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WiFi Speed Tests On Campus Prove System To Be Norm of Public Networks

WiFi Speed Tests On Campus Prove System To Be Norm of Public Networks

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

December 16, 2018


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Through testing and an interview with some of Mercy's most important IT workers, let's break down the WiFi situation at Mercy College.

Campus Safety Emphasizes Importance of ‘Mercy Alert’ System After Stabbing Incident Near Campus

Campus Safety Emphasizes Importance of ‘Mercy Alert’ System After Stabbing Incident Near Campus

Nicole Acosta and Steven Keehner

December 6, 2018


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A recent Dobbs Ferry stabbing incident led Mercy College officials to appoint a temporary lockdown at its main campus. According to the Dobbs Ferry Police Department, the incident began on the Old Croton Aqueduct at Walnut Street around 3:35 pm on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. The victim's injuries were...

When Body Art and The Business World Meet

When Body Art and The Business World Meet

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

December 6, 2018


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Do tattoos and piercings define the worker? Through various experts and Mercy students, let's try to figure it out.

Mercy College Passport Day Promotes Adventure And Travel

Mercy College Passport Day Promotes Adventure And Travel

Valerie Lopez, Impact Staff

December 6, 2018


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The thought of vacationing some place warm and relaxing is probably not in students to do list at the moment. However, with the help of the Study Abroad Program and Passport Day, students will be able to obtain a well deserved vacation all while getting the credits they need to graduate. On Passport...

Dr. Sorochinski Eager To Join Criminal Justice Program

Dr. Sorochinski Eager To Join Criminal Justice Program

Hope Androsko, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018


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One of the newest hires at Mercy College is bringing a passion for research and scientific study to the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Marina Sorochinski is the new, deeply passionate assistant professor in the Criminal Justice program at Mercy College. Sorochinski came to Mercy...

First Year Mercy Professor has Been Through it All

First Year Mercy Professor has Been Through it All

Ellis Joshua, Impact Staff

December 5, 2018


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Growing up Bogotá, Colombia wasn't easy for first year Mercy College Spanish professor Sofia Villarreal-Castaneda. It was a city that was having many political issues and wasn't a safe area to live. She knew that she needed to leave to create a better life for herself. She did everything she could to...

SOTA Hosts First Paint and Pizza Event For Fundraiser

SOTA Hosts First Paint and Pizza Event For Fundraiser

Brian Pineiro, Impact Staff

December 5, 2018


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"March's trip to Antigua will be the program's second. The first being during the spring 2018 semester. Ten students took the trip to the tropical island in the West Indies along with Prof. Sharon Sedlak the first go around and ten more will be flying down in March again with Sedlak."

In Remembrance: Dobbs Ferry Commemorates the Armistice that Ended the Great War

In Remembrance: Dobbs Ferry Commemorates the Armistice that Ended the Great War

Michael Dunnings, Associate Editor

December 3, 2018


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Eight million civilians, an estimated 11 million military personnel, 23 million wounded, and upwards of 19 million deaths. These staggering statistics measure the almost 40 million casualties from the Great War or has it has since become known World War 1. Now, 100 years later, and an additional 70-85...

World Toilet Day: Changing The Mindset On Our “Fecaphobia”

World Toilet Day: Changing The Mindset On Our “Fecaphobia”

Michael Dunnings, Associate Editor

December 1, 2018


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There are many tentpoles of an advanced civilization. Art, education, infrastructure, technology, transparency, and awareness. An advanced civilization should be one that has eliminated certain “quality of life” needs from being a persistent problem. In reality, our civilization can check many of...

Mercy College Holds Very First Pride Day

Mercy College Holds Very First Pride Day

Jared Naut, Impact Staff

November 29, 2018


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  Every year, Mercy College holds annual NOH8 photos towards the beginning of the fall semester for the students and faculty to show their support for the LGBTQ community. This year, they were held on October 3, and over a month later, Mercy College held their very first Pride Day! The event...

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