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If first you don’t succeed….

If first you don't succeed....

Joseph Cogdell, Impact Staff

May 11, 2014

As this semester comes to an end, like most of my peers, I am getting ready to graduate and hopefully begin a new chapter in my life and put all of the fine schooling that I have received to use. As I reflect on my time here at Mercy, I must say that I have definitely came along way. Im not just talking...

How Cliché!

How Cliché!

Joseph Cogdell, impact staff

April 25, 2014

A cliché is a trite stereotyped expression.  It's a sentence or a phrase usually expressing a common or popular thought or idea that has lost its originality, ingenuity and impact due to long overuse.  Cliché's are used in conversation and literature in almost every country, nearly all the time....

Men’s Lacrose looks to end the season on a winning note

Men's Lacrose looks to end the season on a winning note

Jospeh Cogdell, impact staff

April 17, 2014

After posting a 4-3 record in the conference last season and finishing in third place, The Mercy College men’s lacrosse team seemed to be on track and heading in the right direction. Somewhere along the line, the Mavericks derailed. With an overall record of 8-5, the Mavericks conference record is...

Men’s Lacrosse seeks ultimate goal: Championship

Men's Lacrosse seeks ultimate goal: Championship

Joseph Cogdell, Impact Staff

March 30, 2014

As spring approaches, the weather is not the only thing that is about to warm up the campus in Dobbs Ferry.  Spring time at Mercy College means lacrosse season is about to stick off, or should I say kick off, and if this season is anywhere near a duplicate of last season, Mavericks fans have a lot to...

Too Smart for Your Own Good

Too Smart for Your Own Good

Joseph Cogdell, Impact Staff

March 11, 2014

In 2007, a show named "Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?" aired on fox throughout homes across the nation.  The game show consisted of 2 contestants attempting to answer a slew of questions taken from elementary school textbooks, from grades 1 to 5.  Upon answering the most questions correct you...

Mercy’s Softball Set To Be In Full Swing

Joseph Cogdell, Impact Staff

March 6, 2014

After suffering a second round defeat to Dowling College in the East Coast Conference playoffs last season, the Mercy College softball team looks to step to the plate and swing for the fences in hopes of capturing the ECC Championship this season.  The Mavericks finished 26-25 last season with a conference...

What’s your sign?

What's your sign?

Joseph Cogdell, Impact Staff

March 4, 2014

Astrology is the study of movements and relative positions of celestial bodies interpreted as having an influence on human affairs and the natural world.  Astrology is synonymous with the word horoscope, which is a forecast of a person’s future based on the relative position of the stars and planets...

Promise You Won’t Tell

Promise You Won't Tell

Joseph Cogdell, Impact Staff

February 23, 2014

The definition of the word secret is to keep hidden from others: known to only a few people.  If you truly understand this definition then by now you must have realized that everyone has secrets!   Just think about it, some of the best conversations you’ve ever shared with your friends...

A Push For The Post Season

Joseph Cogdell, Impact Staff

February 19, 2014

After ending the month of January with a 69-66 victory over conference rival District of Columbia, the Mavericks attempted to carry that winning momentum into the month of February.  With just 7 conference games left on the schedule, and in the season, if the Mavericks wanted to make a push for the...

Mercy Mavericks Mens Basketball Diary

Mercy Mavericks Mens Basketball Diary

Joseph Cogdell, Impact Staff

February 10, 2014

    While ending the month of December on a high note with a 85-84 home win against conference rivals Bridgeport, the Mavericks faced a brutal schedule in January, playing 9 conference games, with nearly half of those games being played on the road.  Racking up wins within the conference would giv...

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