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 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

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

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

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

Clowns in York are no laughing matter

No Laughing Matter By Scott Rupp and Kendra Jones As Halloween trick-or-treating quickly approaches, the activity of clowns may heighten. Recently, there have been reports of clown sightings sweeping the nation. The “Creepy Clown” phenomena began in late August in Greenville, S.C. when rumors of people dressing as clowns and luring children into the woods arose. Many of the recent sightings are hoaxes, but some … Continue reading Clowns in York are no laughing matter

York College helps organize event for campus sexual assault

By Austin Wolfe York College partnered with State Representative (and York College alumnus) Kevin Schreiber, First Lady Frances Wolf, the Pennsylvania Commission for Women, It’s On Us PA and the YWCA of York for a screening and panel discussion of Kirby Dick’s documentary, “The Hunting Ground” on Wednesday, Oct. 19. The event, hosted at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center in downtown York, aimed to raise … Continue reading York College helps organize event for campus sexual assault