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California to New York: Long Distance Has Nothing On Us

California to New York: Long Distance Has Nothing On Us

Jess Brandt, Sports Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under The Joke's On Jess

When I chose to go to college in New York, I knew I was going to leave some stuff behind in California. I knew I was going to miss friends, family, and my boyfriend. People ask me all the time what it is like being in a long distance relationship, and I have the same response every time; it’s easy when yo...

Can I get a Whoa, Bundy

Can I get a Whoa, Bundy

Stephen Lyons, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under Retro Rewatch

There are hundreds of ideas for what is the prefect TV family. Some say it's the Cosby family, not so much anymore, but they used to. Some say the Keaton family from Family Ties. Others pick those lovely Bradys' in the Brady Bunch. Some even say the Bunkers' from All in the Family. But there is only ...

Hosting a Blood Drive at Mercy College

Hosting a Blood Drive at Mercy College

Andrea Loaiza, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018


Filed under The New Girl On The Block

I have been donating blood since I was 16 years old and thoroughly enjoy saving someone's life. I am part of student life at Mercy College and they work closely with the New York Blood Center to host drives at the school. So, when my supervisor asked me if I wanted to host the blood drive in Feb., yo...

The Emotions That Come With Death

The Emotions That Come With Death

Tanisha Esprit, Staff Writer

April 1, 2018


Filed under The Tea Whisperer

When is the end? When will we die? No one knows the exact answer to that question unless they take their own life. However, there is one thing everyone knows - that they will eventually die. That doesn’t make it easy for the person, the family,  and friends of that person. It’s a cycle in life...

Feeling Old at Twenty

Feeling Old at Twenty

Andrea Loaiza, Staff Writer

April 1, 2018


Filed under The New Girl On The Block

Being 20 might seem young for others but it’s actually old. Of course, anyone who is older than 30 might be thinking well, "why does a 20 year old feel old? They don't know much about being old." But, I do. I'm already speaking at an old level. I find myself saying "in my days" or "kids nowadays." I...

Remembering Where You Come From…

Remembering Where You Come From…

Sandra Romero, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018


Filed under itTrends

With only a few weeks left until graduation, and even with my family reminding me, it still does not feel real that it is happening. This day will be special because I will be the first one to graduate and get a bachelor’s degree from both sides of my family. I have always imagined graduating from...

Netflix’s ‘Queer Eye’ is the Wholesome Uplifter We All Need More Of

Netflix’s ‘Queer Eye’ is the Wholesome Uplifter We All Need More Of

Kristin Millard, Impact Staff

March 28, 2018


Filed under Moon Beam

The new 'Queer Eye' will make you fall for it's stories of genuine transformation, all while keeping the sassy flair we all know and love.

Fascinating Moments in History: Julius Caesar and The First Triumvirate

Fascinating Moments in History: Julius Caesar and The First Triumvirate

Michael Dunnings, Staff Writer

March 24, 2018


Filed under Musings of Miska

Several days ago, March 15 to be exact, was the Ides of March. The Ides of March is notorious for one specific reason, and while most people would be familiar with the individual behind the day's infamous history, most will not know as to the reasons why. So, what exactly did happen on the Ides of...

Really NFL, Sexual Orientation is What You Question?

Really NFL, Sexual Orientation is What You Question?

Matt Reich, Associate Editor

March 18, 2018


Filed under Matt Says It

“I go in one room, and a team will ask me do I like men, just to see my reaction. I go in another room, they’ll try to bring up one of my family members or something and tell me, ‘Hey, I heard your mom sells herself. How do you feel about that?’” This is the account given by former Louisiana...

The Dreams We Have as Children

The Dreams We Have as Children

Steven Keehner, Staff Writer

March 18, 2018


Filed under Tales of an American Redhead

In another late night writing session, I evaluate one of the most complex topics I struggle to understand: myself.

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