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My Wild Halloween Weekend

My Wild Halloween Weekend

Daniel Johnston, Impact Staff November 10, 2020

“Absolutely wild,” are the two words I would use, to sum up, my Halloween weekend. For Halloween this year, my friends and I went to the Poconos in Pennsylvania from Thursday the 29th, to Sunday,...

Misery and Despair: The Sad Life of a Jets Fan

Misery and Despair: The Sad Life of a Jets Fan

Daniel Johnston, Impact Staff October 26, 2020

Misery and despair every football season. That is the norm for life long fans of the New York Jets, including myself. I have been through many ups and downs watching the Jets, from 4-12 seasons to championship-caliber...

Summer Playoff Hockey

Summer Playoff Hockey

Daniel Johnston, Impact Staff October 12, 2020

The last time the New York Islanders made the Conference Finals was in 1993, and I was not even remotely close to being born yet. Now it is 2020, and for the first time in 27 years the Islanders made...

Working During a Pandemic

Working During a Pandemic

Daniel Johnston, Impact Staff September 27, 2020
At the end of March, I was forced to return home from Mercy College due to the COVID-19 pandemic. When I got back to Long Island, I decided to go back to work at my local hardware store where I usually work during the summertime.
Working in Retail Can Be Interesting

Working in Retail Can Be Interesting

Daniel Johnston, Impact Staff September 18, 2019

Working in retail just sucks sometimes. Customers ask too many stupid questions, coworkers are incompetent, or just don’t do what’s required of them. During the summer I have always worked a retail...

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

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,...

The Mets are Going All In

The Mets are Going All In

Daniel Johnston, Impact Staff December 13, 2018

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...

Procastination and it's Affects on College Students

Procastination and it’s Affects on College Students

Daniel Johnston, Impact Staff December 13, 2018

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...

It's Time for the Jets to Move on From Todd Bowles

It’s Time for the Jets to Move on From Todd Bowles

Daniel Johnston, Impact Staff November 20, 2018

Fans of the New York Jets are suffering once again. The Jets currently sit at 3-7 and have lost four straight games heading into their bye week. Many of the Jets long suffering fans are blaming Todd...

Islanders Hope to Have Success Under New Regime

Islanders Hope to Have Success Under New Regime

Daniel Johnston, Impact Staff October 11, 2018

The New York Islanders of the National Hockey League have had a disappointing last few seasons. The Islanders have not made the postseason since the 2015-2016 NHL season. Last season, they finished with...

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