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My Obsession With The New “Fyre” Documentaries

My Obsession With The New “Fyre” Documentaries

Brian Pineiro, Impact Staff

January 25, 2019

Just what makes watching a "dumpster fire" unfold so enjoyable? The memes? The aftermath? Or the sheer disbelief of it all? Maybe... all of it.

Snapchat Marketing Increases Clientele for Plastic Surgeons

Snapchat Marketing Increases Clientele for Plastic Surgeons

Nicole Acosta, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018

On average, 68 percent of adults aged 18-29 use Snapchat daily, according to Pew Research. With the new age of social media, millennials are showcasing every minute of their lives through daily posts. Many companies like YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter are morphing into platforms that businesses wish to advertise on because of t...

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.

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.

Enough is Enough

Enough is Enough

Nicole Acosta, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018

It's 2018. Will people finally get over their overbearing social media habits?

#IStandWithJemele – Everyone Has Opinions, Even Sports Figures

#IStandWithJemele – Everyone Has Opinions, Even Sports Figures

Matt Reich, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017

There is a high bar when it comes to putting anything sports-related on my radar. I support the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers, because I love and support my birth state of Texas. I hated sports rallies in the auditorium during high school. I went to one football game in my life and played my Nintendo...

#TMI: Social Media Is Not A Social Psychiatrist

#TMI: Social Media Is Not A Social Psychiatrist

Kristin McGovern, Impact staff

November 12, 2014

Social media has become the most in-expensive therapy session, and several are taking advantage of this service. Whether you are going through a turmoil in your life, want to express your voice about politics, or just want to express how you feel about a conflict you’re having with someone, social...

The Power of a Tweet.

The Power of a Tweet.

Samuel Neve, Opinions Editor

March 9, 2014

The power of social media has developed drastically over the last few years and it’s gotten to a point that many advertisers, charities and individuals have started to run out of ways to grab peoples attention. Read More »...

Students use Social Media and College Career Sites to find Jobs

Students use Social Media and College Career Sites to find Jobs

Molly Stazzone, Staff Writer

February 10, 2014

Before getting a video editing job at VDOWorks in Pleasantville,  Christina Iacopelli, a Mercy College alumna with a degree in animation, was still living at home with her sister Amanda job searching on Craigslist three days a week. "I would search anything that mentioned my field," said Iacopelli,...

Do you Reddit?

Do you Reddit?

Sasha Majette, Senior Editor

September 19, 2013

You can always find some reporter out there spouting that it’s amazing what social media can do, from solving crimes to raising money for charitable causes.Social media is just a digital rally of people from all over the world and one of the most effective ones out there is Reddit. Reddit is the ...

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