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Phillip Jacobs, trucker for O'Grady Trucking, spends most of his life on the road. He has been in the profession for about 40 years now. His favorite part of the job is traveling and meeting new people, which seems to be common among other truckers as well.

Trucking isn’t easy

Annette Meza, Co-Editor December 6, 2019

Freedom. It’s almost tangible when you’re driving 60 miles per hour in a 53-foot 18-wheeler down the interstate. You can feel it around you as the windows are rolled down with the music on blast, marching...

Lukwago doesn’t mind taking a walk on a cold day, as long as she can bundle up. Although she’s hardly visible underneath her coat and hat, she says she’ll be noticed by friends and acquaintances when she goes out.

‘Walking dynamite’ lights up community

Cheyenne Miller, Copy editor December 4, 2019

O n a chilly November morning, a tiny 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...

The top ten trending Christmas songs are perfect to listen to if you're wanting to get into the Christmas spirit!

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...

Pumpkin pie is a must have on Thanksgiving, especially during the free Thanksgiving lunch Seward County Community College put on for the community and students.

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...

Introverts typically find peace in spending time alone and don't see it as a negative thing. For math major Jonathan Flores, he says he normally doesn't make plans with friends and goes straight home after school.

Introverts: Is it environmental or biological?

William 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...

The Croc King lets you in on some secrets about the stylish shoes that are popular among many.

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)...

Annelle Dupeuy-Desoto(Aspen Jaramillo) gives Clairee Belcher(Jessica Malin) something to drink. While Truvy Jones(Sarah Thompson) sits and visits with Clairee. SCCC staff and students will open the fall play on Friday at 7 p.m. The play is free to students if they bring their student I.D.

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...

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“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...

Weak Dayz: Being phubbed

Weak Dayz: Being phubbed

Luis Martinez, Club graphic designer November 5, 2019

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...

Most athletic teams at SCCC are made up of international students. The volleyball and tennis teams are made up of more than 80 percent students from other countries.  Livia De Pra, volleyball player from the Dominican Republic, Juan Gonzales, tennis player from Argentina, Yanlis Feliz, volleyball player from Dominican Republic, and Mesalina Severino, volleyball player from Dominican Republic, are all new to Liberal.

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...

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...

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