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The Award Winning News Publication of Mercy College

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The Award Winning News Publication of Mercy College

The Impact

The Magic Behind Boggs Ferry and Ravenskill

The Magic Behind Boggs Ferry and Ravenskill

Alyssa Politi, Impact Staff March 2, 2023

Imagine some of the New York river towns like Dobbs Ferry and Peekskill flipped upside down and transformed into magical towns like Boggs Ferry and Ravenskill. Each year, Witchlings are placed into covens...

Dramatic Reading Of Theatrical Adaptation of Rip Van Winkle

Dramatic Reading Of Theatrical Adaptation of Rip Van Winkle

English Honors Class January 30, 2020

Introduction:             Right down the street from Mercy College’s Dobbs Ferry campus, in the town of Irvington, is the Sunnyside cottage,...

Pacquiao Vs. Mayweather: More Cultural Event Than A Boxing Match

Pacquiao Vs. Mayweather: More Cultural Event Than A Boxing Match

John Principio, Entertainment Editor April 21, 2015

We have all fantasized about being a hero. We respect the underdog as much as we revere the favorite. The iconic orchestral score in the Rocky films may send an explosive rush of adrenaline through our...

Game Review: Battlefield: Hardline

Game Review: Battlefield: Hardline

Joseph Ocasio, Impact Correspondent March 24, 2015

    After the disaster that was Battlefeild 4’s server issues, Electronic Arts has decided to take a page from its competitor, Activision, and allow another studio take the series in...

LGBT Marches in NYC St. Patricks Day Parade

LGBT Marches in NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade

John Principio, Entertainment Editor March 23, 2015

In 1764, twelve years before the Declaration of Independence was signed, a group of Irish soldiers marched up Fifth Avenue on March 17 to display their prolific pride of faith, heritage and culture. What...

The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D

The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D

Joseph Ocasio March 17, 2015

Back in 2011, Nintendo revisited the 1998 classic, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, and re-released on the then new 3DS. This was later followed by speculations and fan-demands to release Ocarina’s...

#TMI: Social Media Is Not A Social Psychiatrist

#TMI: Social Media Is Not A Social Psychiatrist

Kristin McGovern, Impact staff November 12, 2014

Social media has become the most in-expensive therapy session, and several are taking advantage of this service. Whether you are going through a turmoil in your life, want to express your voice about politics,...

The One Where Fans Couldn’t BE Any More Excited

”The One Where Fans Couldn’t BE Any More Excited’

Kristin McGovern, Impact Staff October 6, 2014

For 10 years, you spent holidays, birthdays and celebrations together. You attended weddings and the births of their first children, and there was always room for coffee. For the last 20 years, fans...

Child Thief Lends New Take On Peter Pan Tale

Child Thief Lends New Take On Peter Pan Tale

Jessica Moran, Impact Staff August 4, 2014

In a small corner of Prospect Park, in the borough of Brooklyn, New York, a thief lay hidden in the trees. This thief wasn’tsearching for an unattended purse, cell phone, or camera. This thief was looking...

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Is Bossy a Bad Thing?

Melissa Nappi, Entertainment Editor March 30, 2014

The COO of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg, has launched a campaign to the ban the word bossy with her charity Leanin.org and The Girl Scouts of America. She says that while boys are called leaders, when...

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