Spartan Teams participate in Play for Trey Day

Featured photo: photograph of Trey Zinn, 4, who is battling leukemia. By Abrielle Battiste The York College field hockey team, along with the men and women’s soccer teams, joined together to host the Second Annual Play for Trey Day on Saturday, October 24th, at the Grumbacher Center Outdoor Complex. The field hockey team kicked off the action at 12 p.m. against Wesley College, and then the soccer … Continue reading Spartan Teams participate in Play for Trey Day

Manor Complex Welcome Back Party with a Twist

By Joel Roberson “It was a great learning experience, and a lot of fun,” said Junior Michele Stoltzfus as she left the Manor Complex Welcome Back Party on Friday night. The Welcome Back Party was an opportunity for students to come out and celebrate being back at school after Fall Break. At the event, there were mocktails, free pizza and, of course, music that had … Continue reading Manor Complex Welcome Back Party with a Twist

Speakers Emphasize the Human in Humanities

By George Chaffin Although multiple distinguished artists and educators are scheduled to come to campus this fall, York College has already experienced a variety of cultural artists, all eager to share their stories. Kelly Gibson, the director of communication and engagement for the Cultural Alliance of York, was one of many speakers included in York College’s humanities lecture series. On Sept. 17, Gibson spoke about … Continue reading Speakers Emphasize the Human in Humanities

It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over: Remembering an American Legend

By Michaela Shaffer On Sept. 22, American legend Lawrence Peter “Yogi” Berra passed away at the age of 90.  Berra played for the New York Yankees and was the proud owner of an astounding 10 World Series rings.  Despite playing for the world-renowned Yankees, Berra was perhaps best known for his Yogi-isms which provided many laughs for his family, friends, and fans.  From “It’s like … Continue reading It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over: Remembering an American Legend

Spartan Newspaper set to Release after more than a year out of print

Featured photo: Spartan staffers work on the first print edition of the York College student newspaper last week. The print edition is expected to hit the stands the second week in November. By Lucas Dimini The Spartan newspaper, the student-run source of York College news, is expected to hit the stands the second week in November, but many stories are already online at the publication’s website. … Continue reading Spartan Newspaper set to Release after more than a year out of print

A Change at the Helm for the Men’s Soccer Program

By Eddie Poe When former men’s soccer head coach Mark Ludwig resigned  last December, assistant dean for athletics and recreation Paul Saikia was faced with a difficult situation.  He had to hire a new head coach after 16 great years with Ludwig. Ludwig led the Spartans to seven Capital Athletic Conference titles with five of those titles coming in consecutive years from 2009-2013.  He also … Continue reading A Change at the Helm for the Men’s Soccer Program

Freshmen Senators Look Ahead in Advocating College Community

By Keelan Tollinger For a few minutes, six well-dressed individuals were just part of the audience inside the William Walker Room as the first Student Senate meeting of the fall semester came to order. Moments later, the students took a brief oath of office led by President Jason Keller and filled a row of vacant seats, positioning themselves as the newest representatives of the York … Continue reading Freshmen Senators Look Ahead in Advocating College Community

Club Corner: To Write Love On Her Arms

Featured photo: courtesy of twloha.com. By Jay Yeaple To Write Love On Her Arms is a national nonprofit organization based in Florida. TWLOHA is dedicated to promoting hope and providing resources for people dealing with depression, substance abuse, self-harm and thoughts of suicide. “As a UChapter on a college campus, it is essential to spread awareness about these topics while everyone is still finding themselves,” … Continue reading Club Corner: To Write Love On Her Arms

Fall Fest’s annual Step Show is a huge success

By Joel Roberson The York College campus was buzzing with excitement last weekend as students and families celebrated the annual Fall Fest. Between meals, a 5k and moon bounces, the main event was a huge success. But another highlight was the annual step show. This year, the event featured four of the divine nine, a congregation of historically black college fraternities and sororities. The fraternities and sororities … Continue reading Fall Fest’s annual Step Show is a huge success

Sport Management Student Association’s first meeting of the semester

By Tim O’Leary The Sport Management Student Association held its first meeting of the year last week. Attendees enjoyed complementary pizza and soda. SMSA is designed for sport management students to become more active and further their experience in the major. Though this organization is designed for sport management students, all students are welcome to join. “It was nice to see familiar faces as well as new ones,” … Continue reading Sport Management Student Association’s first meeting of the semester