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Lacrosse Ready TO Go To Next Level

May 14, 2012

By Lemmy Nemuel After posting an 8-6 record in its inaugural season, Coach Francesca DeLorenzo has set high expectations for her Mavericks in 2011. The coach feels that last year’s success will carry over to this season. “We worked very well last season. And I am hoping we will be able...

OP/ED: NFL’s Top 100…Or Is it?

May 14, 2012

NFL Films and the NFL Network recently put together a list of the Top 100 greatest players in the history of the National Football League. For two months the NFL Network aired the list which was compiled by a panel assembled by the NFL Network and comprised of current and former NFL coaches, players,...

OP/ED: Battling The Winter Blues

May 14, 2012

Maybe the student are scrambling to finish that paper. Or maybe they set aside the whole day to work on papers responsibly. Perhaps there is one piece of information that they need to look up to finish an assignment. It doesn’t matter if there isn’t a computer available, and some students feel...

WikiLeaks Makes Governments Cringe

May 14, 2012

By Jessi Rucker News Editor In a desperate effort to prevent the secrets of the United States Government seeping out again a smear campaigns, suspicious server attacks and the possibility of espionage charges have been sprung on WikiLeaks and the founder, Julian Assange. He has turned himself...

Sex On A College Campus: Students Sound Off On Taboo Topic

May 14, 2012

By Larryse Brown What do unicorns, dragons and mermaids have in common with the celibate college student? It seems to some of Mercy’s students that they all fall nicely under the category of mythical creatures. “There’s no such thing as a celibate college student,” says junior Jasmine...

Mercy Predictions for 2011

May 14, 2012

“Mercy Baseball will break school record for most wins.” Keith Kreis, Senior, Education major. “There will be more scholarships and grants at Mercy.” Alexandra Moretot, freshman, Occupational Therapy Major “Obama will lose his disastrous Healthcare Bill.” Roy Mandina, junior,...

America Drops to the Middle of the Pack in Education

May 14, 2012

. by The Impact on Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 6:03pm · . February 2011 By Tom Fehn The economy isn’t the only thing in the United States that has been on a downturn recently. The United States has fallen from top of the class to average in world education rankings. According...

Cigarette Bans on College Campuses Has Supporters Yet Irks Smokers

May 14, 2012

By Jessi Rucker Smoking bans on college campuses are sweeping the country and most recently on all of CUNY’s 23 campuses, but Mercy has no immediate plans to follow suit. “We would certainly consider a smoking ban on campus if a petition were made by a number of students,” said Mercy...

Snow Storms Bury New York

May 14, 2012

By Tom Fehn For only the fourth time since 1900 New York City has been hit with over 60 inches of snow this winter. New York has faced its worst winter since 1996, when over 75 inches of snow covered the big apple. Mercy College, just like most of New York, struggled to stay open during...

After 30+ Straight Losses, the Mavericks Win On The Hardwood

May 5, 2012

February 2011 By Steve Thompson Finally. A win. How long had it been? Too long. The Mercy College men’s basketball team recorded its first win of the season by defeating East Coast Conference opponent Dowling College in a convincing manner on Feb. 2, 93-83. The Mavericks...

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