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Why Does America Have a Grotesque Obsession with True Crime?

Why Does America Have a Grotesque Obsession with True Crime?

Maleek Munroe, Senior Editor January 25, 2023

Since the moment true crime became a marketable genre, thousands of podcasts, documentaries, social media accounts, and biographic and even fictitious films and television shows have been shoved down the...

OP/ED: The Arguments Surrounding a Childs Education on Modern Issues

OP/ED: The Arguments Surrounding a Child’s Education on Modern Issues

Maleek Munroe, Managing Editor December 8, 2022

A child’s education is inarguably a sacred part of their development as individuals. So, why is there such a great discourse among parents when it comes to the idea of topics being too serious to the...

Mercy College Hosts Event Honoring Veterans

Mercy College Hosts Event Honoring Veterans

Maleek Munroe, Managing Editor December 8, 2022

Mercy College used this year’s Veterans Day to show respect and honor to veterans in our Mercy community and highlight different methods the school has to support student veterans on their road toward...

Mercy Staff Takes On This Year’s Tour De Bronx

Mercy Staff Takes On This Year’s Tour De Bronx

Maleek Munroe, Managing Editor November 18, 2022

Members of the Mercy College staff had a thrilling experience when they participated in the 28th annual Tour De Bronx on Oct. 23, a cycling event that united the community for a tour through the borough’s...

The Impact Polar Recs - Midnights by Taylor Swift

The Impact Polar Recs – Midnights by Taylor Swift

Diannah Plaisir and Maleek Munroe, Editors November 17, 2022

After countless conversations and semi-heated arguments about music, we, editors of the Impact, Maleek Munroe and Diannah Plaisir, have finally realized one crucial thing: we have polar opposite tastes...

How Films Make Us Better People

How Films Make Us Better People

Maleek Munroe, Managing Editor November 9, 2022

I’ve always believed that empathy is our greatest strength as a society. It is what makes us as a society able to understand the fears and emotions of someone other than ourselves. Having compassion...

Author of Stealing Fire Discusses Fathers Atomic Espionage

Author of “Stealing Fire” Discusses Father’s Atomic Espionage

Maleek Munroe, Managing Editor November 4, 2022

Author and Mercy College professor, Boria Sax, hosted a panel at the Dobbs Ferry campus on Oct. 28 to discuss his book, which recounted his traumatic childhood of his father being accused of being a spy...

Elon Musk is Making a Dangerous Mistake

Elon Musk is Making a Dangerous Mistake

Maleek Munroe, Managing Editor November 3, 2022

Elon Musk is smarter than me. Let’s just get the obvious out of the way.  But his financial and scientific successes do not relieve him of criticism from me and many others who see what he is...

Having Writers Envy...

Having Writer’s Envy…

Maleek Munroe, Managing Editor November 2, 2022

This morning, during my usual ritualistic scroll through Twitter, I came upon a platform user gushing over a segment of one of George R.R. Martin’s books. They praised how deep and personal his writing...

OP/ED: Kanye Is A Problem We Created

OP/ED: Kanye Is A Problem We Created

Maleek Munroe, Managing Editor October 28, 2022

Kanye West is a problem we created a long time ago. The moment we allowed him the title of “genius” and “free thinker” as a shield to guard him against accountability for his harmful and ignorant...

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