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The Impact Says Farewell to its 2019 Seniors

The Impact Says Farewell to its 2019 Seniors

Nicole Acosta, Brian Pineiro, Caroline Newman, Michael Dunnings, and Stephen Lyons

May 8, 2019

As the last "Impact Thursday" of the 2018-19 year arrives, our senior staff members reflect on their time with The Impact.  Though our seniors' journeys are coming to a close, a whole new chapter of their lives is just beginning. We look forward to seeing all that they accomplish in their professi...

OP/ED: School Admission Privilege is a Legitimate Concern

OP/ED: School Admission Privilege is a Legitimate Concern

Nicole Acosta, Managing Editor

April 3, 2019

We've only reached the third month of 2019, and yet scandal has found a way to make itself exceedingly known. On what was a highly trafficked day on social media, March 12 was one where a topic that has been swept under the rug was exposed to the public eye. Apparently, you can now bribe your way...

Mercy College Adjuncts Announce Intention to Unionize

Mercy College Adjuncts Announce Intention to Unionize

Nicole Acosta and Steven Keehner

February 12, 2019

The adjunct professors of Mercy College have formally announced their decision to unionize following a gathering on Jan. 31 in front of Verrazano Hall in hope to receive what they consider "better working conditions." Over 20 faculty members came to show solidarity toward this movement in the brutal and...

Campus Safety Emphasizes Importance of ‘Mercy Alert’ System After Stabbing Incident Near Campus

Campus Safety Emphasizes Importance of ‘Mercy Alert’ System After Stabbing Incident Near Campus

Nicole Acosta and Steven Keehner

December 6, 2018

A recent Dobbs Ferry stabbing incident led Mercy College officials to appoint a temporary lockdown at its main campus. According to the Dobbs Ferry Police Department, the incident began on the Old Croton Aqueduct at Walnut Street around 3:35 pm on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. The victim's injuries were...

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...

Mercy College Sues Former Dean for Encroaching Potential Business Students on Behalf of LIU

Mercy College Sues Former Dean for Encroaching Potential Business Students on Behalf of LIU

Nicole Acosta, Managing Editor

October 4, 2018

Mercy College is suing ex-dean of the School of Business, Edward Weis, as well as Long Island University, with damages of up to $700,000, after accusing Weis of smuggling prospective business honors students and swaying them to admit to LIU, according to documents obtained by The Impact by the New York...

Mercy College Doesn’t Care about Vegans or Vegetarians

Mercy College Doesn’t Care about Vegans or Vegetarians

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

September 20, 2018

Typically, when you think of a private college, you think of prestige, quality, high standards, and dedication to the student base, but as Mercy has shown time and time again, these traits do not seem to apply to their own school. But for the vegans and vegetarians of the college, Mercy has continuously shown that they do not care about us.

10 Types of Professors You’ll Meet on the First Day of School

10 Types of Professors You’ll Meet on the First Day of School

Andrea Loaiza, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018

The first day of school is always an enthusiastic yet nerve racking experience. You'll want to know which students are in your class, if any of your friends are going to be there, what assignments you'll have to do in the semester and if you will have to purchase any books. But most importantly, you will ...

Parting Words From The Impact’s Senior Staff Members

Parting Words From The Impact’s Senior Staff Members

Nora-Grayce Orosz, Liv Meier, Matt Reich, Chelsea Renay, Dani Sarasky, Kritsin Millard, Tanisha Esprit, Mark McCarthy, Sandra Romero, Impact Staff

May 15, 2018

As the class of 2018 pushes onward towards the final moments of their undergraduate careers, The Impact's own senior staff members reflect on the experiences, friendships and challenges they have faced during their time at Mercy. What was once a fledgling staff of a few devoted writers and editors has...

10 Best Original Graduation Cap Designs

10 Best Original Graduation Cap Designs

Chelsea Martin, Social Media Editor

April 24, 2018

With graduation within reach, I think it's time for the soon-to-be graduates to find some inspiration for their caps. Let's be honest, we're happy to see you walk across the stage but all eyes will be peeled for the funniest and most original cap designs. I Woke Up Like This... By a show ...

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