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‘Walking dynamite’ lights up community

‘Walking dynamite’ lights up community

Cheyenne Miller, Copy editor

December 4, 2019

O n a chilly November morning, a tiny black woman, bundled up tight in a blue and black winter coat and shielded from the sun by a blue bucket hat, follows the sidewalk alongside 15th Street just like she’s done hundreds of times before with a smile on her face and an undeniable pep in her step. If...

Top 10 best-selling Christmas songs

Top 10 best-selling Christmas songs

Preston Burrows, Reporter

December 2, 2019

The holiday season is approaching and many people’s favorite thing about it is the music. Christmas music has been popular for ages and can be traced back to 336 AD. From iconic songs by Mariah Carey to 1950 classics, these are the top 10 songs that have been digitally purchased the most. So, snuggle...

The true meaning of Thanksgiving

The true meaning of Thanksgiving

Cheyenne Miller, Copy editor

November 25, 2019

After Halloween, America’s collective energy seems to go directly into preparing for Christmas. Stores trade out their pumpkins and costumes for lights and Christmas trees, Christmas songs begin their annual climb to the top of the music charts and people gear up for Black Friday all before Thanksg...

Introverts: Is it environmental or biological?

Introverts: Is it environmental or biological?

Josh Swanson, Reporter

November 20, 2019

When mathematics major Jonathan Flores clocks out of his work-study tutoring job in the MRC for the day, he heads back home to the small town of Hugoton, instead of making plans with any of his friends for the evening. He asks his parents if any chores need to be done around the house. When they say...

Crocs: A social pariah

Crocs: A social pariah

Preston Burrows, Reporter

November 18, 2019

Crocs have resurfaced as a new trend and many people still have a very strong negative opinion about the shoe. Any other shoes, like heels, water park dad shoes, Adidas and Heely's (well maybe not those) are inferior to the mighty Croc. To wear Crocs, it is important to know how to wear them right and...

Fall play opens Friday

Fall play opens Friday

Angelica Alfaro, Reporter

November 13, 2019

Director Michele Van Hessen brings Robert Harling’s “Steel Magnolias” to the Seward County Community College theatre. “Steel Magnolias” is a movie that has brought laughter to audiences since 1987 when it first premiered on Broadway. It is to be performed at Seward County Community College...

“Ok boomer” meme reveals generational divides

“Ok boomer” meme reveals generational divides

Cheyenne Miller, Copy editor

November 12, 2019

It’s on hoodies, in the news and on every social media site known to the Internet; it even has its own song. The “Ok boomer” meme is the latest joke to become massively popular online--but not everyone thinks it’s funny.  “Ok boomer” is a dismissive phrase that Generation Z kids and Generation...

Weak Dayz: Being phubbed

Weak Dayz: Being phubbed

Luis Martinez, Club graphic designer

November 5, 2019

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What can you buy on a $5 budget?

What can you buy on a $5 budget?

Crusader Staff

October 29, 2019

Being a college student can mean that your already tight budget can be spread pretty thin. After burning cash on books, classes, car payments and, of course, streaming subscriptions, there may not be a lot left over for basic necessities like food. Worry not, however--thankfully, Crusader is here to help you fin...

Melting pot: 24 countries represented at SCCC

Melting pot: 24 countries represented at SCCC

Rebecca Irby, Reporter

October 28, 2019

The United States has been described as a “melting pot,” in which different cultures add their own “flavor” to American culture, and Seward County Community College could be described the same way. With non-white students making up 78% of the student population, and 24 international countries ...

Trail Of Terror leaves you trembling

Trail Of Terror leaves you trembling

Preston Burrows, Reporter

October 25, 2019

The second annual Trail of Terror at Arkalon Park launched the Halloween craziness and fun for Seward County Community College students last weekend. Crusader News takes you through the event that raises money for Shop with a Cop, a program that helps provide Christmas presents for children. Check out...

5 movies to start your Halloween off right

5 movies to start your Halloween off right

Cheyenne Miller, Copy Editor

October 24, 2019

Even more essential than the activities of pumpkin carving or trick-or-treating on Halloween, is the tradition of curling up under a blanket with a cup of hot chocolate and watching a good scary movie.  However, you can’t just watch any scary movie on (or leading up to) Halloween! Here’s my per...

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