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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-...

Spring Break Open Opportunity For Music DJ

Spring Break Open Opportunity For Music DJ

Daniel Johnston, Impact Staff

March 21, 2019

Miami Music Week is the largest weeklong marathon of electronic dance music events in the entire country. Thousands of artists perform at hundreds of venues located in Wynwood, Downtown Miami, Miami Beach, and Little Haiti. The venues include boats, nightclubs, pools, and pop-up spaces. Miami Music...

Review of “In The Time of the Butterflies”

Review of “In The Time of the Butterflies”

Hope Androsko, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

“In the Time of the Butterflies” written by Julia Alvarez, is set in the Dominican Republic in the 1960s during the dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo. Based on the real Mirabal sisters, this work of historical fiction tells the stories of the sisters, known as “Las Mariposas” or “The Butterflies,” ...

Queer Eye In Season 3 Still Fabulous

Queer Eye In Season 3 Still Fabulous

Hope Androsko, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

It was in Kansas City that they found their latest, and most diverse batch of heroes. As the catchy theme of the show promised, “Things keep getting better!”

Outrage Roars As “Empire” Star Is Arrested For Allegedly Faking His Own Attack

Outrage Roars As “Empire” Star Is Arrested For Allegedly Faking His Own Attack

Jared Naut, Impact Staff

March 20, 2019

Jussie Smollett has appeared as a loving man who also happens to be openly gay, best known for playing Jamal Lyon on the hit FOX television series Empire. So when it was first reported that Smollett was alleged attacked by two pro-Trump supporters early in the morning outside of a Chicago subway, everyo...

Why ‘Big Mouth’s’ Valentine’s Day Special Warmed My Heart

Why ‘Big Mouth’s’ Valentine’s Day Special Warmed My Heart

Hope Androsko, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019

On February 8, Netflix released the 45 minute Valentine’s Day special Big Mouth: My Furry Valentine, and it lived up to every expectation for those who were taking a break from kissing and cuddling during the lover's holiday.  The special picked up after the end of last season, allowing audiences...

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