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This Can’t Be Life

This Can't Be Life

Waheed Burns, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2018

Is our purpose in life really to work a 9 to 5 job for the rest of our lives? Or is there more to life that meets the eye? I can't imagine god creating us with the purpose to work all day to keep these large companies in business. For those who believe in evolution probably don't believe people evolved...

Where You Spending Spring Break?

Where You Spending Spring Break?

Waheed Burns, Staff Reporter

March 14, 2018

All around the country college students have been waiting to take a break from their studies and relax in the sun. Some colleges already started spring break while other schools are soon to be on spring break.  This is the time of year people fly all around the country or out of it on vacation in search...

Empowerment is Personal and Political at Mercy College

Empowerment is Personal and Political at Mercy College

Matt Reich, Associate Editor

March 9, 2018

Despite over 30 mph winds, rain, and snow from a nor’easter hitting the upper East Coast, Mercy College hosted Pathways to Power: The Journey of Women to Empowerment. The conference  was about how women, especially from non-traditional backgrounds, could raise their voices and be empowered in...

Question(s) of a Lifetime – Part Two

Question(s) of a Lifetime - Part Two

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

March 4, 2018

Life has given us many difficult questions; some, will never be answered. Here are some that can.

Question(s) of a Lifetime – Part One

Question(s) of a Lifetime - Part One

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

February 18, 2018

Is there a God? What is the meaning of life? Is a hot dog a sandwich? These are all some of the greatest questions humanity has faced; here are some more.

Mercy To Now Host School Specific Graduation Format Every Spring

Mercy To Now Host School Specific Graduation Format Every Spring

Liv Meier, Associate Editor

February 13, 2018

Along with resolutions and a new gym regimen, 2018 brings a new commencement schedule to Mercy College for this coming May. Commencement will now be split up into four ceremonies held on two separate days, compared to prior years when only two ceremonies were held on the same day. The School of...

A Word That Rhymes With Pavement

A Word That Rhymes With Pavement

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

February 8, 2018

When looking at the genre of indie rock, there is one band that has created an indisputable legacy; one which has put them as one of the best: Pavement.

7 Telltale Signs It’s Your Final Semester

Liv Meier, Associate Editor

February 1, 2018

Congratulations, you've finally made it. Thanks to a countless number of late night study sessions, coffee and support from your fellow struggling students, the end is near. There's only a short four months standing in the way of you and your diploma. It's your final semester but life is a bit different...

How Fortnite: Battle Royale Has Risen Above All Expectations

How Fortnite: Battle Royale Has Risen Above All Expectations

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

January 27, 2018

With the gaming industry at a point where micro-transactions have taken over and companies are moving away from the players' voices, Fortnite: Battle Royale continues to be an outlier. So the question that needs to be asked is: how did we get here?

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...

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