The Impact

339 Days Later

339 Days Later

Casey Akers February 15, 2021

I felt the breakup coming. She no longer greeted me with a warm smile or open arms. She didn’t pencil herself into my schedule. She wasn’t where she belonged, and quite frankly, neither was I. Just...

Credit: Ayumi Takahashi

Did They Have The Power, Or Did I?

Casey Akers, Impact Staff February 8, 2021

It stalked me. It followed my conscience and even slipped into my sleeping state. It was looming over me when I was in a crowd and dripped like rainfall while in my lonesome. I was only 6 when I realized...

Why We Should All Take A Moment To Admire Amanda Gorman

Why We Should All Take A Moment To Admire Amanda Gorman

Casey Akers, Staff Writer February 2, 2021

To be frank - the last year has been utter chaos, and things worth celebrating have been far and few between. However, one thing is sure: Amanda Gorman’s emergence on a national stage was far beyond...

My Depression and I

My Depression and I

Casey Akers, Impact Staff December 2, 2020

Sometimes it nibbles at my conscious - I’m not even always aware of it until I realize how much I’ve lost. Slips in and out, like a fly and an open window. I remain mindless until it is humming by...

I Am Not One Thing, But All Things

I Am Not One Thing, But All Things

Casey Akers, Staff Writer October 21, 2020
Our experiences alone do not define us, but instead, shape us and can mold us.
I Need More People Like Me

I Need More People Like Me

October 7, 2020
I am tired of being spoken for by people who don’t look, talk, or live like me.
Load More Stories
Activate Search
The Award Winning News Publication of Mercy College
Casey’s Corner