Students have their say on the issues of the day

By Kai O’Brien QUESTION: How do you feel about the removal of the parking garage? “It sucks! If I’m not here before 12, I’m not getting a spot even close to my class.”   Joey Kinkella is a sophomore commuter majoring in Accounting. Ella Weary is a sophomore resident majoring in Mass Communications.  “More parking overall should be added to campus. Since we have new tennis courts, … Continue reading Students have their say on the issues of the day

York College field hockey team begins season with high hopes, shutout

By Jack Fennell ANOTHER year of York college field hockey has officially begun with a home opener shutout Thursday against St. Mary’s 2-0. It was a defensive battle, with Kat Knox starting the scoring in the third quarter and Maggie Spadorfa putting on the finishing touches by scoring late in the fourth quarter and sealing a Spartan victory. It was a perfect way to begin … Continue reading York College field hockey team begins season with high hopes, shutout

For Gov. Wolf’s press secretary, the chance to do the job ‘has been an honor’

By Alyson Hatfield ELIZABETH Rementer, the press secretary for Pa. Governor Tom Wolf, virtually visited the Spartan Newspaper class in mid-April. While visiting with the class she shared a lot about her role as press secretary and how she got into politics. As the press secretary, Remeter is responsible for communicating with the press, going to events with the governor, and making sure the governor … Continue reading For Gov. Wolf’s press secretary, the chance to do the job ‘has been an honor’

YCP coach Jared Wagner building success as ‘a great role model and a ferocious competitor’

By Andrew Reever FROM a high school basketball star to a York College 1,000 point score for the York College men’s basketball team, Jared Wagner is living his dream. Growing up, he played many sports from basketball to baseball, swimming, and soccer for the YMCA. Wagner started off very competitive at a young age as he had to play up a year above him to … Continue reading YCP coach Jared Wagner building success as ‘a great role model and a ferocious competitor’

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

York-based band rocks Launch Music Conference & Festival stage

By Breanna Hoffner LAUNCH Music Conference & Festival took place the weekend of April 14-17 and York-based band Violet Fire was selected to perform a set.  Stacey Mahoney is the lead vocalist for the act, and is a senior here at York College. Mahoney is the stage name for student Alayna Henry.  “Violet Fire has been a band since January of 2020, but since we … Continue reading York-based band rocks Launch Music Conference & Festival stage

Leading by example: Pena wrapping up historic season for women’s track and field team

By Chris Hulsart SIX. That is the amount of times that junior track star Julia Pena is featured individually on the York College women’s track record board, the most by any athlete on that list in the program’s long history. Even more impressive is that all these milestones have come during her historic 2022 campaign. Pena, a forensic chemistry major from New York, has been … Continue reading Leading by example: Pena wrapping up historic season for women’s track and field team

Soon-to-be graduates offer memories ahead of first in-person ceremony since 2019

By Anna-Grace Rowland THE YORK College of Pennsylvania 2022 commencement ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 14. This will be the first in-person graduation ceremony since 2019 and will take place under the tent on the lawn in front of Campbell Hall. YCP’s president is “committed to having an in-person commencement,” the office of Dr. Pamela Gunter-Smith said last week. The tent will open … Continue reading Soon-to-be graduates offer memories ahead of first in-person ceremony since 2019

Students have their say on the issues of the day

By Vaughntay Mcgraw Question: Who is Elon Musk? How do you feel about Elon Musk buying Twitter? To me Elon Musk is someone who has lots of money and owns Tesla, and he is also very smart. I personally don’t pay attention to Twitter as much, so I don’t really mind it being bought, but if you have the money, why not. Sage Senft is … Continue reading Students have their say on the issues of the day

YCP sophomore uses skills learned in EMT school, Boy Scouts to save a life in Johnson Dining Hall

By Breanna Hoffner KEVIN Krippa ‘23 is a cybersecurity management major with a minor in criminal justice. He has been heavily involved with the Boy Scouts of America since 2010 when he started as a Cub Scout. Krippa now serves as an assistant scoutmaster and merit badge counselor; he covers a number of badges based on his skills and interests that include first aid, crime … Continue reading YCP sophomore uses skills learned in EMT school, Boy Scouts to save a life in Johnson Dining Hall