The Impact

Vinny Roszkowski Blog #1: Well I guess this is growing up

April 30, 2012

There aren’t many times you can say to other people that you have  traveled more than 6 hours to see your favorite band perform. Well  actually for myself I can now say that. This past weekend included a  six-hour road trip that could have lasted only two hours. The reason  behind the six-h...

Jenna Inzitari Blog #1: Steve Jobs

April 30, 2012

On October 5th, 2011, Steve Jobs passed away.  Some did not even know who he was, and some know him as the co-founder and CEO of Apple Incorporated. Jobs passed away due to a battle with “advanced pancreatic cancer”. I logged onto Facebook the day that it happened and saw about a million statuses...

ista Summerville Blog #1: Celebrities Have an Impact On Our Youth

April 30, 2012

Being in the media's eye your every move is being watched, photographed,  or talked about. Celebrities should realize how much of an impact they  have on our youth's life. By some of their actions it seems like they  could care less that young children are watching their every move.  Everythin...

OP/ED: More Parking Please

April 30, 2012

As another year begins for the students and faculty who attend our beloved Mercy College, the same previous issue persists. How is the college going to accommodate for the hundreds of new cars that pass through the campus on a daily basis? The R-Lot was added last year for students who live ...

OP/ED: Summer Dormers struggled without Refund

April 30, 2012

They say summer time is the best time for a good holiday, but this was the exact opposite for students who stayed in the Mercy College dorms for the summer 2011 due to an eviction notice they all received on Aug. 15. The heat wave was unbearable in the dorms, especially because there is no air conditioning...

OP/ED: Don’t Forget Relatives in Nursing Homes

April 30, 2012

A nursing home is a place where people are sent when their family or the government believes they are no longer able to give themselves the care they need to live a healthy life. However, there is a very sad underlining to the already upsetting consequence of old age. My grandfather on my mot...

OP/ED: Root Root Root For the First Responders

April 30, 2012

On Sept. 11, the New York Mets held a ceremony before their game against the Chicago Cubs, to honor those who fought for our country and lost their lives for us. The team wore Fire Department of New York and New York Police Department hats to honor the first responders of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. ...

Student-Athletes and Coaches Participate in Susan Komen Race in NYC to Help Raise Money and Awareness for Breast Cancer

April 30, 2012

By Jasmine Williams Managing Editor Mercy student-athletes and staff voluntarily gave up their Sunday to participate in the 20th Komen Greater NYC Race for the Cure at Central Park in Manhattan on Sept. 18. Members from the women’s basketball, field hockey and softball teams volunteer...

Facebook Adds Live Streaming Function

April 30, 2012

By Jesse Brody   Over the past few years, Facebook has become an internet and social juggernaut by inspiring relationships, business partnerships, social gatherings and feuds, as well as a source of networking and entertainment for now over 700 million people. Facebook’s main part...

International Students need to help each other on campus

April 30, 2012

By Anne Rugumba Keinomugisha and Magaritta Acheampong “I want to go home; I don’t like this weather. It’s so hard, especially because I am from a tropical area,” cries Lala, a Filipino student. Studying in another country means immersing oneself in a totally different environment, community,...

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