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Culture Shock

Culture Shock

Samuel Neve, Impact Staff

November 8, 2013

Being a British student has many advantages when you live in the United States, people are always asking me to just talk at them so they can listen to my accent, some people assume that with the accent comes intelligence and some people just ask me if I was in any of the Harry Potter Movies. Read More »...

ROUGH Rivertown Parents: “Building the Bridge Between School and Home”

ROUGH Rivertown Parents: “Building the Bridge Between School and Home”

September 26, 2012

What exactly is the Rivertown Parents? The Parent-Teacher-Student Associations of Ardsley, Hastings, Irvington, Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow, and Dobbs Ferry have created this group to offer parent education and support to the students and parents in the Rivertowns. This group will be partnering with Mercy...

Fairy Jobmother Disappointing

May 14, 2012

By Ashley Neff Impact Staff With thousands of people living off of unemployment, and scrounging for money, one would assume a television show designed to help the unemployed find jobs would be a successful one. Indeed it is not. Instead, with somewhat helpful hints and a few connections,...

‘KameWick’ Doing Its Best Work Right On Campus

April 30, 2012

By Vinny Roszkowski Since the 10th grade, Keith Hurtt and Chuck Bucci knew that they wanted to start a career together in the music industry. The dynamic duo that goes by the name of KameWick brings the world of hip-hop beats, digital and real instruments together. What makes things interesti...

Inspiration Drives ‘Big Brother Big Sister’ Program

Inspiration Drives 'Big Brother Big Sister' Program

Jasmine Williams, Managing Editor

April 23, 2012

Every Tuesday afternoon, several Mercy students travel to Yonkers, equipped to make a difference in the lives of urban youth. As of the fall of 2011, Mercy College and the organization, Big Brothers Big Sisters, teamed up with the common goal to inspire youth while presenting them with inspirational...

Weird Phobias Not Always Funny

Larry Curtis Jr., Features Editor

April 23, 2012

The blood curdling screams could be heard from the sidewalk in front of the house. An elderly man walking his dog froze in his tracks, staring in the direction of where he thought a murder was taking place. His dog barked and growled; squatting and tucking its tail between its hind legs. The front...

being a player 101 #sadbuttrue

March 29, 2012

  Its crazy how correct the term is the game, when referring to getting girls and dating and why guys, and some girls are called players. Because it really is all a game. Being a player is the only sport that doesn’t really require any physical ability at all, it’s all mental. Now don’t g...

Apple Has Done It Again

Apple Has Done It Again

Rita Acheampong, Staff Writer

March 7, 2012

Apple has done it again with a new gadget that is supposed to be the iPad 3 or the iPad HD releasing in stores all around between the months of March and April.  We'll probably also see the release of iOS 5.1 at the same time. This constant push of new products is not something foreign to Apple u...

Tax Season

Tax Season

Rita Acheampong, Staff Writer

March 7, 2012

Hey, it's tax season!  People have money in their pockets and they are ready to buy and shop for things they want more than things they need. The looming price rise, that has been forecasted by retailers, even includes discount fashion chains.  This steep cost  effects shoppers at the same time...

Interview Skills Workshop

March 7, 2012

Learn some helpful tips on interviewing for your dream job. Date: Monday, March 26 Location: TBD Time: 12-1pm OR Date: Tuesday, March 27 Location: Room 729 Time: 2-3pm

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