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Mercy’s Theater Club Holds Staged Reading

Mercy’s Theater Club Holds Staged Reading

Daniel Johnston, Impact Staff

December 8, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

The Mercy College Theater Club hosted a unique event in the Lecture Hall on the Dobbs Ferry campus on Nov. 30. Many students who had written some original plays on their own, performed a staged reading for seven of the individual plays that they have been working on all semester. The Theater Club...

On the Trail of The Unknown – Talking To Creators of Small Town Monsters

On the Trail of The Unknown – Talking To Creators of Small Town Monsters

Stephen Lyons, Associate Editor

December 8, 2018


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There are many styles of documentary films from heart warming stories to true crime nightmares. Within the medium is documentaries focusing on the paranormal. Seth Breedlove and the team behind Small Town Monsters are taking a new twist at the paranormal documentary. "There wasn’t anything out ...

Horror Lit in Westchester

Horror Lit in Westchester

Brian Pineiro, Impact Staff

November 7, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

What about in literature? Can that same fear, dread, or dismay be replicated through text? The short answer? Yes.

One Year Later, Fortnite: Battle Royale Continues to Thrive

One Year Later, Fortnite: Battle Royale Continues to Thrive

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

November 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Thirteen months after Epic Games released their Battle Royale mode, they continue to break down walls. But how do they continue to dominate? Two experts helped to answer that question.

Bands FC: Bands as Soccer Clubs, Soccer Clubs as Bands

Bands FC: Bands as Soccer Clubs, Soccer Clubs as Bands

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

October 4, 2018


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If you like two things enough, why not just put them together? For Founder Nick Fraser, he took that thinking to heart.

Parting Words From The Impact’s Senior Staff Members

Parting Words From The Impact’s Senior Staff Members

Nora-Grayce Orosz, Liv Meier, Matt Reich, Chelsea Renay, Dani Sarasky, Kritsin Millard, Tanisha Esprit, Mark McCarthy, Sandra Romero, Impact Staff

May 15, 2018


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As the class of 2018 pushes onward towards the final moments of their undergraduate careers, The Impact's own senior staff members reflect on the experiences, friendships and challenges they have faced during their time at Mercy. What was once a fledgling staff of a few devoted writers and editors has...

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 5, 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


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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...

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