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Even Before The Supreme Court Leak, Access To Abortion Has Been Dying For Decades

Even Before The Supreme Court Leak, Access To Abortion Has Been Dying For Decades

Britney Guzman, Impact Staff Writer May 13, 2022

When she rested her head on her pillow every night, she prayed that her son would die inside of her so that she wouldn’t have to make the decision.  When she was finally able to close her eyes and...

President Tim Halls Final Chapter With Mercy

President Tim Hall’s Final Chapter With Mercy

Nicole Alarcon, Associate Editor May 8, 2022

Tim Hall announced he is retiring from his position as President of Mercy College in June of 2023. His legacy started nine years ago after relocating to New York in 2014. "Expecting to undertake a new...

Local Ukrainian Residents Live In Uncertainty Following Russian Invasion

Local Ukrainian Residents Live In Uncertainty Following Russian Invasion

Nicole Alarcon and James Tiedemann May 7, 2022

Yuriy braced himself for humiliation every time his parents dropped him off late at school. His parents would leave him yards away, where he would walk a long way to be shamed in front of his classmates. At...

Adjunct Union Ratifies Agreement with Mercy College to Avoid Strike and End Labor Dispute

Adjunct Union Ratifies Agreement with Mercy College to Avoid Strike and End Labor Dispute

James Tiedemann, Managing Editor May 6, 2022

The Mercy Faculty Forward Union, represented by SEIU, officially ratified an agreement with Mercy College averting a potential strike and ending over two and half years of negotiations. This three-year...

Mercy College And CNR Introduces The Alumni Rooms

Mercy College And CNR Introduces The Alumni Rooms

Katelyn Turner, Staff Writer May 6, 2022

Standing proudly on an open landscape, the historic Moller House has transitioned from home to office space for Mercy College and College of New Rochelle (CNR) faculty. Acquired in 2019, the three-story...

Mercy Updates The 2022 Commencement Procedure

Mercy Updates The 2022 Commencement Procedure

Diannah Plaisir, Impact Staff Writer May 5, 2022

Mercy College has given an important update on graduation protocols and procedures. Upon arrival, graduates and their guests will not be required to show proof of vaccination. Mercy dropped all of its...

Impact Wins Five NYPA Awards in 2021, Two First-Place Honors

Impact Wins Five NYPA Awards in 2021, Two First-Place Honors

May 5, 2022

The Impact won five New York Press Association awards in 2021, four for writing, with two awards earning first-place honors. This was the first year The Impact has ever won two first-place...

Gender Dynamics Professor Hopes For Change In Discussion Acceptance

Gender Dynamics Professor Hopes For Change In Discussion Acceptance

Britney Guzman, Impact Staff Writer April 27, 2022

When Prof. Jacqueline Callahan - Stewart graduated from Mercy College, she remembered when it was a small private college under the Sisters of Mercy. She remembers not being able to express her thoughts...

Comparing Gen Z vs. Millennials In The Modern Age

Comparing Gen Z vs. Millennials In The Modern Age

Luis Ruiz, Staff Writer April 19, 2022

For years, there is always the argument and comments that your parents will make towards you that their generation was harder than yours now.  The line “ back in the day I had to do etc…” ...

Westchester County Launches Cyber Security Task Force

Westchester County Launches Cyber Security Task Force

Diannah Plaisir, Impact Staff Writer April 16, 2022

Following Russia’s decision to invade Ukraine, they have also allegedly chosen to launch several cyberattacks worldwide. With President Joe Biden’s and Homeland Security’s warning about cyber attacks...

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