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Mercy Reacts to First Presidential Debate

Mercy Reacts to First Presidential Debate

Amber Perez, Impact Staff

October 26, 2020

Many people in America have panned the first debate between President Donald J. Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden as a complete disaster and the worst debate in history. 

New York Taxes and COVID-19 Inflict Similar Fear

New York Taxes and COVID-19 Inflict Similar Fear

Nicole Alarcon, Impact Staff

October 22, 2020

The pandemic and high taxes in New York are causing residents to seek out homes in different states across the country. It is no secret that New York has been losing its residents, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. New York has seen a decrease in population since 2016. However, according to residents,...

Opening a Business During the Pandemic

Opening a Business During the Pandemic

James Tiedemann, Impact Staff

October 21, 2020

Just like with the rest of the world, the entire process from the legal work involved to the physical space of the business had to be adapted to accommodate the “new normal” for the time being. 

Travel Restrictions During COVID-19

Travel Restrictions During COVID-19

Daniel Johnston, Impact Staff

October 20, 2020

Travel restrictions within the United States were unheard of and perhaps even unfathomable before the COVID-19 pandemic. But now they are a norm, especially in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. On June 24, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued Executive Order 205, which required travelers coming...

Mercy Continues to Enforce COVID Testing

Mercy Continues to Enforce COVID Testing

Alexis Lynch, Francesca Simone, and James Tiedemann

October 19, 2020

Students who live on campus are contacted by Residential Life to get tested for COVID-19. Recently, students have been asked to take the test more than once, even if they already provided proof to the health office that they had taken one.

Lifelong Drug User Graduates at 51

Lifelong Drug User Graduates at 51

Daniela Baptista Haros, Impact Staff

October 15, 2020

She has joy in her heart, but her exterior has been damaged by her substance abuse.

Out of Style: Are Books Going Extinct?

Out of Style: Are Books Going Extinct?

Britney Guzman, Impact Staff Writer

October 8, 2020

It's hard to believe that in the past, reading books was considered to be a vital source of entertainment. Now in the 21st century, watching television, browsing on social media and Facetiming your beau are considered to be the main sources of entertainment for the young generation. According to the...

Mercy College Aids International Students

Mercy College Aids International Students

Renae Morgan, Staff Writer

October 5, 2020

Talk about a Maverick welcome!

Student Clubs Transition to An Online Campus Experience

Student Clubs Transition to An Online Campus Experience

Amber Perez and Valerie Lopez

October 4, 2020

Clubs at Mercy have been working to keep the college experience alive for students, as all activities moved virtually last semester.  Mercy is attempting to keep its student organizations busy despite being apart physically. Many groups are hosting virtual meetings and staying active on social me...

Living On Campus Amidst a Pandemic

Living On Campus Amidst a Pandemic

Daniel Johnston, Impact Staff

October 3, 2020

Living on campus can be one of the best experiences of going away to college. For many young college students, it’s their first time away from home, it’s their first time living alone, and it’s their first time to prove that they can be independent adults. Unfortunately, for the people who lived...

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