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Alien

Alien
November 3, 2020
On top of all, the major that I always wanted to pursue was journalism and I knew that was going to demand a lot of writing and speaking. 

The Golden Era of Real Madrid

The Golden Era of Real Madrid
November 2, 2020

It’s a team that won thirteen Champions League, thirty-four league titles and was awarded a special title from FIFA which is the best team of the 20th century. A team that I supported since I was a kid...

The Layers of My Childhood

The Layers of My Childhood
November 2, 2020
Now I see my true potential, and I’m proud of how far I’ve come. 

My Friend, My Cop

My Friend, My Cop
October 29, 2020

I have a friend who is a cop. He has been a cop for a very long time, as long as I’ve been alive actually. I know the police can be a touchy subject, but I wanted to show that there are good cops out...

The Scars I Hide

The Scars I Hide
October 28, 2020

During my early teen years, I was a twig; a 90-pound body with a giant head. I looked a lot like a bobblehead doll, but this is just my body dysmorphia exaggerating the scenario. Nonetheless, I hated my...

Misery and Despair: The Sad Life of a Jets Fan

Misery and Despair: The Sad Life of a Jets Fan
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...

Champions League Is Back!

Champions League Is Back!
October 26, 2020

Champions League football is back, and every soccer fan will be happy to see that the world-famous competition has returned two months after the final that was won by Bayern Munich. The season will be...

Her Body, Her Decision

Her Body, Her Decision
October 25, 2020

"Abstinence makes sense" was the mantra of my entire high school career. Teachers, counselors, and parents made it clear that teenagers, especially girls, should not be indulging in sexual activity of...

I Lost My First Love

I Lost My First Love
October 24, 2020
He deserved a lot better than what he got and it's something I'll always believe.

Overthinking Out Loud

Overthinking Out Loud
October 23, 2020

As Jay-Z says in the song "Public Service Announcement" - "Allow me to reintroduce myself." But seriously, I don't know who reads The Impact, so if you don't know who I am, my name is Alex Wendling...

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