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OP/ED: No Bruises, No Case

OP/ED: No Bruises, No Case

Nicole Alarcon, Associate Editor October 18, 2021

Reporting someone for domestic violence and not having marks to prove it. Who will believe it, and why should they? These are dangerous thoughts. Verbal and emotional abuse if not reported could lead to...

OP/ED: Plague of Abuse in Public Schools

OP/ED: Plague of Abuse in Public Schools

James Tiedemann, Managing Editor October 17, 2021

The spotlight of abuse within the public system is focused directly on Loudon County School District following an investigative report by the Daily Wire. This comes after the Virginia school...

OP/ED: Carpool Incentives Program Offers Peace of Mind

Henry Blethen, Staff Writer October 14, 2021

Plan on making it to class on time and can’t find parking? You’re not alone. An ongoing issue on the Mercy College-Dobbs Ferry Campus, has been the parking. A debacle of sorts. With just over 1,000...

OP/ED: The COVID-19 Vaccine and Those Who Could Not Wait To Get It

OP/ED: The COVID-19 Vaccine and Those Who Could Not Wait To Get It

Nicole Alarcon, Staff Writer May 7, 2021

The Biden administration vowed to supply Americans with enough vaccine to get at least 70% of adults with a dose by July 4th. Up until now, at least 45% of the total U.S population received the vaccine,...

OP/ED: Why Are We Always Questioning A Womans Body?

OP/ED: Why Are We Always Questioning A Woman’s Body?

Britney Guzman, Staff Writer April 20, 2021

Every time I talk about my body, people always look at me like I'm bold. Every time I discuss the pleasures of sex, my family and friends always glare at me as if I need to shut up. Being a woman is...

OP/ED: Our Educational Systems Influence On Student Loans

OP/ED: Our Educational System’s Influence On Student Loans

Nicole Alarcon, Impact Staff April 14, 2021

This image was shared on Mercy College’s Instagram account, and it seems like a positive image of the college. Indeed, Mercy is the best financial option for a private school. However, take a look at...

OP/ED: The Objectification of Women in Media

OP/ED: The Objectification of Women in Media

Renae Morgan, Staff Writer April 12, 2021

For decades, women and young females have been objectified in the media industry whether it is through music videos, video games, tv shows or movies. Have you ever stopped to wonder why? Why does a woman...

OP/ED: The Plan Of In-Person Classes

OP/ED: The Plan Of In-Person Classes

Gino Alva, Impact Staff April 5, 2021

The status of Zoom and In-Person classes are progressing. Students have been attending zoom classes since March 2020 and some students have no intention of returning to any of the campuses and attend...

OP/ED: More Gun Control Isnt the Solution

OP/ED: More Gun Control Isn’t the Solution

James Tiedemann, Associate Editor April 5, 2021

In less than one week, America has seen two mass shootings take place in Atlanta, Georgia, and Boulder, Colorado. These shootings have resulted in the death of 18 people and thrust Americans back into...

OP/ED: Whats Going on in Texas?

OP/ED: What’s Going on in Texas?

Casey Akers, Staff Writer April 5, 2021

What the hell is wrong with Texas? Now, I know you opened this column and thought, “What does this woman attending college in Dobbs Ferry, New York, know about Texas?” Well, my expertise comes from...

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