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Novio Boy Steals Hearts

Novio Boy Steals Hearts

Amberley Taylor, Co-Editor

November 19, 2018

As the stage lights dimmed, signaling the end of the scene, the giggles coming from the audience never stopped in the Seward County Community College’s Showcase Theater. Novio Boy’s debut over the weekend had me texting all of my friends as soon as I left. “Guys, it was so cute and so funny,” I t...

Novio Boy comes to SCCC

Novio Boy comes to SCCC

Amberley Taylor, Co-Editor

November 13, 2018

Sets are being finished and lines are being memorized as the Seward County Community College Showcase theater prepares for their fall performance, Novio Boy from Nov. 16-18. SCCC theater instructor, Michele Van Hessen brought Novio Boy, a play written by Gary Soto, to the diverse community of Libera...

SCCC students honor their loved ones for The Day of the Dead

SCCC students honor their loved ones for The Day of the Dead

Annette Meza, Reporter

November 5, 2018

People flood the streets of Ameca, Jalisco, Mexico, dressed in bright colorful traditional dresses. Their faces are painted like skulls and men dressed in suits and ties, some even dressed in charro outfits. Every year on Nov. 2, Mexican culture honors loved ones who have passed into the spiritua...

Softball, baseball hosts first slow pitch game

Softball, baseball hosts first slow pitch game

Michelle Mattich, Co-Editor

October 31, 2018

On Oct. 30 SCCC softball, baseball had their very first slow pitch game for charity. the teams were collecting canned food for the food closet. They dressed up in costumes and combined their teams to play each other on the softball field. Although it was a cloudy chilly day, their costumes popped out ...

Vaping is big trend among college students

Vaping is big trend among college students

Annette Meza, Reporter

October 31, 2018

Sitting in his living room, trying to destress from a long day of work and classes, Irvin Gaspar fills a vape tank with juice. He leans back on the couch and inhales some heated strawberry-flavored liquid. He pauses and then exhales a cloud of steam that tastes like watermelon freeze. It swirls around his he...

What would you do if you won the Powerball Jackpot of $750 million?

What would you do if you won the Powerball Jackpot of $750 million?

Michelle Mattich, Co-Editor

October 26, 2018

With The Powerball Jackpot being drawn this weekend it has everyone questioning what would they do with 750 million dollars? We asked SCCC students what would they do with 750 million dollars. click over their names to see their answers!

Trail of terror leaves you screaming on your knees

Trail of terror leaves you screaming on your knees

Monica Gonzalez, Reporter

October 22, 2018

Area residents had a chance to be scared along a haunted trail Oct. 18-20 in Arkalon Park, Liberal. The Shop With a Cop fund hosted the annual Halloween event. There were different entrances for starting the hike in the dark. The trail was shaped like a horseshoe so it was easy to follow and see all...

Sexual Assault doesn’t get the attention it deserves

Sexual Assault doesn’t get the attention it deserves

Michelle Mattich, Co-Editor

October 17, 2018

As we progress into 2018 and beyond, the amount of sexual assault accusations seems to be skyrocketing. The accusations started with Harvey Weinstein and now has put famous actors, producers, directors, and even politicians under the microscope. President Donald Trump, Kevin Spacey, Bill Cosby, Matt...

Sizzlin Jalapenos

Sizzlin Jalapenos

Cindy Aguilar, Reporter

October 10, 2018

Jalapeño eating contests have been a staple to the Hispanic community for such a long time. Seward County Community College decided to bring the tradition to the campus during lunch on Oct 5. Contestants were each given a plate of nine ounces of jalapeños. They were given one minute to finish the...

English instructor publishes young adult novel

English instructor publishes young adult novel

Cindy Aguilar, Club Reporter

October 4, 2018

Before making her arrival to Seward County Community College, one of the newest English instructors, Sherry Moentmann became a published author. Drawing on Trust, written under the pen name, Jyndy Tayn, is the first book of the Heat in the Cold series. What is the book about and what was the inspiration?...

Foundation Auction raises over $48,000

Foundation Auction raises over $48,000

Amberley Taylor, Co-Editor

October 3, 2018

The Seward County Community College’s Foundation Auction was a huge success this year, raising over $10,000 more ($48,298.10) and having 150 more attendees (430 total) than the previous year. This year’s auction, “Welcome to the Jungle,” took place on Saturday, Sept. 15 and lasted from 6 p.m....

Pledge to end Domestic Violence

Pledge to end Domestic Violence

Michelle Mattich, Co-Editor

October 2, 2018

Putting on a blue latex glove and lathering it with white paint isn't the most exciting thing (unless you’re a toddler) but today, it’s for a good cause. “These hands don't hurt,” is the special event happening for students to pledge to only be in healthy relationships. October is Domestic Violence Awareness ...

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