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WiFi Speed Tests On Campus Prove System To Be Norm of Public Networks

WiFi Speed Tests On Campus Prove System To Be Norm of Public Networks

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

December 16, 2018


Filed under News

Through testing and an interview with some of Mercy's most important IT workers, let's break down the WiFi situation at Mercy College.

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


Filed under News

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’s Transgender Community Gain a Massive Victory Towards Gender-Neutral Housing

Mercy’s Transgender Community Gain a Massive Victory Towards Gender-Neutral Housing

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

May 22, 2018


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In the ongoing struggle for better treatment within Mercy's Transgender community, three students have made the biggest push for change yet.

Mercy Professor Set to Release First Book of Trilogy

Mercy Professor Set to Release First Book of Trilogy

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

May 2, 2018


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With Winter Eternal set to be released to a nationwide audience this May, professor E. Thomas Joseph joins a long list of published writers connected to Mercy College.

Spring, Are You Coming? (Winter Takeover)

Spring, Are You Coming? (Winter Takeover)

Waheed Burns, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under Waheed's Burns

Spring is said to start March 20th every year. Its already more than half way through April and its still cold and ugly outside. This is the longest winter I can remember. Even though it's already past March 20th and technically considered Spring this weather feels like winter. Is Spring ever coming? This...

My Review of “The Black Panther”

My Review of “The Black Panther”

Waheed Burns, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2018


Filed under Waheed's Burns

Marvel has started off the year with a bang with its latest release of "The Black Panther," directed by Ryan Cooler. This Marvel film has an all star line up filled with black actors and actresses such as Chadwick Boseman (Black Panther), Michael B. Jordan (Kilmonger), Angela Basset (Ramonda), Daniel...

Has Hiphop Become Watered Down?

Has Hiphop Become Watered Down?

Waheed Burns, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2018


Filed under Waheed's Burns

Its no secret that the state of Hiphop's well being is on the decline. Since hiphop's debut in the 1970's it has become more popular and has spread from the south Bronx to worldwide. Even though hiphop as a music genre has been very marketable and profitable, its core fans believe the lyrics to be watered...

Question(s) of a Lifetime – Part One

Question(s) of a Lifetime – Part One

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

February 18, 2018


Filed under Tales of an American Redhead

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.

A Look Into Mercy’s Growing Rap Scene (Featuring 3peat)

A Look Into Mercy’s Growing Rap Scene (Featuring 3peat)

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

February 8, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

“Like horses in the Kentucky Derby, we only look forward at what’s ahead, rather than what’s behind us.” These words, said by sophomore Kadeem Norville, make the defining statement of 3peat, one of Mercy’s “Big Three” rap groups, along with ODC and Plug. With the rise of the “SoundC...

Costa Pitches Motivation to Mavs

Costa Pitches Motivation to Mavs

Kayla Simas, Managing Editor

April 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

It was the last conference doubleheader of the season for Sussex Community College, a week before playoffs. All Kenny Costa and his team needed were to win these two games and they were soon on their way to a region title. Once Costa’s coach decided to start him on the mound for game one, he knew ...

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