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Cedar Street Eats

Cedar Street Eats

Shaunte Young, Saff Writer

December 5, 2016

With only two cafes at Mercy College, the same meals can become repetitive. Luckily, Mercy College is located on the outskirts of the quaint downtown Dobbs Ferry area, which has multiple authentic restaurants lined up on one street. One can take the scenic route to get to Cedar Street by taking...

Being Sick at 21

Being Sick at 21

Shaunte' Young, Staff Writer

December 1, 2016

Being sick as a child was amazing. You could miss school. You could sleep in. You could watch cartoons and have no worries in the world. Probably the only hard thing about being sick as a child was convincing your parents that you were sick. Rather you were actually sick or “sick” sick, you still...

Resident Assistants are College Students Too

Resident Assistants are College Students Too

Shaunte' Young, Impact Staff

December 1, 2016

Resident assistants are college students too. Some people seem to forget that. They are here to help guide us through our college experience and to help uphold the college’s standards and rules. At Mercy College, there are about 18 Resident Assistants spread out between Hudson Hall, Founder's Hall...

No House with the White Picket Fence for Me Please

No House with the White Picket Fence for Me Please

Shaunte Young, Staff Writer

December 1, 2016

From a young age, little girls are told that a happily ever after can only happen after prince charming rescues you from distress. It tells us that the only way we find happiness is when your prince charming comes knocking at your door. A man who brings happiness, security and that happily ever after. In...

His First Birthday…

His First Birthday...

Shaunte Young, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

July 21st started out very weird. It ended just as weird, too. There was a large fire that happened in town and I remember everyone talking about it, and the pictures being sent around. I remember that even though something so strange happened that morning, it didn’t really phase me. I continued ...

12 Reasons Why College Students Love Thanksgiving Break

12 Reasons Why College Students Love Thanksgiving Break

Shaunte Young, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

Thanksgiving is around the corner. College students throughout the country are anticipating for its arrival. 1.  An abundance of free food. 2. So much food that you can take the leftovers back to school. 3. Eating til your hearts content 4. Seeing your furry friends. 5. Quality family time. 6. Watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade 7. Excited seeing your hometow...

Gaining More Than Just A Degree

Gaining More Than Just A Degree

Shaunte' Young, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016

The main reason why people go to college is for the education. The education that society says we need in order to accomplish our careers. We go to college to get an education, to get a degree, to then be successful in our careers. But, what about all of the stuff in between? College is exhausting....

It’s Cuffing Season! Find Someone to Squeeze

It's Cuffing Season! Find Someone to Squeeze

Shaunte Young, Staff Writer

October 27, 2016

It is officially cuffing season and love is in the air. Well, for some. As the cold and gloomy weather is streaming in, the sunny single days filled with freedom, fun and parties are over. The sadness, loneliness and cold nights are now upon us. With the temperature dropping, it is mandatory...

Online Shopping

Online Shopping

Shuante' Young, Impact Staff

October 20, 2016

Retail therapy is the best kind of therapy. Accomplishing your retail therapy is even better. Being an online shopper is a great title to uphold.  The perks of being an online shopper is that anyone can be one. All you need is a the internet and a smart device. Cash is even optional. For those...

Working Out for Beginners

Working Out for Beginners

Shaunte' Young, Staff Writer

October 13, 2016

I recently started going to the gym at school. I have been wanting to go to the gym for quite a long time now, but I have never really pushed myself into going. This semester I decided I want to be healthier and in shape. Unfortunately, I feel discouraged when I go to the gym. I am intimidated by the...

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