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Language : My Identity

Language : My Identity

Carla Gradiz, Impact Staff December 7, 2023

Language, the art of expressing oneself through words, has become my greatest passion. The intricate dance of written or spoken words captivates me, serving as the conduit for our thoughts and emotions....

NYC Subway: The Jungle

NYC Subway: The Jungle

Carla Gradiz, Impact Staff October 9, 2023

I have resided in this bustling metropolis for over a year and a half now, and each subway ride unveils a series of captivating encounters. On most occasions, particularly when I find myself traveling...

LIFT: A Ballet Story

LIFT: A Ballet Story

Diannah Plaisir, Manging Editor February 26, 2023

If her eyes are to be believed, Tiffany Cordero was about to see her life’s work shown across the Tribeca Film Festival for thousands of people. This rapid, heart-pumping minute can be traced back...

God Bless America (From Europe!)

God Bless America (From Europe!)

Stephanie Lankhorst December 1, 2022

Alright staff member Zack Higgins, I guess I will be no longer sharing my ideas for columns and stories with you anymore since you ‘stole’ one of my ideas. ; ) I am just kidding, don’t worry,...

English 24/7

English 24/7

Stephanie Lankhorst, Staff Writer September 26, 2022

I want to do everything perfectly. If I mess up during a volleyball game, I tend to get in my head and bring myself down easily. My grades have to be perfect. I am not content with a B+, it has got...

A Fight Against The Ocean

A Fight Against The Ocean

Nicole Alarcon, Associate Editor April 12, 2022

I could feel my blood rushing and my lungs getting heavy. The sound of my heartbeat was so loud and fast that I could feel it throbbing in my ears.  How ironic.   Once I got into a...

The Search for a Kangaroo

The Search for a Kangaroo

James Tiedemann, Managing Editor March 30, 2022

Like many, I woke up on Mar. 30 to the troubling news from the Daily Voice. A kangaroo had gone missing from a local animal shelter in Goshen, New York. Not only was the Kangaroo named Rocko missing,...

Growing Apart

Growing Apart

Nicole Alarcon, Associate Editor March 14, 2022

The day we met, we instantly clicked, she was a familiar soul to me, probably long-lost sisters who got to meet in another life, in another alternate reality. From sixth grade through 10th grade, we were...

Mercy Alum Saves Child in Deadly Bronx Fire

Mercy Alum Saves Child in Deadly Bronx Fire

Maleek Munroe, Impact Staff February 24, 2022

Mahamed Keita, a Mercy College alumni who graduated in 2019, doesn’t see himself as a hero. Even though everyone around him does.  The night of Jan. 9 is when Keita earned his new title. He...

Whos Gunther Tiedemann?

Who’s Gunther Tiedemann?

James Tiedemann, Managing Editor February 8, 2022

Gunther Tiedemann was born on Feb. 17, 1916; Four days and 83 years before my own birthday. He would die on Dec. 29, 1943, at the age of 27. A little over four years older than I am now. He was one...

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