The pandemic affected all of us in different ways: Students reflect on what they have been through

By The Spartan staff A LOOK around campus so far this fall offers little evidence that a pandemic for more than two years altered the lives of students, faculty and staff. Masks are still seen but with much less frequency, even in the buildings, where classes have returned to normal after several semesters of leaning on Zoom. So last week seemed like a good time … Continue reading The pandemic affected all of us in different ways: Students reflect on what they have been through

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?

Snapshots from the first day that masks were no longer required

By The Spartan staff President Pamela-Gunter Smith on March 19 announced that masking would become optional in classrooms. This change effectively ends the mask mandate on campus, as an update that only 17 days prior relaxed guidelines and only required masking in classrooms. However, this might not be a permanent change. “Individual faculty could continue to require masks in classrooms and labs,” the president said … Continue reading Snapshots from the first day that masks were no longer required