For Gov. Wolf’s press secretary, the chance to do the job ‘has been an honor’

By Alyson Hatfield ELIZABETH Rementer, the press secretary for Pa. Governor Tom Wolf, virtually visited the Spartan Newspaper class in mid-April. While visiting with the class she shared a lot about her role as press secretary and how she got into politics. As the press secretary, Remeter is responsible for communicating with the press, going to events with the governor, and making sure the governor … Continue reading For Gov. Wolf’s press secretary, the chance to do the job ‘has been an honor’

YCP coach Jared Wagner building success as ‘a great role model and a ferocious competitor’

By Andrew Reever FROM a high school basketball star to a York College 1,000 point score for the York College men’s basketball team, Jared Wagner is living his dream. Growing up, he played many sports from basketball to baseball, swimming, and soccer for the YMCA. Wagner started off very competitive at a young age as he had to play up a year above him to … Continue reading YCP coach Jared Wagner building success as ‘a great role model and a ferocious competitor’

Can YCP look at other options besides canceling a class? | Opinion

By Autumn Miller ENROLLMENT at York College, like many other schools has been dropping the past few years. Whether that has been the reason or something else is to blame, too many classes has been canceled, and the issue has affected some students who are trying to graduate on time. The average class size for York College classes is 19 students, with no more than … Continue reading Can YCP look at other options besides canceling a class? | Opinion

York-based band rocks Launch Music Conference & Festival stage

By Breanna Hoffner LAUNCH Music Conference & Festival took place the weekend of April 14-17 and York-based band Violet Fire was selected to perform a set.  Stacey Mahoney is the lead vocalist for the act, and is a senior here at York College. Mahoney is the stage name for student Alayna Henry.  “Violet Fire has been a band since January of 2020, but since we … Continue reading York-based band rocks Launch Music Conference & Festival stage

Leading by example: Pena wrapping up historic season for women’s track and field team

By Chris Hulsart SIX. That is the amount of times that junior track star Julia Pena is featured individually on the York College women’s track record board, the most by any athlete on that list in the program’s long history. Even more impressive is that all these milestones have come during her historic 2022 campaign. Pena, a forensic chemistry major from New York, has been … Continue reading Leading by example: Pena wrapping up historic season for women’s track and field team

Soon-to-be graduates offer memories ahead of first in-person ceremony since 2019

By Anna-Grace Rowland THE YORK College of Pennsylvania 2022 commencement ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 14. This will be the first in-person graduation ceremony since 2019 and will take place under the tent on the lawn in front of Campbell Hall. YCP’s president is “committed to having an in-person commencement,” the office of Dr. Pamela Gunter-Smith said last week. The tent will open … Continue reading Soon-to-be graduates offer memories ahead of first in-person ceremony since 2019

WOC: Students have their say on the issues of the day?

By Vaughntay Mcgraw Question: Who is Elon Musk? How do you feel about Elon Musk buying Twitter? To me Elon Musk is someone who has lots of money and owns Tesla, and he is also very smart. I personally don’t pay attention to Twitter as much, so I don’t really mind it being bought, but if you have the money, why not. Sage Senft is … Continue reading WOC: Students have their say on the issues of the day?

YCP sophomore uses skills learned in EMT school, Boy Scouts to save a life in Johnson Dining Hall

By Breanna Hoffner KEVIN Krippa ‘23 is a cybersecurity management major with a minor in criminal justice. He has been heavily involved with the Boy Scouts of America since 2010 when he started as a Cub Scout. Krippa now serves as an assistant scoutmaster and merit badge counselor; he covers a number of badges based on his skills and interests that include first aid, crime … Continue reading YCP sophomore uses skills learned in EMT school, Boy Scouts to save a life in Johnson Dining Hall

New downtown York shop aims to inspire community to join the ‘refill’ movement

By Anna-Grace Rowland MODERN refill shops have been popping up all throughout the United States with many Americans now making an active effort to reduce their plastic waste. The wave of eco-friendly and sustainable lifestyle products has made its way to central Pennsylvania. Elizabeth Bower, a local business owner in downtown York, sat down for an interview to talk about the refill movement, highlight her … Continue reading New downtown York shop aims to inspire community to join the ‘refill’ movement

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ opens to packed houses, features intricate set designs and props

By Breanna Hoffner WITH showings from April 28 through April 30, York College’s production of “Little Shop of Horrors” offered many showings for those interested in attending. The show featured a dual cast, meaning the cast will vary throughout the performances.  “This show in particular has a pretty small number of roles and we have so much talent that we wanted to be able to … Continue reading ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ opens to packed houses, features intricate set designs and props