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Black Excellence at Mercy University

Black Excellence at Mercy University

Steven Thompson, Impact Staff February 20, 2024

Renowned hip-hop artist Shaun Boothe dazzled at the crowd as Mercy University students and faculty gathered at Mercy Hall Rotunda to honor and celebrate Black History Month by hosting the Black Excellence...

Maternal Mental Health Across Ethnicities

Maternal Mental Health Across Ethnicities

Carla Gradiz, Associate Editor February 19, 2024

The moment a mother brings new life into the world stands as one of the most pivotal and cherished events in her journey. Becoming a mother is a fulfilling experience for many women, but it's not always...

Making Waves: Schools Set Sail with Long Island Sound Project

Making Waves: Schools Set Sail with Long Island Sound Project

Alyssa Politi, Managing Editor February 12, 2024

She stood in front of the crisp ocean water. Staring. Waiting. She was warmly wrapped in her fluffy coat and hat as the winter cool breezed past her. Her brother was holding a football while...

Earth’s Hottest Year Ever Recorded in 2023 Leaves Local Residents Concerned

December 26, 2023

2023 is currently on track to be the Earth's hottest year, and it looks like the trend will only continue going forward if something isn't done, say experts.  Research done by European Union’s...

What Makes A H.E.R.R.O.?

What Makes A H.E.R.R.O.?

Jaime Rivas, Impact Staff December 21, 2023

It is the season of giving, for some it is business as usual while for others it is time to drop everything when the call comes to go out to save a life. Sometimes it might be a person who has fallen...

Mercy Destress December Event

Mercy Destress December Event

Kris Torres December 14, 2023

 Mercy held their first De-Stress December event on Dec. 4, which was held to help professors and students with the extremely stressful month of December when a lot of tough final exams and last-second...

Old Croton Aqueduct: Why Mercy Students Should Care

Old Croton Aqueduct: Why Mercy Students Should Care

Carla Gradiz, Impact Staff December 12, 2023

The Old Croton Aqueduct graced Dobbs Ferry long before Mercy University came into existence. Lesley Yu Walter, a Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct board member, passionately conveyed the trail's significance...

First Generation Student Advice

First Generation Student Advice

Nate Singleton, Impact Staff December 7, 2023

“There are no conversations at home about college growing up. We don’t know who or what to ask about things we must look out for and what we might encounter going to college as a first-generation student,”...

Students Take Issue With Mercy Shuttle System During Storms

Students Take Issue With Mercy Shuttle System During Storms

Kris Torres, Impact Staff December 6, 2023

On Sept. 29, there was a torrential downpour in Westchester County which resulted in major flooding. Roads were closed, cars were submerged under water, and people were stuck in traffic for hours...

Americans Care About Who Has Their Data

Americans Care About Who Has Their Data

Jaime Rivas, Impact Staff December 5, 2023

As this new technology age leaps in and A.I. develops further, the old-fashioned ideals of every America may be falling behind. But just like how many are unaware of how the meat industry once were canning...

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