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Lets Talk About Something Else

Let’s Talk About Something Else

Stephanie Lankhorst, Impact Staff April 7, 2022

Her name was Katie Meyer. She was 22-years old, championship winning soccer goalie at Stanford University. About a month ago, Meyer committed suicide in her dorm room. The reason? No one will ever know...

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

Stephanie Lankhorst, Staff Writer February 5, 2022

January 17th, 2022 (First of all, a little side-note. Even though this is called Steph’s Saturday in the City, we did not go to New York City on a Saturday. Sophia and I decided to go on Martin Luther...

How To Become A Local in New York City

How To Become A Local in New York City

Stephanie Lankhorst, Staff Writer February 4, 2022

It has been over two years since I came to the United States. The fact that New York City is very close to the Dobbs Ferry Campus was definitely one of the reasons that I made the decision to attend Mercy...

A Control Freak With Aerophobia

A Control Freak With Aerophobia

Stephanie Lankhorst, Staff Writer December 14, 2021

Two days ago, I rebooked my flight back to the Netherlands for Christmas break. My parents do not know this. They think I am coming home December 23rd, but I decided I wanted to surprise them so instead...

Winter Is Coming And It Makes Me Sad

Winter Is Coming And It Makes Me Sad

Stephanie Lankhorst, Staff Writer December 7, 2021

Tuesday, November 30th   4:28 p.m. I looked it up. The sun set today at 4:28 p.m. That is a little depressing to me, to be completely honest. It even snowed earlier today. I woke up this morning,...

Womens Soccer Faces Top Seed Saint Rose in Sweet 16

Women’s Soccer Faces Top Seed Saint Rose in Sweet 16

December 1, 2021

The Mercy women's soccer team left for their Sweet 16 game against Saint Rose in Beckley, West Virginia won on Nov. 29. Multiple athletes from other teams were at Victory Hall to wave them goodbye and...

Top 10 Places On Earth You Have To Add To Your Bucket List

Top 10 Places On Earth You Have To Add To Your Bucket List

Stephanie Lankhorst, Staff Writer November 16, 2021

Ihave been lucky enough to have seen a lot of the world already. I have made trips to Africa and Asia, and I have seen most of Europe. On these trips I always take my photo camera with me so I can capture...

There Are Days...

There Are Days…

Stephanie Lankhorst, Impact Staff November 9, 2021

There are days that I would miss everything about home. I would miss my father, my mother, and my younger brother. I would miss my dog even more, even though he does not listen most of the time and gets...

Mercy Athletes Glad To Be Back In The Swing Of Things

Mercy Athletes Glad To Be Back In The Swing Of Things

Stephanie Lankhorst, Staff Writer October 31, 2021

It has been more than a year since Mercy College had to cancel its Spring semester of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, a lot has changed. During that period, classes turned virtual, everyone...

What its like being a Maverick

What it’s like being a Maverick

Stephanie Lankhorst, Staff Writer October 5, 2021

Volleyball. From August until the end of November, my life revolves around volleyball. I practice five days a week for at least two hours, then lift weights twice. On top of that, we play two to three...

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