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Mercy College Adjuncts Announce Intention to Unionize

Mercy College Adjuncts Announce Intention to Unionize

Nicole Acosta and Steven Keehner

February 12, 2019

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...

Trump’s State of the Union Address Divides Students

Trump’s State of the Union Address Divides Students

Mark McCarthy and Kristin Millard

February 15, 2018

The State of the Union Address has shown that the Union is divided into two camps - both on Capitol Hill and on the Dobbs Ferry campus of Mercy College. On Jan. 30, the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump, gave the annual State of the Union Address to an audience that had mixed ...

Mercy Senior Is All About Putting On A Show

Mercy Senior Is All About Putting On A Show

Kayla Simas, Managing Editor

April 12, 2017

Standing on the tiny stage, Paul Santoli became overwhelmed with nerves as he did his first stand up comedy show. He looked out into the audience as he started sweating bullets. Before he knew it, he blacked out as the sound of laughter and the audience clapping. He knew he did his job. The senior,...

The Impact Travels To Trump Inauguration and Finds Support And Protest

The Impact Travels To Trump Inauguration and Finds Support And Protest

Laine Griffin, Associate Editor

February 9, 2017

Donald Trump stood in front of our nation and was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on Jan. 20 on the West Front of the United States Capitol building in Washington D.C. The cool, hazy air was filled with cheers and hisses from a divided country. As Trump stepped up...

Clinton Wins Mercy Election; Stein Tallies As Many Votes As Trump

Clinton Wins Mercy Election; Stein Tallies As Many Votes As Trump

Laine Griffin, Associate Editor

December 5, 2016

To vote or not to vote, that was the question. On Monday, Nov. 7, just a day before America would choose their destiny for the next four years, The Impact staff held its own Mock Election in Main Hall. To say it was surprising that The Impact staff had to nearly pull students’ teeth to convi...

Fifteen Years Later, 9/11 Victims Still Surviving

Fifteen Years Later, 9/11 Victims Still Surviving

Laine Griffin, Associate Editor

September 11, 2016

January 2002, he went on his first flight since surviving Sept. 11. Brian and his wife, Cyndi, were scheduled to take a vacation to Puerto Rico. The night before their flight, Brian attempted to back down. “If you don’t get on that plane tomorrow, you’ll never fly again,” Cyndi warned. “Or ...

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