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Attorney Advises International Students to Continue Chasing The American Dream

Attorney Advises International Students to Continue Chasing The American Dream

Andrea Loaiza, Staff Writer

December 18, 2017


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International students were given the opportunity to speak to an attorney about their future and their options once they graduate from college.   

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HIV and AIDS Infections Continue To Decline Due To Awareness

HIV and AIDS Infections Continue To Decline Due To Awareness

Liv Meier, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


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Fifteen percent. Fifteen percent, or every one in seven individuals,  is the estimated number of people who are living with HIV and are not aware that they are infected in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). World AIDS Day, held every Dec. 1, is dedicated...

Higher Education Behind Bars: Inmate Heals Through The Arts

Higher Education Behind Bars: Inmate Heals Through The Arts

Liv Meier, Staff Writer

December 9, 2017


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You walk into a room with a few dozen desks, sit down next to your fellow classmates, and face the dark green chalkboard. You pull out your notebook, write your name and the date at the top of the page, and wait for your professor. You’re eager to learn and hopeful that this week’s discussion will...

#MeToo Movement Looks To Break the Silence on Sexual Assault

#MeToo Movement Looks To Break the Silence on Sexual Assault

Tanisha Esprit, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


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They may have different races, cultures, and backgrounds, but there is one characteristic they all have in common: they have been sexual harrassed or assaulted. “I was 14 years old. It was by a police officer. I wasn’t the only one he was “touching" because he was touching my sister also. No...

Navigate The Streets Safely With Uber

Chelsea Renay, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


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"Whether you're in the front or the back seat, buckle up when you get into the car -- and please leave your guns at home," the legal section of the Uber website read. Uber has been the go-to for transportation regardless of the destination for those not wanting to get behind the wheel. If it's a night...

Stress Of Eating Disorders Doesn’t Get Any Better Around The Holidays

Stress Of Eating Disorders Doesn’t Get Any Better Around The Holidays

Nicole Acosta, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


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The savory smell of roasted turkey, the sweet candied yams, the aroma amplifies many natural cravings one may have. For some, this is the hardest time of the year. If only it were that easy to simply have a meal during the holiday season alongside loved ones. These victims are ones...

College Opens New Doors for Students Through Career Communities

Chelsea Renay, Staff Writer

December 2, 2017


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Go to class. Eat. Write papers. Party. Sleep. Repeat. It is easy for a college student to get caught up in going through motions of a day in the life. That is until one finds themselves in the middle of their junior year and reality sets in. Graduation is inching closer and closer and they still...

NAMI Event Discusses The Battle with Mental Illness

NAMI Event Discusses The Battle with Mental Illness

Tanisha Esprit, Staff Writer

December 2, 2017


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“I am a sweet and loving woman but when I am not on my medicines you don’t want to know me,” said Jill Axelrod. She was one of the guest speakers who educated students on the ongoing battle against mental illness.  The diagnosis of mental illness is becoming so common that in the United...

Fight Off The Holiday Eating Frenzy With Better Diet, Decisions

Chelsea Renay, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


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'Tis the season for holiday feasts that bring family members from both near and far. The eyes prove to be bigger than the stomach and the weight gain that comes soon after pushes everyone to move "go to the gym" to the top of their New Year's resolution list. Mercy College's Health and Wellness department...

M.E.T.A. Club Joins In The Maker Movement

Mark McCarthy, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


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God created the universe in seven days. Alfred John Tignonsini 3d printed a Pokémon in thirty minutes. With the advent of stores and online shipping, the need to make your own stuff has been replaced in the public zeitgeist with the need to buy it. Few make a knife, car, or even a piece of software...

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