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Mercy’s Transgender Community Gain a Massive Victory Towards Gender-Neutral Housing

Mercy’s Transgender Community Gain a Massive Victory Towards Gender-Neutral Housing

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

May 22, 2018


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In the ongoing struggle for better treatment within Mercy's Transgender community, three students have made the biggest push for change yet.

Seniors Leave Their Mark Before Graduating Mercy College

Seniors Leave Their Mark Before Graduating Mercy College

Andrea Loaiza, Impact Staff

May 21, 2018


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As the seniors make a tough decision on what to do once they graduate, they leave their marks before they are set to walk up the stage to pick up their diplomas in May. Some seniors wrote their names on the rock that is located across Main Hall with spray paint while other seniors wrote their name...

Impact Wins Four NYPA Awards For Third Straight Year; Meier and Simas win two each

Impact Wins Four NYPA Awards For Third Straight Year; Meier and Simas win two each

May 16, 2018


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The Impact was awarded four journalism awards by the New York Press Association last week, earning the second most writing awards in the state for the third year in a row. Liv Meier, Associate Editor, won two awards in 2017, making her the fourth member in Impact history to own multiple awards. Meier w...

Zikaron BaSalon: Reconnecting To The Past Before It Is Lost

Zikaron BaSalon: Reconnecting To The Past Before It Is Lost

Michael Dunnings, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018


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Mercy College recently hosted the second of its Center for Global Engagement Speaker Series with reservists from the Israeli Defense Forces or IDF. The event allows students, faculty, and residents the rare opportunity to converse with and discuss the issues, controversies, difficulties, and solutions...

Motivation and Tips to Get over Depression

Motivation and Tips to Get over Depression

Tanisha Esprit, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


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College students are experiencing severe depression in their environments all across the country. The college depression rate have not been getting better, but it has been getting worse over the years. Depression is a major depressive disorder is a serious medical illness that negatively affects people...

Mercy Professor Set to Release First Book of Trilogy

Mercy Professor Set to Release First Book of Trilogy

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

May 2, 2018


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With Winter Eternal set to be released to a nationwide audience this May, professor E. Thomas Joseph joins a long list of published writers connected to Mercy College.

On The Cusp of a Crisis: America’s Health Care System & The Shift Towards Preventative Treatment

On The Cusp of a Crisis: America’s Health Care System & The Shift Towards Preventative Treatment

Nora-Grayce Orosz, Managing Editor

May 1, 2018


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America's health care system is in dire need of restructuring, and with new research emerging on the benefits of a more proactive approach, it's time for a new plan.

Fashion Show Struts It’s Stuff At Mercy College

Fashion Show Struts It’s Stuff At Mercy College

Tanisha Esprit, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


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Creative designs, pulsing music and lively dance performances made the Caribbean Student Association's (CSA) annual fashion show a smashing success; but it was more than a fashion show. The event embodied all the qualities of a real party in the Caribbean. “The vision was for Mercy College to get...

STD Rates Soar To New Highs In Hudson Valley

STD Rates Soar To New Highs In Hudson Valley

Chelsea Renay, Social Media Editor

April 28, 2018


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In 2015, Westchester County had 3,381 reported cases of chlamydia which accounts for 347 cases for every 100,000 residents within the county. Recent years have shown a startling rise in the numbers of sexually transmitted diseases in not just in Westchester but in the Hudson Valley as a whole. Multiple...

Students Travel to U.N.; Discuss Student Relationships

Mark McCarthy, Staff Writer

April 28, 2018


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The United Nations Building, located in New York City, was built in order to prevent World War III. It is a towering skyscraper filled with gifts from other nations, diplomats, dozens of meeting halls, security officers and a gift shop. However, on April 13 the historic building housed a different...

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