Can YCP look at other options besides canceling a class? | Opinion

By Autumn Miller ENROLLMENT at York College, like many other schools has been dropping the past few years. Whether that has been the reason or something else is to blame, too many classes has been canceled, and the issue has affected some students who are trying to graduate on time. The average class size for York College classes is 19 students, with no more than … Continue reading Can YCP look at other options besides canceling a class? | Opinion

Reaction to dorms blows hot and cold amid need for some changes | Editorial

By The Spartan Editorial Board HERE at York College of Pennsylvania there are a variety of different places to live. No place can ever be perfect but there are some issues we have with living in the resident halls on campus. With housing selection underway these problems might make or break our decisions with where we choose for next year. With resident halls all over … Continue reading Reaction to dorms blows hot and cold amid need for some changes | Editorial

Why is the Admissions Department allowed to bend the rules regarding large groups?

By The Spartan Editorial Board ON Saturday, March 19, York College Admissions Department hosted the first of two Accepted Students Days. Before the event, there were around 600 people registered; on the day of, 226 students came. Including their guests, there were an estimated 700 total people in attendance. The second one will be held Saturday, April 9. Accepted Students Day is a big day … Continue reading Why is the Admissions Department allowed to bend the rules regarding large groups?

Enjoy the removal of the mask- only guidelines, but let’s not drop our guard entirely

By The Spartan Editorial Board The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Feb. 25 eased mask recommendations for much of the country. CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said the new guidelines, which classify the country into low, medium and high levels of disease, provide individuals with an understanding of what precautions they should consider based on the level of disease in their community, their underlying … Continue reading Enjoy the removal of the mask- only guidelines, but let’s not drop our guard entirely

Black History Month at YCP needs to be more than a one-night stand

By Karisma Boyd February, known as Black History Month, is a month that is supposed to celebrate and recognize African Americans who contributed to American history. Its purpose is to uplift Black life as well as educate them as well as other races. In the usual celebratory fashion, organizations hold seminars or discourse on black education and history in addition to events, fundraisers and more. … Continue reading Black History Month at YCP needs to be more than a one-night stand

Is the popular HBO series ‘Euphoria’ causing dysphoria among viewers?

By Karisma Boyd OVER the past two years, viewers across the country have been tuning in every Sunday night on HBO Max to get another fix of the purple ambient lights and glitter plastered across their chosen device. After a short scene introducing the episode, the word “Euphoria” flashes and as a viewer you are now stuck to your screen, fixated on what chaotic plots … Continue reading Is the popular HBO series ‘Euphoria’ causing dysphoria among viewers?

It’s the young gun vs. the old dog: Who has the most Super Bowl tricks up their sleeve?

By Andrew Reever Quarter by quarter, play by play, Super Bowl 56. A battle, an opportunity for one of these two quarterbacks to capture their first Super Bowl title and to win one of the biggest games in America on Sunday night. Will the young gun, Joe Burrow, be the new legacy and face of the franchise, Or will it be Matthew Stafford, the “sensei’’ … Continue reading It’s the young gun vs. the old dog: Who has the most Super Bowl tricks up their sleeve?

Does closing Johnson Dining Hall for weekend events have to be such an inconvenience?

By The Spartan Editorial Board, With the first YCP open house of the semester taking place earlier this month, you might have noticed a change in the operating hours of the Johnson Dining Hall (JDH) on main campus. JDH is not closed per se, well at least not to those attending the open house. However, to students who pay roughly $2,500 for their meal plan … Continue reading Does closing Johnson Dining Hall for weekend events have to be such an inconvenience?