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10 Things To Do When Quarantine is Over

10 Things To Do When Quarantine is Over

Maya Wiggins, Impact Staff

May 13, 2020

This pandemic has been tough for everyone. Being stuck in the house can be draining for some people, but it better to focus on the bright side. Things are probably going to be handled differently, but when everything opens back up, we will slowly get back to normal. When it safe to go outside for good,...

Baby Boom vs Divorce Doom! Statistics Uncertain of Future

Baby Boom vs Divorce Doom! Statistics Uncertain of Future

Maya Wiggins, Impact Staff

May 8, 2020

Quarantine has really brought people together, but with all this family time is it really a good thing? Being that everyone is at home with their kids, partners maybe more, there could be a lot of disagreements. There could also be a lot of love being shared. People do not that have a lot  of options...

Show Me The Money: Qualifying For A Stimulus Check

Show Me The Money: Qualifying For A Stimulus Check

Maya Wiggins, Impact Staff

May 7, 2020

Due to the shut down of many businesses, non-essential people find themselves in a finical crisis. Although many people are out of work, there are still bills that have to be paid. This is where the economic impact payment comes in. Many people know this as a stimulus check. The CARES Act makes this...

Dealing with a Pandemic A Challenge For Residential Adjustment Center

Dealing with a Pandemic A Challenge For Residential Adjustment Center

Maya Wiggins, Impact Staff

April 30, 2020

During this pandemic, it is not recommended for anyone to be outside unless it necessary. The only people that are allowed out are essential workers. Cities have shut down, non-essential people currently out of work, and schools have switched to online learning. Times are hard right now and people...

Users Weigh The TikTok Security Risk

Maya Wiggins, Impact Staff

April 30, 2020

Tiktok has become the most popular social media platform. There are more users on TikTok than there are on Facebook. The app is for all ages, but is mostly used by teenagers. Users can create short videos of dance challenges, lip syncing and comedy. As kid friendly as it seems to be, is the app actually...

Mercy Fellowship Groups Come Together to Feed Homeless

Mercy Fellowship Groups Come Together to Feed Homeless

Maya Wiggins, Impact Staff

April 24, 2020

Not all heroes wear capes, but their actions can be powerful. The brothers of Groove Phi Groove Social Fellowship Incorporated joined with their sisters Swing Phi Swing Social Fellowship Incorporated and the Humanitarian Society on Feb. 29 to lend out a helping hand in New York City by walking around...

Passport Stamps

Passport Stamps

Maya Wiggins, Impact Staff

April 22, 2020

I love going on adventures. I have been fortunate enough to travel with my family since a very young age. The first trip that I can remember was our trip to Nickelodeon Studios at Universal Studios in Florida. I was four-years-old when we went. I vaguely remember being on stage of one of the shows....

Sticks and Stones

Sticks and Stones

Maya Wiggins, Impact Staff

April 14, 2020

I was born 15 days earlier than the expected date. Maybe if I came out on the due date, I would have normal eyes. I was born with a lazy eye. My left eye is noticeably lower than my right. My family did not point it out to me, but others did. “What happened to your eye?” That’s the question...

Help! I’m Losing My Mind

Help! I'm Losing My Mind

Maya Wiggins, Impact Staff

April 8, 2020

It is now day - I don’t know - of this quarantine, and I went from having two jobs to now only having one because of the city shutting down.  Sadly, I still have to go to the city for my other job. Being in the city during a time like this is scary. 42nd Street has turned into a complete ghost town...

That’s My Kayden

That's My Kayden

Maya Wiggins, Impact Staff

April 1, 2020

On Tuesday, Feb. 15 of 2011, I was blessed with a very special gift. My beautiful niece, Kayden, was born that evening. Kayden is my brother’s daughter and my oldest niece. When she was really little, we noticed that she was a bit antisocial. She wouldn't let anyone but her mother hold her. We just...

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