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Soon To Be Graduates Celebrate At Senior Toast

Soon To Be Graduates Celebrate At Senior Toast

Estefania Salinas, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2020

As all the seniors raised their glasses up high, one can hear their loud cheers.  It as a rallying cry to say:  “Wow, this is it. We are almost done.” There is no turning back, just to keep pushing forward and end the semester strong. Set goals and accomplishments both academically,...

The World Actively Responds to Australia’s Tragic Fires

The World Actively Responds to Australia’s Tragic Fires

Francesca Simone, Copy Editor

February 18, 2020

For months, Australia has been suffering a great deal of loss because of bushfires that are said to have originally been man-made. While they were supposedly not started with malicious intent, the fires have burned through millions of acres of land - destroying homes and killing handfuls of people and...

“He Asked Me to Be His Valentine, How Could I Say No?”

“He Asked Me to Be His Valentine, How Could I Say No?”

Francesca Simone, Copy Editor

February 14, 2020

There are about a million clichés used to describe love, and they all sound so cheesy until it happens upon you.

New Esports Team Debuts With A Split

New Esports Team Debuts With A Split

Chevaughn Hurst, Impact Staff

February 13, 2020

The Mercy Esports team split their first games by losing to Southern New Hampshire University and defeating Saint Thomas Aquinas College to launch the inaugural season.  The rise of competitive esports has finally made its way to Mercy College with the emergence of an Esports Club. The headquarters...

J31 Protests Wreaks Havoc Throughout NYC Subways

J31 Protests Wreaks Havoc Throughout NYC Subways

Alexis Lynch, Social Media Editor

February 12, 2020

At 5 p.m. Grand Central Terminal was filled with many protesters. They were protesting the increase of police in the subways, the alleged racial profiling coming from the police, and the want for free public transportation. 

Kobe Bryant: More Than a Basketball Player

Kobe Bryant: More Than a Basketball Player

Alexis Lynch and Michael Panteleo

February 12, 2020

On the morning of January 26, 2020, Kobe Bryant passed away at 41. Bryant was a basketball legend on the court and an even better father and husband. 

“Good Faith” Paves Initial Adjunct Bargaining Sessions

Steven Keehner, Managing Editor

February 12, 2020

MercyFacultyForward and college officials have completed their first wave of bargaining sessions, following a four-month process that has left both groups satisfied. Nearly a year after the initial protest in front of Verrazano Hall, where a group of adjuncts handed Mercy President, Tim Hall, a letter...

Mercy College Announces Upcoming Departure From CNR Campuses

Mercy College Announces Upcoming Departure From CNR Campuses

Steven Keehner, Managing Editor

February 6, 2020

Mercy College will be no longer using the recently leased College of New Rochelle campuses as of this summer, an email from the school stated. In a story that dates back to nearly a year ago, Mercy has been heavily involved with the ongoing situation with CNR. After seeing dire financial issues that...

Save a Life, Humanitarian Society Promotes Bone Marrow Donation

Save a Life, Humanitarian Society Promotes Bone Marrow Donation

Amber Perez, Impact Staff

January 31, 2020

The Humanitarian Society teamed up with Be a Match to promote Bone Marrow and blood donation during the first week of February. For over 30 years, Be The Match, operated by the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP), has managed the largest and most diverse marrow registry in the world. They work to...

Coronavirus Continues to Spread Like Wild Fire

Coronavirus Continues to Spread Like Wild Fire

Amber Perez, Impact Staff

January 31, 2020

The new coronavirus has been declared a global emergency, as the outbreak continues to spread outside China, according to the World Health Organization. It was first reported on Dec 31, 2019 and first appeared on Dec 12, 2019. Coronavirus is a group of common viruses. It is a respiratory illness...

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