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President Tim Halls Final Chapter With Mercy

President Tim Hall’s Final Chapter With Mercy

Nicole Alarcon, Associate Editor May 8, 2022

Tim Hall announced he is retiring from his position as President of Mercy College in June of 2023. His legacy started nine years ago after relocating to New York in 2014. "Expecting to undertake a new...

OP/ED: In the Battle of Adjuncts vs. Administration Only Students Lose

OP/ED: In the Battle of Adjuncts vs. Administration Only Students Lose

Nicole Alarcon, Associate Editor April 27, 2022

Time and time again, the adjuncts have insisted that to provide us with quality education, they need to have their economic proposals met. And although they have every right to unionize, the Mercy Faculty...

Lacrosse athlete Juggled Between Four Colleges Before Becoming a Maverick

Lacrosse athlete Juggled Between Four Colleges Before Becoming a Maverick

Nicole Alarcon, Associate Editor April 16, 2022

The lacrosse player and owner of the No. 88 jersey did not think he would ever be transferring and living in New York. Before he transferred to Mercy, Zack Higgins went to Hartford University, where...

A Match With the Ocean

A Match With the Ocean

Nicole Alarcon, Associate Editor April 12, 2022

I could feel my blood rushing and my lungs getting heavy. The sound of my heartbeat was so loud and fast that I could feel it throbbing in my ears.  How ironic.   Once I got into a foolish debate...

The Only Sport I Know

The Only Sport I Know

Nicole Alarcon, Associate Editor April 1, 2022

I tie up my hair and load up two 45-pound plates and then two more and one more on each side. It's not a good workout unless you feel the pain. When did I become a gym douche? Is that what people think...

Mercy Health Society Hosts Event Supporting Ukrainian Relief

Mercy Health Society Hosts Event Supporting Ukrainian Relief

Nicole Alarcon, Associate Editor April 1, 2022

The Mercy Health Science Society hosted a fundraiser in support of Ukraine, the club raised more than $500 in donations plus many supplies that will be sent overseas to Ukraine.  In addition to collecting...

Success Toolkit 2.0 Will Replace Previous Toolkit

Success Toolkit 2.0 Will Replace Previous Toolkit

Nicole Alarcon, Associate Editor March 29, 2022

Mercy College has recently launched the Success Toolkit 2.0. According to President Tim Hall, the project will be more inclusive with more representation from faculty, and students will see the continued...

Ice Cream Truck in Mount Vernon Goes Up In Flames

Ice Cream Truck in Mount Vernon Goes Up In Flames

Nicole Alarcon, Associate Editor March 16, 2022

A Soft Ice Cream truck caught on fire outside of Hartley Park, in Mount Vernon, on Wednesday, Mar. 16. The owner of the ice cream truck sustained burns on both of his hands, there were no others injured. A...

Growing Apart

Growing Apart

Nicole Alarcon, Associate Editor March 14, 2022

The day we met, we instantly clicked, she was a familiar soul to me, probably long-lost sisters that got to meet in another life, in another alternate reality. From sixth grade through 10th grade, we were...

The Highs and Lows of Ryan Lowry: A Voices of Autism Event

The Highs and Lows of Ryan Lowry: A Voices of Autism Event

Nicole Alarcon, Associate Editor February 19, 2022

At 18-months, he was diagnosed with autism, mainly non-verbal, and found his voice through therapy over time. With a letter, he shared his goal to demonstrate to companies that he can learn, and learn...

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