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La Reina de la Hispanidad 2016

La Reina de la Hispanidad 2016

Estefania Salinas, Staff Reporter April 24, 2020

Reina de la Hispanidad is organized by the Hispanic Heritage Committee in Manhattan. Each year, a queen and her court are crowned. The best part of being crowned is the winners get to be on a float during...

Building New Friendships

Building New Friendships

Estefania Salinas, Staff Reporter April 16, 2020

I was excited to make new friends during my first year residing on campus. The Mercy campus is really small, so I was seeing new faces every day without a doubt. However, knowing that the campus was so...

COVID-19 Put My Life On Hold

COVID-19 Put My Life On Hold

Estefania Salinas, Staff Reporter April 9, 2020

I had everything planned out for the next couple of months. My internship was going very well. I was soon to start reporting on events on my own. My senior pictures were available and I was in the process...

COVID-19 Is No Laughing Matter

COVID-19 Is No Laughing Matter

Estefania Salinas, Staff reporter April 1, 2020

The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic is the biggest event that's happened to our world in a long time. The number of positive diagnoses and deaths has been increasing rapidly every day. There are lockdowns...

He Could Be the One

He Could Be the One

Estefania Salinas, Staff Reporter March 25, 2020

Is this really happening? Is he the one? I can’t even remember the last time I'd asked myself this question. When you think hard about it, sometimes it doesn’t happen. All the good things that enter...

He Was Just Not That Into Me

He Was Just Not That Into Me

Estefania Salinas, Staff Reporter March 18, 2020

As he walked from a distance, my eyes quickly followed. I felt a genuine connection. An unfamiliar face that I had never seen before, gave me, for the first time, a fluttery feeling in my stomach. From...

My Lucky Numbers: 2, 8, and 24

My Lucky Numbers: 2, 8, and 24

Estefania Salinas, Impact Staff March 13, 2020

I was totally in love with Kobe Bryant. I admire how humble he was, how he treated his girls, and his talent on the basketball court. His smile was contagious and his powerful messages would always make...

“We Are the Bad Guys Out to Get You”

“We Are the Bad Guys Out to Get You”

Estefania Salinas, Staff Reporter March 5, 2020

This semester, I am going to write more than just sweet nostalgic recipes. It is my final semester here at Mercy College and I am going to be honest about things that I have been through these past few...

Dinner With the Girls!

Dinner With the Girls!

Estefania Salinas, Staff Reporter December 6, 2019

My best friend and I have a lot in common. We are very close to our parents; we love to try different things and we love to cook! Our Spanish mothers have taught us small tasteful recipes to make, but...

A Little Sazon Brings Us Together!

A Little Sazon Brings Us Together!

Estefania Salinas, Staff Reporter December 6, 2019

It’s my first year living on campus as a Resident Assistant and the experience has been great so far. I enjoy my single room and my privacy because I need it. Being an RA is crazy, there are so many...

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