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

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

V-Day 2017: York College continues women’s rights advocacy endorsement

By Austin Wolfe York College’s Center for Community Engagement, along with YWCA’s Junior Board of Directors, cosponsored a performance of Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologues at 7 p.m. Feb. 16 at The Strand-Capital Theatre in downtown York. Coordinated worldwide by the organization V-Day, The Vagina Monologues is a series of stories covering topics ranging from femininity, sexuality and identity to misogyny, rape and women’s rights.   … Continue reading V-Day 2017: York College continues women’s rights advocacy endorsement

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

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