Bigotry in America

York College held a town hall meeting a few weeks ago in the atrium, in which the subject was “The Trump Presidency and the Crisis of Bigotry in America”. The discussion centered around students and faculty sharing their views on what appears to be racial hatred on the uptake in the U.S. Distinguished Lecturer Ron... Continue Reading →

In the wake of the death of fallen football star Aaron Hernandez, many people have shared their reactions to the news. Hernandez's death was particularly abrupt as he was appealing his 2013 conviction for the shooting death of his friend, Odin Lloyd. Some expressed sympathy for the deceased, while others believe the situation Hernandez was facing... Continue Reading →

York App Released

Written on 09-23-2016 The new YCC app is a social communications and academic organizer. YC Cardinal was created by Oohlala Mobile Inc., a Canada-based company that specializes in making student engagement online accessible and engaging. Up to now, they have worked with up to 200 academic institutions. The app was released this summer on August... Continue Reading →

Do Black Lives (Still) Matter to Black People?

by Brienne Kenlock   On April 9th, a panel discussion was held in the Faculty Dining Room concerning the issue of violence and other ills that befall the African-American community. The event, “Do Black Lives Matter to Black People”, centered on the effects of violence from the panelists who lost loved ones to tragedy or... Continue Reading →

“No Room for Nice Girls”

by Brienne Kenlock Written on April 10th, 2016 The Women's History Month Colloquium along with collaboration from the Women's Center of York College held an event on March 30th. The event took place on the third floor near the atrium, near the end of Women's History Month which ended the day after.The main idea of the event... Continue Reading →

‘Art’ of Procrastination

by Brienne Kenlock Written on March 12th, 2016 Updated March 20th, 2016   On Tuesday, March 8th, 2016, an event was held at the Counseling Center called “Ban All Procrastination: Time Is Running Out”. At the meeting, students discussed how procrastination took part in their daily routine. Reina Saavedra, a 22-year-old Health Promotion Management major... Continue Reading →

First story…?

The first story I was going to do for Pandora’s Box was about the York College Administration’s decision to let go Ronald St. John, the Director of the Sports Program. At first, Chris Singh, the Sports editor for Pandora’s Box told me to wait so he could see if he could get a little information. However, no... Continue Reading →

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