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Netflix and Chill: The Theory of Hook-Up Culture on Campus

Featured photo: courtesy of stdcheck.com. By Chantel Vereen Picture yourself on a date. Do you find yourself taking a stroll in the park with some frozen yogurt?  Or cuddled up on a couch with the person you have been texting while things get hot and heavy in the first few minutes of “House of Cards?” Today, the majority of us find the latter more acceptable … Continue reading Netflix and Chill: The Theory of Hook-Up Culture on Campus

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HGTV Co-Founder Discusses Leadership with York College

Featured photo: Originally posted on York College’s Flickr. Susan Packard on the right. By Kendra Jones As co-founder and chief operating officer of HGTV, a network distributed in over 175 countries and territories, Susan Packard described herself as an unlikely leader who found success by building and leading the popular cable channel. Packard spoke at York College about her career on Nov. 12 in the … Continue reading HGTV Co-Founder Discusses Leadership with York College

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Unveiling of the new YCP athletics website

Featured photo: a screenshot of the new athletics website By: Eddie Poe In case you may have missed it, on Nov. 6 the York College Athletic Communications Office unveiled the newest version of the Spartans athletic website. The new redesign, which had been in the works since the summer, features a clean and easy to navigate layout with a large section of the website being dedicated … Continue reading Unveiling of the new YCP athletics website

Maloney seen here fires the ball from shortstop to get the runner out at first base. Photo credit: Dave Sinclair

Petteys, Maloney set sights on the future

Featured photo: Maloney seen here fires the ball from shortstop to get the runner out at first base. Photo credit: Dave Sinclair By Abee Battiste This year, the York College softball team has no seniors, and only three juniors with underclassmen filling the remaining 14 roster spots. Even with a young team, head coach Jennifer Petteys sees maturity and understanding with what she desires the program … Continue reading Petteys, Maloney set sights on the future

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York College graduate Anya Felch has year of growth as Appell Fellow

Featured photo: Anya Felch is shown in her Marketview Arts studio. By Brie Dadich In a quiet studio in Marketview Arts, two intricately designed cutouts of the number 22 hang next to a handwritten scrap that reads “22- What the hell do I do?” Under these signs sits the now 23-year-old Anya Felch, the recipient of the 2015-2016 Appell Fellowship from York College. Felch said her time … Continue reading York College graduate Anya Felch has year of growth as Appell Fellow

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The Majors Fair: Discovering a passion a little after day one

Featured photo: Originally featured on York College’s Flickr by Lucas Dimini By what time did you know what major you wanted to pursue at York? If you’re lucky, you knew what you wanted to study before you applied, but not everyone has had that luxury. A lot of students come in undeclared. Luckily, York provides its students with a multitude of resources that assist with … Continue reading The Majors Fair: Discovering a passion a little after day one

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Club Corner: Best Buddies at York College

By: Jay Yeaple The York College campus supports a number of student-run clubs and organizations, ranging from community-building to interest groups. Among these organizations is Best Buddies, a chapter of the larger Best Buddies International. Founded in 1989, the organization’s mission statement is “to establish a global volunteer movement that is able to create opportunities for friendship, integrated employment, and offer leadership development for individuals … Continue reading Club Corner: Best Buddies at York College

Greek life sponsors safe trick-or-treating event

By Rachel Monroe Little goblins, astronauts, princesses and cowboys roamed the halls of the Humanities Building Friday night to kick-start Halloween festivities. Greek Life hosted a “Safe Halloween” event for children ages 12 and under to safely trick-or-treat from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 23. One canned food item per child was collected as admission to the event to be donated to the … Continue reading Greek life sponsors safe trick-or-treating event

Submission: 18 Credits and a start-up — how I launched my own business in college

By Paul Schiffbauer With York College students stressing about exams, scrapping pennies to buy their weekly supply of ramen noodles and pulling all-nighters at the library, in addition to the aimless treks on Jackson Street, a business may be the last thing on students minds but it shouldn’t be. I did it. I’m the co-founder of my upstart, NOIR Gallery, an expansionary art and apparel label. My … Continue reading Submission: 18 Credits and a start-up — how I launched my own business in college