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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


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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


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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


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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


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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,...

The Days, Years, and Life After Surviving a Mass Shooting

The Days, Years, and Life After Surviving a Mass Shooting

Matt Reich, Associate Editor

May 4, 2018


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Three survivors of mass shootings open up about their lives since Sandy Hook, Columbine, and Parkland.

Whoever Said Resurrection Was Easy?

Whoever Said Resurrection Was Easy?

Mark McCarthy, Staff Writer

March 30, 2018


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Extinction. The termination of a species in its entirety. Once a species is declared extinct, it is gone forever. Some species have been declassified as extinct in the past, but that’s only due to either the efforts of captive breeding programs or a lost herd being discovered somewhere else. Regardless,...

Tinder Tales 2.0

Tinder Tales 2.0

Chelsea Renay, Staff Writer

December 27, 2017


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Tinder can be an intimidating place, but you just might get lucky.

The Business of Pleasure

The Business of Pleasure

Matt Reich and Mark McCarthy

December 26, 2017


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A group of adult entertainers stand off-stage waiting for the "Pole Olympics" to begin in the center of a large convention hall. Vendors were stationed at their booths, dressed in company shirts with business cards at the ready for those curious enough to wander by. Adult entertainment icons, rising...

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