The Impact

Valerie Lopez
Valerie Lopez is a small town Hispanic girl from upstate New York who has big dreams and endless potential. She is a journalism major going into her sophomore year, hoping to one day write for Time magazine. She is half Venezuelan and half Mexican, likes to write about social and cultural issues.  She is also a music fanatic and loves Travis Scott, G Herbo , playboi Carti , lil uzi and Sza. She has a love for art at all forms and is an avid dancer during her free time. She also has an insight on mental health since she has experienced her fair share of hiccups.  She is very blunt and real, and sometimes funny, so expect to chuckle at her articles.

She writes a column titled  ChatswithVal.

She can be reached at [email protected]

Valerie Lopez, Associate Editor

Apr 03, 2019
The View’s Sunny Hosting Attends Mercy College Women’s Conference (Story)
Feb 28, 2019
Remembering Black History Month Through A Professor Who’s Lived It (Story)
Feb 28, 2019
Women of the World Poetry Slam Champion “FreeQuency” Takes On Mercy College (Story)
Feb 27, 2019
Staff Picks: Our Most Admired Black Icons (Story)
Feb 21, 2019
‘Food For Thought’ Poster Controversy Creates Confusion In Hudson Hall (Story)
Feb 21, 2019
The Top Five Black Artists Right Now (Story)
Feb 14, 2019
My Obsession With Being Skinny (Story)
Dec 15, 2018
An Open Letter To Victims Of Abusive Relationships (Story)
Dec 13, 2018
My Week in the Mental Hospital (Story)
Dec 06, 2018
Mercy College Passport Day Promotes Adventure And Travel (Story)
Nov 22, 2018
Searching for Home (Story)
Nov 08, 2018
Mercy College Women Takes On The First Annual ENVSN Fest (Story)
Nov 07, 2018
Chair Yoga , Yoga for All (Story)
Nov 03, 2018
Kendyle Paige, A Star On The Rise (Story)
Oct 18, 2018
Top 5 Most Influential Female Artists (Story)
Oct 18, 2018
It’s National Indigenous People Day Not Columbus Day (Story)
Oct 12, 2018
Why I Didn’t Speak Up Sooner (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
From Classroom to Runway (Story)
Sep 26, 2018
How To Love Someone (Story)
Sep 20, 2018
How an “Instagram Baddie” Exposed Your Unhealthy Dating Habits (Story)
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