The Impact

podcast

December 2, 2016

Podcast   Hello and thank you for tuning in to Voices by The Impact news.   I am Jihyon Cha from South Korea.   As an exchange student studying in the United States’, what really surprised me the most were high tuition fees. Lots of college students in South Korea a...

Thanks giving or Chuseok?!

Thanks giving or Chuseok?!

December 2, 2016

Spending a ‘Thanksgiving Day’ with local family in America was one of my Bucket lists. I really wondered how different they are from South Korea’s Thanks giving. Fortunately, I could spend my Thanksgiving with host family and my friend Ellie in New York.   Korea’s Thanksgiving is called...

Do you wonder how different South Korea’s student reporter is?

Do you wonder how different South Korea's student reporter is?

Jenny Cha, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

Even though lots of people these days have no interest in politics, there are hard workers who are striving to report the events of our daily lives. They are the “Journalists.” The power of writing is really strong. Sometimes they can change people’s mind, even change the world. I saw some reporters...

7 Superstitions that Koreans Believe

7 Superstitions that Koreans Believe

Jenny Cha, Staff Writer

November 29, 2016

Believe it or not, there are a lot of superstitions in the world. So does South Korea! Let’s see what do Koreans think about ____ ! In South Korea, people believe…   Number 4 is bad luck and number 7 is good luck. It is because Chinese character for “death” sounds like “4...

SCUSA at West Point

SCUSA at West Point

Jenny Cha, Staff Writer

November 29, 2016

Challenging for something new always makes my heart flutter. Sometimes, it brings great anxiety. However, after challenging I make me feel glad. Right now I’ve just finished half of the exchange life in New York. I made many friends from all over the world and I’m really enjoying the life here. I’m...

President called “Puppet” and Secretive Adviser called “Rasputin”

President called “Puppet” and Secretive Adviser called “Rasputin”

Jenny Cha, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016

South Korea’s situation was totally desperate while I was staying in New York and enjoying Halloween week. More than 200,000 people gathered at Gwanghwamun Square, Central Seoul on Saturday, Nov. 5 to demanding the president’s resignation. Many of my friends also participated in a candle light demonstration....

Presidential Election! What is different between United States and South Korea?

Presidential Election! What is different between United States and South Korea?

Jenny Cha, Staff Writer

October 27, 2016

In 1913, on June the 4th, Emily Wilding Davison threw herself under King George V’s horse at the Epson Derby. She suffered injuries that proved fatal four days later. With sacrificing her life, what she hoped for was “Votes for Women.” Why had she been so anxious to vote? The United States’ ...

Boston, the Beginning of American History

Boston, the Beginning of American History

Jenny Cha, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016

The presidential election is a hottest issue these days. However, if there’s not ‘Boston Tea party’, there’s no America, a nation of free democracy. My first exposure to Boston was in the world history class, in middle school. I learned about The Boston Tea Party‘, which led to the American...

Feel the Pumpkin Power!

Feel the Pumpkin Power!

Jenny Cha, Impact Staff

October 20, 2016

If you want to be full of Halloween spirit, go take a short trip to the 'The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze." Held at Van Cortland Manor in the village of Croton-on-Hudson, it is only a half-hour away from Mercy College by car or train. At the tri-state area's biggest Halloween event, one can see more...

Health Fair Promotes Healthy Living

Health Fair Promotes Healthy Living

Jenny Cha, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016

In our busy daily life, a lot of people overlook the importance of health. To promote and sustain a culture of health and wellness, the Health Fair was held on Oct. 13 in front of Hudson Hall at the Dobbs Ferry Campus. The Health Fair's main purpose is to adopt and maintain a health, active and balanced lifestyle by educating, motivating and empoweri...

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