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Where Do We Go From Here?

Where Do We Go From Here?

Steven Keehner, Associate Editor

May 21, 2019


Filed under Tales of an American Redhead

It comes in waves and I'm pulled below. It's not subjective, it's clinical. Drown myself in the undertow of all my imbalanced chemicals. And the cycle comes full circle again.

Advice to my Sister

Advice to my Sister

Valerie Lopez, Associate Editor

May 15, 2019


Filed under ChatsWithVal

My sister is one of my best friends. We have this unexplainable bond ever since we were as young as I can remember. We call each other Cheetah girls because that has been our favorite movie since 2006 and whenever we are together it is nothing but laughs. We tell each other everything, there are no walls...

A Day In A Life Of Chronic Depression

A Day In A Life Of Chronic Depression

Valerie Lopez, Associate Editor

May 9, 2019


Filed under ChatsWithVal

Chronic depression isn’t just being sad or crying all the time. Sometimes it’s being so numb you can’t feel anything at all. It's sleeping in, having a messy room, isolating yourself and sometimes having anxiety. It's feeling like no one can understand you. It's having mood swings and not enjoying...

My Two Mothers

My Two Mothers

Valerie Lopez, Associate Editor

May 8, 2019


Filed under ChatsWithVal

My parents have always told me from a young age that my grandmother birthed me. “She cut your umbilical cord, so she’s basically your second mother,” they’d say with a smirk. The relationship I had with my grandma was very different from my own mother. I felt that growing up my grandmoth...

Journalism at it’s Finest

Journalism at it’s Finest

Michael Panteleo, Impact Staff

May 8, 2019


Filed under Unpopular Complaint

My future was filled with a lot of uncertainty. High school created a glimpse of a possibility that could benefit me. It made me realize a possible passion of mine that I could pursue in the future. Journalism, in particular, is what I am referring to. Writing never really appealed to me until I took...

Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus Remix “Old Town Road” Put An End To Racism

Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus Remix “Old Town Road” Put An End To Racism

Valerie Lopez, Associate Editor

May 4, 2019


Filed under ChatsWithVal

If you haven't been living under a rock,  you would know that currently "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus has been number one on the billboard charts for several weeks. This is the remix we didn't know we needed. It has brought the two unlikely worlds of country and hip-hop together. ...

What Really Grinds My Gears

What Really Grinds My Gears

Brian Pineiro, Impact Staff

April 26, 2019


Filed under Brian's Banter

I am a rather positive person. Not much bothers me, but when something does, it really does. Come with me to see what really grinds my gears.

Why Paul George is the Key for the Thunder’s Future

Why Paul George is the Key for the Thunder’s Future

Michael Panteleo, Impact Staff

April 25, 2019


Filed under Unpopular Complaint

The number one goal for OKC should be to build their team around their superstar: Paul George. The Oklahoma City Thunder are one of the NBA’s most talented team’s. The talent is there but some reason the execution is just not. One of the main reasons the Thunder cannot take it to a championship...

The Sad Truth About Alcoholism

The Sad Truth About Alcoholism

Jared Naut, Impact Staff

April 24, 2019


Filed under Intuitions From A 21 Year Old

People say that illness is something you are born with, like cancer, or something that goes away after a few days, like the flu. But to me, alcoholism is another form of ailment. No matter how hard some individuals try to stop, not everyone can. Addiction is one of the most talked about illnesses...

What to Expect From the New Look Jets

What to Expect From the New Look Jets

Michael Panteleo, Impact Staff

April 17, 2019


Filed under Unpopular Complaint

The New York Jets made some much-needed upgrades to their franchise. They fired head coach Todd Bowles who finished the 2018 season 4-12. There were a lot of high expectations for when Todd Bowles came to New York. Sadly, they were never met. He was a good NFL player who won a championship as a player....

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