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York College welcomes X Ambassadors to the 2017 spring concert event

By Emily Frye   With spring approaching, March 19, 2017 will mark the Campus Activities Board’s annual spring concert, with this year’s featured artist, X Ambassadors. A band made up of four members, two who happen to be brothers, Sean and Casey Harris, the band captures the tunes and music of a soulful hip hop, while incorporating lyrics that are meant to touch the emotions … Continue reading York College welcomes X Ambassadors to the 2017 spring concert event

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Decontextualized: A Review of Works by Hank Willis Thomas

By Heather Outwater and Morgan Barnett “Ads really aren’t about the products. It’s about what myths and generalizations we can attach.” This is a quote by Hank Willis Thomas, the artist behind Ubranded: A Century of White Women 1915 – 2015, the extensive gallery show that currently occupies both the galleries here on campus and those downtown at Marketview Arts. This idea is hard to … Continue reading Decontextualized: A Review of Works by Hank Willis Thomas

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New wine bar opens in downtown York

By Shelly Goodling Wine lovers can now get their fill of high quality wine downtown at The Handsome Cab, York’s new wine bar and art gallery located at 106 N. George St. The new bar offers a selection of more than 100 wines and holds a second floor art gallery featuring the work of many local artists. The gallery doubles as an event space that … Continue reading New wine bar opens in downtown York

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Defense comes up big as Spartans top Lions

By: Jeremy Gottsch York College Woman’s basketball topped visiting Penn St. Harrisburg Lions Wednesday night at the Grumbacher Center. Trailing at halftime, the Spartans used a strong desfensive effort in the second half to defeat the Lions 58-43. Junior guard Katie Wagner scored a career high 20 points to lead all scorers. The Spartans started the game strong jumping out to an early 7-0 lead. … Continue reading Defense comes up big as Spartans top Lions

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York College Habitat for Humanity held canning day

Blaise Diehl, Morgan Jones, Erin Konanez, Cara Anderson, Cami Salaverria and Angela Oppelt were canning on the corner of Springettsbury Avenue and South George street on December 9th, 2016. This is the organizations annual drive for funds to help allay the costs for travel to South Carolina. The trip will take place in the spring and will help rebuild homes in razed communities impacted by hurricanes. Photos by Blaise Diehl and Morgan Jones To donate … Continue reading York College Habitat for Humanity held canning day

The Belmont Theatre

The Belmont Theatre, formerly known as York Little Theatre, will start the holiday season off with a bang with their annual family-centered musical for 2016, “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”. Although this is a show not often done on stage, it is a “really fun family-themed musical,” said Lyn Bergdoll, executive director of The Belmont Theatre. The “Little Theatre Movement” started during the Great Depression; people … Continue reading The Belmont Theatre

Sexual Assault

Alleged sexual assault under investigation involving student and contracted employee YORK, Pa. – A York College student was allegedly sexually assaulted and forcibly raped by a contracted employee of the campus inside the Northside Commons dormitory on the York College campus, according to the college’s crime log. The student, whose name is being withheld by The Spartan Newspaper, was a minor when the alleged assault … Continue reading Sexual Assault

York College #SpartaNation tour to kick off in January 2017

York College looks to draw in prospective students and connect the expanding community with their annual #SpartaNation tour January 4th, 2017. Hosted by the Office of Alumni Relations, the #SpartaNation tour serves as an outreach program that aims to connect the expanding York College community.     “This tour presents a unique opportunity for us to connect alumni, students, and parents of the college,” said … Continue reading York College #SpartaNation tour to kick off in January 2017