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Greetings From The Sunken Place: Has Kanye Lost His Mind?

Greetings From The Sunken Place: Has Kanye Lost His Mind?

Chelsea Renay, Social Media Editor

May 6, 2018


Filed under Music, The Cultural Wildchild

“When you hear about slavery for 400 years — for 400 years?” he said. “That sounds like a choice. You was there for 400 years and it’s all of y’all? We’re mentally in prison.”

Defining Moments: The 19th Mercy College International Film Festival

Defining Moments: The 19th Mercy College International Film Festival

Michael Dunnings, Staff Writer

April 29, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

The stars were aligned, the stage was set, the bright lights had begun to shine down upon Mercy College for its 19th annual International Film Festival. The committee of Mercy faculty is chaired by Dr. Elise Arnold-Levine and consists of Dr. Alan Hartman, Prof. Louis Grasso, Prof. Paul Trent, Dr....

Wess Meets West Breaks Borders As They Sign With UK Label

Wess Meets West Breaks Borders As They Sign With UK Label

Kristin Millard, Impact Staff

April 2, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Mercy-made post-rock band signs to Hassle Records UK leading up to their newest album, A Light Within The Fracture.

Just Press Play: The Art of Podcasting with the Guys from Final Guys

Just Press Play: The Art of Podcasting with the Guys from Final Guys

Michael Dunnings, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

There is a place, a place where producers and consumers, friends and fans, and like-minded people from all walks of life converge to express themselves and their passion. This place is not a place, rather a platform, the podcast. What is podcasting? Podcasting is three guys debating whether “The...

Brewing up Successful Spirits at Westchester Craft Breweries

Brewing up Successful Spirits at Westchester Craft Breweries

Stephen Lyons, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

"Beer, the cause of and solution to all of life's problems."—Homer J. Simpson

The Everafter Brings Pop-Punk and Personality to Mercy College

The Everafter Brings Pop-Punk and Personality to Mercy College

Kristin Millard, Impact Staff

February 14, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

In the back of a small bar in Brooklyn, a heavy pair of soundproof doors and curtains opens up to reveal a smoky venue, filled with the chatter and excitement of friends waiting to support their classmates in bands, fans of local music buying t-shirts and chatting about new releases, and regulars ther...

A Look Into Mercy’s Growing Rap Scene (Featuring 3peat)

A Look Into Mercy’s Growing Rap Scene (Featuring 3peat)

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

February 8, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

“Like horses in the Kentucky Derby, we only look forward at what’s ahead, rather than what’s behind us.” These words, said by sophomore Kadeem Norville, make the defining statement of 3peat, one of Mercy’s “Big Three” rap groups, along with ODC and Plug. With the rise of the “SoundC...

Westchester County’s Own and Only

Westchester County’s Own and Only

Matt Reich, Staff Writer

December 9, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Hidden in a traditional Irish pub is Westchester County's only LGBT bar night and drag show.

‘Impractical Jokers’ Vulcano Transforms Lecture Hall Into Comedy Club

‘Impractical Jokers’ Vulcano Transforms Lecture Hall Into Comedy Club

Nicole Acosta, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Sal Vulcano flew off the streets of New York City and entered the northern realm of Dobbs Ferry. On Dec. 1, one of the stars of Tru TV's Impractical Jokers arrived to spread laughs to students and staff throughout Mercy College's Lecture Hall. Vulcano, one of four of the comedy t...

Examine “The Great Beyond” With Jim Carrey

Examine “The Great Beyond” With Jim Carrey

Nora-Grayce Orosz, Managing Editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond is streaming now on Netflix.

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