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Essentia Water Recognizes Overachievers With Nationwide College Artists at Fire Within Event

Essentia Water Recognizes Overachievers With Nationwide College Artists at Fire Within Event

Nicole Acosta, Managing Editor

November 10, 2018

Essentia aims to prove to be more than just one's new favorite brand of hydrating H20. The alkaline water company hosted a Press only event titled Fire Within, on Oct. 18 in the Meatpacking District of New York City. The engaging tone of the event allowed Essentia to commemorate overachievement by highl...

Bands FC: Bands as Soccer Clubs, Soccer Clubs as Bands

Bands FC: Bands as Soccer Clubs, Soccer Clubs as Bands

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

October 4, 2018

If you like two things enough, why not just put them together? For Founder Nick Fraser, he took that thinking to heart.

Higher Education Behind Bars: Inmate Heals Through The Arts

Higher Education Behind Bars: Inmate Heals Through The Arts

Liv Meier, Staff Writer

December 9, 2017

You walk into a room with a few dozen desks, sit down next to your fellow classmates, and face the dark green chalkboard. You pull out your notebook, write your name and the date at the top of the page, and wait for your professor. You’re eager to learn and hopeful that this week’s discussion will...

Former Sing Sing Inmates Offer Screening Of “Dramatic Escape” Documentary

Former Sing Sing Inmates Offer Screening Of “Dramatic Escape” Documentary

Liv Meier, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

It’s not uncommon for individuals to find sanctuary through the arts. Whether it be through painting, singing or writing – creativity becomes an escape. For former Sing Sing inmates who doubled as Mercy College graduates, acting was their creative outlet throughout their time incarcerated. Following...

Photo Manipulation: A New Age in Digital Art

Photo Manipulation:  A New Age in Digital Art

Sasha Majette, Online Editor

February 20, 2013

The advancement of technology has brought with it a new art form called digital art. Beyond just animation and CGI, the genre has come to include digital photo manipulation. Photo manipulation combines photography and computer software to create a piece of art. Photo manipulation itself has been a part...

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