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The Best Film Festival In NYC

The Best Film Festival In NYC

Catherine Mercado, Impact Staff

May 15, 2014


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For thirteen years lower Manhattan has been the home of independent films. The Tribeca film festival took place April 17th and ended on April 27th. Hundreds of filmmakers and actors dedicated many years for a chance at the Tribeca film festival. It has become a community for those who enjoy different t...

Picking up Boxing

Picking up Boxing

Catherine Mercado, Impact Staff

May 14, 2014


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Finding a hobby isn’t easy. Finding something your good at is even more challenging. The routine of cardio and weightlifting can sometimes become repetitive and at times it can get boring. The weather is getting nicer, the summer is approaching, and it is time to switch things up. For all of my...

Finding a Roommate the Right Way

Finding a Roommate the Right Way

May 13, 2014


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Whether you grew up sharing a room with a sibling or living in college dorms you know firsthand sharing your space with another person can be torture. My sister and I have shared a room for my entire life. When you’re young the only problems you have are who’s going to clean up toys and don’t break...

Therapeutic Brain Challenge

Therapeutic Brain Challenge

Catherine Mercado, Impact Staff

May 13, 2014


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Challenge your ability to be creative while doing a simple exercises that will help you release stress and recharge you brain. When living in a fast paced environment constantly taking care of daily responsibilities, it is healthy to take time out for yourself and do something you enjoy. Whether it is...

Simple changes for a healthy lifestyle

Simple changes for a healthy lifestyle

Catherine Mercado, impact staff

April 17, 2014


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Having a busy lifestyle is no excuse for having an unhealthy lifestyle. Simple changes in eating habits, and creating time for minimal exercises, will take you one step closer to being healthy. You can think of a million reasons why not to change your diet and why you shouldn't make time for exercise....

Splurging has a Cost

Splurging has a Cost

Catherine Mercado, Impact Staff

April 3, 2014


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Money doesn't grow on trees, so why do I spend it like it does? The older I get managing money has become more and more difficult. I would rather eat out than cook dinner, take a cab instead of a bus, and when it comes to shopping nothing can stop me from swiping my card.  Years of earning and spending,...

Cats Favorite 30 for 30 Films

Cats Favorite 30 for 30 Films

Catherine Mercado, Impact Staff

February 27, 2014


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Best 30 for 30 films Many people who like sports today probably can say they have a history watching sports with their family and it being part of a tradition their household. For me it is completely the opposite. I began to find an interest in sports my sophomore year of high school. It was when...

Unknown Future of Athletes & Pressure From the Media

Unknown Future of Athletes & Pressure From the Media

Catherine Mercado, Impact Staff

February 27, 2014


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After every football season fans from all over are anticipating what’s next. College football fans are patiently waiting to see who will be chosen in this year’s draft.  The NFL draft is the topic of conversation on ESPN the past two weeks. The main question of who has what it takes to make it to...

The Sochi Winter Olympics: What is Curling?

The Sochi Winter Olympics: What is Curling?

Catherine Mercado, Impact Staff

February 24, 2014


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Quality time with my treadmill consist of watching an intense sport that will most likely keep me entertained long enough to run until the game is over. Last week I decided to tune into The Sochi Winter Olympics. My ulterior motive was to learn something new about hockey, skiing or even ice skating....

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