Lady Spartans notch a win

The York College Lady Spartans lacrosse team played host to the visiting Oswego State Lady Lakers Sun., March 19. The Lady Spartans got the victory by a score of 15-5. The Spartans came into this match-up off a big win at Messiah. Their last two scheduled contests were postponed due to inclement weather. Sunday’s kickoff was postponed an hour due to snowy remains on the … Continue reading Lady Spartans notch a win

Exclusive Interview with Northern Faces

By Kendra Jones Northern Faces, opening band for York College of Pennsylvania’s spring concert event hosting X Ambassadors, played songs off of their upcoming album for the very first time live. The band, originally from New York, consists of members Bryan Shortell, vocals and guitar; Marco Testa, vocals and guitar; and Matt Ippolito, bass. They agreed that their new song “Messing with You” was their … Continue reading Exclusive Interview with Northern Faces

YCP welcomes Writer-In-Residence Nick Flynn

By Shelly Goodling York College is excited to welcome Writer-In-Residence Nick Flynn to campus for a public poetry reading, question and answer session and book signing to be held in Demeester Recital Hall at 7 p.m. on Thurs., March 30. Admission will be free of charge and open to the public. Students in the professional writing major are invited to sign-up for a writing workshop … Continue reading YCP welcomes Writer-In-Residence Nick Flynn

Autism spokeswoman shares insights with students

By Kendra Jones Animal scientist, author of five bestselling books, and world-renowned autism spokesperson Temple Grandin spent March 9 with York College students and faculty, participating in a variety of activities. “She is the rock star of autism studies,” said Linda Miller, director of Student Accessibility Services. Miller said that one of her favorite moments was watching Grandin interact with autistic students at York College, … Continue reading Autism spokeswoman shares insights with students

York County school board member spreads discrimination, student fights back

By Shelly Goodling While Americans have been struggling to reach agreement on civil rights and political policy issues across the nation, issues of racism and discrimination are hitting close to home. In June 2016, a Dallastown church made national headlines for the message they chose to post on their welcome sign. The sign read,  “Wishing a blessed Ramadan to our Muslim neighbors.” United Church of … Continue reading York County school board member spreads discrimination, student fights back

The York Review hosts launch party at First Friday

By Shelly Goodling Students invited the community to join them for live music, poetry and refreshments to celebrate the debut of this year’s issue of York College’s student-run literary magazine, The York Review, at Marketview Arts on Feb. 3. For over 30 years, The York Review has been York College of Pennsylvania’s outlet for publishing student submissions including poetry, fiction, nonfiction, music, photography, fine art, … Continue reading The York Review hosts launch party at First Friday

The Spartan Launches Digital Campaign

By Austin Wolfe In the coming month, The Spartan Newspaper will launch a new digitally-based campaign. In attempt to expand the reach and relevancy of its journalistic efforts, The Spartan Newspaper will be transitioning its web presence to Medium, an online platform focused on long-form journalistic and creative writing.   “In today’s fast-paced world, it has become increasingly difficult for news organizations to reach their … Continue reading The Spartan Launches Digital Campaign

York College biology professor opens yarn store in downtown York

By Kendra Jones Joan carpenter, provider of instructional support in the biology department at York College, is excited to encourage a connection among both expert crafters and those beginning in yarn crafts. “Downtown York is so exciting, and it’s growing so fast,” said Carpenter. York college alumni and employees are helping downtown growth by opening small businesses; Carpenter is an example of that. Ewe and … Continue reading York College biology professor opens yarn store in downtown York

Student-run retail stand selling York College merchandise opens in Central Market

By Shelly Goodling York College’s first student-run retail stand, Spartan Central, made their debut at Central Market with a grand opening and ribbon cutting at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3. Megan Chaney, a sophomore nursing student and one of the students working on the project, said she was shocked to see how many people turned out for the event. “It was an incredible feeling seeing … Continue reading Student-run retail stand selling York College merchandise opens in Central Market

Story Supply Company: the journey from a York College graduate to one of York’s top stationery supply companies

By Austin Wolfe Story Supply Company: from an undergraduate’s passion to one of  York’s top stationery supply companies. Story Supply Co. is a craft stationery and lifestyle supply company focusing on analog tools—pocket notebooks, leather-bound journals, t-shirts, bullet pencils—for storytellers. Based out of York, Pennsylvania, Story Supply Company (SSC) utilizes a one-for-one business model; similar to companies like TOMS, SSC donates a notebook to young … Continue reading Story Supply Company: the journey from a York College graduate to one of York’s top stationery supply companies