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The student news site of Seward County Community College

Crusader News

The student news site of Seward County Community College

Crusader News


Many students who work and do school would agree it can be stressful but also say it is worth it. Brianna Mangels is a nursing major who works full-time for the Cascade Nursing Agency. Mangels has been working for Cascade for two and a half years and her advice to anyone who is wanting to work while going to school is “To know your limits.”

It’s a balancing act

Jessica Madrigal , Reporter
March 3, 2022

Going to school and working is an impossible thought for some people, however for others, it's reality.  Working and going to school is not for everyone...

Art Education major, Nicole Piper is from Hugoton. Piper learned to crochet when she was 12 years old and she has been crocheting for six years now.

Crochet is the next fidget spinner

Megan Berg, Reporter
February 28, 2022

Ever since COVID and quarantine hit the world, students have been coming up with interesting hobbies and activities to pass the time. Nicole Piper, an...

CMC encourages spiritual growth

Reece Hay, Reporter
February 25, 2022

Are you looking to grow spiritually? CMC is a place for fellowship, growing a deeper relationship with God and a place to worship. “It’s a place...

Locked in during the first quarter, Tatum Winters scans the court in search of the ball to prepare the stats. Working behind the bench, she hovers over the digital court on the screen ready to input if a shot is made or missed.

Who really runs the court?

Ashanti Thompson, Reporter
February 23, 2022

Seward County Community College athletes are involved in every aspect of the game from photos to athletic training and even behind the scene work....

Autry Coleman has lived through two historical times in the US- segregation and integration. Coleman shares his experiences and thoughts with Seward County Community College students.

Impacts of segregation to integration

Megan Berg , Reporter
February 22, 2022

Even though breaking down the barriers of segregation was a step forward for the United States against racism, those who lived through it—like Autry...

 Logan Dodge shows Karia Groves, both from Liberal, how to hold the strands of hair so they don’t get lost.

The art of French braid

Reece Hay , Reporter
February 21, 2022

Macey Merydith is a first-year pre-nursing student from Booker, Texas. Merydith is a full-time commuting college student who balances working at Ninja Sushi Steakhouse and her future dreams of becoming a Registered Nurse.

Macy Merydith

Dani Arellano and Ashanti Thompson
February 18, 2022

Why did you decide to come to Seward County Community college and where do you plan to transfer?  I had a couple of different reasons as to why I decided...

Jen Malin is often called “Mama Jen” by residents in the Student Living Center. The SCCC Student Housing Director can often fill the role of “mom” for students away from home by answering questions on how to do laundry, what to do when they are sick and etc.

Malin serves as “dorm mom” for SCCC students

Jessica Madrigal , Reporter
February 15, 2022

Jen Malin started the interview the second she walked in.  “I crumped my hair for this and put it up and now it doesn't look too good but it's okay,...

Valentine’s day vs the day after

Valentine’s day vs the day after

Brianna Rich, Photo Editor
February 14, 2022

Most people either hate Valentine's Day or really enjoy it with their significant other. Now it can really be cute and great – if you have someone to...

Valentines gifts 101

Valentine’s gifts 101

Reece Hay, Reporter
February 11, 2022

Valentines day is approaching fast, which means expressions of love are on peoples minds. There are many different gifts that you can give to your significant...

Podcast: A Look at the Past and Hope for the Future

Podcast: A Look at the Past and Hope for the Future

Dani Arellano and Reece Hay
February 10, 2022

In this episode of Saints Stories, reporters Dani Arellano and Reece Hay converse with Gabbie Sanchez and Tucker Livermore. Both Arellano and Hay are academic-oriented...

Ghost terrorizes cosmetology

Laura Gillespie, Editor
February 9, 2022

There is a spooky situation happening in the Seward County Community College Cosmetology building. In the past four years, they've had extra company with...

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