By Abigail Balderson FROM a young age girls are taught to cross your legs, sit up straight, cover yourself up. All to be ladylike. We’re told that when a boy is mean to you that it is because they like you. We’re told to be nice when faced with unwanted advances. We’re told that “boys will be boys.” This way of thinking and excuses perpetuate … Continue reading Why in this society are women blamed for their assaults? | 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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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?