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A Farewell to My Graduating Seniors

A Farewell to My Graduating Seniors

Jess Brandt, Sports Editor

May 1, 2018

There is a lot to talk about when it comes to saying goodbye to people. I never seem to find the right words to use; normally I just end up in a sobbing mess. I have never been good at goodbyes. I hate them to be completely honest with you. The thought of saying goodbye and not knowing whether you’d...

Construction Takes Over Victory, Athletics

Construction Takes Over  Victory, Athletics

Jess Brandt, Sports Editor

April 26, 2018

This past January, Mercy College added a new project on its plate: the construction of a brand new gym and new West Entry way up at Victory Hall, as well as hillside seating bleachers near the field. The Vice President for Operations and Facilities at Mercy College, Thomas Simmonds, is excited about the...

Baseball Looks For First Playoff Berth Since 2010 Behind Mooradian

Baseball Looks For First Playoff Berth Since 2010 Behind Mooradian

Jess Brandt, Sports Editor

April 24, 2018

The Mercy College Baseball team has far surpassed their record from previous years and are on their way towards their first playoff run since 2010. The Mavericks are currently 19-21 over and 8-8 in conference play. Leading the Mavericks is sophomore captain John Mooradian. Mooradian has been a ba...

Top 7 Things Every Californian Misses When They’re Out of State

Top 7 Things Every Californian Misses When They're Out of State

Jess Brandt, Sports Editor

April 5, 2018

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California to New York: Long Distance Has Nothing On Us

California to New York: Long Distance Has Nothing On Us

Jess Brandt, Sports Editor

April 5, 2018

When I chose to go to college in New York, I knew I was going to leave some stuff behind in California. I knew I was going to miss friends, family, and my boyfriend. People ask me all the time what it is like being in a long distance relationship, and I have the same response every time; it’s easy when yo...

Mavericks Hope for Championship Behind MacSpadyen

Mavericks Hope for Championship Behind MacSpadyen

Jess Brandt, Sports Editor

March 21, 2018

The Mercy College men’s lacrosse team is off to a strong start to their 2018 season. Coming in at 6-1 on the season and ranked No. 15 nationally, the Mavericks have high hopes of post season play. Leading the Mavericks is junior Ryan MacSpadyen. Born and raised in Canada, Ryan has been playing lacr...

Team Work Makes the Dream Work

Team Work Makes the Dream Work

Jess Brandt, Sports Editor

March 20, 2018

The Mercy College Women’s Lacrosse team is off to a stellar start of their 2018 season. The Mavericks are currently 6-1 and are currently ranked No. 9 in the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Poll. Though talent and skill is a big factor in winning games, the three captains ...

7 Best St. Patrick’s Day Jokes

7 Best St. Patrick's Day Jokes

Jess Brandt, Sports Editor

March 15, 2018

With Saint Patrick's Day coming up, here are the top 7 St. Patty's Day themed jokes!  1. What do you get when you cross poison ivy with a four-leaf clover? Answer: A rash of good luck!   2. What do ghosts drink on St. Patrick's Day? Answer: Boo's !!   3. What do they call the Irish Jig at McDona...

Maverick Softball Hopes for Repeat Behind Lloyd

Maverick Softball Hopes for Repeat Behind Lloyd

Jess Brandt, Sports Editor

February 14, 2018

With their first ever NCAA Tournament appearance and East Coast Conference Championship in 2017, the Mercy College Softball team looks to improve on its historic season. Leading the Mavericks is senior captain and outfielder Morgan Lloyd. Starting at a young age, Lloyd knew softball was going to be in...

Lady Maverick Battling Back After Injury

Lady Maverick Battling Back After Injury

Jess Brandt, Sports Editor

February 13, 2018

Told she might never play the sport she loves again, Casey Sullivan accepted that challenged and was determined to prove her doctors wrong. Sullivan, a senior captain on the Mercy College women’s basketball team, is all heart. She is a leader, a fighter, and has an inspiring story about never giv...

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