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

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

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

2017 Bob Hoffman Student Writing Awards

York College of Pennsylvania announces the 2017 Bob Hoffman Student Writing Awards, sponsored by the Bob Hoffman Foundation. Cash prizes will be awarded for the best submissions in the categories of flash fiction, poetry, short story, creative nonfiction, playwriting and screenwriting. Poetry must be submitted as a single poem of up to five pages. Flash fiction must be submited with a maximum of 500 words. Short story, creative nonfiction, … Continue reading 2017 Bob Hoffman Student Writing Awards

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

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