Anonymous notes of kindness find an appreciative audience

By Abigail Balderson TERRIFYING. The first few weeks of a new semester can be considered exactly that for some college students. Everything can be different: new people, new classes, new places. But one act of kindness can make all of the difference. Even something as simple as a sticky note. An anonymous YCP student has been leaving small notes of encouragement on the mirrors in … Continue reading Anonymous notes of kindness find an appreciative audience

Feast your eyes on the ‘Tray of Temptation’ at Iron Horse York 

By Oliver Gray   LOCATED in the downtown area of York, Iron Horse York is a restaurant with not only convenient hours for residents but a detailed menu with everything from crispy chicken to a sweet treat.   But what makes this small eatery, at 1 W. Market St. In Continental Square, the place to get a bite to eat?  Every Thursday, shipments of different cakes and … Continue reading Feast your eyes on the ‘Tray of Temptation’ at Iron Horse York 

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’

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

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

‘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

White Rose Music Festival an ‘important step’ toward building relationship with York community

By Chris Hulsart MUSIC fans here at York College of Pennsylvania received additional great news shortly after the reveal of the school’s spring concert with the announcement of a music festival that will commence in town in the fall. The White Rose Music Festival is a collaboration between the college and the York Revolution. It is scheduled for Oct. 7-8 at PeoplesBank Park in downtown … Continue reading White Rose Music Festival an ‘important step’ toward building relationship with York community

Want to get involved with York College’s CCE? Here are several suggestions.

By Ulices Samaniego THE Center for Community Engagement (CCE) helps promote York College’s positive relationship with the City of York and surrounding area. By developing different programs and events, CCE connects York College students, faculty, and academic resources to help the needs of the organizations, businesses and initiatives in the York community. CCE is always looking to get students involved. Throughout the years it has … Continue reading Want to get involved with York College’s CCE? Here are several suggestions.

Center for Community Engagement keeps building on 15-plus years of ‘being a bridge’ between YCP, community

By Ulices Samaniego THE Center for Community Engagement (CCE) helps promote York College’s positive relationship with the City of York and surrounding area. By developing different programs and events, the CCE connects York College students, faculty, and academic resources organizations with local businesses, and initiatives to address the needs in the York community. “Our goal is being a bridge between the College and the local … Continue reading Center for Community Engagement keeps building on 15-plus years of ‘being a bridge’ between YCP, community

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