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OP/ED: Rock Isn’t Popular Anymore, and That’s a Great Thing

OP/ED: Rock Isn’t Popular Anymore, and That’s a Great Thing

Steven Keehner, Managing Editor

November 6, 2019

Who listens to Imagine Dragons, anyway?

Letter to Editor: Appreciating Adult Learners

October 10, 2019

It’s usually around 8:21 p.m. when my classmates’ head tilts slightly to the left as he struggles to keep his eyes open during the last hour of class. Not that the material isn’t engaging, but he’s been awake since 5 a.m. attending to parenting duties, followed by an exhausting 9-hour work...

OP/ED: They Love Me, They Love Me Not

OP/ED: They Love Me, They Love Me Not

Steven Keehner, Managing Editor

October 5, 2019

It's time to accept the singular they for what it is.

OP/ED: Are Your Eyes Open?

OP/ED: Are Your Eyes Open?

Valerie Lopez, Associate Editor

September 26, 2019

“Submit, Obey and Buy!” These are all subliminal messages embedded in advertisements to get people to buy their products. A subliminal message is a message to the subconscious or the normal limits of perception.  These messages can even make people take actions and decisions in reality that...

The Impact Says Farewell to its 2019 Seniors

The Impact Says Farewell to its 2019 Seniors

Nicole Acosta, Brian Pineiro, Caroline Newman, Michael Dunnings, and Stephen Lyons

May 8, 2019

As the last "Impact Thursday" of the 2018-19 year arrives, our senior staff members reflect on their time with The Impact.  Though our seniors' journeys are coming to a close, a whole new chapter of their lives is just beginning. We look forward to seeing all that they accomplish in their pr...

OP/ED: The Concealed Fear of Riding in Cabs as a Woman

OP/ED: The Concealed Fear of Riding in Cabs as a Woman

Nicole Acosta, Managing Editor

April 26, 2019

New York, the city that should also be known as the one with unreliable public transportation. This leads me, and many other city-goers without a driver's license, to spend mass amounts of money on cabs to get to our destinations safely and on time. Digital ride-sharing corporations like Uber and Lyf...

OP/ED: The Dreadful Disease Of Narcissistic Men

OP/ED: The Dreadful Disease Of Narcissistic Men

Valerie Lopez, Associate Editor

April 25, 2019

We've all may have experience or encountered men that think they are a reincarnation of Jesus Christ himself. Or Don Juan. Maybe Fabio. Perhaps they are impersonating their President. The men that think they are larger than life and right about absolutely everything. The men whom when initiated in...

OP/ED: An Open Letter to Anti-PC Culture

OP/ED: An Open Letter to Anti-PC Culture

Steven Keehner, Associate Editor

April 4, 2019

From #MeToo to a slur in a song, American culture is seeing the results of an effort to change the way we view and speak about various groups throughout our country. While not unique to the USA, I can only speak and say political correctness has played a massive role in the reshaping and redefining of our society.

OP/ED: School Admission Privilege is a Legitimate Concern

OP/ED: School Admission Privilege is a Legitimate Concern

Nicole Acosta, Managing Editor

April 3, 2019

We've only reached the third month of 2019, and yet scandal has found a way to make itself exceedingly known. On what was a highly trafficked day on social media, March 12 was one where a topic that has been swept under the rug was exposed to the public eye. Apparently, you can now bribe your way...

OP/ED: The MTA Fare Hike Will Not Disentangle a Broken Transit System

OP/ED: The MTA Fare Hike Will Not Disentangle a Broken Transit System

Nicole Acosta, Managing Editor

February 28, 2019

The MTA wants to raise our fare prices to cover their impending debt. I'm pretty sure I still won't get to work on time.

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