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A Misplaced Attachment

A Misplaced Attachment

Nicole Acosta, Managing Editor

December 28, 2018


Filed under Nic's Notables

“I love you.” It wasn’t the kind of “I love you” that girls yelp in gratuity when their best friend convinces their secret crush to go on a date with them. Or the kind of “I love you” that one uses when their best friend gives them all the answers to the final exam. It was a romantic...

An Open Letter To Victims Of Abusive Relationships

An Open Letter To Victims Of Abusive Relationships

Valerie Lopez, Impact Staff

December 15, 2018


Filed under ChatsWithVal

It's easy to make excuses for the people you love. You can be easily blinded when you so deeply invested in the relationship. We often think, "That could never be me" or "if he ever hits me. I'm leaving." Then the sweet taste of irony hits hard. That's when you are coving up the bruises, afraid of...

Hey mommy write something about us!

Hey mommy write something about us!

Adriana Saad-Vinza, Staff Writter

December 13, 2018


Filed under Words To Express

Writing is not one of my strength but when I share my feelings, I think I can write a lot in minutes. Writing for the college newspaper have been a challenge for me. But at the same time, its been rewarding. Why? Because my husband is proud of me, the girl that used to be afraid to write an essay of...

I want to give up, but I can’t!

I want to give up, but I can’t!

Adriana Saad-VInza, Staff Writter

December 13, 2018


Filed under Words To Express

This year is been one of the toughest one for me. I’ve learned a lot, I’ve learned many things that I wish I knew before. Going from Psychology to Media studies was the best decision I made. Before I transferred to Mercy, I went to a media study teacher in my old school. I told him that I was a...

Keyworth Stadium: The House Its Fans Built

Keyworth Stadium: The House Its Fans Built

December 13, 2018


Filed under Tales of an American Redhead

In a world of million dollar stadiums, one small American soccer club set out to prove that actions speak louder than money.

The Failed Lighthouse Project and How it Led to the Islanders New Arena

The Failed Lighthouse Project and How it Led to the Islanders New Arena

Daniel Johnston, Impact Staff

December 13, 2018


Filed under Dan's Rant

On Saturday December 1st, the New York Islanders returned to the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum for the first time since April 25th, 2015. The last time the Islanders played a game at the Coliseum, they forced a deciding game 7 against the Washington Capitals during the first round of the 2015 Sta...

The Mets are Going All In

The Mets are Going All In

Daniel Johnston, Impact Staff

December 13, 2018


Filed under Dan's Rant

In 2015, the New York Mets shocked everyone in Major League Baseball. The Mets, after years of turmoil, made it all the way to the World Series. Losing in 5 games to the Kansas City Royals. The Mets were led by one of the most dynamic young pitching rotations since the Atlanta Braves in the 1990’s....

Procastination and it’s Affects on College Students

Procastination and it’s Affects on College Students

Daniel Johnston, Impact Staff

December 13, 2018


Filed under Dan's Rant

While attending college, it can be very difficult to stay on top of all of the schoolwork that professors give out on a weekly basis. Many college students have a hard time balancing their assignments while still trying to get an adequate amount of sleep, work a part-time job, as well as have some remanence...

What’s Wrong with the World, Mama?

Mikayla Newham

December 13, 2018


Filed under Rhythm & Blues

I’ve always loved the song Where Is The Love? by the Black Eyed Peas and Justin Timberlake. I would, and still do to this day, rap all of the lyrics by The Black Eyed Peas and sing all of JT’s high notes in the chorus to my mom in the car. My favorite lyric to imitate to my mom is the first line of ...

Are You What You Want to Be?

December 11, 2018


Filed under Rhythm & Blues

Throughout the course of my life, I’ve always known that I love to perform. But I never really thought of the activities I did as performing. I just wanted to have fun doing whatever I did and I always had the energy to compete. I have always felt the urge to do anything and everything that I can. Whet...

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