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Student Born With ABS An Inspiration To Her Friends And Family

Student Born With ABS An Inspiration To Her Friends And Family

Maria Perez, Managing Editor April 23, 2015

Brandi Blanchette rolls her eyes every morning when she has to put on her earrings. “I love them, but the hardest part is putting the back of my earrings on. Sometimes I ask my roommate for help,...

Candle Light Vigil Honors Fallen Muslim Students

Candle Light Vigil Honors Fallen Muslim Students

Maria Elena Perez, Managing Editor March 4, 2015

Students and faculty gathered outside Main Hall last month for a candlelight vigil held by the Muslim Student Association in memory of the three Muslim students who were shot to death on Feb. 10 in Chapel...

The Year of Curves

The Year of Curves

Maria Elena Perez, Managing Editor February 24, 2015

There’s no doubt in anyone’s mind that this year is all about that bass. Plus sized models are becoming more of a social norm, causing women around the world who aren’t considered to be size 2...

First Generation Students Defying The Odds To Fulfill Their Dreams

First Generation Students Defying The Odds To Fulfill Their Dreams

Maria Elena Perez, Managing Editor February 12, 2015

Nick Terhune envisions his graduation ceremony with his parents and grandparents in the audience, screaming and cheering louder than anyone else. He knows he might not be able to find them in the crowd...

The Final Semester

The Final Semester

Maria Elena Perez, Managing Editor January 27, 2015

It’s your last semester of your senior year, and everyone keeps reminding you about it. There is just constant talk of graduation everywhere you go, and all you do is smile and tell everyone that you’re...

All Lives Matter

Maria Elena Perez, John Principio, and Doris Lavoile December 14, 2014

“We can’t breathe.” This chant has not only been heard on the streets of every major city in America, but upon the streets of Dobbs Ferry, when a protest took place on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at 4...

OP/ED: Ben Bradlee's Death and What It Means For Future Journalists

OP/ED: Ben Bradlee’s Death and What It Means For Future Journalists

Maria Elena Perez, Managing Editor November 16, 2014

On Oct. 21, legendary Washington Post executive editor Ben Bradlee passed away at the age of 93, after suffering from Alzhemier’s disease and dementia for several years. Bradlee changed the way Americans...

This is How We End Catcalling

This is How We End Catcalling

Maria Elena Perez, Managing Editor November 9, 2014

There has been a lot of talk about catcalling lately, and I’m here to put an end to it. I’m really sick of everyone complaining about this. The trending topic of catcalling was started by a public...

Student Run Business Seeks To Help End Worldwide Poverty

Student Run Business Seeks To Help End Worldwide Poverty

Maria Elena Perez, Managing Editor November 6, 2014

True Heart Trade, a start-up by Mercy College business honors freshmen, is not only helping them get an A, but is also helping end poverty in Ecuador. Their mission statement: A fair trade company looking...

Never Underestimate the Power of Social Media

Never Underestimate the Power of Social Media

Maria Elena Perez, Managing Editor October 13, 2014

I never like to speak or write about my personal life. I always found it to be uncomfortable and unnecessary. But recently, I’ve had a change of heart. This particular topic is something that I felt...

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