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Sexual assault isn’t just about nonconsensual intercourse. It can also be non-consented contact whether it’s unnecessary touching or aggressive choking.

Sexual assault can happen anywhere

Denise Perez and Maggie Ibarra February 24, 2020

"Knowing who he was, being my father’s best friend…It’s crazy how you grow up around a person and you think that you could trust that person and then one night when you’re spending the night they...

Another one of the students found in the music cave is James

Photo Essay: Music cave becomes second home for music majors

A.J. Gomez, Photography II student February 19, 2020

Deep in the bowels of the Seward County Community College Shank Humanities building, a room can be found where people scarcely tread, mainly due to the convoluted route to get there. The room, H146, is...

Valentine's Day romance is the in the air. Make it a red rose, dinner and a movie night. Crusader has picked some classic romantic movies to get you started.

10 best romance movies to cry to on Valentine’s Day

Annette Meza, Managing Editor February 13, 2020

Romance movies. You either love them or you hate them, but there's no doubt that they make people cry, especially when someone dies or the couple encounters something excruciatingly heartbreaking. With...

This Valentine's Day, make your significant other or best friend a home made gift.

DIY Valentine’s gifts for your loved ones

Denise Perez, Reporter February 12, 2020

Valentine's day is coming up and if you’re on a budget, these do it yourself gift ideas might be perfect for your loved one.  Do you have a friend who is spending this Valentine's day alone? Meet...

The cheer squad usually performs during a time out and half times. Their routines involve dances and stunts. Sophomore Emily Borjas is seen doing a liberty stunt in the background.

SCCC Spirit Squad gives inside look at revamped team

Elvis Polvon, Reporter February 5, 2020

You see them on the sidelines in the Greenhouse. They cheer on the Saints and the Lady Saints during basketball games. They entertain crowds at half-time. They are the Saints Spirit Squad! Their motto...

Custodian Chris Schroeder shows off her Patrick Mahones Kansas City Chiefs jersey before the 2020 Super Bowl on Feb. 2. The Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers will be competing.

Super bowl for dummies

Preston Burrows, Feature editor January 31, 2020

“Travel!” Looks shoot across the room to whom just uttered this phrase. Some find it funny, but others think it’s a mockery to the game they love — football. Wanting to be involved is never...

Sophomore journalism major Annette Meza decided to help and shovel the snow off her driveway. She said it was very tiring but building the snow man afterwards was fun!

15 inches of snow blankets Liberal

Annette Meza and Denise Perez January 29, 2020

Throwing snowballs, binging Netflix original series or sleeping in are three of many ways Seward County Community College students spent their time on a snow day. Liberal received a total of 15 inches...

The 2020 Grammy Awards are set to air on Jan. 26 on CBS at 7 p.m.

Opinion: who will take home a Grammy this year?

Elvis Polvon, Club reporter January 15, 2020

The 2020 Grammy Awards season is now in full-bloom. The Grammys will take place on Jan. 26. However, this award show will make a statement other awards show haven’t—an emphasis on female artists. From...

White Elephant gives an opportunity to have fun with a gift giving. There are some great gag gifts out there to entertain and help your gift be the hit of the party.

10 Christmas gag gifts under $15

Maggie Ibarra, Reporter December 11, 2019

The semester is over. You’ve turned in your books. It’s now time to think about the holidays and all of those gifts you need to buy. One way that people give gifts to each other is by participating...

Kristian Laurens, who had never been away from his family for more than a week, made a decision to run away. He has no clue if it will last an hour or his entire life, but he took the chance for who he and his life in America. With an uneasy stomach, Laurens steps on the bus to Denver and rewrites his future.

The struggle home

Preston Burrows , Reporter December 10, 2019

Editor’s note: This story deals with adult situations and themes. The viewing of this story may not be suited for everyone. T he hum of the gray Dodge Avenger sits outside on the dirt driveway, cold...

Jackie Garcia has shed her past pessimism and now lives life with a smile most of the time. A new lifestyle has changed her, as she remains an aspiring nursing student.

Nursing student walks down path of self-discovery

Calen Moore, Co-Editor December 9, 2019

Editor's note: This story references self-harm, depression and has some adult language. The viewing of this story may not be suited for everyone. Jackie Garcia, 23, sat in an oversized chair shifting...

TikToks to help you glide through finals

Preston Burrows, Annette Meza, and Monica Gonzalez December 6, 2019

As the semester is ending, Crusader put together a compilation of original TikTok's to help you get through these last few days with a laugh! Find Crusader on TikTok by searching @crusadernews for more...

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