2020

Since quarantine is still affecting most people, what better way is there to take our minds off of it than rewatching some favorites from back in the day. With the countless streaming services and television channels, it isn’t hard to find what you're looking for. One thing that has made quarantine ...

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