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International students beam, glow at SCCC

Monalisa Chakraborty, Club Reporter
February 16, 2021

International students have always been a part of Seward County Community College, especially in its athletics department. Only one team—baseball—...

All over campus students can  be seen attending classes with the use of Zoom. While some of them say that Zoom is really helpful others are starting to get tired of the use of the application in place of in person learning

Zoom fatigue … it’s a thing!

Krisi Anderson
February 10, 2021

Classes have been in for a month now, including the week of online at the beginning of the semester. However, students still have to do some online classes....

WandaVision turns average sitcom into masterpiece

Krisi Anderson
February 2, 2021

It’s been nearly two years since anything Marvel has come out and the time has come for more. Finally, Marvel produced “WandaVision,” starring Elizabeth...

Halloween is a time where many enjoy eating different types candy. Candy preferences range from super chocalatey to totally sour

SCCC students pick their favorite candy to eat around Halloween

William Swanson, Reporter
October 28, 2020

Halloween holds a different meaning to everyone who enjoys the weeks and days leading up to the day. Some like to visit haunted houses and binge horror...

Halloween Costumes: COVID Edition

Halloween Costumes: COVID Edition

Krisi Anderson
October 16, 2020

Here comes Halloween in all of its glory. Things are a little different this year and Halloween is one of the unknowns about the future.  The Liberal...

Fall in love with seasonal decor

Fall in love with seasonal decor

Mary Ramirez, Reporter
October 6, 2020

L eaves are turning orange and brown, and that means fall decorations are back in season! Did you know that you can decorate with pretty much everything...

Breighanna Medina poses with her flame macaw. She considers this bird her therapy pet. It helps to soothe and calm her down. Medina has many pet birds that she cares for with her family.

The Bird Whisperer

William Swanson, reporter
September 10, 2020

When most people think of household pets, dogs and cats are common pets that come to mind, but most people wouldn’t think of birds as pets. That’s...

Sophomore Shaina Ruff has taken the “teacher” role during these hard times. She continues teaching not only herself, but also her 11-year-old son, Mekhia.

It’s a “Ruff” life

Denise Perez, Reporter
April 8, 2020

Online schooling has been difficult for many college students. Whether that be struggling with zoom calls, bad internet connection or just no motivation....

Instructor Mike Hale is showing high school students what to do when his oxygen tank runs out of oxygen. As students are practicing underwater, Hale turns off a student’s tank to give a step-by-step safety process.

SCCC students dive deep

Amberley Vervalin, Club Reporter
April 7, 2020

Students at Seward County Community College are getting an education underwater in Mike Hale’s scuba diving course. Whether one wants to become a Police...

Ballroom dancing waltzes into SCCC

Rebecca Irby and Denise Perez
March 31, 2020

Editor’s note: This story was produced by our staff before spring break. While this class no longer meets due to the statewide coronavirus “stay-at-home”...

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic church is one of the many churches SCCC students attend in Liberal. Sophomore Destiny Duran attends this church and plans to give up spending so much money during lent.

Students ‘give up’ things for Lent

Elvis Polvon, Reporter
March 26, 2020

Every year residents of Liberal ring in Lent with Shrove Tuesday, or better known to us as “Pancake Day,” with a big celebration. Then, many quickly...

The SCCC campus has cleared out after President Ken Trzaskas announcement to switch to online classes starting Monday. Some staff and faculty are still on campus working but students are supposed to stay home.

Students react to taking classes online

The phone buzzed in most students' pockets at exactly 10:23 a.m. Tuesday. For some, the message brought stress with the new wave of changes announced....

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