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

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

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

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

Second annual YCP ruck run to benefit veterans set for Sunday

By Kai O’Brien THE second annual York College ruck run will take place Sunday, Nov. 13, with participants leaving from Grumbacher and then choosing a 5K or 10K route on the rail trail. This is Dr. Robyn Maitoza’s second year holding this event. Maitoza is the associate professor of human services here at York College and also chair of the Implied Behavioral Science Department. She … Continue reading Second annual YCP ruck run to benefit veterans set for Sunday

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