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May 14, 2012

By Larryse Brown "Because you're gay! And I'm not gonna argue with you about this!" Moments earlier, Mercy College sophomore Brentin Brown walked into an military recruitment office with Louis Vuitton bag in hand and make-up on. "Now I wouldn't do that if I were you," a lady said sitting...

Rent Textbooks Instead of Buying

May 14, 2012

By Dorisbeth Pena This fall is the first semester at Mercy College that students are now given the option to rent their textbooks for roughly half the price of buying them. The Dobbs Ferry campus bookstore now offers almost one-third of Mercy College textbooks for rental, which some...

Mercy Grad Student Displays His ‘Wheels Of Progress’

May 14, 2012

By Brandon Chatkin It was cold and dark. George Gallego navigated his way through the warehouse searching for the light switch. Unable to see anything, he took small steps, with outstretched hands, feeling for a wall. Suddenly, the ground gave way from under him and he began to fall...

Dobbs Cafe Upgrades Again

May 14, 2012

By Dorisbeth Pena Mercy College has revealed some major, vastly appreciated renovations to the Dobbs Ferry Café this fall. The improvements focus on the quality and variety of food available to students, which most students feel is very important to campus living. It was designed to be...

Titanic Sunk By Steering Mistake, Author Says

May 14, 2012

By Tom Fehn A difficult steering system may have been what directed the Titanic into an iceberg and in essence , into history, according to a new theory published about the Olympic class passenger liner. There have been movies, documentaries, and countless books published about the R.M.S....

Survey Proves A Lot To Learn When It Comes To Religion

May 14, 2012

By Tom Fehn Atheists and agnostics know more about major religions then Roman Catholics, Jews and Protestants, and most struggled giving the correct answers on their own religion, according to a recent poll that made national news last week. The Impact conducted its own survey on Mercy College...

RiverWalk expands to Mercy College

May 14, 2012

By Jessi Rucker A brand new stretch of parks, promenades and paths along the Hudson River will soon offer Mercy students refuge from the college life and a new way to travel to other parts of Westchester. The 51.5-mile RiverWalk will stretch from Peekskill down to Yonkers, spanning 14...

Avoid Toasted Skin Syndrome

May 14, 2012

By Ralfston Meek A large number of Mercy College students either own or use a laptop, which they use constantly throughout the day. Students use their laptops for many different reasons: typing research papers, taking online courses, and checking Facebook and twitter accounts. The problem...

2010- Men’s Lacrosse Looks for Big Year

May 14, 2012

By Jakim Redhead The Mercy College men's lacrosse team have high expectations this season Head Coach Steve Manitta feels that balance and experience will play a major factor in the team's success this year. The majority of his team last year was made up of freshman's so he feels as though...

Men’s Soccer Already Turning the Corne

May 14, 2012

By Kevin Lewis The young athlete had a bright future ahead of him as a soccer player. Then Chris Smith's knee unfortunately could no longer tolerate the grind of competitive soccer, and he had to give up playing the game that he loved. "I injured my knee and was forced to retire...

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