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News Anchor Turned Professor Magnus Recalls Her Days In the Media Business

News Anchor Turned Professor Magnus Recalls Her Days In the Media Business
September 25, 2020

"Up for 36 hours, drove home to New York to change my clothes, went into Manhattan, and didn't come home for a week." Executive Director of Media and Innovation for Mercy College Edie Magnus recounts...

Question(s) of a Lifetime – Part One

Question(s) of a Lifetime - Part One
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.
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.

A Word That Rhymes With Pavement

A Word That Rhymes With Pavement
I love music. I also love indie rock. Here is a story about one of the greatest and most important indie rock bands ever.
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.

USL D3: Could Promotion & Relegation Come To American Soccer?

USL D3: Could Promotion & Relegation Come To American Soccer?
With the new third division of American Soccer, United Soccer League D3, set to start play in 2019, I want to look at what this could mean for the future of promotion and relegation in the United States.
February 3, 2018
With the new third division of American Soccer, United Soccer League D3, set to start play in 2019, I want to look at what this could mean for the future of promotion and relegation in the United States.

How Fortnite: Battle Royale Has Risen Above All Expectations

How Fortnite: Battle Royale Has Risen Above All Expectations
The gaming industry is currently in an interesting place, yet Fortnite: Battle Royale is the one shining example in this dark period. Allow me to explain why.
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?

How America’s Soccer Revolution is Moving Away From America (Kind Of)

via Major League Soccer
Major League Soccer is shifting rapidly into a new era. In this article, I break down how the movement toward acquiring young South and Central Americans is contributing to this.
January 6, 2018

With Ezequiel Barco, one of the top prospects in Argentina, set to sign for Atlanta United, it signifies great changes for the landscape of Major League Soccer. Barco, along with  Jesus Medina, Diego...

The Ultimate New York Yankees Offseason Preview 2017-18

The Ultimate New York Yankees Offseason Preview 2017-18
Following an incredible 2017 season, the Bronx is burning once again. Let's look at what moves the Yankees could be making this Winter.
November 30, 2017

With the New York Yankees coming one game short of making the World Series, many questions are being asked. With longtime Manager Joe Girardi being let go after 10 seasons in the Bronx, many are curious...

When You Have to Let a Best Friend Go to Tennessee

When You Have to Let a Best Friend Go to Tennessee
To lose a best friend is to ride a wave of emotions you never asked to be on.
November 19, 2017

“Yeah the cops came.” The short text read. A thick pad taped to the left side of my stomach as I laid on the coach. My side aching across four etched lines with a north star for the most blistering...

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

Former Sing Sing inmates pose with Mercy College students after event.
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...

New Bridges and New Beginnings

New Bridges and New Beginnings
October 25, 2017

I’ve never been fond of bridges, some may even say that I had a mild case of gephyrophobia (yes, I did have to look that up). I’ve always been afraid of heights but for some reason, while crossing...

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