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Coronavirus

Even though area school districts have either canceled classes for the week or reinstated masks, SCCC remains maskless. The choice is left in the hands of individuals.

Despite rising COVID numbers, college will not require masks — for now

Laura Gillespie, Editor
January 21, 2022

At this time, Seward County Community College will not go back to mandatory masks on campus despite the fact that the Liberal school district did last...

Campus goes maskless

Brooke Katen, Reporter
October 5, 2021

Students came to class Monday without wearing masks. It's the first time since COVID showed up in southwest Kansas in March 2020 that students have gone...

Staff personnel Paul Fisher making a salad with the newly open salad bar.

SCCC cafeteria offers self-service options; first time since COVID

Ana Brangioni and Mauricio Gonzalez
September 14, 2021

The cafeteria at Seward County Community College is finally offering self-service options in almost a year. Now students and staff can serve their salads,...

Free COVID vaccines offered on campus

Free COVID vaccines offered on campus

August 20, 2021

Seward County Community College is partnering with the local Department of Health to offer free Vaccinations on campus in a couple of weeks for our students,...

COVID semesters make for unique ride for graduates

‘COVID semesters’ make for unique ride for graduates

Raven Staten, Reporter
May 7, 2021

For most graduating from Seward County Community College this semester, COVID has been a part of their entire college experience. It has been a long year...

Crusaders podcast takes a look at what students expect during this summer after COVID.

Podcast: Will summer 2021 smash social, emotional after-effects of COVID?

Krisi Anderson and Raven Staten
May 4, 2021

With Summer just around the corner and COVID slowing down in the United States, things are now different. Crusader News and Seward County Community College...

SCCC outlines spring break guidelines, schedule

SCCC outlines spring break guidelines, schedule

March 13, 2021

Seward County Community College will observe spring break from March 15-19 as originally scheduled on the academic calendar for 2020-21. While students...

With it being already one year since our woulrd changed due to COVID Crusader went and asked students how their lives were changed due to the pandemic.

One year later: How has COVID-19 impacted life?

Crusader staff
March 9, 2021

Last year students went into spring break unaware things would never be the same. Initially, they thought the extended spring break was great. But...

Both tennis teams were on their way to nationals until all sport events were forced to be canceled due to Covid. Even with a new season this year Covid and bad weather has made the tennis season be pushed back.

Seward tennis teams have unfinished business

Mary Ramirez
March 9, 2021

S eward County tennis teams battled a canceled season last year due to COVID and now they are battling the weather. Their new coach, Mitch Vechione, isn’t...

Pancake Day has been a Liberal tradition for more than 70 years. It was canceled and moved to an online event this year due to COVID-19 protocols and the severe cold weather blanketing the area. As part of the virtual celebration, share your memories of Pancake Day and make new ones in your home. (File photo)

Virtual Pancake Day takes place today

Maria Coronado, Reporter
February 16, 2021

Waking up to the smell of pancakes sure is delicious. In Liberal there is a whole day dedicated to it. Pancake Day is celebrated every year on the day...

Community pulls together to offer COVID help

Community pulls together to offer COVID help

February 8, 2021

Students may find COVID relief through two local efforts this week. Free boxes of food will be distributed on Feb. 10 at Seward County fairgrounds' activity...

Students, faculty and staff may answer COVID-19 screening questions from their phone before stepping foot on campus. Seward County Community College has teamed up Healthy Roster in an effort to keep students and employees from coming onto campus and exposing large numbers of people to Covid.

SCCC uses Healthy Roster app as extra precaution

Destiny Vasquez
February 3, 2021

Students may now participate in a daily health screening before they even step foot on campus.   A “Healthy Roster” questionnaire through email...

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