Is student loan forgiveness the right answer to a bigger problem? 4 more reads | Opinion

By members of The Spartan staff THE ISSUE of college costs and student loans is one that affects a majority of students, largely for the debt that they carry with them after four or more years preparing themselves for a career. Certainly, when President Joe Biden unveiled his student loan forgiveness plan with the idea of canceling a collective sum of $400 billion of debt … Continue reading Is student loan forgiveness the right answer to a bigger problem? 4 more reads | Opinion

YCP field hockey team triumphs in first-ever NCAA tournament game: photos

Photos by Brendan Bilo IT WAS a great night for York College field hockey. The team made history on Wednesday night, earning a 4-2 NCAA tournament win over DeSales University in the opening round of the tournament. This was the first-ever NCAA Tournament game for both teams. The Spartans starred quickly as Katie Martino scored in the third minute of play, and then after DeSales … Continue reading YCP field hockey team triumphs in first-ever NCAA tournament game: photos

Is student loan forgiveness the right answer to a bigger problem? 3 reads | Opinion

By members of The Spartan staff THE ISSUE of college costs and student loans is one that affects a majority of students, largely for the debt that they carry with them after four or more years preparing themselves for a career. Certainly, when President Joe Biden unveiled his student loan forgiveness plan with the idea of canceling a collective sum of $400 billion of debt … Continue reading Is student loan forgiveness the right answer to a bigger problem? 3 reads | Opinion

Plan for pavilion on tennis courts would be a net gain for YCP students

By Julian Leon AS SOME of you know, the tennis courts on main campus are no longer being used, leaving that area open to be changed. So what is an option? One would be to put in a pavilion, which would create a space to help students get involved on main campus and hold endless activities for everyone to gather. School president Dr. Pamela Gunter-Smith … Continue reading Plan for pavilion on tennis courts would be a net gain for YCP students

YCP vs. Messiah women’s soccer, MAC Commonwealth title game: photos

By Brendan Bilo FOR THE second straight year, the York College women’s soccer team played for a MAC Commonwealth championship. This year turned out to be a repeat of last year, as the Spartans dropped a 2-0 decision to top-ranked Messiah. The Falcons earned their 19th conference championship with the victory as they advance to next week’s NCAA Division III Tournament. The Falcons, who avenged … Continue reading YCP vs. Messiah women’s soccer, MAC Commonwealth title game: photos

Students have their say on the issues of the day: pick-me-ups

By Abigail Balderson COLLEGE life can be some of the toughest times in a young person’s life. Dealing with classes, peers,and new self-freedom can be overwhelming.  Going from the structured schedule of high school where there was always someone to guide you to being responsible for all of your own work on your own time.  Or even at home, leaving to live on your own … Continue reading Students have their say on the issues of the day: pick-me-ups

Election Day is Nov. 8 – this is no time to be apathetic | Opinion

By Nathan Leakway A WORD on Campus published by The Spartan at the beginning of October surveyed YCP students’ engagement with local politics in light of the senatorial and gubernatorial elections on November 8.  While some students expressed interest in a few key issues (abortion, the environment), many of the responses hinted at an undercurrent of apathy and disinterest among the YCP community. “I don’t … Continue reading Election Day is Nov. 8 – this is no time to be apathetic | Opinion

‘Student Senate has the ability to make change’: Organization’s leader talks about its role, importance on campus

By Oliver Karasu Grey  CHARLIE Green, a senior in the finance and accounting major, joined the Student Senate in his freshman year back in 2019. Determined to get involved at York, he felt the Student Senate was the place to do it.   “There was a lot I wanted to do for this school and leave it a better place before I came. Being the president … Continue reading ‘Student Senate has the ability to make change’: Organization’s leader talks about its role, importance on campus

Murph’s Study Hall: A York College staple even 40 years later

By Jenna Cibulsky (This story appeared in The Spartan on May 14, 2021) Having been the place to be for current York College students and alumni alike, Murph’s Study Hall serves as a York College staple. Though the city of York is filled with restaurants and bars, there is one establishment that comes up in conversation time and time again, and rightfully so: Murph’s Study … Continue reading Murph’s Study Hall: A York College staple even 40 years later

School’s footprint has grown, with one major project in the works: Are there more to follow?

By Sarah Smith Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of stories on York College and some of the key issues it faces moving forward. York College’s Knowledge Park is set to open in the spring of next year and is designed to be a learning center for students, where businesses can work alongside students, and students can get hands-on business experience, crucial for … Continue reading School’s footprint has grown, with one major project in the works: Are there more to follow?