The Crusader

About Us

The Crusader is the award-winning student newspaper of Seward County Community College/Area Technical School. It was founded on January 1, 1969 and prints a monthly publication containing local news and features that highlight the diversity of its campus. We publish online at as news happens.

Meet the Spring 2018 Crusader staff in 360. Click on the photo and move around. Click on the music note icon to hear from each staff member.

The SCCC news team has won more than 40 awards for best of show, exceptional achievement and coveted “Pacemaker” awards. Past Crusader staff members have taken home many prestigious individual awards such as Jose Medrano who was awarded Gold Medal Kansas Journalist of the Year in 2013 and Tonya Loewen who was spotlighted as one of the top eight University Designers in the SDP-U national contest in 2012.

Mission Statement:

The journalism department of SCCC strives to teach students to competently and fairly report news in the student newspaper and online newspaper forums, presenting quality products while learning life and career skills. The journalism department will present opportunities to learn skills in news writing, design and layout, advertising, and photography.

Notice of Nondiscrimination:

Applicants for admission and employment, students, employees, sources of referral of applicants for admission and employment, and all unions or professional organizations holding collective bargaining or professional agreements with Seward County Community College are hereby notified that this institution does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning Seward County Community College’s compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title IX, or Section 504 is directed to contact Mr. Dennis Sander, P.O. Box 1137, 1801 North Kansas, Liberal, Kansas, (620) 624 -1951.

Got a Story Idea?

If you have any ideas or suggestions for the Crusader newspaper or the website, let us know at [email protected], on this website or by calling 620-417-1459. We will do our best to keep you updated on what you want to know.

Join Our Team

Do you like to write, take photographs, tell visual stories or graphic design? Want to travel across the nation and compete in journalism competitions? Stop by room AA131, fill out an online application or email us at [email protected] to see how you can join the Crusader news team.

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