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 Students lift their tassels bringing them over to the left side of their cap signaling their official graduation. Crossing from left to right is a symbol of crossing one’s heart as Donovan explains.

The Greenhouse celebrates graduation once again

Megan Berg and Laura Gillespie
May 9, 2022

A sea of black robes stood across the Greenhouse court as Seward County Community College’s 51st annual graduation commenced. Except something was missing....

The finished product is a vibrant, delicate wax sculpture of your hand. Set to the side to dry, SCCC presented a wide variety of wax hands this Wednesday afternoon.

Mold your stress away

Ashanti Thompson, Reporter
May 5, 2022

On the third day of Seward County Community College’s de-stress week, it hosted The Smith Agencies Wax to the Max hand sculptures. Students and faculty...

Copies of the Telolith are given at the event to students for free. The Telolith is a magazine composed of students’ submitted artwork and writings. More copies are available in the humanities building for anyone interested.

Telolith revealed at de-stress night

Megan Berg, Feature Editor
May 4, 2022

With finals approaching quickly, different methods on how to ease stress can be found all over social media. The SCribblers and Anime club at Seward...

Elizabeth Horeink stands as she tutors a student on Intermediate Algebra courses. Shandon Classen, an advisor and transfer coordinator, who is head of the tutoring lab mentioned that he has even seen Horeink put effort into trying to help students although it may be some classes that she has never even taken such as Accounting.

Seizing Success

Dani Arellano, Multimedia Editor
May 3, 2022

As students partake in some extracurricular activities on Seward County Community College campus, some students such as Elizabeth Horinek find themselves...

 History teacher Kevin Gleason and his wife Anita Gleason both received uniquely-made hand-stitched quilts from the Quilts of Valor Foundation. These quilts were awarded to the couple to demonstrate gratitude for their service done in the Navy.

SCCC Spring Concert honors veterans

With the arrival of spring, the flowers have begun to bloom and the songbirds’ voices have started to travel through the morning air. The same voices...

New kids on the block

New kids on the block

Jessica Madrigal and Reece Hay
April 22, 2022

All Saints Day took place for students all over wanting to attend Seward County Community College in the Fall of 22’. Seniors get to enroll in classes...

For the fourth year in a row Crusader receives the All-Kansas award for spring and fall of 2021. Pictured left to right are Laura Gillespie, Brianna Rich, Jessica Madrigal, Dani Arellano and Seyun Park.

Crusader keeps winning

Melvin Le , Copy Editor
April 13, 2022

The annual Kansas Collegiate Media Awards are back in-person after being online via Zoom due to COVID-19 restrictions. Each year, Crusader takes home numerous...

Hollistah talks about his beginnings when he first listened to rappers on MTV at his grandma’s house. The show inspired the young boy and at the age of nine, he knew he wanted to be a rapper. He had his first gig at 12 at a gospel festival and at 18 opened for another artist in front of a crowd of 4,000 people.

Kansas rapper expresses need for creativity

Megan Berg , Features Editor
April 11, 2022

Tables of pizza and cookies is an enticing view, especially at lunchtime when the smell of melted cheese and spices makes the mouth water. This is the...

This year it was the 12 annual celebration of national poetry month and to celebrate the creative writers’ coffeehouse was held. During the coffeehouse, there were poems read by the contest winners and by the people who just wanted to share their poems.

Poetry night is brought to life

Jessica Madrigal, Reporter
April 11, 2022

The creative writer's coffee house was brought to life with many poems and with the appearance of a guest speaker.  Creative writers coffee...

Library receives $10,000 grant

Library receives $10,000 grant

Jessica Madrigal , Reporter
April 7, 2022

The Seward County Community College Library received a massive win in the form of a $10,000 grant for new additions and more events in the fall.  The...

Calmly sitting in the donation chair, Jaxon Rios donates plasma to The Red Cross donation in the afternoon. Plasma accounts for around 55% of our total blood volume and is also 90% water.

Be a hero and donate

Ashanti Thompson and Megan Berg
April 6, 2022

Warning: pictures of blood and needles are included in this story  The smell of antiseptic wafts through the room as donators lay back waiting for...

Brad Bennett, SCCC president, calls the lack of preparedness on transportation for Portillo as  inexcusable.

Equality in the classroom

Laura Gillespie and Megan Berg
April 5, 2022

With arms wrapping Natalie Portillo, an elementary education major from Plains, a teacher slowly lifts her out of the wheelchair, placing her into the...

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