Students have their say on the issues of the day

By Jack Fennell YORK College of Pennsylvania and the York Revolution baseball organization are collaborating to host the inaugural White Rose Music Fest on Friday, Oct. 7 and Saturday, Oct. 8, at PeoplesBank Park in downtown York.  It will feature global touring acts and is built around the start of fall break, which will begin the evening of Oct. 7 and continue through Oct. 11 … Continue reading Students have their say on the issues of the day

What’s planned for SpartaFest, Fall Fest next weekend? Here’s a primer

By Lee Kling SPARTAFEST, the Oktoberfest of York College, is a full weekend of activities for alumni, families and students. “SpartaFest is an annual tradition each fall sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations where we invite our alumni back to campus for an Octoberfest-style picnic that includes food, drinks, games, music and more.” says Andrea Jackson, assistant director of development events.  SpartaFest and Fall … Continue reading What’s planned for SpartaFest, Fall Fest next weekend? Here’s a primer

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

Field of Screams cofounder says making the site scary for you is a ‘yearlong’ endeavor

By Oliver Grey   HALLOWEEN is just around the corner, and with it comes all the thrill and chill to get into the spirit of theholiday. There’s no better way to celebrate than stopping by the Field of Screams. Located at 191 College Ave. in Mountville, Lancaster County (about a 30-minute drive from campus), this theme park just had the honor of passing its 30-year anniversary. … Continue reading Field of Screams cofounder says making the site scary for you is a ‘yearlong’ endeavor

York College women’s soccer team beats E-town, stays unbeaten at home

By Chris Hulsart THE York College of Pennsylvania women’s soccer team defeated the Elizabethtown Blue Jays by a score of 2-0 on Saturday on a beautiful day for soccer. After the scoreless tie between the two squads in the first half, the Spartans caught a break in the 57th minute when Erin Snyder was fouled in the box and netted a penalty kick for a … Continue reading York College women’s soccer team beats E-town, stays unbeaten at home

Last-second goal robs Spartans of shutout win

By Jack Fennell THE 25th-ranked York College Spartans men’s soccer team on Wednesday faced off against the St. Mary’s (Md.) Seahawks in a close defensive battle that went right down to the end of the game. Luke Nall scored the only Spartan goal less than 10 minutes into the game and was assisted by Tyler Howlett and Jack Mitzelfelt. The Spartans played fantastic defense led … Continue reading Last-second goal robs Spartans of shutout win

Doing the ‘simple things’ can help reduce risk of a vehicle break-in 

By Lee Kling SOMETHING no one wants to hear is that there has been a rise in scares and attempted car break-ins near campus. Although none have occurred on campus, there have been some attempts and suspicious people noticed around the campus. But we can all take a breath, said Ed Bruder, the chief of police at York College of Pennsylvania. This hasn’t become a … Continue reading Doing the ‘simple things’ can help reduce risk of a vehicle break-in 

Moving baseball, softball to west campus remains an appealing idea

By Julian Leon THE sports facilities on York College’s west campus, as we know, is home to two multi-purpose fields and an amazing gym. But what about some of its oldest sports, baseball and softball? Still stuck on main campus, this article explores the benefits of moving both to the west campus. One of the key components behind this potential move is location convenience. Locker … Continue reading Moving baseball, softball to west campus remains an appealing idea

YCP, TimelyCare partnership offers students chance ‘to talk to someone very quickly’

By Nathan Leakway YORK College of Pennsylvania has recently partnered with TimelyCare, a virtual health service aimed at providing mental health and medical care to undergraduate students.  The service provides 24/7 care via an app that students can download and sign up for using their YCP email address.  Insurance is not required.  Services provided include 24/7 access to physical and mental health care, one-on-one sessions … Continue reading YCP, TimelyCare partnership offers students chance ‘to talk to someone very quickly’

Anonymous notes of kindness find an appreciative audience

By Abigail Balderson TERRIFYING. The first few weeks of a new semester can be considered exactly that for some college students. Everything can be different: new people, new classes, new places. But one act of kindness can make all of the difference. Even something as simple as a sticky note. An anonymous YCP student has been leaving small notes of encouragement on the mirrors in … Continue reading Anonymous notes of kindness find an appreciative audience