YCP clubs: LAMBDA all about ‘making members feel protected and welcome’

By Vaughntay Mcgraw Lambda is “a club created where queer/trans folks can come together and express themselves free of judgement,” says Cherish T. Christopher, president of the organization. It’s also a place where supporters can come to learn about the community from those in LAMBDA. Club members help each other build confidence, figure out who they are and what it is they truly stand for. … Continue reading YCP clubs: LAMBDA all about ‘making members feel protected and welcome’

‘It’s important to not create guilt’: YCP holds diversity seminar to discuss Critical Race Theory in education

By Ben Weyman The Office of Student Diversity Inclusion (formerly the ISLGP) held a seminar about Critical Race Theory this past Wednesday evening. This seminar, done in partnership with the Center for Community Engagement, was held in the William Walker Room in the Iosue Student Union. Approximately 50 students, professors, and community members attended the seminar. “Telling the Truth: Demystifying Diversity in Educational Curriculum” was a … Continue reading ‘It’s important to not create guilt’: YCP holds diversity seminar to discuss Critical Race Theory in education

YCP clubs: InterVarsity gives students a place for fellowship, conversation

By Vaughntay Mcgraw InterVarsity is a vibrant campus ministry that establishes and advances witnessing communities of students and faculty. It is one of many clubs already established on the York College campus. Here is a link to its Facebook page. It’s a chance to have fun and be part of a welcoming place, where you can break down into smaller groups for more conversation to really get a … Continue reading YCP clubs: InterVarsity gives students a place for fellowship, conversation

There’s no doubt COVID-19 has spoiled the college experience, especially for underclassmen

By Alyson Hatfield Now as a sophomore in college, I have never sat in a classroom without a mask on. I have had classes with the same group of people for four semesters and I have no idea what most of them look like without a mask on. As a senior in high school preparing to go off to college, everyone tells you how amazing … Continue reading There’s no doubt COVID-19 has spoiled the college experience, especially for underclassmen

College president addresses student questions, concerns at first of two town halls

By Ben Weyman Dr. Pamela Gunter-Smith talked with students about their questions and issues at a town hall meeting on Tuesday evening. It was the first of two that the president has scheduled. The next one is Thursday, Feb. 23, also in the Waldner Performing Arts Center (WPAC). She was joined by Associate Provost Dr. Joshua Landau and Dean of Student Development Dr. Richard Satterlee. … Continue reading College president addresses student questions, concerns at first of two town halls

YCP diversity, inclusion office has new name, same goals

By Breanna Hoffner You may have noticed the emails coming from “SDI.” With many of the organization’s events starting soon, members have been sending portal announcements and emails to YCP students. So, what is SDI? Well, the Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion (SDI) already holds deep roots within the YCP community. Formerly the Office of Intercultural Student Life and Global Programming (ISLGP), SDI’s mission … Continue reading YCP diversity, inclusion office has new name, same goals

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