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My Experience Getting The COVID-19 Vaccine

My Experience Getting The COVID-19 Vaccine

Amy Mbaye, Impact Staff March 18, 2021

On March 12, I woke up at 12pm and realized that my appointment is at 2:30pm to take the COVID-19 Vaccine. I got dressed, ate my breakfast, left my house at 2:15pm and drove on the highway. The traffic...

What Will Graduation Look Like?

What Will Graduation Look Like?

Alexis Lynch, Managing Editor March 18, 2021

Graduation has become even bigger than academics, it's about making it through school with the pandemic now. Shaday Rosario, a 2020 graduate stated, "Graduation has become a very sensitive topic for...

Governor Cuomo Is In Hot Water Over Nursing-Home Deaths Data

Governor Cuomo Is In Hot Water Over Nursing-Home Deaths Data

Nicole Alarcon March 14, 2021

Governor Andrew Cuomo is undergoing FBI investigations over nursing home deaths caused by COVID-19. New York Attorney General Letitia James released a conclusive report accusing the New York State Health...

Dine On Westchester Hopes To Boost Local Restaurants

Dine On Westchester Hopes To Boost Local Restaurants

Gino Alva, Staff Writer March 10, 2021

Dine-in restaurants in Westchester are progressing through COVID-19. Restaurants in New York and especially Westchester are still struggling with re-opening and the status of dining in. Since March...

Mercy's COVID Cases Decrease After Early Semester Spike

Mercy’s COVID Cases Decrease After Early Semester Spike

James Tiedemann, Associate Editor March 8, 2021

Mercy College has seen the number of positive tests decline since a sharp rise in cases at the beginning of on-campus learning.  Between the dates of Jan. 30 and Feb. 12, Mercy College had 24 total...

Men's Basketball Pulled from ECC Tournament Due To Opponent's Failed COVID Test

Men’s Basketball Pulled from ECC Tournament Due To Opponent’s Failed COVID Test

Alex Wendling, Staff Writer March 4, 2021

The Mercy Men's basketball team (2-5) was set to face the Molloy College Lions on Wednesday night in the opening round of the ECC tournament after a previous opponent team's player failed a COVID-19 test.  One...

Awesome Con or Awesome Corona?

Awesome Con or Awesome Corona?

Jadeen Mercado, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

Conventions and other large gatherings have taken a hit since the start of the pandemic. Comic Conventions are incredibly large events where fans and creators come together to share their love for fandoms...

The Process To Receive The COVID-19 Vaccine- What To Expect?

The Process To Receive The COVID-19 Vaccine- What To Expect?

February 25, 2021

Making an appointment to take the COVID-19 vaccine to some is like pulling teeth or taking an SAT test. There are certain requirements that have to be completed in order to receive an appointment....

COVID-19 Case Update In Gambia

COVID-19 Case Update In Gambia

Amy Mbaye, Impact Staff February 24, 2021

  Last year, the coronavirus outbreak has erupted worldwide where the cases have gotten worse, especially in Gambia. In the beginning, the cases were pretty manageable because they were on...

Mercy College Lockdown One Year Later

Mercy College Lockdown One Year Later

Gino Alva February 18, 2021

Schools in America are adjusting to the current learning platforms. The world came to a stop when the COVID-19 pandemic cases were rising every day throughout the world. Businesses had to shut down,...

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