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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...

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.   ...

Mercy College Musical Drama Club Presents Disney Cabaret Night

Mercy College Musical Drama Club Presents Disney Cabaret Night

Amber Perez, Impact Staff

December 5, 2019

The Mercy College Musical Drama Club produced a Disney Cabaret Night, in Lecture Hall on Nov. 23. After rehearsing for almost three months, the members of the club were ready to perform.  The show was a revue of famous songs from various Disney shows and movies such as The Little Mermaid, Beauty ...

Anime NYC A Must Attend for Cosplay and Manga Fans

Anime NYC A Must Attend for Cosplay and Manga Fans

Randi Rooney, Impact Staff

December 4, 2019

Anime NYC is an annual convention held at the Javits Center in New York City every November and is the pinnacle event for Japanese pop culture art in the U.S.  This year, nearly 50,000 gathered together as a celebration for cosplay, animation and manga.  Giancarlo Naranjo is a long running anime fa...

THE SCENE: Záire

THE SCENE: Záire

Jack Seda-Schreiber

November 22, 2019

"I don't got no love right now... I've been so busy with everything... I don't even worry about love right now. So how's my love....? My love is.... uh.... (groans)... it's that right there."

Stairs in Bronx Are Now Social Media Famous

Stairs in Bronx Are Now Social Media Famous

Amber Perez, Impact Staff

November 2, 2019

Thanks to the new Joker film, the Bronx is now famous for yet another attraction, this time being a set of steps. Joaquin Phoenix’s iconic dance moves to Gary Glitter's "Rock and Roll Part 2," have made the stairs connecting Shakespeare and Anderson Avenue in the Highbridge section of the Bronx th...

Salem: It’s Not Just a Bunch of Hocus Pocus After All

Salem: It’s Not Just a Bunch of Hocus Pocus After All

Francesca Simone, Editor

October 28, 2019

It was the spring of 1692 in Salem, Massachusetts. Teenage girls would gather in the wooded areas near their homes to dance and play. After some time, an unusual outbreak of strange behavior displayed by the young girls of Salem caused the nature of this playtime to be questioned. The girls would...

THE SCENE: RetroP

THE SCENE: RetroP

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Impact Staff

October 17, 2019

"Please, keep it real Retro." RetroP is one of the hardest working artists I know. He has two albums to his name, over two thousand followers on social media and even runs his own indie record label known as "WeWOODMusic". All of this, and he has only just turned 20 years old earlier this month. I...

Joaquin Takes The Stairs As The Newest Joker

Joaquin Takes The Stairs As The Newest Joker

Francesca Simone, Copy Editor

October 11, 2019

The Joker has never seemed quite this mad.

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