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Coronavirus Testing Effects on Adolescents

Coronavirus Testing Effects on Adolescents

Alexis Lynch and Michael Panteleo

May 15, 2020

As the month’s pass and lockdowns in states extend, the United States still hasn’t seen more testing for coronavirus being available.

Vacation at the Start of a Pandemic

Vacation at the Start of a Pandemic

Julianna Ilise, Impact Staff

May 15, 2020

Every spring semester college students across the United States buy plane tickets, book hotel rooms and pack their backs in preparation for the best week of the year. Spring break is a time where students get to take off and party. It allows students to release all of the stress they have been deali...

Experts Split on Whether Diamox Could be Used to Cure COVID-19

Experts Split on Whether Diamox Could be Used to Cure COVID-19

Jillian Simmons, Impact Staff

May 9, 2020

E.R. and Critical Care doctor in New York City, Dr. Cameron Kyle-Sidell, posted a video on March 31 on Vimeo.com titled ‘FROM NYC ICU: IS COVID REALLY ARDS?!!!' Nearly 100,000 views later and the public is unsure whether to support his message.  “Nine days ago, I opened an intensive care unit...

Baby Boom vs Divorce Doom! Statistics Uncertain of Future

Baby Boom vs Divorce Doom! Statistics Uncertain of Future

Maya Wiggins, Impact Staff

May 8, 2020

Quarantine has really brought people together, but with all this family time is it really a good thing? Being that everyone is at home with their kids, partners maybe more, there could be a lot of disagreements. There could also be a lot of love being shared. People do not that have a lot  of options...

COVID-19: Transformation of Westchester County Center into Temporary Hospital

COVID-19: Transformation of Westchester County Center into Temporary Hospital

Estefania Salinas, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2020

The Westchester County Center known as the home of the Westchester Knicks, expositions, trade shows, and graduation ceremonies is expected to become a temporary hospital site for COVID-19 patients. The increase of overflowing hospitals have been taken to the next level. There are no more sufficient space...

Show Me The Money: Qualifying For A Stimulus Check

Show Me The Money: Qualifying For A Stimulus Check

Maya Wiggins, Impact Staff

May 7, 2020

Due to the shut down of many businesses, non-essential people find themselves in a finical crisis. Although many people are out of work, there are still bills that have to be paid. This is where the economic impact payment comes in. Many people know this as a stimulus check. The CARES Act makes this...

Brush Up On Your Skills With These Free Digital Courses

Brush Up On Your Skills With These Free Digital Courses

Jillian Simmons, Impact Staff

May 2, 2020

While everyone is quarantined in their homes, many people have found themselves being bored with the same routine day in and day out as they wait for the world to open up again. While all this free time can be overwhelming to many, some colleges and companies are offering free courses to learn new skills...

How the Mav Market Continues to Help

How the Mav Market Continues to Help

Chevaughn Hurst, Impact Staff

May 2, 2020

The Mercy College Mav Market is a food and resource pantry that is dedicated to making a difference during this difficult time. The pantries are located at the Dobbs Ferry, Manhattan and Bronx campuses, but it has shifted to a virtually based setup because of the current coronavirus pandemic. The Bronx...

The Ongoing Unemployment Crisis During COVID-19

The Ongoing Unemployment Crisis During COVID-19

Valerie Lopez, Managing Editor

April 30, 2020

Within the past six weeks, a staggering 30 million Americans have filed for unemployment as of April 27, 2020 according to the U.S. Department of Labor since COVID-19. This has been the highest rate of unemployment the country has seen since the 2008 financial crisis with 15.3 million Americans, according...

Dealing with a Pandemic A Challenge For Residential Adjustment Center

Dealing with a Pandemic A Challenge For Residential Adjustment Center

Maya Wiggins, Impact Staff

April 30, 2020

During this pandemic, it is not recommended for anyone to be outside unless it necessary. The only people that are allowed out are essential workers. Cities have shut down, non-essential people currently out of work, and schools have switched to online learning. Times are hard right now and people...

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