The student news site of Seward County Community College

Crusader News

The student news site of Seward County Community College

Crusader News

The student news site of Seward County Community College

Crusader News

Features

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....

Cats on campus

Annette Meza and Preston Burrows
March 4, 2020

At the student living center, there's more than just students. Cats live there too! Since the beginning of the year, kittens and cats have roamed around...

In the computer room, Chris Hickman helps a student with an assignment, explaining the process and answering questions. The new dean makes sure each one of his students gets the help they need.

Hickman appointed dean of technical school

Annette Meza, Managing Editor
February 28, 2020

U.S. Navy veteran, Chris Hickman, grew up in the small town of Wauchula, Florida. Somehow, after many years of running from his confined hometown and living...

Sexual assault isn’t just about nonconsensual intercourse. It can also be non-consented contact whether it’s unnecessary touching or aggressive choking.

Sexual assault can happen anywhere

Denise Perez and Maggie Ibarra
February 24, 2020

"Knowing who he was, being my father’s best friend…It’s crazy how you grow up around a person and you think that you could trust that person and...

Another one of the students found in the music cave is James Daniel Rodriguez a.k.a stalagmite, as he is commonly found in his spot on the couch. Maggie Ibarra gave him a rude awakening as a joking payback to a prank he pulled on her earlier this school year.

Photo Essay: Music cave becomes second home for music majors

A.J. Gomez, Photography II student
February 19, 2020

Deep in the bowels of the Seward County Community College Shank Humanities building, a room can be found where people scarcely tread, mainly due to the...

Kristian Laurens, who had never been away from his family for more than a week, made a decision to run away. He has no clue if it will last an hour or his entire life, but he took the chance for who he and his life in America. With an uneasy stomach, Laurens steps on the bus to Denver and rewrites his future.

The struggle home

Preston Burrows , Reporter
December 10, 2019

Editor’s note: This story deals with adult situations and themes. The viewing of this story may not be suited for everyone. T he hum of the gray Dodge...

Jackie Garcia has shed her past pessimism and now lives life with a smile most of the time. A new lifestyle has changed her, as she remains an aspiring nursing student.

Nursing student walks down path of self-discovery

Calen Moore, Co-Editor
December 9, 2019

Editor's note: This story references self-harm, depression and has some adult language. The viewing of this story may not be suited for everyone. Jackie...

Phillip Jacobs, trucker for OGrady Trucking, spends most of his life on the road. He has been in the profession for about 40 years now. His favorite part of the job is traveling and meeting new people, which seems to be common among other truckers as well.

Trucking isn’t easy

Annette Meza, Co-Editor
December 6, 2019

Freedom. It’s almost tangible when you’re driving 60 miles per hour in a 53-foot 18-wheeler down the interstate. You can feel it around you as the...

Lukwago doesn’t mind taking a walk on a cold day, as long as she can bundle up. Although she’s hardly visible underneath her coat and hat, she says she’ll be noticed by friends and acquaintances when she goes out.

‘Walking dynamite’ lights up community

Cheyenne Miller, Copy editor
December 4, 2019

O n a chilly November morning, a tiny woman, bundled up tight in a blue and black winter coat and shielded from the sun by a blue bucket hat, follows...

Pumpkin pie is a must have on Thanksgiving, especially during the free Thanksgiving lunch Seward County Community College put on for the community and students.

The true meaning of Thanksgiving

Cheyenne Miller, Copy editor
November 25, 2019

After Halloween, America’s collective energy seems to go directly into preparing for Christmas. Stores trade out their pumpkins and costumes for lights...

Introverts typically find peace in spending time alone and dont see it as a negative thing. For math major Jonathan Flores, he says he normally doesnt make plans with friends and goes straight home after school.

Introverts: Is it environmental or biological?

William Swanson, Reporter
November 20, 2019

When mathematics major Jonathan Flores clocks out of his work-study tutoring job in the MRC for the day, he heads back home to the small town of Hugoton,...

error: Content is protected !!
Activate Search
The student news site of Seward County Community College
Features