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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

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...

It's been a month since

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 won't 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...

SCCC will be closed from now on, following Gov. Kelly's executive stay at home order beginning March 30.

Campus closes following stay-at-home order

Annette Meza, Managing Editor
March 30, 2020

As of today, the state of Kansas has reported to have 368 cases of Coronavirus. A stay-at-home order has been issued for the whole state of Kansas by Gov....

The Lady Saints volleyball team is made up of many International students from Brazil. Victoria Martins (center) is also from Brazil and she enjoys going to the girls game and showing them some support. Pictured with Martins are Djuly Schmorantz, Fabiana Petkowicz, Thais Vieira, Laura de Pra, and Livia de Pra.

International students feel the pandemic

Victoria Martins, Photographer
March 26, 2020

The past weeks haven’t been easy for anyone. So many decisions have been made in the middle of chaos. This COVID-19 pandemic has a different effect on...

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