The Impact

Women’s Lacrosse Winning Early

May 15, 2012

By Kevin Lewis The Mercy College's Mavericks women's lacrosse team balks at the idea that a new program can't compete collegiately. To date, the team is 4-2, with an impressive 3-1 record away from home, as The lady Mavericks have outscored their opponents by an average of four goals a game. ...

Muscarella Leads Mavericks on the Diamond

May 15, 2012

By A.J. Martelli "Baseball is a marathon, not a sprint," says Justin Muscarella, senior infielder on the Mavericks baseball team. "Everyone feels different this year. The team is in high spirits, and we are up for the challenge." Muscarella and the baseball team recently journeyed...

Softball Begins Season at 4-4, Expects Playoffs in 2010

May 15, 2012

By AJ Martelli The lady Mavericks softball team recently returned from the annual Coco Expo from Cocoa Beach, Fl. The squad went 4-4 on the trip to begin the 2010 campaign and the ladies are expecting a winning upcoming season. "The tournament this year was very unorganized," said junior...

Lady Mavs Basketball Looks To Finish Strong

May 15, 2012

By AJ Martelli The Mercy women's basketball team is looking to finish their 2009-10 campaign on a high note. First year head coach Kelli Dunlay enjoyed her inaugural season as the lady Mavericks head coach and expressed delight in her first season at the team's helm. "I enjoyed the...

Science Club

May 15, 2012

By Zack Cowen Dr. Mario Ciani, Assistant Professor of biology, hosted a study skills session for students interested in improving their grades in the science courses last month, and his advice was simple and blunt: know thy self. The most important advice Ciani stated to his students...

Credit Card Regulations

May 15, 2012

By Eric Fortier While the Credit Card Act of 2009 went into effect in February without notice by students at Mercy College, the new law will actually protect co-eds from themselves when it comes to racking up credit card debt. The legislation reforms the credit rules to protect the...

President of Food City Markets, Inc and Mercy College Alumni Barbara G. Berger

May 15, 2012

By Pamela Cobbs Mercy College alumna Barbara G. Berger was inducted into the Commission of Independent Colleges and Universities' 2010 Independent Sector Alumni Hall of Distinction on March 21. Berger was honored for the successful career she has had in the food market industry, as well as...

CBS Weather Man joins the Mercy College Faculty

May 15, 2012

By Shedeiky Hamilton "A perfect profession is one which causes you to get out of the bed and start your day. For me it is a microphone, a poem, or a classroom," stated Ira Joe Fisher, a CBS weatherman and now an English professor at Mercy College. Fisher, a resident of Connecticut,...

Professor Seeks Justice against the Vatican and Legion of Christ for Merciless Acts

May 14, 2012

By Shelley Broxton Around 9:45p.m., when everyone else in the Catholic minor seminary was in bed, twelve year old Juan Vaca was called to his superior's bedroom. The reason, Vaca stated, was to perform what he had been told was as an act of charity. "He pretended to be sick in his...

Noted Comet-Discover and Educator David Levy Visits Mercy College

May 14, 2012

By Jamsel Reyes David Levy presented "Poetry of the night: Forging a relationship between astronomy and literature" at Mercy College last month. As a boy, he shared with Mercy College that not only did he love the night sky; he was an insomniac. By not sleeping at night, he used the countless...

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