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Coronavirus

'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...

Crusader's 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...

Seward County Community College has now started to conduct randomized Covid test on all its students in addition to dorm residents, student-athletes, and those in speciality programs. All this is being done as an effort to stop the spread of Covid on campus that way students are able to attend classes in person.

Students required to take randomized COVID tests

Maria Coronado
February 1, 2021

Seward County Community College students are now required to randomly test for the COVID-19 virus in hopes to stop the spread and keep campus safe. The...

With COVID cases on the raise SCCC will have to make the decision  to make remote learning a reality for the first two weeks of the spring semester.

Students react to starting the spring semester remotely

William Swanson
November 24, 2020

With some finals taking place on campus this fall, it looks like things are going back to normal in the era of COVID-19. But due to the rise in cases,...

Campus will be closed to visitors starting Nov. 30. Classes will still meet but no one from outside of the college community will be allowed on campus as an effort to combat COVID-19.

Classes continue while campus closes to public Nov. 30

November 23, 2020

In response to steep increases in COVID-19 cases in the community, Seward County Community College will limit public access to campus beginning Nov. 30...

Halloween Costumes: COVID Edition

Halloween Costumes: COVID Edition

Krisi Anderson
October 16, 2020

Here comes Halloween in all of its glory. Things are a little different this year and Halloween is one of the unknowns about the future.  The Liberal...

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