Spring 2021 COVID update: men’s hoops

By Jalil Dixon As everyone knows up to this point, COVID-19 has had and continues to have a huge impact on all walks of life — college basketball is no exception. York College of Pennsylvania’s (YCP) men’s basketball coach Matt Hunter reflected last week on how this pandemic continues to affect the team and its operations. Following YCP’s Jan. 12 memo stating that YCP’s men’s … Continue reading Spring 2021 COVID update: men’s hoops

Spring 2021 COVID update: dining hall

By Connor Bridge With the emergence of COVID-19 many things needed to be changed in order for the college to reopen in the fall. While some changes were insignificant, one large change was made to the way the dining hall operates. Many students are used to this by now but are still wondering when things will return to normal. At this point many if not … Continue reading Spring 2021 COVID update: dining hall

Spring 2021 COVID update: facility services

By Peter Carrigan York College of Pennsylvania’s facility services is one among many departments impacted by the pandemic. Being one of the most multi-faceted departments on campus, its staff members have experienced rapid adaptations to their everyday tasks. “Here, facility services encompass various aspects,” said Kevin Feil, director of facility services. Different areas within the department have been given new tasks, all being crucial during … Continue reading Spring 2021 COVID update: facility services

The COVID-19 pandemic: A look back and what’s ahead at YCP

By Sarah Smith For the past 18 months, York College along with the rest of the world has been dealing with an unprecedented pandemic of the coronavirus, or more specifically, COVID-19. It’s been challenging for students and staff alike. They’ve been through multiple shutdowns and moves to online classes, restrictions on campus activities, and daily symptom checks sent through email. What’s been especially challenging is … Continue reading The COVID-19 pandemic: A look back and what’s ahead at YCP

Tyler Run Creek: YCP’s biggest draw and biggest burden

By Ben Weyman On Aug. 31, 2021, York College students received an emergency email from the school outlining the plan for Tropical Depression Ida’s heavy rainfall. The alert was sent just after noon on Tuesday, and by Wednesday morning the Tyler Run Creek had flooded and canceled in-person classes for the day. The alert had ensured that no person or property was significantly damaged, but … Continue reading Tyler Run Creek: YCP’s biggest draw and biggest burden

Spring 2021 COVID-19 update: dorms

By Kyle Shane COVID-19 virus changed many aspects of how college life in a dorm operates. The return of students this semester proved that reopening the campus required cooperation between students and regulations set by the college. Director of Residence Life Robbie Bacon said the on-campus community at York College has pushed for “social distancing measures, requirements for face coverings, and expectations of personal responsibility.” … Continue reading Spring 2021 COVID-19 update: dorms