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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 for a child. As a child, like so many before me and so many sure to come, I was captivated...

Is Bossy a Bad Thing?

Is Bossy a Bad Thing?
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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 a girl exhibits the same behavior they are called bossy. With all the negative connotations of the word,...

Spring Break In New York City

Catherine Mercado, Impact Staff

March 20, 2014

Spring break is a week away, and Mercy College students are excited to welcome spring. Spring break is the one week in college, where students take a week off from studying and say goodbye to the brutal winter. While some students count down the days till they are in paradise, others are not so enthusiastic. A...

The Dean’s List Tour Comes To Mercy College

Karissa Allen, Impact Staff

March 20, 2014

It's 7:30 p.m. and it's show time. The performers take their places as they go over their songs, dance routines and pieces they have written for the last time. Lights in the house go down and Scott Morris, the MC, takes the stage. The performers stand back stage waiting for their time to take the stage. Bianca...

Nation Novel Writing Month

Nation Novel Writing Month

Melissa Nappi, Entertainment Editor

November 24, 2013

November was National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). The rules for NaNoWriMo was one must write 50,000 words in one month. No editing, just pure writing. Your word count had to start on Nov. 1, but you could use a preexisting work as long as you start over from word one. It can be any genre of fiction...

Out Of Print Clothing Great For Book Lovers

Melissa Nappi, Entertainment Editor

November 20, 2013

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a book nerd in possession of an internet connection is in want of a way to show off his or her love of books. That way is Out of Print Clothing, a clothing website that sells shirts screened with the images of classic book covers that range from classic...

Entertainment Interns Strike Back

Entertainment Interns Strike Back

Melissa Nappi, Entertainment Editor

October 30, 2013

Every semester students across the country polish up their résumés and put on their finest professional clothes before they march off to the career fairs. They create online accounts with dozens of websites, spend hours in career services perfecting their interviewing skills and impishly enroll in...

The House I Live In

Michael Perrota, Advisor

September 9, 2012

What has the war on drugs really cost us? Is it worth it? This new documentary, from the maker of the killer flick "Why We Fight," seems to be a real eye opener. While plans began to combat substance abuse as far back as 1914, it was President Richard  Nixon that really coined the phrase "War on...

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