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Union Vote Results in Historic Victory for Adjuncts

Union Vote Results in Historic Victory for Adjuncts

Steven Keehner, Associate Editor

May 14, 2019


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In a historical landmark victory for Mercy’s adjunct professors, a union will be formed following the recent referendum, which saw a 400:100 margin of victory.

Mourning A First Love

Mourning A First Love

Valerie Lopez, Associate Editor

May 1, 2019


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He wears a kind smile and a calm cool demeanor. He is in the latest Nike tech suit and Ugg shoes that match accordingly. He lights up the room with his witty sense of humor. One would never know the inner turmoil and darkness that he has to deal with everyday. Mercy College freshman, Romel Andre,...

Humanitarian Society Promotes Bone Marrow Donation

Humanitarian Society Promotes Bone Marrow Donation

Valerie Lopez, Associate Editor

April 28, 2019


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"Hey, do you wanna save a life?" Lauren Hero told Mercy College students as they passed by the Lecture Hall. On March 14, the Humanitarian Society teamed up with Be the Match, an organization that focusses on registering people to receive swab kits in order to see if they are matches for patients...

Her Agenda Attempts To Demystify the Home-Buying Process for Millennial Women

Her Agenda Attempts To Demystify the Home-Buying Process for Millennial Women

Nicole Acosta, Managing Editor

April 25, 2019


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Loan repayment, minimal job benefits, and food insecurity are some of the unwanted life factors that this generation's millennials have to endure. Commonly, these ceasing qualities can contribute to many feeling apprehensive towards home-ownership and equity. On April 4, the digital media platform, Her Age...

Still Coping With Pain, Professor Turns To Her Students For Inspiration

Still Coping With Pain, Professor Turns To Her Students For Inspiration

Michael Panteleo, Impact Staff

April 24, 2019


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Melinda Corey has a once in a lifetime mind. Corey is from Baltimore originally but currently lives in Dobbs Ferry She currently is a teacherat Mercy College but she is much more than that.  In 2012, Melinda tragically lost her daughter. Martha Corey was 18 when she committed suicide. She...

The Street Art of War

The Street Art of War

Brian Pineiro, Impact Staff

April 23, 2019


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While the debate whether graffiti, from the Italian word "graffiato" meaning scratched, is considered an art or vandalism rages on today, society has begun accepting the former. Work from famous graffiti artists such as Banksy, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, and more have had entire exhibitions dedicated to them by various museums. The Whitney Museum of American Art and the Museum of Modern Art to name a few. Graffiti, while proponents are technically considered vandalism, is now widely accepted as art.

Expert Warns That Suicide Is A Silent Enemy

Expert Warns That Suicide Is A Silent Enemy

Adriana Saad-Vinza, Staff Writter

April 19, 2019


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Who could imagine that your ride home would be to the place where you remember your dead family member best? Or waiting for that ride would give you feelings to attempt against your life? Thousands of new Yorkers take the subway daily. People who commute everyday can't imagine what the person who...

Mav Friendly Market: Fighting Food Insecurity Across Campuses

Mav Friendly Market: Fighting Food Insecurity Across Campuses

Ellis Joshua, Impact Staff

April 17, 2019


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Mercy College’s Manhattan Campus hosted a Diversity Lunch and Learn on Tuesday April 16 about food insecurity as the campus prepares for the Mav Market to make its way to the Manhattan campus beginning in the fall of 2019. The Mav Friendly Market which currently serves the Dobbs Ferry and Bronx...

Adjunct Union Election Set for Apr. 17; Part-Time Faculty Set to Receive Pay Raise

Adjunct Union Election Set for Apr. 17; Part-Time Faculty Set to Receive Pay Raise

Steven Keehner, Associate Editor

April 11, 2019


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In a nine-minute statement from President Tim Hall, he goes into detail about the adjunct unionization situation.

American Muslims Discuss the Shooting in New Zealand; Social Media Banning Select Content

American Muslims Discuss the Shooting in New Zealand; Social Media Banning Select Content

Andrea Loaiza, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019


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A mosque is meant to be a peaceful place in which everyone joins together to worship  and communicate with God. Yet, on March 15, two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand became a horrific crime scene. Hundreds of Muslims attended the Al Noor Mosque when a shooter entered and open fire, kill...

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