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Why Do Draft Busts Happen?

Why Do Draft Busts Happen?

Zack Higgins, Impact Staff January 26, 2023

Draft day is an exciting time for many fan bases. For years, the draft in every sport was the only way to improve your team from year to year. Free agency is fairly new in the sports world. Now, teams...

The Fall of the Blue Bloods

The Fall of the Blue Bloods

Zack Higgins, Impact Staff January 26, 2023

For years, college basketball has been dominated by those damn "blue bloods." The consistently dominant teams that were making deep runs in the NCAA tournament every single year. Recruits jumped over every...

Combatting Writers Block

Combatting Writer’s Block

Zack Higgins, Impact Staff January 20, 2023

What do you do when you don't know what to write? Answer? When you figure it out, let me know. So many people have their individual cures for the dreaded moments when you have no idea how to put...

Student Athlete Center Dedicated to Former AD Judge

Student Athlete Center Dedicated to Former AD Judge

Zack Higgins, Impact Staff December 23, 2022

Mercy College, along with the athletic department, dedicated the Student Athlete Center in honor of former Mercy athletic director Neil Judge on Dec. 2. The ceremony was well attended by members of all...

The Mets Are New Yorks New King

The Mets Are New York’s New King

Zack Higgins, Impact Staff December 21, 2022

Every single Yankee fan has the same response to everybody who comments on how well or poorly their team is playing. It's unoriginal. It's annoyingly frustrating. It makes me want to vomit. "27 Rings." Yes,...

Mercy College Awarded NSA Grant

Mercy College Awarded NSA Grant

Zack Higgins, Impact Staff December 8, 2022

The National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity (NCAE-C), a branch of the National Security Agency, has awarded Mercy College a $465,398 grant over two years (NSA). Faculty and staff at Mercy...

2022 Flu Extremely Severe, Flu Shots Still Recommended

2022 Flu Extremely Severe, Flu Shots Still Recommended

Zack Higgins, Impact Staff December 8, 2022

The entire world fell victim to the 2020 coronavirus pandemic. While countries were able to make the virus less rampant, this year's flu season is coming on just as strong. According to new data released...

1 in 8 Deaths Among Adults Related to Alcohol Abuse

1 in 8 Deaths Among Adults Related to Alcohol Abuse

Zack Higgins, Impact Staff November 30, 2022

Students matriculate to colleges and universities all over America with the opportunity for higher learning.  For many, attending college is crucial in advancing their education and career. ...

Deshaun Watson Doesnt Deserve to Play

Deshaun Watson Doesn’t Deserve to Play

Zack Higgins, Impact Staff November 28, 2022

As I drove home from Thanksgiving break back to Dobbs Ferry, I found myself listening to the game between the Cleveland Browns and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on the radio.  The game ended in dramatic...

Thanksgiving Back Home Is a Joke

Thanksgiving Back Home Is a Joke

Zack Higgins, Impact Stafff November 23, 2022

We all have the same feeling. We all think we're different.  We all think that we're the main character in our own story.  We all have different experiences and feelings and emotions. I...

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