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York College and The Health Wagon: a Partnership to Save Lives

Imagine being awakened at 3 a.m with a splitting headache. You woozily leave the warmth of your bed and flip on the light of the bathroom to open the medicine cabinet on the wall. With blurred vision you rely on your hands to find the Advil all the way in the back right corner where you usually keep it. Wishing to alleviate the pain as … Continue reading York College and The Health Wagon: a Partnership to Save Lives

Panic! Victorious at York Spring Concert

By Kendra Jones   Panic! At The Disco threatened the audience with a good time, as they began their set at York College of Pennsylvania Saturday evening in the Grumbacher Sports and Fitness Center field house. Campus Activities Board (CAB) began setup at 7:30 a.m. to host the main band, along with opening band Secret Weapons, from Brooklyn, NY. Carissa McQuade, a junior public relations major, explained the … Continue reading Panic! Victorious at York Spring Concert

Club Corner: Philosophy Club

By Jay Yeaple The student body of York College provides a wide range of clubs encompassing topics in the humanities. One such group, the YCP Philosophy Club, serves as yet another outlet for students to meet others with similar interests. This club was made official during the spring semester of 2015, although its founding members unofficially met to discuss philosophical topics for a year and a half prior to … Continue reading Club Corner: Philosophy Club

Dear Class of 2016,

By Brittany Sperbeck Photo Credit: Mike Adams If you’re graduating in May like I am, you are probably feeling a mix of emotions right now, whether it is happiness, nostalgia, nerves or all of the above. We are about to enter the intimidating “real world” as soon as we shake Dr. Gunter-Smith’s hand on stage at graduation. Four years ago, this seemed like a lifetime away, but now … Continue reading Dear Class of 2016,

Student Senate Executive Board and General Members Elected

By: Sarah Rifield, Andrey Romanov April 8 ended the election for the next year’s Executive Board of Student Senate. The elections were in process from April 5 to 8. According to 2015-2016 Student Senate President Jason Keller, the total fifteen candidates running was record breaking. Elections concluded with a renewed enthusiasm in the electoral process, record-high voter turnout of 1,015 according to Student Senate, and a … Continue reading Student Senate Executive Board and General Members Elected

Students offer passport to medical volunteer tourism

By Kendra Jones Tykey Collins, Taylor Gamber, James Arrison (from left to right) presented the informational session on Medical Volunteer Tourism. Photo credit: Kendra Jones Senior students taking a public relations campaigns class shared their knowledge on medical volunteer tourism as they spoke to York College students and community members on April 21. Health wagon, a non-profit organization that serves in six counties in southwestern Virginia, … Continue reading Students offer passport to medical volunteer tourism

Student Senate proposes expansion of wet campus policy

By Soala Idasetima Student Senate has been working on a proposal for York College of Pennsylvania to become a wet campus since the idea was initiated by the Student Services Committee in the middle of the fall 2015 semester. The Student Services Committee believes that students over the age of 21 should be allowed to drink on campus, so it did research on various wet campuses around the country. … Continue reading Student Senate proposes expansion of wet campus policy

Student Senate President’s Open Initiative Makes Room for Big Impact

By: Sarah Rifield When sitting down to talk with the newly-elected Student Senate president, Abhi Kudaravalli, it wasn’t long into our conversation that it became apparent that Student Senate was about to be reformed. Active in Student Senate for the past three years, Kudaravalli has worked many positions from general senator to parliamentarian. “Being parliamentarian helped me more than the other two [positions] mostly because I got to … Continue reading Student Senate President’s Open Initiative Makes Room for Big Impact

Alumni reminisce on York College experience

By: Sarah Rifield From York Collegiate Institute’s founding in 1787, to becoming York Junior College in 1941, to York College of Pennsylvania in 1968, the College has had a rich history. Celebrating its 75th anniversary during the last week of March, the school sponsored a variety of activities including a Founder’s Day Trivia Night, a re-enactment of Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal speech, and an Alumni’s lunch. When speaking to … Continue reading Alumni reminisce on York College experience

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Professional drag performers, students perform in York College Drag Show

By Kendra Jones A stage and runway occupied the Grumbacher Sport and Fitness Center’s field house as professional and amateur drag queens and kings showcased their talents to a packed house March 19. YCP LAMBDA, an organization that provides support for LGBTQ+ individuals, has hosted drag shows before, but this was their first show within the past two years. Jessika Roberts, a sophomore psychology major and a member … Continue reading Professional drag performers, students perform in York College Drag Show