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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...

Abbott Elementary: Importance of Black Media

Abbott Elementary: Importance of Black Media

Diannah Plaisir, Impact Staff Writer May 5, 2022

If you’ve used any type of social media for the past couple of months, you undeniably have come across a scene from the hit tv show Abbott Elementary. Since its premiere in December of 2021, the show...

Bring Back Girl Groups

Bring Back Girl Groups

Diannah Plaisir, Impact Staff Writer May 5, 2022

Two days ago, the girl group “Flo” released their debut song, “Cardboard Box”. Today, the song is already at the top of my Spotify On Repeat playlist. It’s safe to say I’m a little obsessed. The...

Normani: Music’s Next Pop Princess?

Normani: Music’s Next Pop Princess?

Diannah Plaisir, Impact Staff Writer April 4, 2022

With the release of her new single, Fair, I think it’s time we talk about Normani’s spot in the music industry. Ever since her debut in the girl group Fifth Harmony, I’ve had my eye on her. She...

My 3rd Official Midlife Crisis

My 3rd Official Midlife Crisis

Diannah Plaisir, Impact Staff Writer April 3, 2022

I’m terrified for the future of my family. Recently I was talking to one of my friends and she mentioned how she would like to be married by 26 and have at least one child by 28. She’s 22.  I’m...

Realistic or Romanticizing?

Realistic or Romanticizing?

Diannah Plaisir, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

There is a conversation currently circling around the internet today: Are teen dramas these days being realistic, or are they romanticizing horrible situations? Take the currently very popular HBO show...

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