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Small Businesses Battle Uncertain Future

Small Businesses Battle Uncertain Future
December 16, 2020

With the looming threat of expiration dates closing in, millions are going to lose their unemployment benefits right after Christmas. The clock is ticking on Congress and the administration to extend...

Mercy College Offers Free Flu Shots; Said to Reduce COVID-19 Risk

Mercy College Offers Free Flu Shots; Said to Reduce COVID-19 Risk
December 1, 2020

COVID-19 has stolen the spotlight from the seasonal flu this winter, but contracting the flu is still very possible despite mask-wearing. Mercy College is one of the many places offering students and...

COVID Vaccine Research Looks Promising

COVID Vaccine Research Looks Promising
November 1, 2020
Even once the vaccine is available to the general public, some may decide to wait before getting vaccinated.

Mercy College Celebrates 75th Anniversary of United Nations

Mercy College Celebrates 75th Anniversary of United Nations
October 30, 2020
The event was called “Creating The World That We Want” and was aimed at highlighting the importance of the UN and its role in the future world. 

Mercy College Cafés Cooks Up Creativity

This photo was taken pre-coronavirus.
Strict social distancing guidelines did not stop Mercy from keeping the cafés delicious.
October 27, 2020

The cafeterias at Mercy College's Dobbs Ferry campus were updated prior to the 2020 fall semester to adhere to government social distancing and sanitation guidelines. The campus has food options in...

New York Taxes and COVID-19 Inflict Similar Fear

New York Taxes and COVID-19 Inflict Similar Fear
October 22, 2020

The pandemic and high taxes in New York are causing residents to seek out homes in different states across the country. It is no secret that New York has been losing its residents, according to the...

Opening a Business During the Pandemic

Opening a Business During the Pandemic
October 21, 2020
Just like with the rest of the world, the entire process from the legal work involved to the physical space of the business had to be adapted to accommodate the “new normal” for the time being. 

Travel Restrictions During COVID-19

Travel Restrictions During COVID-19
October 20, 2020

Travel restrictions within the United States were unheard of and perhaps even unfathomable before the COVID-19 pandemic. But now they are a norm, especially in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. On...

Mercy Continues to Enforce COVID Testing

Mercy Continues to Enforce COVID Testing
October 19, 2020
Students who live on campus are contacted by Residential Life to get tested for COVID-19. Recently, students have been asked to take the test more than once, even if they already provided proof to the health office that they had taken one.

New York Comic Con Went Virtual

New York Comic Con Went Virtual
October 15, 2020

This year's New York Comic Con was canceled, in a manner of speaking, but revived virtually. Commonly referred to as NYCC, the name of this year's convention was extended to: “New York Comic Con...

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