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The student news site of Seward County Community College

Crusader News

The student news site of Seward County Community College

Crusader News

Coronavirus

Employees at National Beef in Liberal feel safer and more protected now that cubicles of plexi glass have been placed around the plant.

Industrial Tech helps make National Beef a safer place

Annette Meza, Managing Editor
April 23, 2020

As the number of cases rise in Liberal, now up to 195, places of work try to make their environments as safe as they can for employees. National Beef,...

Hands-on classes became hands-off after the Kansas governors stay-at-home order. Students now do most of their labs as simulations. (file photo)

Refund for classes handled case-by-case

Calen Moore, Multi-Media Reporter
April 22, 2020

A nursing student gets ready for their clinicals and puts on their scrubs, goes to the hospital and spends hours shadowing a nurse and even more hours...

Community members help neighbors and friends by sewing masks due to a nationwide shortage. The CDC has recommended that everyone wear masks for the protection of others and your own well being.

Liberal community comes together to provide masks

Annette Meza, Managing Editor
April 17, 2020

A shortage of protective masks during the COVID-19 pandemic has inspired citizens of Liberal to come together at a distance to make reusable masks for...

Saints on the Street: Students discuss pandemic

Saints on the Street: Students discuss pandemic

Crusader Staff, Reporters
April 16, 2020

Many controversial topics are discussed everyday on television, websites and through casual conversation everywhere you go. Crusader News is on the hunt...

Its been a month since social distancing became the norm. Some areas of the country have really taken it to heart, while others havent paid much attention.

Seward gets a ‘D’ for social distancing

Preston Burrows, Features Editor
April 15, 2020

Going to the store or to a favorite restaurant everyday is a thing of the past with stay-at-home restrictions from the federal and state government. It's...

For many, Easter wont be filled with the same, old family traditions. Even churches have taken their services online for the biggest holy holiday around the world.

Easter will be ‘different’ this year

Denise Perez, Reporter
April 11, 2020

Easter is a worldwide, religious holiday celebrated by many families, however it’s more than just wearing your best outfit, or biggest hats to church!...

Destiny Duran, Psychology major, learns from her family’s dinner table. Duran is a sophomore planning to attend University of Kansas in the fall. She said, “Online school makes me think homework is optional.”

Long distance learning changes lives of students

Rebecca Irby, Reporter
April 10, 2020

It’s been three weeks since students received an email announcing that classes were going online as a result of the spread of COVID-19. Initially, this...

Satanta teachers worked hard to put student’s supplies in brown paper bags while wearing personal protective equipment to keep the community safe. This system was set up as a drive-thru so students could get their supplies quickly so the next could do the same.

Teachers against COVID-19

Preston Burrows and Annette Meza
April 9, 2020

Notebooks, textbooks, and left over items from students are stuffed into a black trash bag and set out on the school curb. Lesson plans disappear while...

Sophomore Shaina Ruff has taken the “teacher” role during these hard times. She continues teaching not only herself, but also her 11-year-old son, Mekhia.

It’s a “Ruff” life

Denise Perez, Reporter
April 8, 2020

Online schooling has been difficult for many college students. Whether that be struggling with zoom calls, bad internet connection or just no motivation....

 Local family owned coffee shop The Hustle posts a sign on their door announcing they are closed until further notice due to COVID-19. The shop employed a SCCC student Mario Loredo. They were forced to close due to lack of supplies and groceries.

COVID-19 leaves SCCC students unemployed

Calen Moore, Reporter
April 2, 2020

T he gyms are empty. The restaurants are empty. The streets are empty ... and wallets are empty. A global pandemic has caused a crisis in the personal...

Since switching to online classes, students and staff have shown us what their new normal looks like on social media.

Students, staff show their ‘new normal’

Annette Meza, Managing Editor
April 1, 2020

Long-distance learning and working has taken the universe by storm. Crusader News asked the Seward County Community College community on Facebook and Twitter...

FAQs: Coronavirus Edition

FAQs: Coronavirus Edition

Jade Harper, Club Reporter
March 31, 2020

Our world is in constant flux during this coronavirus outbreak. With each change, students’ email boxes get slammed with information. In an effort to...

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