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Sue Sprenkle, the mass communications instructor, transitioned from a full-time instructor to an adjunct professor for Seward County Community College this current semester. With  previously 20 years of experience being a traveling journalist, Sprenkle has covered stories from major national disasters, political unrest and Olympic competitions.

Sink into the stories of Sue Sprenkle

Megan Berg and Laura Gillespie
May 11, 2022

Strolling down the street, Sue Sprenkle wasn’t prepared for the blackness that quickly overtook her as rough material covered her head. Kidnappers chucked...

Mixed Martial Arts trainer Dave Rine teaches people how to fight in different styles in his own establishment named Rine’s American Freestyle Karate. Rine also organized an event called the Throwdown Showdown, and it has been around for about twelve years.

SCCC alumni trains fighters

Salina Byrd, Reporter
May 10, 2022

The trainer made his way to the blue and red mat, signaling that training was soon to begin. He patiently waited for the fighters to gather around him....

Saints on the Street: Students talk summer plans and future advice

Saints on the Street: Students talk summer plans and future advice

Dani Arellano , Multimedia Editor
May 6, 2022

On this episode of Saints on the Street, reporter Dani Arellano hits the lecture halls and hang out spots to talk about summer plans. Alot of students...

The finished product is a vibrant, delicate wax sculpture of your hand. Set to the side to dry, SCCC presented a wide variety of wax hands this Wednesday afternoon.

Mold your stress away

Ashanti Thompson, Reporter
May 5, 2022

On the third day of Seward County Community College’s de-stress week, it hosted The Smith Agencies Wax to the Max hand sculptures. Students and faculty...

A move that changed everything

A move that changed everything

Jessica Madrigal , Reporter
May 4, 2022

She was a free soul in Tepechitlan, Zacatecas living in a world where her life was her choice and felt as if she was on top of the world. She had her brothers...

Copies of the Telolith are given at the event to students for free. The Telolith is a magazine composed of students’ submitted artwork and writings. More copies are available in the humanities building for anyone interested.

Telolith revealed at de-stress night

Megan Berg, Feature Editor
May 4, 2022

With finals approaching quickly, different methods on how to ease stress can be found all over social media. The SCribblers and Anime club at Seward...

Elizabeth Horeink stands as she tutors a student on Intermediate Algebra courses. Shandon Classen, an advisor and transfer coordinator, who is head of the tutoring lab mentioned that he has even seen Horeink put effort into trying to help students although it may be some classes that she has never even taken such as Accounting.

Seizing Success

Dani Arellano, Multimedia Editor
May 3, 2022

As students partake in some extracurricular activities on Seward County Community College campus, some students such as Elizabeth Horinek find themselves...

Relaxing before finals

Relaxing before finals

Brianna Rich and Laura Gillespie
May 2, 2022

This week is all about de-stressing in the Student Union, the Student Government Association is hosting all of the activities this week. This is an opportunity...

Amy Whitaker, a behavioral science major from Liberal, presents her slideshow on a study of creative interpretation using “The Jungle” by Upton Sinclair. The presentation was a final assignment for American Literature II. The presentation included different paintings based on jungles and different insights from Whitaker on the book.

Into the jungle

Megan Berg, Features Editor
April 28, 2022

As a part of the final, students of American Literature II were required to pick a book by an American author and create a presentation on it. Lori Muntz,...

These talented actors stood in formation as they sang a variety of songs. From singing about the exciting bee to having one actor singing about knowing six languages, there were a variety of great performances given.

SCCC puts on musical for the first time in two years

Dani Arellano, Multimedia Editor
April 25, 2022

From hearing the crowd buzz with laughter, gasp in shock, and cheer with exuberance; it is no big surprise to announce that this year’s play at Seward...

Students debate doors vs wheels

Students debate doors vs wheels

Reece Hay , Reporter
April 22, 2022

There’s a new trend going around that a lot of people are talking about, doors vs. wheels. The question is are there more doors or wheels in the world?...

This years musical is called “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” and it is the first musical since the COVID-19 pandemic. The musical will be shown on April 21-23 at 7 p.m. Tickets are being sold for $10; however, if you are a student you can get one free ticket by using their student ID.

Lights, Camera, Action

Melvin Le , Copy Editor
April 19, 2022

“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee'' follows a group of middle schoolers participating in a spelling bee where they learn to overcome the anxiety...

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