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OP/ED: Is the “Jersey Shore” a bad influence on our younger generation?

May 5, 2012

Do we really want our next generation acting like the cast on the “Jersey Shore?” The “Jersey Shore” is a hit MTV show airing since 2009. Eight housemates spend their summer at the Jersey shore. Their summer consists of physical and verbal fighting, cheating, sex with multiple partners,...

iPhone insanity hits Verizon

May 5, 2012

By Lauren Gualdino iPhone 4. Verizon. It Begins. That is all the Verizon Wireless website stated on Jan. 11, when Apple and Verizon had confirmed that they had finally come together to launch a compatible iPhone. On Feb. 10, Verizon officially released Apple’s iPhone 4 on their wireless...

Social Networking Leads To Sex Faster

May 5, 2012

By Delilah P. Valentin Meeting someone online could lead to sex faster? Studies prove this to be a fact. Four out of five women and three out of five men believe social networking such as Facebook leads to sex faster among new couples, according to a survey completed by Shape and Men’s...

OP/ED: Seem Program Directors Before Registering

April 30, 2012

By Delilah Valentin   Some students seem to be having difficulty with Academic Advising at Mercy College, as some have claimed that they are being led in the wrong direction. These students have told the Impact that they have had to turn to their program chair or register on their own just...

Mercy Participates in New York Student Aid Alliance Advocacy Day

April 30, 2012

By Lauren Gualdino   Nearly 20 Mercy College students and alumni traveled to Albany participate in the New York Student Aid Alliance Advocacy Day last month.  New York Student Aid Alliance Advocacy Day was a statewide initiative to raise awareness about the importance of state student a...

Save a pet in Westchester

April 30, 2012

By Lauren Parfidio     Would you like to adopt an animal as part of your family? Pets Alive in Westchester is a no-kill shelter with many animals looking for homes. Pets Alive’s mission is to improve the lives of animals including rescue, adoption, advocacy, collabora...

College Is Still Worth The Price

April 30, 2012

By Jessi Rucker Managing Editor If you’ve ever wondered if college was worth all the sacrificial finances, nights staying up studying and agonizing lectures, rest assured: college graduates have a huge leg up on their non-graduate counterparts. A typical college graduate makes an astoni...

Caller Claims of Gunmen Unfounded

April 30, 2012

By Thomas Fehn News Editor A 911 call to Dobbs Ferry Police claiming that three gunmen were on campus on March 16 proved to be false, according to police reports. Mercy College administration buildings and dormitories were evacuated as Greenburgh police and Yonkers SWAT teams searched ...

FBI Speaks To The Impact About State Of The Mafia

April 30, 2012

The Mafia. It has been a part of New York for nearly 150 years. On the heels of a mammoth arrest, some consider it to be fading away. Others disagree. The Impact spoke to the FBI to get answers.   By Tom Fehn and Jessi Rucker Impact Staff   In what is considered the gre...

Mercy’s Film Festival Flocks Hundreds To Discuss Cinema, Culture

April 30, 2012

By Jessi Rucker Mercy College’s 12th Annual International Film Festival was held the week of April 4 through 8 featuring films from seven countries, which were presented by guest speakers familiar with the films cultural heritage. Three hundred people attended the weeklong festival showing films...

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