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Crusader News

The student news site of Seward County Community College

Crusader News

The student news site of Seward County Community College

Crusader News


A cowboy rides a bull out of the gate during the 2021 Seward County PRCA rodeo at the fairgrounds. The annual event did not happen in 2020 due to COVID. Haralson said it was great to have the rodeo back, bringing entertainment and money back into the Liberal community.

PRCA rodeo takes a lot of planning, preparation

Salina Byrd , Reporter
February 7, 2022

Every August, Renee Haralson’s “baby” comes to life as fans fill the stands for two nights to watch PRCA rodeo action in Liberal.  Haralson coordinates...

The most popular patterns of shackets that are found in stores are plaid and aztec. Slowly though, plain colors are becoming more popular as well. The true distinction between these plain colored shackets and jackets are the buttons down the front.

Students express their opinions about shackets

Megan Berg, Reporter
February 7, 2022

The plaid pattern has been around in the fashion world for ages used for shirts, skirts, and everything in between. This pattern has now taken a new form...

SCCC student has own YouTube channel

Maria Coronado, Reporter
January 31, 2022

While many use YouTube as a place to watch videos – for Paola Estrada, YouTube is a part of her hobby. Seward County Community College nursing major...

 Elizabeth Horinek, a major from Sublette, drives thirty miles every day to attend classes. Even though she misses out on some opportunities, Horenik says commuting is a smart idea for anyone trying to save money.

Cutting the Cost

Megan Berg , Reporter
January 27, 2022

Waking up every day 30 minutes earlier than needed sounds like a pain for any college student. Add an early class to that scenario and a student barely...

Yolanda Morales born and raised in Liberal and is majoring in education at SCCC.

Yolanda Morales

Reece Hay and Jessica Madrigal
January 26, 2022

What is your biggest pet peeve? Why?  My biggest pet peeve is whenever I go to the gym and people drop the weights. A lot of people tend to over exaggerate...

Vanessa Mora, a second-year cosmetology student, aspires to someday open her own beauty salon somewhere outside of Liberal.

Vanessa Mora

Sara Lock and Laura Gillespie
January 24, 2022

Why did you choose SCCC?  To be honest it’s just because I’m from here. I prefer being with my family and I didn’t want to go somewhere far so...

Working out or hardly working?

Reece Hay , Reporter
January 13, 2022

No one is ever too old to write a letter to Santa. Whats your Christmas wish?

College students, instructors have special requests for Santa

Ruby Thornton, Reporter
December 8, 2021

It’s the most wonderfully chaotic time of the year. While little kids are writing THE letter, college students and instructors have been preparing for...

The Liberal Air Museum is home to 100s of aircraft. The collection is housed inside and out on the tarmac.

5 Liberal must dos

Kylie Regier, Reporter
December 7, 2021

Liberal is a small town and often seems like there is nothing to do. Well, fear not! These five attractions for the fall and winter months can help you...

Andrea Tribble runs to the basket while Lianna Washington tries to block. Tribble had five rebounds during the conference opener game against Pratt Community College.

Women’s basketball player turned podcaster

Brooke Katen , Reporter
December 7, 2021

Many people choose one hobby to focus on in life and devote all of their time and effort to one subject. Some people can get overwhelmed with multiple...

This years choir concert consisted of six Christmas theme songs. The choir performed in front of a full house.

Music all the way

Dani Arellano , Reporter
December 6, 2021

Sweaters and jeans are tops on the list for clothes to have during the fall and winter months. Aidaly Ramos, freshman from Liberal, finishes her outfit with some classic “Chucks.”

Sandals in the snow

Brooke Katen , Reporter
December 6, 2021

As someone who has moved between Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri her whole life, I’ve learned how to dress for the colder seasons. My volleyball teammates...

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