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OP/ED: The Concealed Fear of Riding in Cabs as a Woman

OP/ED: The Concealed Fear of Riding in Cabs as a Woman

Nicole Acosta, Managing Editor

April 26, 2019

New York, the city that should also be known as the one with unreliable public transportation. This leads me, and many other city-goers without a driver's license, to spend mass amounts of money on cabs to get to our destinations safely and on time. Digital ride-sharing corporations like Uber and Lyf...

Her Agenda Attempts To Demystify the Home-Buying Process for Millennial Women

Her Agenda Attempts To Demystify the Home-Buying Process for Millennial Women

Nicole Acosta, Managing Editor

April 25, 2019

Loan repayment, minimal job benefits, and food insecurity are some of the unwanted life factors that this generation's millennials have to endure. Commonly, these ceasing qualities can contribute to many feeling apprehensive towards home-ownership and equity. On April 4, the digital media platform, Her Age...

OP/ED: I Believe You, and I Am With You

OP/ED: I Believe You, and I Am With You

Nicole Acosta, Managing Editor

October 8, 2018

It has been nearly a year in a post-Weinstein world, and despite movements like #MeToo and #TimesUp, women are still seen as nothing more than compelling liars.

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

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

GLOWUP Hosts Women’s Health and Wellness Fair

GLOWUP Hosts Women’s Health and Wellness Fair

Kristin Millard, Impact Staff

April 24, 2018

Mercy GLOWUP club hosted a creative and interactive event that empowered women while teaching them about healthy ways to take care of their bodies.

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.

Stop Telling Me What I Should Do As a Woman

Stop Telling Me What I Should Do As a Woman

Chelsea Renay, Social Media Editor

February 9, 2018

Recently, everyone has seemed to have an opinion about what we as women should and need to be doing. From the Recording Academy all the way into the White House, women have been attacked from all sides. The music industry has seen its share of controversy over the course of the last couple of years b...

#MeToo

#MeToo

Weronika Raczek

October 23, 2017

From a young age we’re taught to say no when we feel uncomfortable to tell someone. When we feel unsafe to get out as quickly as we can. When something bad happens we should tell someone. But, when we're put into the situation, a higher authority overpowers us. We are told to not say a word; we’re...

Keep Your Hands Off of My Birth Control

Keep Your Hands Off of My Birth Control

Liv Meier, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017

Dear Men and the Trump Administration, Keep your hands off of my birth control, and keep your laws off of my body. Only a few days ago, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced a change in Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate. These new rules will allow employers the opportunity to n...

OP/ED: Nevertheless, These Women Persisted

OP/ED: Nevertheless, These Women Persisted

Kayla Simas, Managing Editor

February 12, 2017

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell unwittingly became part of feminist history on Feb. 7 when he cut off Sen. Elizabeth Warren while she was reading a 1986 letter written by Coretta Scott King, the wife of civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr., during a debate over Alabama Sen. Jeff Session’s...

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