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Surviving Struggles To Graduation

Brian Pineiro, Impact Staff

March 20, 2019


Filed under Voices podcast

Staff member Brian Pineiro has been through a lot. He's not only lucky to graduate, in many ways he's lucky to have survived.

Mercy College Adjuncts Announce Intention to Unionize

Mercy College Adjuncts Announce Intention to Unionize

Nicole Acosta and Steven Keehner

February 12, 2019


Filed under Impact Video, News

The adjunct professors of Mercy College have formally announced their decision to unionize following a gathering on Jan. 31 in front of Verrazano Hall in hope to receive what they consider "better working conditions." Over 20 faculty members came to show solidarity toward this movement in the brutal and...

Abusive Relationship Can Feed Into Your Depression

Val Lopez, Associate Editor

December 30, 2018


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Staff member Val Lopez opens up about depression, an abusive relationship and her "summer vacation" in a mental institution.

Adopting Is The Best Way To Find The Pet You’re Looking For

Adopting Is The Best Way To Find The Pet You’re Looking For

Ellis Joshua & Michael Panteleo, Impact Staff

December 13, 2018


Filed under Impact Now

Every day, more than 4,000 dogs and cats are killed in America’s shelters simply because they don't have safe places to call home. By adopting a dog or cat, it means that you truly saved a pet's life. Bringing home a pet is a very exciting moment. Although it’s more common to buy a pet from a pet stor...

My Week in the Mental Hospital

My Week in the Mental Hospital

Valerie Lopez, Impact Staff

December 13, 2018


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"I want to kill myself." Four words young people use so commonly when they are overwhelmed, followed by a soft chuckle. There was a point in my life where I meant those words, and even attempted to take my own life. I have always struggled with depression, and being in an emotionally and physically...

Immigration Under President Trump

Immigration Under President Trump

Chevaughn Hurst, Impact Staff

December 12, 2018


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America is a nation of immigrants. People who immigrate to this country are all coming here for one reason. They are making there way from various countries searching and trying to live the American Dream. People from South American countries are fleeing their country because they are facing oppressi...

Video Games: The Past, Present, and Future

Video Games: The Past, Present, and Future

Brian Pineiro and Steven Keehner

December 12, 2018


Filed under Impact Now

What "are" video games in 2018? From gaming addiction to eSports, The Impact tries to answer it.

Humans Of The LGBTQ Community

Humans Of The LGBTQ Community

Jared Naut, Impact Staff

December 12, 2018


Filed under Impact Now

Did you know in 1969, it was still illegal for people of the LGBT community to meet in public places and bars and that they were regularly target by law enforcement? Back then, being homosexual was still considered a mental disorder by the American Psychological Association, which caused people in the...

A 360 Degree Lifestyle Transformation For The Better

Daniel Lederer, Staff Writer

December 8, 2018


Filed under Impact Now

Everyone wants to look good and that means trying to be as thin as possible. There’s just one big problem. We are eating more calories. Obesity ranks worldwide have skyrocketed. This has fueled what is now a nearly $70 billion dieting industry here in the United States, consisting of membership plans,...

Apple’s Live Stream Strategy is Genius Yet Deceiving

Christina Galgano, Impact Staff

December 2, 2018


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Staff Member Christina Galgano tips her hat to the genius of Apple marketing and the foolish consume ego.

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