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My Friend, My Cop

My Friend, My Cop

Jadeen Mercado, Impact Staff

October 29, 2020

I have a friend who is a cop. He has been a cop for a very long time, as long as I’ve been alive actually. People who know me will know who this is about. For the stalkers, it won’t take long to figure it out, but I’ll still use a code name in this story. I want people to know about this friendsh...

The Scars I Hide

The Scars I Hide

Nicole Alarcon, Impact Staff

October 28, 2020

During my early teen years, I was a twig; a 90-pound body with a giant head. I looked a lot like a bobblehead doll, but this is just my body dysmorphia exaggerating the scenario. Nonetheless, I hated my body. At 14, I had gone through a spinal fusion, which left me with just skin and bones and the...

Champions League Is Back!

Champions League Is Back!

Gino Alva, Impact Staff

October 26, 2020

Champions League football is back, and every soccer fan will be happy to see that the world-famous competition has returned two months after the final that was won by Bayern Munich. The season will be a unique situation since the COVID-19 pandemic paused all matches from March to May. The 2020-21...

Her Body, Her Decision

Her Body, Her Decision

Renae Morgan, Staff Writer

October 25, 2020

"Abstinence makes sense" was the mantra of my entire high school career. Teachers, counselors, and parents made it clear that teenagers, especially girls, should not be indulging in sexual activity of any kind. Some of my peers did not listen and some of them did. For the ones who took that advice, they...

I Lost My First Love

I Lost My First Love

Alexis Lynch, Associate Editor

October 24, 2020

He deserved a lot better than what he got and it's something I'll always believe.

Overthinking Out Loud

Overthinking Out Loud

Alex Wendling, Impact Staff

October 23, 2020

As Jay-Z says in the song "Public Service Announcement" - "Allow me to reintroduce myself." But seriously, I don't know who reads The Impact, so if you don't know who I am, my name is Alex Wendling and I am a transfer student majoring in journalism here at Mercy College. I write for the sports section...

Road To The Ring – LA Lakers Win NBA Title

Road To The Ring - LA Lakers Win NBA Title

Michael Cohen, Staff Writer

October 23, 2020

The Los Angeles Lakers were crowned the 2019-20 NBA Champions on Oct. 11. This was 355 days after the first game was played; the longest season in NBA history. Here is the road to the LA Lakers's win. For those of you that are not big basketball fans, I’ll begin by letting you know a bit of his...

Legendary Broadcaster, Doc Emrick, Retires

Legendary Broadcaster, Doc Emrick, Retires

James Tiedemann, Impact Staff

October 23, 2020

Playoff Hockey just won’t sound the same.  Legendary sports announcer Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick announced his retirement on Monday following 47 years of calling hockey games around the world.  Emrick’s voice has been a staple of the Stanley Cup playoff and many other big games since he took ov...

Unfiltered

Unfiltered

Britney Guzman, Impact Staff

October 22, 2020

Today, I realized that I am truly sad and depressed. I understand that the common word for 2020 is "depression" since most of the human population has experienced at least some form of this. But these people are lucky to only be experiencing this since 2020 began. I've been experiencing it my entire...

10 Shows That Need Proper Endings

10 Shows That Need Proper Endings

Renae Morgan, Staff Writer

October 22, 2020

If you watch a lot of series like me then you know that when a series ends badly, it is one of the most disappointing feelings that you can experience as a fan. With the recent announcement of Dexter returning to showtime for a limited 10 episode series to rectify its terrible finale, I think it is safe...

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