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Studying Abroad During a Pandemic

Studying Abroad During a Pandemic

Andrew Kim, Impact Staff

June 1, 2020

When Coronavirus started to spread out of China, many people did not think much of it until it slowly crept up into the daily lives of everyone everywhere. Unlike some countries still dealing with the influx of COVID-19 cases months later, South Korea has handled it better than most countries and has...

Mercy STEM Defies COVID-19 Limitations Through Educational Video Showcase

Mercy STEM Defies COVID-19 Limitations Through Educational Video Showcase

Francesca Simone, Copy Editor

May 27, 2020

Despite the trying times and difficult circumstances that 2020 has presented thus far, a great deal of positivity continues to endure. Associate professor and co-director of the Mercy College Center for STEM Education (CSE), Dr. Amanda M. Gunning continues to highlight the importance of STEM Educatio...

Coronavirus Testing Effects on Adolescents

Coronavirus Testing Effects on Adolescents

Alexis Lynch and Michael Panteleo

May 15, 2020

As the month’s pass and lockdowns in states extend, the United States still hasn’t seen more testing for coronavirus being available.

Vacation at the Start of a Pandemic

Vacation at the Start of a Pandemic

Julianna Ilise, Impact Staff

May 15, 2020

Every spring semester college students across the United States buy plane tickets, book hotel rooms and pack their backs in preparation for the best week of the year. Spring break is a time where students get to take off and party. It allows students to release all of the stress they have been deali...

Experts Split on Whether Diamox Could be Used to Cure COVID-19

Experts Split on Whether Diamox Could be Used to Cure COVID-19

Jillian Simmons, Impact Staff

May 9, 2020

E.R. and Critical Care doctor in New York City, Dr. Cameron Kyle-Sidell, posted a video on March 31 on Vimeo.com titled ‘FROM NYC ICU: IS COVID REALLY ARDS?!!!' Nearly 100,000 views later and the public is unsure whether to support his message.  “Nine days ago, I opened an intensive care unit...

Baby Boom vs Divorce Doom! Statistics Uncertain of Future

Baby Boom vs Divorce Doom! Statistics Uncertain of Future

Maya Wiggins, Impact Staff

May 8, 2020

Quarantine has really brought people together, but with all this family time is it really a good thing? Being that everyone is at home with their kids, partners maybe more, there could be a lot of disagreements. There could also be a lot of love being shared. People do not that have a lot  of options...

OP/ED: Screen Time Is What You Make Of It

Julianna Ilise, Impact Staff

May 7, 2020

Technology has become an everyday use in almost every household, from televisions, phones, laptops and gaming systems it is sometimes hard to get away from the screen. It is especially hard to get the kids away because, well, technology is what we use as play time for kids nowadays.  Studie...

COVID-19: Transformation of Westchester County Center into Temporary Hospital

COVID-19: Transformation of Westchester County Center into Temporary Hospital

Estefania Salinas, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2020

The Westchester County Center known as the home of the Westchester Knicks, expositions, trade shows, and graduation ceremonies is expected to become a temporary hospital site for COVID-19 patients. The increase of overflowing hospitals have been taken to the next level. There are no more sufficient space...

Sports Fans Will Not Attend Events Without A Coronavirus Vaccine

Sports Fans Will Not Attend Events Without A Coronavirus Vaccine

Dan Rebain, Impact Staff

May 4, 2020

While sports commissioners along with government and medical experts debate when to reopen sports leagues, a majority of Americans would stay home because of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). A  substantial majority of sports fans are prepared to stay home until the development of a vaccine, according...

How the Mav Market Continues to Help

How the Mav Market Continues to Help

Chevaughn Hurst, Impact Staff

May 2, 2020

The Mercy College Mav Market is a food and resource pantry that is dedicated to making a difference during this difficult time. The pantries are located at the Dobbs Ferry, Manhattan and Bronx campuses, but it has shifted to a virtually based setup because of the current coronavirus pandemic. The Bronx...

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