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Top 10 Easiest Houseplants To Own

Top 10 Easiest Houseplants To Own

Nicole Alarcon, Staff Writer April 8, 2021

For anyone who ever wanted to be a plant owner but doubted their skills, this is your sign to take the first step and become a plant parent. It can be intimidating to start as different plants require...

The Attack On Hedge Funds And How Robinhood Took The Fall For It

The Attack On Hedge Funds And How Robinhood Took The Fall For It

Nicole Alarcon, Impact Staff April 4, 2021

Robinhood ticked off a series of controversial debates in January when the CEO, Vlad Tenev, announced in a press release that the platform would restrict all trading on GameStop(GME) and other stocks known...

Running Away From New York

Running Away From New York

Nicole Alarcon, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

I fell out of love with New York, and I think a lot of people did during the pandemic.    Everything has changed drastically, and it seems like the idea of finding the American Dream in New York City...

Governor Cuomo Is In Hot Water Over Nursing-Home Deaths Data

Governor Cuomo Is In Hot Water Over Nursing-Home Deaths Data

Nicole Alarcon March 14, 2021

Governor Andrew Cuomo is undergoing FBI investigations over nursing home deaths caused by COVID-19. New York Attorney General Letitia James released a conclusive report accusing the New York State Health...

Living With Impostor Syndrome

Living With Impostor Syndrome

Nicole Alarcon, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

I am a fraud... That’s what goes through my head every time I accomplish something, or any time I submit an assignment, or even when I speak to someone. That’s what’s in my head 24/7. It is...

Faith Brought Him Back to Life

Faith Brought Him Back to Life

Nicole Alarcon, Staff Writer February 16, 2021

I came across Daniel Martin after searching hours for this amazing Christian song, that had been playing at K-Love radio station. His story of how God saved his life is incredibly touching. Martin was...

Mercy Pleads With Legislators to Protect School Funding

Mercy Pleads With Legislators to Protect School Funding

Nicole Alarcon, Staff Writer February 15, 2021

Mercy College’s faculty and students met with New York State Legislators in an appeal for student aid during Student Aid Advocacy Day last week. The staff urged legislators to reject the proposed...

I Stand Up For Student Aid

I Stand Up For Student Aid

Nicole Alarcon, Staff Writer February 10, 2021

The dream that started with financial aid could end because of financial aid. This week is NY Student Aid Advocacy Day, and this year the event will be held virtually. On Aug. 27 of last year, amid...

You Can Call Her Grandma

You Can Call Her Grandma

Nicole Alarcon, Staff Writer January 30, 2021

Her name is Sara, maiden name Riveros, but everyone that meets her gets to call her Grandma. An angel in the shape of my sweet vovó pronounced Voh-voh, or grandma in English. Anyone that ever has the...

 Education Groups Wants Teachers to be Next in Line for the Covid-19 Vaccine

 Education Groups Wants Teachers to be Next in Line for the Covid-19 Vaccine

Nicole Alarcon December 21, 2020

A group of education organizations joined together to ask the CDC for educators and staff to be prioritized in the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine. In a letter, the Learning First Alliance, a coalition...

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