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Why Fortnite’s v8.20 Content Update Was Great

Why Fortnite’s v8.20 Content Update Was Great

Brian Pineiro, Impact Staff

April 12, 2019


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On Mar. 27, Fortnite: Battle Royale released an update that the community has widely rejected, but not me. And here is why.

ConciURGE: Tales of a NYC Doorman

ConciURGE: Tales of a NYC Doorman

Brian Pineiro, Impact Staff

March 15, 2019


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Being a doorman may sound uneventful, but being one in New York City is anything but. Here is one last look, shift if you will, as my life as one.

The Wrong Way to Use Chocolate Syrup

The Wrong Way to Use Chocolate Syrup

Brian Pineiro, Impact Staff

March 1, 2019


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There are about a thousands correct ways to use syrup. There is also one very wrong way to use syrup. See just how.

Apex Legends is Not The Battle Royale For Me

Apex Legends is Not The Battle Royale For Me

Brian Pineiro, Impact Staff

February 22, 2019


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As the battle royale craze in gaming continues on, I found some flaws with the supposed next big thing in the battle royale genre.

Playing Pokémon GO on Campus

Playing Pokémon GO on Campus

Brian Pineiro, Impact Staff

February 15, 2019


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How is Pokémon GO in 2019? More importantly, how is to play on campus? I roamed around the Dobbs Ferry campus to find out the answers for myself.

Is Julian Edelman a Hall of Famer?

Is Julian Edelman a Hall of Famer?

Brian Pineiro, Impact Staff

February 8, 2019


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After capturing Super Bowl LIII MVP honors, Julian Edelman's career now beckons the question; Does he belong in the Hall of Fame?

The Three Man Tennis Show

The Three Man Tennis Show

Brian Pineiro, Impact Staff

February 1, 2019


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Whether you know it or not we have been and are living in tennis' golden age. Made possible by these three men and their marvelous accomplishments. See just how special they truly were and are!

My Obsession With The New “Fyre” Documentaries

My Obsession With The New “Fyre” Documentaries

Brian Pineiro, Impact Staff

January 25, 2019


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Just what makes watching a "dumpster fire" unfold so enjoyable? The memes? The aftermath? Or the sheer disbelief of it all? Maybe... all of it.

Tip Season Has Arrived

Tip Season Has Arrived

Brian Pineiro, Impact Staff

November 19, 2018


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"Yes, tips are given during November and December but they are earned from January to October."

My Doorman Origin Story: Part II

My Doorman Origin Story: Part II

Brian Pineiro, Impact Staff

November 12, 2018


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"It was at this moment that I knew I had to go back to school."

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