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King Krule’s “Man Alive!” Perfectly Summarizes Heartbreak

King Krule’s “Man Alive!” Perfectly Summarizes Heartbreak

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

February 21, 2020

Writing an album about heartbreak is a hard thing to do. It can often sound in-genuine and bitter. Writing a whole work about the wrong another person has done to you is an intrusion. These albums can only work if you put your whole heart and soul into it and leave nothing unturned. You have to lean...

Tame Impala’s “The Slow Rush” Stays True to Its Title

Tame Impala’s “The Slow Rush” Stays True to Its Title

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

February 14, 2020

Tame Impala has always been a tricky thing for me. Sometimes I'll absolutely fall into their soundscapes, and there are other times where I find Kevin Parker's voice grating to my ears. I'll be the first to admit, I got into this one-man band late in the game, only listening to them after I had heard...

Spendtime Palace and The Paranoyds Play Loud and Proud for Brooklyn

Spendtime Palace and The Paranoyds Play Loud and Proud for Brooklyn

Steven Keehner and Jack Seda-Schreiber

February 4, 2020

With the recent emergence of psychedelia and echoing soundscapes in alternative music, we don’t really get a lot of loud rock anymore. Despite this cold reality, two bands are making it their goal to change it. They are California’s very own, The Paranoyds and Spendtime Palace. The festivities...

THE SCENE: Kayla Joe

THE SCENE: Kayla Joe

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

January 31, 2020

Every month, Mercy College holds an open mic in the Victory Hall Cafe. At these open mic events, you can find many usual suspects, most of whom have been covered in The Scene before. One of the familiar faces, Kayla Joe, is a mainstay of Mercy's music scene. It's just her and an acoustic guitar; ...

Birthday Celebration Sing Off At ‘Karaoke Night’

Birthday Celebration Sing Off At ‘Karaoke Night’

Estefania Salinas, Staff Reporter

December 24, 2019

Jillian Simmons, a junior at Mercy College, is a dedicated student and Resident Assistant. Simmons loves bonding with residents and other students who attend her programs. One of her popular programs is ‘Karaoke Night’ which many residents sign up and sing with their souls. The program is planned...

The Streaming Wars

The Streaming Wars

Jillian Simmons, Impact Staff

December 24, 2019

It’s a competitive time to be a streaming platform right now, and a great time to be a media consumer as the Streaming Wars heats up.  With new streaming platforms popping up, like Apple TV+ and Disney+, the older streaming platforms like Netflix and Hulu are going to have to step up their gam...

Top 10 Albums of 2019

Top 10 Albums of 2019

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Impact Staff

December 19, 2019

This has been a great year for music. The musical world of 2019 bustled with new sounds, rediscovered gems and artists finding their sound after many years of searching. Here are the top 10 best albums that came out this year, from ten to one.   10. "WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE G...

THE SCENE: We Wood Suzuki Fest

THE SCENE: We Wood Suzuki Fest

Steven Keehner, Managing Editor

December 17, 2019

Unlike television, movies, or any other form of entertainment, real life doesn’t have “finales” or “cliff-hangers,” but if there would be any way to end the first semester of The Scene, We Wood Suzuki Fest would be a good choice.   Taking place on Dec. 6 in Mercy’s Victory Cafe, t...

A Conversation With Actor Edward Hibbert

A Conversation With Actor Edward Hibbert

Francesca Simone and Alexis Lynch

December 7, 2019

"Getting to lick Mariska Hargitay's boots is something I never thought I would do!"

Hoops Deliver Dynamic Comeback Performance at NYC’s The Dance

Hoops Deliver Dynamic Comeback Performance at NYC’s The Dance

Steven Keehner and Jack Seda-Schreiber

December 6, 2019

The streets of Manhattan were empty; not a sound could be heard. It was a cold and lifeless NYC Wednesday, on the surface. However, in the heart of NoHo, within the smokey purple-colored confines of The Dance, the party was just beginning.   The hosts of this party? None other than Hoops.   ...

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