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Text Stop!

Text Stop!

Michelle Florentino, Impact staff

December 19, 2013

Today, travelers who are going a far distance and need to stop for food or to use the restrooms usually use Highway rest stops. Locals who take a minute and fill up the gas tank in their cars also use rest stops. But who would have known that rest stops are now a part of our law system.   The...

6 apps useful for College students

6 apps useful for College students

Michelle Florentino, Impact staff

December 19, 2013

#1 Venmo   This app is linked to your bank account and with a push of a button you can pay back your friends without having to use cash or the hassle of running to an ATM to take out money. This app is useful to college students because with our hectic schedule time management is highly important...

Trying to eat healthy?

Trying to eat healthy?

Michelle Florentino

November 17, 2013

Diets suck!   In college our standard diet is ramen noodles and Gatorade. Ladies! I know I’m not the only one trying to stay fit, maintain a good GPA and struggle to put gas in my car. Lets face it diets suck and are expensive at times but have no fear! Michelle is here to help. For starters...

Study tips tricks and tactics

Study tips tricks and tactics

Michelle Florentino, Impact Staff

November 14, 2013

Why is it so hard for some college students to study for a test?   With finals around the corner studying is a crucial skill college students must master. At first it’s hard to find out what you prefer when or while you study.  Personally I am easily distracted and lose focus easily. Some s...

What a twist! Woman offers to pay for her thief’s groceries

November 6, 2013

A woman in Oklahoma was grocery shopping when her wallet suddenly goes missing. She approached the suspected thief and offers to pay for his groceries if he returned her wallet…WHAT! Jessica Eaves is a Christian woman with four children who was shopping at her local grocery store. According to...

Might need some aloe for that burn

Might need some aloe for that burn

Michelle Florentino, Impact Staff

October 7, 2013

The campaign FCKH8 recently released a photo on their Facebook of a letter a father wrote to his daughter after she kicks her son out of her house after he told her he was gay. The father made it clear that he disagrees with her decision and actions and described what she did as “the real abomination”....

The Run Across India

The Run Across India

Michelle Florentino, Impact Staff

September 26, 2013

Would you dare to drive a tuk tuk across India in the name of charity? The Rickshaw Run is an event where participants embark on a journey across India riding a three wheel motorized scooter 2,000 miles to raise money for charity. They ride the tuk tuks eight hours a day to arrive to their destination...

Arrested for Shopping….What?

Arrested for Shopping....What?

Michelle Florentino, Impact Staff

September 24, 2013

A 19 year old black teen from queens was arrested for shopping...what? Trayon Christian is an average black teen from Queens. An engineer student, Trayon decided to save up money and buy an expensive Salvatore Ferragamo belt at Barneys that cost $349. What was supposed to be a quick shopping trip to...

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