The Crusader

Unsung champions

Gabriel Nery stretches out for the ball in a recent match against Bethany College. The sophomore from Brazil sat out a year due to a knee injury but has come back strong.

Calen Moore, Reporter

April 17, 2019

They are the unsung champions of the SCCC sports world - men's and women's tennis. They are consistently ranked in the nation. The fall season had three from the men's team go to nationals and come away with titles for singles and doubles. The pressure is on for the spring season to bring home a few...

Egg-cellent dash

Nati da Rocha gets excited about winning the giant chocolate bunny. The Easter egg she found in the bookstore matched up to this prize. More than 300 eggs were hidden but not all offered prizes.

Annette Meza, Cheyenne Miller, and Michelle Mattich

April 16, 2019

A sea of excited students waited with bated breath outside of the Seward County Community College bookstore. Everyone chatted nervously with their friends, eyeing the prizes on display in the window, picking out the ones that they hoped to win. Students peeked in the windows of the bookstore, trying to get...

SCCC hosts annual Poetry Coffeehouse

On April 12, Seward County Community College hosted its annual Poetry Coffeehouse in the student union. Rebecca Aronson was invited to read and judge the poems that were entered into the contest. During the day, a luncheon was held for Aronson to answer questions and read from her book,

Annette Meza, Copy Editor

April 15, 2019

On Friday evening, an audience of fellow poetry lovers and peers sat amongst each other, ate horderves and sipped on water or lemonade in the Seward County Community College student union, to watch their beloved friends or family members read winning poetry pieces for the night. On April 12, ...

Photo Essay: Concert benefits athletic scholarships

The guitarist for Jerrod Niemann jams out with a solo during a song.

Jordann Davis, Club Photographer

April 8, 2019

Boots, trucks and hats were the perfect ensemble for the Jerrod Niemann concert on April 5 at the Seward County activity center. Country singer Jerrod Niemann played in front of his hometown of Liberal to benefit Saints Athletics. The concert featured opening acts Whiskey Red and Raizin Kane before Niema...

SCCC classes help community members earn their citizenship

In order to become a U.S. Citizen, you must learn the answers to 100 questions. To pass the test, you have to get six questions correct in an oral exam.

Cheyenne Miller, Reporter

April 5, 2019

Citizenship isn’t something that most United States inhabitants will ever have to worry about. For those that are born here, citizenship is automatic; for those that have migrated to the States from other countries, however, the process isn’t so simple. Immigrants who are already residents and are...

Photo Essay: Ag hosts livestock judging for area schools

Madison Hall, SCCC student,  safely handles the cattle by staying within their flight zone. By slightly moving forward, she is able to move them the direction she wants.

Jordann Davis, Club Photographer

March 4, 2019

Area high school FFA and 4-H teams spent a cold morning, March 2, competing in a livestock judging contest at Seward County Community College. They tested their skills in judging the best classifications of cattle, pigs, goats and sheep. SCCC’s ag department hosted the event. Touch/click on the pho...

Photo Essay: Hernandez shares passion for ceramics

Throwing pottery is Carlos Hernandez’ passion. He has been involved with the Seward County Community College class for the last six years. The class is open to students and the community. Many in the class are like Hernandez and repeatedly take it for the chance to create in the art lab.

Daniela Carmona, photographer

February 13, 2019

If Carlos Hernandez isn’t walking around campus as a security guard, he’s normally in the art lab. The security guard and SCCC student spends most of his time perfecting his ceramic techniques. Hernandez, a Liberal native, has a passion for pottery. He said he loves to see what he can make ou...

Flaming art

SCCC glassblowing instructor Matthew Williams works with molten glass to create a new piece of art during his class Feb. 4 at Liberal High School. Williams got his own start in this class years ago and now teaches SCCC students and community members to shape their own glass art.

Annette Meza, Copy Editor

February 12, 2019

An intense heat emanates from the glowing furnace inside the glass blowing shed behind the annex building of Liberal High School. It bounces off of ones face and skin, which immediately masks the freezing cold air outside. Seward County Community Colleges’ glass blowing class is the only place that you ...

Cole Evans, Kaitlyn Van Vleet crowned Homecoming king and queen

Cole Evans, Kaitlyn Van Vleet crowned Homecoming king and queen

Monica Gonzalez, photographer

February 11, 2019

This year's spring homecoming was held on Feb. 9 in the greenhouse. Cole Evans and Kaitlyn Van Vleet were crowned Homecoming King and Queen between the Lady Saints and Saints game against Pratt Community College. Homecoming candidates were: Moises Alvarez, Miguel Perez, Brian Martinez, Ana Herrera,...

Band, Choir perform at Christmas concert

 Meadowlark Elementary School's Choir and the SCCC Choir perform a song together. This is the first year for the elementary school to have a choir. The college choir will go to their choir concert later in the week to perform as well. The two groups sang a KiSwahili song that included actions and rhythm.

Rubi Gallegos, Photo Editor

December 10, 2018

The music department at Seward County Community College performed Dec. 7 for their end of the semester concert. The band and choir played before a packed audience. Christmas favorites, as well as some new musical selections were on tap. ...

Finals week begins, happy studying!

The Crusader staff wishes you a

Crusader Staff

December 7, 2018

Finals week for the fall 2018 semester begins Monday. Everyone is burning the midnight oil to get the last papers done and study for tests. The Crusader staff offers up a little humor to break up the stress with this parody of Jingle Bell Rock. For more stress relief, don't forget about the Moon...

Taco Truck Tour

This certain dish is called a “gringa” The type of tortilla to use for this certain dish is a flour tortilla. The “gringa” consists of any type of meat of your choice and mozzarella, lettuce, tomato and avocado.

Crusader Staff

December 3, 2018

As college students, we know that fast food is the easiest way to fuel up on carbs and calories between classes, which is certainly necessary to have energy for tests and busy schedules, especially within the next few weeks.  We also know that everyone loves tacos, they can't be hated and everyone knows what...

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