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Crusader News

The student news site of Seward County Community College

Crusader News

The student news site of Seward County Community College

Crusader News


 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. Kellys 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...

Crusader News plans to continue informing and telling your stories with the best interest of the community.

Editorial: Crusader pushes through despite pandemic

Preston Burrows, Features Editor
March 25, 2020

In the wake of a pandemic that has not only taken the country, but the world by surprise, a southwest Kansas town has been shaken from everyday life.  In-person...

Since SCCC has transitioned over to online classes, it can be difficult to maintain structure. These six tips can be helpful if youre struggling.

6 ways to adjust to online classes

Rebecca Irby, Reporter
March 24, 2020

  College at home can be difficult for those who haven’t had online experience with classes. Being disciplined can be hard during the COVID-19...

Jonathan Jacquez, Walmart employee and high schooler, tries to stock chemical cleaning products in an aisle half empty due to customers panic buying.

Students witness panic during Coronavirus pandemic

Calen Moore, Reporter
March 23, 2020

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) panic has moved from big cities to even small communities in Southwest Kansas. Everyone has been advised to stay home and practice...

The SCCC campus has cleared out after President Ken Trzaskas announcement to switch to online classes starting Monday. Some staff and faculty are still on campus working but students are supposed to stay home.

Students react to taking classes online

The phone buzzed in most students' pockets at exactly 10:23 a.m. Tuesday. For some, the message brought stress with the new wave of changes announced....

Evan Truelson, North Riddgeville, Ohio, winds up before releasing a pitch in a March 7 game against Cloud County Community College. The redshirt freshman pitched in 11 games before the season was canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. He split time between pitching and playing first base before all activities at Seward County Community College were canceled.

NJCAA cancels spring sports, SCCC athletics supports decision

Amberley Vervalin, Reporter
March 19, 2020

The National Junior College Association made the difficult decision to cancel all spring athletics, along with the upcoming national tournaments due to...

The extended COVID-19 spring break has many students feeling bored because they cant go out and do much.

10 things to keep you busy during ‘self-quarantine’

Annette Meza, Managing Editor
March 18, 2020

By now, the extended spring break due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is probably driving you insane from boredom. Health officials and news reports...

SCCC moves to online classes March 23

Annette Meza and Elvis Polvon
March 17, 2020

In response to current conditions surrounding the Coronavirus disease, the Seward County Community College executive team decided to move classes online...

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