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Getting To Know Mercy’s President Hall

Getting To Know Mercy's President Hall
President Hall shares the importance of communication, embracing your college years and his plans as Mercy's new President
November 2, 2014

Before now, he had probably already done a few interviews, answered monotonous questions about his visions for Mercy, and spoken into tape recorders while wincing for flashing cameras. As Mercy’s new...

The Secret Life of a Simple Man

The Secret Life of a Simple Man
May 18, 2014

It’s always easiest to write about a person once you’ve met them. Proper interviews are embellished with personal quirks, ambiance, and body language. Without these things, getting a firm grasp on...

Killing the Messenger

Killing the Messenger
May 18, 2014

Marketing gurus will tell you that customer service is a product. And if you really think about it, they are absolutely right. A slow or sassy waitress has just as much potential to disappoint as the side...

Pulling up truths in America’s Garden

Pulling up truths in America's Garden
The Impact gets blooming details from environmental activists and pulls up some weedy misinformation behind ethanol enthusiasts
April 26, 2014

Becoming a singing icon happens quickly, but becoming a retired singing icon sometimes happens even faster. The good ones become multiplatinum record holders, dabble a bit in Hollywood, rock a few tours...

It’s too early for a cat fight…how about some controversy?

It's too early for a cat about some controversy?
April 17, 2014

Every Tuesday morning starts like a bad dream. I routinely hit snooze on my alarm clock three times and debate on whether today school is a need to go type of situation before hitting it a fourth time....

What a Drag: The Dangers Of E-Cigs

What a Drag: The Dangers Of E-Cigs
The electronic cigarette revolution still lacks regulation and their health benefits are going up in smoke
March 24, 2014

It is one day before Spring Break and Richard Handler cannot get out of Main Hall fast enough. He would’ve seemed out of place in his pajamas had the rest of Mercy’s dormers not been wearing variation...

Taking Away My Anxiety

Taking Away My Anxiety
Who knew the key was just to care less?
March 21, 2014

The ones who normally recognize the unforgiving speed of life are normally ones who have lived through most of theirs. They have gray hair and children. They've paid a few bills and can shed some light...

Why Can’t We Be Friends?

Why Can't We Be Friends?
Can men and women be friends? Mercy college students tackle the age old debate and ask a few of their own relationship questions.
March 8, 2014

Growing up with three brothers meant I spent more time playing in dirt than primping my Barbie’s hair. Star Wars took precedence over Hannah Montana, and climbing in trees with the neighborhood boys...

The Kegs Been Tapped

The Kegs Been Tapped
As Baby Boomers age and college student finally earn the right to drink names like Bud, Miller and Coors are becoming less popular
February 21, 2014

It has been long after the music died and Baby Booming young bloods are now grandparents, reprimanding our choice of song and griping of better days. They have given up their poodle skirts and 1970’s...

Reclaiming V-Day

Reclaiming V-Day
Tawkify's matchmakers paired up with Mercy's Impact staff to help you celebrate Valentines Day the right way.
February 14, 2014

 Christmas came and went and then Valentine’s Day arrived to claim whatever was left in our wallets. As college students, one can only assume that there wasn’t much in there to begin with. Yet still,...

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