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Seals Get Bin Laden

April 30, 2012

By Lauren Guadino Impact Staff   Almost 10 years ago Osama bin Laden was the mastermind behind one of the worst attacks in United States history.  He was responsible for the deaths of nearly 3,000 citizens. And now, to some, justice has been served. After the 9/11 attacks, the U.S. ...

Are iPhones Tracking You?

April 30, 2012

By Thomas Fehn   Owners of the iPhone have the ability to check their e-mail, update their statuses on Facebook, and tweet on Twitter. They can even set their ovens that are on a network to their baking. The iPhone also knows every single move the owner has made since purchasing the phone...

Food and Gas Rise Sharply in 2011

April 30, 2012

By Lauren Parfidio   Everyone has to start digging deeper in their pockets. Prices are ready to rise in New York. Food, clothes, and gas prices are expected to rise very soon, and some have already started. “I don’t mind the food and clothes prices rising so much, but the gas prices...

Renowned Author Visits Mercy

April 30, 2012

By Chantal O'Brien   Students and faculty members spent their afternoon listening to a lecture given by successful Latina author Luisa Valenzuela on April 18 at the Dobbs Ferry campus The author, who is often compared to Gabriel Garcia Marquez, is best known for Como en la guerra...

JFK: Fifty Years Later

April 30, 2012

Influential. Charismatic. Fearless. Daring.  John F. Kennedy was all this and more. The Impact has decided to honor the historic 50 year anniversary of his entry into office, focusing on Westchester residents who have met him at his most candid   By Lauren Gualdino     Ask...

Surviving SkyNet: Terminator Fans Count Down to Infamous Day

April 30, 2012

By Thomas Fehn April 21, 2011. A day which will live in infamy. Two days after being activated, Skynet (the new military "defense" computer network) became self-aware and immediately began its worldwide attack on humanity. Yes, the robots have now taken over, and newer and more advanced ...

Lacrosse next selected for postseason

April 30, 2012

By Steve Thompson Sports Editor It seemed like worse pressure than teams suffer through on Selection Sunday. Yet instead of 64 spots, there are only four. And unfortunately for Mercy fans, the Mavericks were not one of them. The No. 6 Mercy College men's lacrosse team will not be advanc...

Softball Stuns Downling in Playoffs

April 30, 2012

By Steve Thompson Sports Editor Welcome to the playoffs, Mercy softball. The squad knocked off Dowling, ranked No. 7 in the nation, in the first round in a historic program win, yet fell in the semifinals to Molloy on May 6. The .500 squad entered the ECC championships as the fourth and last...

Woman’s Lacrosse finishes at 9-6

April 30, 2012

Steve Thompson Sports Editor When describing the 2011 Mercy College Women’s lacrosse team a few words come to mind. Teamwork. Dedication. Work ethic. Heading into their final two contests, the Lady Mavs were 7-6 and hoping to finish their second consecutive season with a winning record. A...

Baseball finishes one win short of last season’s tally

April 30, 2012

Steve Thompson Sports Editor The 2011 Spring Mercy Men’s Baseball Season has been rained on like no other in recent memory. The April 25th matchup versus Queens College had to be postponed as did the double header versus C.W Post two days prior. The rain has overshadowed a season that by no means...

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