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OP/ED: Students Drop Ball On Take Back The Night

OP/ED: Students Drop Ball On Take Back The Night

Tiffany Cordero, Impact Staff

April 25, 2016

“You tell me it gets better, it gets better in time. You say I’ll pull myself together, pull it together, you’ll be fine. Tell me what the hell do you know? Till it happens to you, you don’t know how it feels.” Nominated for an Oscar, these are the lyrics to the hit song Till It Happens To ...

Talking About Pot: Medical Marijuana Comes to New York

Talking About Pot: Medical Marijuana Comes to New York

Tiffany Cordero, Senior Editor

February 25, 2016

We’ve all heard the rumors, the speeches and the diagrams. "This is your brain, now this is your brain on drugs!” Or the ever so popular “Marijuana will turn you into a zombie!” However, over the past decade, thought processes have changed. With cancer and other deadly illnesses becoming...

Weissman’s Company Visit Program Proves Successful for Mercy

Tiffany Cordero, Impact Staff

December 10, 2015

Growing up we always hear about how in college it will be difficult to almost impossible to build a relationship with professors due to the size of the classes. We have even been told that most professors will never really know our names or even remember our faces. Having a professional relationship wi...

4th Annual Recruit Westchester Proves Successful For Mercy Students

4th Annual Recruit Westchester Proves Successful For Mercy Students

Tiffany Cordero, Impact Staff

November 10, 2015

Mercy College invited all students looking for job and internship opportunities to Recruit Westchester, a career fair sponsored by The Journal News out of Rye Brook on Oct. 9. The event turnout was considered a success with hundreds of students in attendance. Employers from all over Westchester Coun...

Mercy’s Video Game Club Off To A Successful Start

Mercy's Video Game Club Off To A Successful Start

Tiffany Cordero, Impact Staff

November 3, 2015

The Fall 2016 semester started with a lot of exciting things for Mercy College; with the building of the new dorms and the restructure and re-vamping of PACT, the College is undergoing some drastic and exciting changes. These aren’t the only changes we are seeing on campus, there seems to be a particular...

OP/ED: Students Need To Accept Responsibility For Event Cancellation

Tiffany Cordero, Impact Staff

October 11, 2015

It is Hispanic Heritage month and Mercy College is truly celebrating. Now whether students are attending is another story. The college, which has been known through its history for helping provide education to a large hispanic community, had lined up some interesting and fun events to celebrate...

Spotlight on Emerging Artist’s: May Thurd

Spotlight on Emerging Artist's: May Thurd

Tiffany Cordero, Impact Staff

June 3, 2015

The three years I have been at Mercy College have been interesting in many ways. It has been interesting in the food we eat, the places we sleep, the professors we meet; but none quite as interesting as the music we hear in the halls of Victory. I first met Lawrence Fauntleroy while attending a performance...

Spotlight on Emerging Artist’s: J-Hot

Spotlight on Emerging Artist's: J-Hot

Tiffany Cordero, Impact Staff

May 25, 2015

More recently I have been trying to show appreciation to emerging artists because they are the ones who are partially responsible for pushing our economy, our boundaries, our culture and our ability to think creatively. My Spotlight on Emerging artist’s is a way to help get these artist’s names out...

The Struggle With Being Fearless

The Struggle With Being Fearless

Tiffany Cordero, Impact Staff

May 22, 2015

Since I first got into college it seems that I have been at a constant tug of war with my identity. My biggest struggle has always been accepting the advice I get from others so that I can grow into a successful adult all while trying to stay true to who I am. It took me up to the beginning of my juni...

An Open Letter to My Father

An Open Letter to My Father

Tiffany Cordero, Impact Staff

May 22, 2015

I, like many people around the world grew up without a father or father figure and I never knew how much it affected me until I got older. As much as I would like to say that not having a dad doesn’t faze me, I would be lying because to the contrary it very much does. It doesn’t bother me in the ...

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