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Providing Relief to Stressed-Out Students in Need

Providing Relief to Stressed-Out Students in Need

Daniel Lederer, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


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The middle of the school semester can be a stressful time for college students. The midterm panic has passed and the attention is now focused on research papers, long term assignments and reaching the finish line. With all that going on, it's hard to find time to relax and do something happy. On N...

Essentia Water Recognizes Overachievers With Nationwide College Artists at Fire Within Event

Essentia Water Recognizes Overachievers With Nationwide College Artists at Fire Within Event

Nicole Acosta, Managing Editor

November 10, 2018


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Essentia aims to prove to be more than just one's new favorite brand of hydrating H20. The alkaline water company hosted a Press only event titled Fire Within, on Oct. 18 in the Meatpacking District of New York City. The engaging tone of the event allowed Essentia to commemorate overachievement by highl...

The Madresita Project: Knitting for a Cause

The Madresita Project: Knitting for a Cause

Andrea Loaiza, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


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Yarns are spread out on the table next to a handful of needles and hooks waiting to be used by the students. Christal Luna is taping a sign outside of the classroom that reads This way to the knitting class, while her mother sets up the table for when the students arrive. This is the third week the knitting classes...

Mercy College Recieves Largest Donation In School History

Mercy College Recieves Largest Donation In School History

Jared Naut, Impact Staff

November 8, 2018


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Mercy College has received the largest donation in Mercy College history this fall as Dr. Marie T. McKellar donated $2 million to the school to establish two new tenure track faculty positions in the mathematics and computer science programs at Mercy College. This donation will help recruit suitors...

Mercy Awarded With a $1 Million Grant By Howard Hughes Institute

Mercy Awarded With a $1 Million Grant By Howard Hughes Institute

Adriana Saad, Staff writer

November 8, 2018


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Mercy College was elected and awarded from nearly 600 schools by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to receive a grant worth $1 million this past summer. The HHMI organization is recruiting schools with this inclusive excellence program to help students become leaders in the science fields. This...

Movement Matters: Mercy Professor Raising Awareness For Physical Therapy Month

Movement Matters: Mercy Professor Raising Awareness For Physical Therapy Month

Michael Dunnings, Associate Editor

November 8, 2018


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Movement is a vital function for virtually every species on Earth. For some, movement is the difference between life and death. For most people, movement is an action that comes without much difficulty or thought; sitting up in a chair, reaching for a cup of coffee, going for a jog, or lifting weights. Movement...

Mercy College Women Takes On The First Annual ENVSN Fest

Mercy College Women Takes On The First Annual ENVSN Fest

November 8, 2018


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The first annual ENVSN Festival was held on Oct. 20 in Industry City , Brooklyn. ENVSN Fest is a festival dedicated to helping woman gain access to network with likeminded people like them, in order to help their dreams become a reality.  From young Entrepreneur, to beauty influencers, to professionals...

Living With Epilepsy

Living With Epilepsy

Valerie Lopez, Impact Staff

November 8, 2018


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She is in tears after a long day of classes. Trying to control her sobbing as her friends comfort her by the balcony between Founders and Hudson Hall. Like most college students, she is struggling to juggle her social life as well and maintaining her grades and feels as though she is under a lot of stress...

META Club Returns After Brief Hiatus

META Club Returns After Brief Hiatus

Ellis Joshua, Impact Staff

November 7, 2018


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After a brief hiatus, the META Club has finally returned this semester. META is a club that involves technology and is about teaching people how to use different types of technology including things such as 3-D printing, arduino codes, how to use different types of sensors as well as many other aspects...

Chair Yoga , Yoga for All

Chair Yoga , Yoga for All

Valerie Lopez, Impact Staff

November 7, 2018


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"OK class, think about your commute here today. Did you use the stairs? Was there a ramp? Is there an elevator nearby? Did the doors automatically open? Are there "curb cuts" available? If  you have not noticed these accessible features it's because you did not have to. Take this moment to show your body...

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