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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 Woman's 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 System's 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 Isn't 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: What's 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...

OP/ED: Virtual Graduation 2021

OP/ED: Virtual Graduation 2021

Alexis Lynch, Managing Editor March 25, 2021

First, class of 2021's senior Spring Break gets canceled, and now graduation is online. Now obviously, the world is in shambles. Everything isn't going to go the way people hoped or as wanted but there...

OP/ED: Social Media Ruins Our Body Image

OP/ED: Social Media Ruins Our Body Image

Alexis Lynch, Managing Editor February 17, 2021

The popular dating app, Bumble, has officially banned body-shaming messages from being sent on the app. Bumble announced this change on Feb. 4. Bumble sent out a statement saying, "We’re doing this...

OP/ED TikTok: The Pros and The Cons

OP/ED TikTok: The Pros and The Cons

Amber Perez, Impact Staff February 17, 2021

TikTok is taking over the world, and I’m not talking about Kesha’s 2009 hit song.  We all love a nice social media app that can bring both laughs and entertainment. That’s why TikTok is so popular...

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