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Taunts Won’t Stop Solidarity with Domestic Violence Survivors

Taunts Won't Stop Solidarity with Domestic Violence Survivors

Matt Reich, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017

Shakim Williams was passionate about sports from a young age. One of the hallmarks for any young athlete was practices late at night. He remembers sitting in the backseat waiting to go when his parents started arguing.  His dad did not want anyone going anywhere that night. He wanted to him to stay...

9 College Lessons from Will & Grace

9 College Lessons from Will & Grace

Matt Reich, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

Everything eventually comes back. The falling of the leaves, the rush of holiday shopping, and the repeated facts of college life. Don't believe me? Then take a few lessons from a group of four who eventually came back as well. Will, Grace, Jack, and Karen returned this year from a too long 11 year exile...

Teaching Takes Center Stage in the Theater Club

Teaching Takes Center Stage in the Theater Club

Matt Reich, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

“I ain’t sorry for nothing I done. And ain’t gonna be sorry,” said Danielle Gray, a member of the Theater Club, as she channeled her voice into reciting a monologue from August Wilson’s King Hedley II. “The judge like to had a fit." “One second, let’s with play with it,” said Pro...

#JusticeforJazzy: UHart Undergrad vs. Roommate from Hell

#JusticeforJazzy: UHart Undergrad vs. Roommate from Hell

Chelsea Renay, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

Everyone has had to deal with their roommate's  weird quirks. Maybe they snore or have weird tastes in music or doesn't speak much unless spoken. But what if they were racist? University of Hartford freshman, Chennel "Jazzy" Rowe knew that there was tension between her and her roommate but no one...

7 Most Basic Halloween Costumes

7 Most Basic Halloween Costumes

Jess Brandt, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017

What NOT to be this Halloween.

Mercy College Walks and Talks with Japan

Mercy College Walks and Talks with Japan

Liv Meier, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017

A four-person panel from the program, Walk in the U.S., Talk on Japan, visited Mercy College to discuss Japanese perspectives on the workforce, society, promoting national products, and surviving in male-dominated industries on Oct. 6 in the college’s Lecture Hall. Founded in 2014 by Japanese Prime Mi...

8 Ways to Save the Environment

8 Ways to Save the Environment

Liv Meier, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017

At this point, there is no debate when it comes to global climate change. The planet and the environment are changing due to human involvement. According to NASA, the planet’s average surface temperature has risen about 2.0 degrees Fahrenheit since the late 19th century and the global sea level has...

So I’ve Graduated… Now What?

So I've Graduated... Now What?

Chelsea Renay, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

Picture this: You have taken the familiar journey home for the holiday break and although the bright lights are twinkling above and the snow on the ground has a certain sparkle. You are dreading walking through the front door. Family dinners stop being about coming together and enjoying each other’s...

Am I Good Enough?

Am I Good Enough?

Nora-Grayce Orosz, Staff Writer

March 31, 2017

Two high schools and three colleges later...

Commuters Don’t Get the “College Experience”

Commuters Don't Get the

Waheed Burns, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016

In the movies, college looks like tons of fun with the crazy parties and activities, but this hasn't been the case with my college experience. I commute by train to get to Mercy College from Peekskill, NY. It takes me two trains to get to school and a 2 mile walk to get from my house to the Peekskill...

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