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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...

Upon entering the classroom the first instruction from Julie Veenstra is to gather all supplies. Bare cookies, icing, toothpicks and scissors were all very necessary for the journey ahead.

Having a Cookie-tastic time

Ashanti Thompson, Reporter
April 14, 2022

Julie Veenstra led a cookie decorating class Tuesday at Seward County Community College at 6 p.m. Beyond creativity, she taught different techniques, recipes...

Podcast: Holiday thats hoppin around the corner

Podcast: Holiday that’s hoppin’ around the corner

Reece Hay, Reporter
April 14, 2022

Easter is just around the corner and Crusader New's Reporter Reece Hay couldn't wait to cover it. This podcast is all about Easter traditions, Easter basket...

Beginning ESL instructor Victoria Bangs points to vocabulary of the week as students learn to differentiate personal pronouns. Bangs mentioned that her favorite part of teaching is watching students progress. “I got the chance to see one of my students arrive knowing close to nothing of English and now she takes classes at the college.”

A great pathway to education for all

Dani Arellano, Multimedia Editor
April 12, 2022

Seward County Community College offers many degrees, certificates and programs where students are able to find opportunities to grow and succeed. The Adult...

Hollistah talks about his beginnings when he first listened to rappers on MTV at his grandma’s house. The show inspired the young boy and at the age of nine, he knew he wanted to be a rapper. He had his first gig at 12 at a gospel festival and at 18 opened for another artist in front of a crowd of 4,000 people.

Kansas rapper expresses need for creativity

Megan Berg , Features Editor
April 11, 2022

Tables of pizza and cookies is an enticing view, especially at lunchtime when the smell of melted cheese and spices makes the mouth water. This is the...

This year it was the 12 annual celebration of national poetry month and to celebrate the creative writers’ coffeehouse was held. During the coffeehouse, there were poems read by the contest winners and by the people who just wanted to share their poems.

Poetry night is brought to life

Jessica Madrigal, Reporter
April 11, 2022

The creative writer's coffee house was brought to life with many poems and with the appearance of a guest speaker.  Creative writers coffee...

Home away from home

Jessica Madrigal, Reporter
April 6, 2022

Whether a student is 20 miles from home or 431 miles, each person brings what they can to make it seem like their dorm room is their home.  Residents...

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