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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...

Kylie Jenner Friendzones Travis Scott

Kylie Jenner Friendzones Travis Scott

Alexis Lynch, Social Media Editor

October 4, 2019

A beloved celebrity couple just called it splitsville yesterday, and the Internet is shaking. Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott have called it quits and fans are trying to decide if it’s for publicity or if it’s for real this time. The two have been together for two years and have a daughter named...

Christie Day’s Julius Caesar Performance A Roman Triumph

Hope Androsko, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

"Creating is the essence of life," said title character Julius Ceasar in Shakespeare's classic. No line may better fit Mercy's annual celebration of literature and language. The School of Liberal Arts held their 34 annual Christie Day celebration in the Rotunda of Mercy College’s Dobbs Ferry Campus...

Why Netflix Original Movie “The Perfect Date” Is The Right Fit For You

Why Netflix Original Movie “The Perfect Date” Is The Right Fit For You

Jared Naut, Impact Staff

April 19, 2019

Warning: SPOILERS AHEAD If you are a fan of cheesy romantic comedies, then the newly released Netflix Original movie The Perfect Date is just the right film for your taste. The movie began streaming on the platform on April 12 and is based on the novel The Stand-In by Steve Bloom. The film sta...

Second Annual Theatre Showcase Sparkles At The Irvington Theater

Second Annual Theatre Showcase Sparkles At The Irvington Theater

Valerie Lopez, Associate Editor

April 18, 2019

Curtains open and the lights are illuminating. The eager crowd is ready for showtime. On April 15, the Irvington Town Hall theatre was filled with friends, sports teams and family of the theatre club students from Mercy College perform their second annual showcase. On April 15, fifteen of the Mercy...

Netflix’s “The OA” Transcends Typical Sci-Fi Storytelling

Netflix’s “The OA” Transcends Typical Sci-Fi Storytelling

Nicole Acosta, Managing Editor

April 18, 2019

WARNING: SLIGHT SPOILERS AHEAD Classified angels, everchanging dimensions, near-death experiences, and age-defying relationships. These are definitely mind-bending experiences we don't usually have the authority to witness on a daily basis. However, if you are lucky enough to have access to a Netf...

The Murder That Turned Heads Everywhere Is Now A Hulu Original Series

The Murder That Turned Heads Everywhere Is Now A Hulu Original Series

Jared Naut, Impact Staff

April 17, 2019

WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD It was the night of Jun.14, 2015 when Dee Dee Blanchard was brutally murdered, and her daughter Gypsy Rose who was believed to be ill was thought to be missing. What happened next was something that nobody expected to occur. Gypsy Rose planned her mother's murder and her then-...

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