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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...

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...

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