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The Post Millinium Melting Pot: Interracial Dating

The Post Millinium Melting Pot: Interracial Dating

Erminia Errante and Larry Curtis Jr.

May 9, 2013

Interracial relations in the United States have had a turbulent past. As the country has now taken baby steps into the current millennium, the diversity of racial population and how the face of the American citizen looks is as vast as the people that inhabit the land. For many, the choice to find...

Understanding Your Car Insurance Premiums Is A Must

Understanding Your Car Insurance Premiums Is A Must

April 15, 2013

The impact was startling. He pulled over to see what happened and was paralyzed with fear as he saw a teenage girl lying in the center of the road twitching - her eyes wide, staring blankly into the sky. The passenger side mirror of his car was shattered and broken. Both doors on the same side...

The Red, White and Blue Reality

The Red, White and Blue Reality

Larry Curtis Jr., Managing Editor

April 12, 2013

Back when I joined the Air Force in 1985 (which is amazing because I’m only 25…really!), the world was a much more stable place. By that I mean, the United States was not involved in all the police actions that have become an obligation forced upon us or taken on unsolicited. For me, the threat...

Openly Gay Professor Adds Tolerence and Acceptance to Curriculum

Larry Curtis Jr., Managing Editor

April 11, 2013

In the past 20 years being openly gay in America has come a long way, but  it is a path wrought with obstacles and challenges to navigate; however, one Mercy College professor stands out as an example of  tolerence and acceptance for students. Agustin McCarthy is a media studies adjunct professor and...

Sexuality Should Not Define Us

Sexuality Should Not Define Us

Larry Curtis Jr., Managing Editor

March 24, 2013

I never believed that your sexuality was something  that needed to be worn as an identification badge. But on the other hand, humans are sexual beings inexplicably wired to little impulses and drives to connect with each other. How all of this manifests itself to our consciousness is way beyond my...

The Road To Recovery: One Woman’s Walk Through Sexual Abuse

The Road To Recovery: One Woman's Walk Through Sexual Abuse

Larry Curtis Jr., Managing Editor

March 17, 2013

It is an atrocity that violates mind, body and spirit sometimes irreparably. Navigating through the healing process can be akin to crossing a minefield; shrapnel destroys self image and self-esteem. The woman is left lost, wondering how to relate to the world. Gwen arrives at a trendy but quaint Peekskill...

Kenny Says Know When to Hold, Know When to Fold

Kenny Says Know When to Hold, Know When to Fold

Larry Curtis Jr., Managing Editor

March 15, 2013

So your boyfriend, girlfriend, significant other or cousin (in certain “exclusive” circles) is acting a bit emotionally distant. They seem to not be there mentally when the two or three of you (see previous sentence) are hanging out doing the things that lovers do. That sparkle that was in their...

Creatures

Creatures

Larry Curtis Jr, Managing Editor

February 12, 2013

Creeping through the woods of our lives is a despicable and crafty creature. We unwittingly feed it the nourishment of our trusting bosom with the belief that it will defend our honor, have our back, and be a pillar of support through the darkest and most challenging times of our lives. We trust...

Mercy Gets Serious About Parking

 Mercy Gets Serious About Parking

Larry Curtis Jr., Managing Editor

February 11, 2013

Tickets are being issued on the Dobbs Ferry campus that carry fines that can chime in to the sum of $69 or higher along with the chance of having your vehicle booted by a contracted private company. In an effort to maintain order with parking conditions on the Mercy College Dobbs Ferry campus, the...

Sex, Love and 2013

Sex, Love and 2013

Larry Curtis Jr., Managing Editor

January 18, 2013

I stopped making New Year’s resolutions for a number of years now. I guess the point of making them was to be able to wash away the sins of the year that just passed. To make right on some things in your life that you have come to the conclusion are detrimental to your existence. You make new goals...

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