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CATA Hosts The Second Annual Screenwriting Competition

CATA Hosts The Second Annual Screenwriting Competition

Noelle Ramirez, Social Media Editor December 21, 2021

Mercy College will host its second annual Mercy Department of Communication and the Arts (CATA) Student Screenwriting competition for all enrolled Mercy College students, with a deadline of March 31, 2022. One...

Mercy Student Shares Her Role in The Incarceration Bill of Rights

Mercy Student Shares Her Role in The Incarceration Bill of Rights

Nicole Alarcon, Associate Editor December 17, 2021

“Know justice, know peace” is a motto she fully supports. Eniola Ogundale is a junior at Mercy College, majoring in psychology with a focus on education. She prefers to be called Enny, and freely...

First Case of Omicron Confirmed in Westchester

First Case of Omicron Confirmed in Westchester

Henry Blethen, Staff Writer December 8, 2021
The latest and reportedly most lethal COVID variant, Omicron, found its way into Westchester County on Tuesday and is causing widespread panic amongst municipalities across the county.
Mercy is the Only College Offering Albanian in New York

Mercy is the Only College Offering Albanian in New York

Noelle Ramirez, Social Media Editor December 8, 2021

Mercy College is currently the only college offering Albanian language courses in all New York state. Mercy offers two Albanian courses, ALBA 115 Albanian for Communication, and ALBA 116 Communicating...

The Mercy Student Support System Rises Above Expectation

The Mercy Student Support System Rises Above Expectation

Ariana Ricci, Impact Staff December 1, 2021

“It feels like falling down a dark void with hands reaching out to grab me, but nothing I do will get me to them. The further I fall, the smaller the hole appears leaving me feeling numb. That’s what...

Dobbs Ferry Votes Against Dispensaries, 4-3

Dobbs Ferry Votes Against Dispensaries, 4-3

Henry Blethen, Staff Writer November 29, 2021

To the applause of those attending both in person and virtually, the Village of Dobbs Ferry narrowly voted against allowing dispensaries within the village with a 4-3 vote, while the vote against cannabis...

Mercy Awarded $2.1 Million Federal IREPO Grant

Mercy Awarded $2.1 Million Federal IREPO Grant

Nicole Alarcon, Associate Editor November 28, 2021

An award granted by the U.S. Department of Education under the Institutional Resilience and Expanded Postsecondary Opportunity (IREPO) program will help Mercy College design and implement new practices...

New York Launches Incentive Program to Get Kids Vaccinated

New York Launches Incentive Program to Get Kids Vaccinated

Noelle Ramirez, Social Media Editor November 24, 2021

Vaccinate, Educate, and Graduate is a new incentive program for children in New York, ages five to 11, to participate in a chance to win a full scholarship to a SUNY or CUNY school. Governor Kathy Hochul...

LOOK Dine-In Cinema Hopes to Make Positive Impact in Dobbs Ferry

LOOK Dine-In Cinema Hopes to Make Positive Impact in Dobbs Ferry

James Tiedemann, Managing Editor November 22, 2021

LOOK Dine-In Cinema prepares to launch its first New York-based theater in Dobbs Ferry, aimed at delivering a hospitality-driven, technology-first luxury cinema experience. The eight-auditorium, full-service...

Mercy Students Lead Opioid Initiative

Mercy Students Lead Opioid Initiative

Maleek Munroe, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

“In New York City alone, more people die of drug overdose than homicide, suicides, and car accidents combined. That’s a frightening fact. What are our policy makers doing to help resolve this issue?...

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