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The Dangerous of Getting Plastic Surgery

The Dangerous of Getting Plastic Surgery

Andrea Loaiza, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


Filed under The New Girl On The Block

There has been a point in your life in which you have looked in the mirror and didn’t like what you saw. Everyone has something that they don’t like about themselves physically and would want to make drastic changes to that specific flaw that they grew up not liking. But I am here to tell you that ...

Kaepernick Before Kaepernick, Curry Before Curry: The Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf Story

Kaepernick Before Kaepernick, Curry Before Curry: The Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf Story

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

December 18, 2017


Filed under Tales Of An American Redhead

“I realize that men and women of the military go out and sacrifice their lives and put themselves in harm's way for my freedom of speech and my freedoms in this country, and my freedom to take a seat or take a knee, so I have the utmost respect for them, and I think what I did was taken out of con...

Living with Asthma

Living with Asthma

Andrea Loaiza, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017


Filed under The New Girl On The Block

Imagine someone punching you right in the chest but instead of removing their fist, they maintain it there. That’s what someone with asthma feels when they can’t breath. It’s hard to make people understand how it feels like and even worst to explain it to them.   Asthma is a condition where people have trou...

I’m Over the Female Taboo, Period.

I’m Over the Female Taboo, Period.

Nora-Grayce Orosz, Managing Editor

December 13, 2017


Filed under Girl on the Train

Once every few months, my body becomes victim to a viscous, unyielding attack that is perpetrated by its own natural chemistry.

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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’s...

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 ‘&’ is Here

Jesse Rutherford’s Debut Solo Album ‘&’ is Here

Nicole Acosta, Staff Writer

December 10, 2017


Filed under Nic's Notables, Top Columns

Lead singer of alternative indie band The Neighbourhood has released his first solo project.

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Dream Accomplished

Dream Accomplished

Jess Brandt, Sports Editor

December 7, 2017


Filed under The Joke's On Jess

“Look around the room. Look to the person on your left, and look to the person on your right. Each and every single one of you will go down in history as probably the best team to ever play for Mercy College.” My coach said those words to us after we won the fourth round of the NCAA Tournament...

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

“Are you upset that you are adopted?” My dad asked me once as I sat on his lap on an old chair in the living room.  What is the proper setting and sitting position to learn at 5 years-old your dad your parents are not where you came you from? The person you have called your “dada, daddy,...

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