Students have their say on the issues of the day: YCP Wi-Fi

By Julian Leon QUESTION: What is your experience with the York College’s Wi-Fi? Every time I go to a different building on campus I have to wait five to ten minutes just for my laptop to pick up a signal. It’s an awful feeling not knowing if I’ll be able to get work done because of the Wi-Fi Liam Perrin is a member of the … Continue reading Students have their say on the issues of the day: YCP Wi-Fi

YCP’s Bastress still ‘hooked’ on coaching as wrestling program continues to build on its successes

By Nathan Leakway HEAD wrestling coach Duane Bastress walks into his office on the second floor of Grumbacher every morning carrying a stuffed gym bag and a large jug of water, signs of a coaching style that still – after nine seasons at the helm of the wrestling program – is decidedly hands-on.  “I’m on the mat every day,” he says, “at least until this … Continue reading YCP’s Bastress still ‘hooked’ on coaching as wrestling program continues to build on its successes

OSAO offers ways to give back to those who need it this Christmas season

By Kai O’Brien CAN YOU feel it in the air, Spartans? The temperatures are dropping fast, which means Christmas is around the corner, and at the Office of Student Activities and Orientation the faculty is hard at work to bring Christmas cheer to campus this year. The Office of Student Activities and Orientation, better known as OSAO, is the group of people that most influence … Continue reading OSAO offers ways to give back to those who need it this Christmas season

Winterfest returning with aim of making it a York College tradition

By Lee Kling WINTER has suddenly struck York in an instant, from 70 degrees to nearly freezing seemingly within one night. Along with that comes the bare gray skies with no more colorful leaves, York College is trying to change the gloomy season and bring in more traditions for the holidays on campus.  On Tuesday Nov. 29, the college will hold its second annual Winterfest … Continue reading Winterfest returning with aim of making it a York College tradition

Want to contribute to The Spartan and its coverage? Here’s how

By Paul Vigna THE Spartan is a class that meets three days a week (MWF, 9 to 9:50 a.m.). There are three levels of the class, CM271/371/471, that give students a chance to assume more responsibility as writers and editors that cover campus, its issues, and also the community at large. Those who are unable to take the class but still are interested in contributing … Continue reading Want to contribute to The Spartan and its coverage? Here’s how

Town hall scheduled for Monday following student protest over incident

By Brendan Bilo A TOWN hall has been scheduled for 3 p.m. Monday at Weinstock Lecture Hall in the wake of a campus incident that prompted an on-campus protest Friday. The Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion emailed the invitation to the York College community on Saturday, noting that “this is an opportunity to discuss the current racial justice climate on campus and how to move … Continue reading Town hall scheduled for Monday following student protest over incident

After quick start, YCP wrestlers fall in opener

By Brendan Bilo THE York College men’s wrestling team opened their dual schedule Wednesday with a 31-12 loss to TCNJ in front of a spirited home crowd inside M&T Bank Field House. TCNJ improved to 2-0. Here are a couple of highlights from the York College wrestling page: * The Spartans had some early momentum as a pair of their top wrestlers claimed victories in … Continue reading After quick start, YCP wrestlers fall in opener

Second annual ruck run raises almost a grand for veterans

By Brendan Bilo This story has been updated with the amount raised. THE second annual York College ruck run took place Sunday, with participants leaving from Grumbacher and then choosing a 5K or 10K route on the rail trail. Dr. Robyn Maitoza, the event organizer, said almost 40 people registered. Donations amounted to $830, she said. “I received lots of positive feedback again — everyone … Continue reading Second annual ruck run raises almost a grand for veterans

Gas prices have risen back over $4/gallon: Students offer their 2 cents on the pain that is causing

By Paul Vigna MOST consumers probably through that the price of gas, which in some places across the country exceeded $5/gallon this summer, would cost less after Labor Day. The trend started out that way, moving below $4/gallon for a few weeks, and then reversed course and is stuck back up around $4.15/gallon in central Pennsylvania. It’s not that way everywhere, with prices varying by … Continue reading Gas prices have risen back over $4/gallon: Students offer their 2 cents on the pain that is causing

Top women’s field hockey seed a little too much for YCP to overcome: photos

By Brendan Bilo No 1-ranked Salisbury got a third quarter goal to beat York College 1-0 in the second round of the 2022 NCAA Women’s Field Hockey Tournament in Salisbury, Maryland on Saturday morning. The Spartans finished the season at 16-6; that total is a school record for wins. Salisbury moves on to the national quarterfinals on Sunday with a mark of 18-0, making it … Continue reading Top women’s field hockey seed a little too much for YCP to overcome: photos