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Chance and ‘Coloring Book’ A Gospel-Like Success

Chance and ‘Coloring Book’ A Gospel-Like Success

Darien Greene, Correspondent

July 9, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Coloring Book Early this year, the internet was ablaze with “Blame Chance” memes for delaying the release of Kanye West’s album because Chance was still tinkering with one his verses. When the verse on Kanye’s album opener “Ultralight Beams” was finally unleashed on the world, it sounded li...

‘Inside Amy Schumer’ Still Entertaining, Not As Clever

‘Inside Amy Schumer’ Still Entertaining, Not As Clever

Darien Greene, Correspondent

July 8, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Inside Amy Schumer  We’ve seen this before. Success, fame, and notoriety throwing off the game of one of our beloved comedians, taking them from average Joe’s and Jane’s and catapulting them into the spotlight. Over the past few years, Amy Schumer went from a fourth place finish on Last Comic...

Timberlake ‘Can’t Fight the Feeling’ of Making Top Summer Hits

Timberlake ‘Can’t Fight the Feeling’ of Making Top Summer Hits

Darien Greene

July 8, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Music

  Can’t Stop the Feeling Justin Timberlake stakes his claim for Song of the Summer with his latest release “Can’t Stop the Feeling.” The funky bass and non-essential lyrics perfectly compliment Justin’s trademark, easy-going falsetto and makes for a pleasant, if forgettable, summer tune. ...

‘Room’ One Of The Best of 2016

‘Room’ One Of The Best of 2016

Darian Greene, Contributor

July 8, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies and Television

“Room” is a heart-wrenching, but profoundly enriching story about creating your own reality in the face of insurmountable adversity. Directed with aplomb by Lenny Abrahamson, this tiny film blesses us with transcendent performances by all principle actors, but especially Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay. Based...

Beasts of No Nation Forces Viewers To Think About Their Own Survival

Beasts of No Nation Forces Viewers To Think About Their Own Survival

Christine Coleman, Contributor

June 8, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

As an adult, the thought of being left alone in an African jungle to fend for myself doesn’t exactly seem like it would make for a good film. Death from sheer terror alone would pretty much put an immediate end to any unfathomable plot of how I ended up there, much less leave time for interspersed...

2NE1 Is Down To Three: Now What?

2NE1 Is Down To Three: Now What?

Naomi Osuji, Managing Editor

April 22, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

On April 5, it was announced that Minzy, the youngest member of the K-pop girl group, 2NE1, decided to leave the group. As I mentioned in past columns, I do have a love for K-pop, and I’ve been listening to it for a year. When I found out that she was leaving the group, I wasn’t too surprised, but...

Choose Your First Broadway Musical

Choose Your First Broadway Musical

Ga Young Yoon, Staff Writer

April 10, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Walking through the time square to broad way, you can just distinguish certain theaters because they decorate their buildings with all the brochures. The Ambassador Theater is also one of them. It is on 49th Street and Broadway and the musical Chicago started and has been played there since 1996. ...

Mercy College Black Student Union Talent Show Highlight of the semester

Mercy College Black Student Union Talent Show Highlight of the semester

Chris Telford, Staff Writer

March 16, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

The spotlight was shining more heavily than normally. Md8 (Mercy Digital Club) club members were scrambling to cut to camera 1, 2, 3, medium close-ups, and long shot angles. The MTEC (Music Technology) majors and MD8 were the helping hands running the show. They set up microphone, worked cameras,...

Meet Sunset: Mercy’s New Intergalactic Music Duo

Meet Sunset: Mercy’s New Intergalactic Music Duo

Naomi Osuji, Managing Editor

March 14, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Spacey. Intergalactic. Meet Mercy’s new music duo, Sunset. Sophomore music/tech major Kristin Millard and junior music/tech major Colton Somavia are the two originators of the group. Millard is on vocals, while Somavia produces the tracks. The music group was started last semester in their electronic...

17th Annual International Film Festival To Take Place In April

17th Annual International Film Festival To Take Place In April

Weronika Raczek, Impact Staff

March 11, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

American movies and films are fairly popular around the world. The great action adventures, the romantic comedies, dramas, thrillers, as well as horror. All these genres have a great theme and plot-line, but do these movies make a certain impact on one once they walk out of the theater? Do people take...

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