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Third Degree Black Belt Teaches Self Defense Class To Her Peers

Third Degree Black Belt Teaches Self Defense Class To Her Peers
April 27, 2015

At three years old, a curly haired little girl walked into Valentine Karate in Meriden, Connecticut for the first time with the look of astonishment on her face. After trying to go through dance class...

Leaving Your Comfort Zone Behind Isn’t Easy

Leaving Your Comfort Zone Behind Isn't Easy
April 23, 2015

They say your college years are supposed to be the best years of your life. I’m not going to lie to you, but they were mine. As April comes to an end, and I have a mere four weeks left here at Mercy,...

Undrafted: The Fall Of A Star

Undrafted: The Fall Of A Star
Former College Basketball Star Shares His Struggle With Addiction
April 23, 2015

When horrible things happen, most people don’t think about using their experience to help others. Ethan Fisher, on the other hand, didn’t think twice about helping others and teaching them through...

Love Comes Like a Dream and Leaves Like a Nightmare

Love Comes Like a Dream and Leaves Like a Nightmare
March 21, 2015

Heart beats fast. Colors and promises. How to be brave? How can I love when I’m afraid to fall? But watching you stand alone. All of my doubts suddenly goes away somehow. All of my life I have sat...

February Heart Month At Mercy

February Heart Month At Mercy
March 17, 2015

February is National Heart Month and even with it being a short month, Mercy College raised awareness for a great cause all month. The Wellness Programs, American Heart Association, Whole Foods Market,...

The Hardest Letter I’ve Ever Had To Write…

The Hardest Letter I've Ever Had To Write...
February 20, 2015

To the kid I thought was my best friend, I know you probably don’t want to talk to me, hence the reason you probably haven’t been answering my texts, but I feel like I need some closure, and I can’t...

Returning Marine Finds His ‘Zen’ To Combat PTSD

Returning Marine Finds His 'Zen' To Combat PTSD
February 12, 2015

At 3 a.m., Joe lies in his bed and seems to be fast asleep, until he begins to get restless. Zen pops his head up from the end of the bed and realizes Joe is uncomfortable. He stands up and walks onto...

Your Lips Are Movin’

Your Lips Are Movin'
February 7, 2015

Known for being the shortest month, and the one where so many celebrate love with Valentine’s Day, February 2015 is a month I considered to be a “perfect month” aesthetically.  Four complete weeks,...

Red in the Face, But Not by Choice

Red in the Face, But Not by Choice
January 29, 2015

Looking in the mirror is one of the first things, people do in the morning, and it just so happens to not be one of my favorite things.Every time I look in the mirror I am reminded of the one thing that...

Chapter 12 of 12

Chapter 12 of 12
December 30, 2014

2014 was a crazy year for sure.People from 2013 stuck around and I welcomed some new, amazing people into my life. I said goodbye to some old friends, and welcomed new people into my family. I’ve cried,...

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