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Top 10 documentaries everyone should see on Netflix

Top 10 documentaries everyone should see on Netflix

Elvis Polvon, Reporter April 14, 2020

With Governor Kelly’s stay-at-home order, Crusader News gathered the 10 best documentaries to watch while at home. From Miss Americana to The Keepers, this list consist of documentaries covering murder...

Tired of being stuck in your room and in self-isolation? Pull up Crusader's Spotify playlist and laugh yourself silly with these relevant song selections.

Quarantunes: Songs you need during self-isolation

Annette Meza, Managing Editor April 13, 2020

Sleep, eat, do school work, rinse and repeat. During this self- isolation, it’s most likely that you’ll be bored after days and nights of staying home and following the same routine, and what better...

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. Many of can relate to these situations but one...

Instructor Mike Hale is showing high school students what to do when his oxygen tank runs out of oxygen. As students are practicing underwater, Hale turns off a student’s tank to give a step-by-step safety process.

SCCC students dive deep

Amberley Vervalin, Club Reporter April 7, 2020

Students at Seward County Community College are getting an education underwater in Mike Hale’s scuba diving course. Whether one wants to become a Police Diver or just go scuba diving on their vacation...

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 what their “new normal," working/learning...

Ballroom dancing waltzes into SCCC

Rebecca Irby and Denise Perez March 31, 2020

Editor’s note: This story was produced by our staff before spring break. While this class no longer meets due to the statewide coronavirus “stay-at-home” order, we thought you’d enjoy it. W hen...

Elvis Polvon and Rebecca Irby bring you Saints Stories as part of Crusader News' podcast. The freshmen start off their series asking students what advice they'd give their younger self.

Saints Stories: Podcast features students’ advice to their younger self

Elvis Polvon and Rebecca Irby March 27, 2020

Editor's Note: This was recorded before spring break. We decided it was time to publish a few stories that are back to "normal" - whatever that is now. Sometimes, it's nice to step back and not talk...

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic church is one of the many churches SCCC students attend in Liberal. Sophomore Destiny Duran attends this church and plans to give up spending so much money during lent.

Students ‘give up’ things for Lent

Elvis Polvon, Reporter March 26, 2020

Every year residents of Liberal ring in Lent with Shrove Tuesday, or better known to us as “Pancake Day,” with a big celebration. Then, many quickly forget about Lent after until Easter Sunday. With...

The SCCC campus has cleared out after President Ken Trzaska's 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

Preston Burrows, Rebecca Irby, and Denise Perez March 20, 2020

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. While others were grateful the right decisions were...

The extended COVID-19 spring break has many students feeling bored because they can't 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 continue to tell us to either “self-quarantine”...

Cats on campus

Annette Meza and Preston Burrows March 4, 2020

At the student living center, there's more than just students. Cats live there too! Since the beginning of the year, kittens and cats have roamed around the SLC building. The students and cats have a special...

In the computer room, Chris Hickman helps a student with an assignment, explaining the process and answering questions. The new dean makes sure each one of his students gets the help they need.

Hickman appointed dean of technical school

Annette Meza, Managing Editor February 28, 2020

U.S. Navy veteran, Chris Hickman, grew up in the small town of Wauchula, Florida. Somehow, after many years of running from his confined hometown and living in different places nation-wide, he ended up...

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