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Phil Collins: Not Dead Yet?

Phil Collins: Not Dead Yet?

Daniel Lederer, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

On Saturday October 13, I had the wonderful pleasure of seeing one of my favorite musicians in the world live in concert. Phil Collins brought his “Not Dead Yet” concert tour to the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. Ever since the legend announced his U.S tour back in May 2018, I have been as cra...

UFC 229 Post Fight Brawl Shows We Still have Alot To Learn

UFC 229 Post Fight Brawl Shows We Still have Alot To Learn

Michael Dunnings, Associate Editor

October 12, 2018

UFC 229 was supposed to be the culmination of the month's long kerfuffle between the camps of Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov. The McGregor and Nurmagomedov fued has been one of the most intensely personal rivalries the UFC has ever seen. Ethnicity, religion, politics, and national history...

The Lightning Bolt

The Lightning Bolt

Chevaughn Hurst, Impact Staff

October 12, 2018

In sports nothing is certain, but an Usain Bolt win in a 100m and 200m race is pretty much a sure thing. When its Olympics or World Championship time, Jamaica as a country, pause to watch the great Usain Bolt run. If you’re at work, you are looking for the nearest tv. If you’re on your way to work,...

New Age X-Files

New Age X-Files

Stephen Lyons, Associate Editor

October 11, 2018

While the X-Files is a corner stone of TV for the genre of paranormal procedural series. In 2008 a new franchise hit the air to challenge this. Fringe is a show born from the hole X-Files left when it went finished its run on television. Taking the idea of FBI agents investigating weird occurrences. Fringe...

Show me the Money

Show me the Money

Chevaughn Hurst, Impact Staff

October 5, 2018

Its time for the NCAA to stop hiding behind the term ‘student athletes’ and just call students who play sports athletes. The NCAA keep hiding behind this term because they want to avoid the elephant in the room topic of paying the players. I believe college athletes should be compensated because ...

“Overdose with the Holy Ghost”

“Overdose with the Holy Ghost”

Mikayla Newham, Staff Writer

September 29, 2018

"I was diggin' me a hole big enough to bury my soul. Weight of the world, I gotta carry my own"- 2009, Swimming. His music wouldn't be the same if the lyrics didn't contain experiences of his mind altering thoughts and his battle with depression. Malcolm McCormick, better know as Mac Miller, express...

What Took So Long

What Took So Long

Chevaughn Hurst, Impact Staff

September 28, 2018

Eric Reid was finally given the chance to play Football again. Reid a former 1st round pick is a safety and is only 26 years old. He has the talent to start on almost all the teams in the NFL. However, the NFL blacked balled him and Colin Kaepernick from there league because they started protesting d...

The Little Spy Show That Could

The Little Spy Show That Could

Stephen Lyons, Associate Editor

September 27, 2018

Zachary Levi will star in Shazam!  in April of 2019 as the titular super hero. Before that though for five seasons he was to a legion of adoring fans Charles "Chuck" Bartowski. An intelligent, but unmotivated employee of the Buy More(a.k.a Best Buy) as a member of the Nerd Herd(a.k.a. Geek Squad). ...

A New Era in the Land

A New Era in the Land

Chevaughn Hurst, Impact Staff

September 21, 2018

It’s about damn time! The Cleveland Browns have finally won an NFL game. It took them 635 days to win, meaning their last win came on Christmas Eve in 2016.   Rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield came on in relief of injured starter Tyrod Taylor and provided an instant spark for the team. Mayfield’s fir...

You Can’t Appreciate the Sun Without the Rain

You Can’t Appreciate the Sun Without the Rain

Mikayla Newham, Impact Staff

September 20, 2018

As I lie here awake, pondering whether I should write this or not, the thoughts going through my head make it hard for me to ignore. There have been numerous days and nights where I have done this exact same thing. Pondered, considered, and refrained, all due to fear of what others may think and fear ...

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