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Mercy Unveils Fresh and Sleek New Look

Mercy Unveils Fresh and Sleek New Look

Naomi Osuji, Managing Editor

April 24, 2016

Fresh. Clean. Sleek. This describes Mercy College’s new rebrand. The new look of Mercy College can already be seen on its web page, and it possesses a cleaner and more vibrant look than in previous years. Catherine Cioffi, Director of Public Relations and Marketing, gave some insight on the new...

2NE1 Is Down To Three: Now What?

2NE1 Is Down To Three: Now What?

Naomi Osuji, Managing Editor

April 22, 2016

On April 5, it was announced that Minzy, the youngest member of the K-pop girl group, 2NE1, decided to leave the group. As I mentioned in past columns, I do have a love for K-pop, and I’ve been listening to it for a year. When I found out that she was leaving the group, I wasn’t too surprised, but...

Trying New Things

Trying New Things

Naomi Osuji, Managing Editor

March 20, 2016

For people who know me personally, I’m known for staying in my comfort zone. I’ve always been like that growing up. I never really liked trying new things or doing something I’ve never done before. I’ve always played it safe. Even in high school, I wouldn’t try new things or participate in...

OP/ED: Election 2016, I’m Suffocating

OP/ED: Election 2016, I'm Suffocating

Naomi Osuji, Managing Editor

March 16, 2016

Every day, I turn on my television, and the first image that pops up on the screen is the race for the White House. Ever since last year, the amount of coverage this election season has been getting has been insane. It’s a media overload. To be quite honest, I really care about this election because...

Meet Sunset: Mercy’s New Intergalactic Music Duo

Meet Sunset: Mercy's New Intergalactic Music Duo

Naomi Osuji, Managing Editor

March 14, 2016

Spacey. Intergalactic. Meet Mercy’s new music duo, Sunset. Sophomore music/tech major Kristin Millard and junior music/tech major Colton Somavia are the two originators of the group. Millard is on vocals, while Somavia produces the tracks. The music group was started last semester in their electronic...

Thinking of a Loved One

Thinking of a Loved One

Naomi Osuji, Managing Editor

March 13, 2016

When you’ve lost a loved one, you tend to grieve in different ways. When I lost my father in 2014, I really didn’t know how to grieve. I thought about him almost every single day. Imagine losing a parent one month before school starts. You really don’t have time to grieve or reflect on that person....

Mercy Bomb Threat Deemed Unsubstantiated

Mercy Bomb Threat Deemed Unsubstantiated

Naomi Osuji, Managing Editor

March 12, 2016

Students and faculty were evacuated on March 8 due to an anonymous bomb threat that was sent to all four Mercy College campuses around 4 p.m. Mercy College Office of Public Relations did confirm that the threat did involve all four campuses. Mercy College declined comment in regard to the manner in...

Plans After G-Day

Plans After G-Day

Naomi Osuji, Managing Editor

March 7, 2016

For the past week, I’ve been thinking about my plans after graduation. The idea of not finding a job still haunts me, but I’m trying to stay positive. If it’s a small job at the mall, I’ll take it. I don’t mind working in retail, as long as I get some cash to help my mom with certain bills...

Why I Should Be Watching Black-ish More Than Empire

Why I Should Be Watching Black-ish More Than Empire

Naomi Osuji, Managing Editor

February 28, 2016

On last Wednesday’s episode of black-ish titled Hope, the Johnson family tackled the issue of police brutality within the black community. The premise of the episode was after the non-sentencing of a police officer, Andre and Rainbow attempt to teach their kids, especially the twins, Jack and Diane, a...

The Value of Friendship

The Value of Friendship

Naomi Osuji, Managing Editor

February 21, 2016

Growing up, making friendships was hard for me. I’ve always been a shy person, so I never really knew how to approach people. During my childhood, I had two friends that lived in the same apartment building as I did. Then, one of those friends moved away, and I considered the other person my friend...

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