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

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

Fountain renovation will ‘elevate and bring sense of appeal to campus’: YCP president

By Kai O’Brien THE YORK College of Pennsylvania fountain. It has served as a centerpiece for York College of Pennsylvania ever since the senior class provided the proceeds for its construction in October 1974.  Since her arrival in July of 2013, school President Dr. Pamela Gunther Smith said that she has been pushing for a change. “It looks terrible,” she said. “We have a number … Continue reading Fountain renovation will ‘elevate and bring sense of appeal to campus’: YCP president

YCP, Revs both disappointed with outcome of first collaboration

By Nathan Leakway THE inaugural White Rose Music Fest drew global touring acts such as Lucero,  Margo Price, and Grace Potter to PeoplesBank Park in downtown York on Oct. 7-8.  It did not, however, draw a very large crowd.  “It was a terrific event featuring amazing performers,” Doug Eppler, director of marketing and communications for the York Revolution, said. “It was very, very well executed. Unfortunately, … Continue reading YCP, Revs both disappointed with outcome of first collaboration

York College, partner see new Cannabinoid Chemistry as much more than an experiment

By Abigail Balderson THERE have been several new additions to the majors offered at York College this year. One of those is Cannabinoid Chemistry.  The name itself as a college major tends to raise questions and eyebrows.  This new major is the first of its kind to be offered in the state. And fittingly has a unique story of how it came to be available … Continue reading York College, partner see new Cannabinoid Chemistry as much more than an experiment

Counseling center offers services to aid mental health, but there’s plenty students also can do

By Lee Kling MENTAL health is a rising crisis in the United States that needs to be solved. Nearly 1 in 5 adults live with with a mental illness. Sometimes this also can be a common theme for college students that often goes unnoticed.  York College of Pennsylvania offers many incredible sources for mental health that start with the team of counselors located in Codorus … Continue reading Counseling center offers services to aid mental health, but there’s plenty students also can do

Know how to administer Narcan? There’s one on-campus training session remaining to learn how

By Nathan Leakway YORK COLLEGE of Pennsylvania in conjunction with The York Opioid Collaborative and the RASE Project has been hosting a string of Narcan training classes here at the college.  Narcan is a nasal spray containing Naloxone, an opioid antagonist that rapidly reverses opioid overdose. The final class will be held 5 to 6 p.m. Oct. 24th in Diehl Hall 145/146. Attendees will be educated … Continue reading Know how to administer Narcan? There’s one on-campus training session remaining to learn how