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Battling The Creative Crisis

Battling The Creative Crisis

Diannah Plaisir, Managing Editor January 25, 2023

Am I really creative? One of my professors gave multiple prompts to the class and asked us to free write. “To me, creativity means…” “If I were really creative, I could…” “If...

21 Thoughts About Turning 21

21 Thoughts About Turning 21

Diannah Plaisir, Associate Editor November 30, 2022

Last Monday, on Nov. 21, I officially turned 21. 21 on 21. Upon reaching this milestone, I realized that I have a lot to think about now. So here’s my list. 21 thoughts about turning 21.  1....

My Interest Does Not Define Me

My Interest Does Not Define Me

Diannah Plaisir, Associate Editor November 30, 2022

Some time in fourth or fifth grade, I came across this song that altered my emotional development. I was a semi-shy girl with zero knowledge of the love department. I had a crush on a classmate whose name...

1899 – A Hidden Viewing Masterpiece

Diannah Plaisir, Assoicate Editer November 30, 2022

Four years ago Netflix released “The Haunting of Hill House,” which absolutely destroyed me emotionally. I immediately added it to my top ten tv show list and even wrote an essay-long column about...

The Impact Polar Recs - Midnights by Taylor Swift

The Impact Polar Recs – Midnights by Taylor Swift

Diannah Plaisir and Maleek Munroe, Editors November 17, 2022

After countless conversations and semi-heated arguments about music, we, editors of the Impact, Maleek Munroe and Diannah Plaisir, have finally realized one crucial thing: we have polar opposite tastes...

The Haunting of Hill House — A Modern Masterpiece

The Haunting of Hill House — A Modern Masterpiece

Diannah Plaisir, Associate Editor November 10, 2022

This year, Halloween would have been a drag had I not chosen to rewatch what I’ve now decided is one of the greatest shows ever created: The Haunting of Hill House. Originally a book written in...

Beyoncé Once Again Regins Supreme

Beyoncé Once Again Regins Supreme

Diannah Plaisir, Associate Editor October 13, 2022

After six long agonizing years of desperate whining and wailing, Beyoncé finally released her highly anticipated seventh studio album, Renaissance. Additionally, for the first time since she revolutionized...

Senior Year Blues

Senior Year Blues

Diannah Plaisir, Associate Editor September 15, 2022

In 237 days, I will be free from the constant cycle of school. No more freshman first days, summer breakdowns, or senior blues, I will be set free from the routine I’ve known since I was five-years-old....

Street Haunting

Street Haunting

Diannah Plaisir, Impact Staff Writer May 10, 2022

No one is ever more invisible than when on the streets of Manhattan. It’s the perfect place to truly disappear. There is never a dull moment. The streets are always filled around every corner you...

Nosedive: An In-Depth Analysis of Being Voted Down In Life

Nosedive: An In-Depth Analysis of Being Voted Down In Life

Diannah Plaisir, Impact Staff Writer May 5, 2022

Imagine living in a world where you rated every single action you do. And I know, that is already realistic, but what if you were literally rated? What if when you accidentally run into someone coming...

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