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#MinnieHOF: The Tale of Minnie Miñoso

#MinnieHOF: The Tale of Minnie Miñoso

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

December 11, 2017


Filed under Tales Of An American Redhead

The Baseball Hall of Fame is an interesting place; on one hand, Cooperstown is supposed to honor the greatest to ever grace a baseball diamond, yet if you do something that is seen as “immoral” to the game, then it is impossible for writers to give said player a vote. It all comes to down to one’...

Stanton’s in The Bronx! Now What?

Stanton’s in The Bronx! Now What?

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

December 10, 2017


Filed under Tales Of An American Redhead

“We also have to account for what the Yanks would have to give up to gain Stanton. It’s one thing to deal with the money, but is it worth it to give up your best prospects as well? I don’t believe so. While it’s fun to imagine, it’s important we keep our head straight and keep our eyes on th...

Jesse Rutherford’s Debut Solo Album “&” Review

Jesse Rutherford’s Debut Solo Album “&” Review

Nicole Acosta, Staff Writer

December 10, 2017


Filed under Nic's Notables

The album I never saw coming is now here. Jesse Rutherford of The Neighbourhood has released his first solo project. It was 2013 when my love for The Neighbourhood first established. I was a young sophomore at the time and was in strong need of a new realm of music to be obsessed with. I had listened...

A Writer’s Dilemma

A Writer’s Dilemma

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

December 6, 2017


Filed under Tales Of An American Redhead

“All writers are vain, selfish, and lazy, and at the very bottom of their motives there lies a mystery. Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resi...

Congratulations on the New Arrival

Congratulations on the New Arrival

Matt Reich, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Matt Says It, Top Columns

“Are you upset that you are adopted.” My dad asked me as I sat on his lap on an old chair in the living room. What is the proper setting and sitting position? Sitting shoulder to shoulder at the kitchen counter or two newly bought chairs facing each other as though one of us is about to interview...

The Ultimate New York Yankees Offseason Preview 2017-18

The Ultimate New York Yankees Offseason Preview 2017-18

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

November 30, 2017


Filed under Tales Of An American Redhead

With the New York Yankees coming one game short of making the World Series, many questions are being asked. With longtime Manager Joe Girardi being let go after 10 seasons in the Bronx, many are curious about who will be at the helm next season? Also, with a great amount of young and talented players...

When You Have to Let a Best Friend Go to Tennessee

When You Have to Let a Best Friend Go to Tennessee

Matt Reich, Staff Writer

November 19, 2017


Filed under Matt Says It

“Yeah the cops came.” The short text read. A thick pad taped to the left side of my stomach as I laid on the coach. My side aching across four etched lines with a north star for the most blistering pain. “I hope everything is okay. Let me know what happens.” It was the last time we ever...

Installing Body detectors in School to Prevent School Shootings.

Installing Body detectors in School to Prevent School Shootings.

Andrea Loaiza, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Columnists, The New Girl On The Block

When I’m sitting in my class and zoning out, I imagine someone coming to my class and shooting. I turn back to reality and face the door with relief, I tell myself that there is no one there, to just breath. It won’t happen to me…but that’s what everyone else said until it happened to them. I ge...

Why Cheat on Your Significant Other?

Why Cheat on Your Significant Other?

Tanisha Esprit, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under The Tea Whisperer

When I hear someone have cheated on their significant other,  it angers me. Why cheat? Let’s get something clear before I actually continue on, I haven’t been cheated on from my knowledge. I️ am not talking on this subject based on personal experience. However, I do know a lot of people that...

Stop Abusing Children

Stop Abusing Children

Tanisha Esprit, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


Filed under The Tea Whisperer

Why should anyone harm a child? Why should children have to suffer because individuals are wicked and selfish? Children abuse is sometimes done by their own parents.Parents are the reason that children come into the world. The parents are the caregivers most times. They are suppose to love, care,...

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