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A Look Back At The “Merrie Land” The Good, The Bad & The Queen Brought To Us

A Look Back At The

Jack Seda-Schreiber and Thomas Hintton

April 30, 2020

We gather here today to mourn the loss of Tony Allen. As legendary producer Brian Eno once put it, Tony is one of the greatest musicians of the last century. Tony Allen is a brilliant drummer whose style is only unique to him. His drumming practically made Fela Kuti as big and as influential as he was....

Ana Frango Elétrico Has a Little Bit of Heart to Share

Ana Frango Elétrico Has a Little Bit of Heart to Share

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

April 19, 2020

Ana Frango Elétrico is an amazing young talent. Having just released her second album, "Little Electric Chicken Heart," she is slowly but surely making her way into being one of the most talked-about new musical acts, getting rave reviews all across the boards from many notable music publications. With...

THE SCENE: iZ

THE SCENE: iZ

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

April 5, 2020

This is iZ. iZ has a new EP out; her debut EP. Entitled "iS this iT," it is a sprawling journey through trippy, piano-driven sound, ethereal noises, and soothing vocals (both spoken and sung). Featuring contributions from many local Westchester musicians (MoonKitty, Kayla Joe, and Sofia St Jean),...

Skinny Pelembe is a New Artist to Watch

Skinny Pelembe is a New Artist to Watch

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

February 29, 2020

Skinny Pelembe is possibly the best new artist right now. With a sound that combines elements of post-punk, indie rock, afrobeat, dance, trip-hop, hip hop, dub reggae, and electronica, it makes an exciting new area of music special to him and only him. Therefore, I was incredibly excited to sit down...

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, which was the home of the American writer Washington Irving (1783-1859).  Irving’s literary work co...

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 veins, though may also mislead us to believe that such stories are only told in movies. As early as...

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 a different direction. While Battlefield developer, D.I.C.E, still has a hand working on the title,...

LGBT Marches in NYC St. Patrick’s 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 may have originally seemed to be an irrelevant and insignificant display, lead to what is now one...

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 sequel, Majora’s Mask. Four years later, Nintendo has listened to its fans and re-released the...

Zoolander 2 Announced to Release in 2016

Zoolander 2 Announced to Release in 2016

John Principio, Entertainment Editor

March 10, 2015

While millions of people tuned into the coveted Paris Fashion Week this March, there were two runway-walkers who may have stolen the spotlight and the story of the entire event. Clad in pieces from Valentino Garavani’s 2015 fall collection, Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller) and fellow male model Hansel...

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