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Library hosts potluck Jan. 29

Library hosts potluck Jan. 29

Michelle Mattich, Managing Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

It’s no lie that everyone likes food. But do you know the food native to southwest Kansas? There is an opportunity. Seward County Community College inclusivity committee and the library are offering a chance to taste dishes from all over. As part of Kansas’ birthday on Jan. 29 there will be a potluck...

Shutdown won’t immediately impact SCCC students

Shutdown won’t immediately impact SCCC students

Michelle Mattich, Editor

January 16, 2019


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It’s day 26 of the government shutdown and the longest in the history of the United States. Government workers are not being paid and many offices are closed while congress and President Donald Trump battle over funding issues. How does this shutdown affect Seward County Community College students? Do...

Rave alert was part of emergency drill

Rave alert was part of emergency drill

Michelle Mattich, Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under News

It probably showed up in your email or as a text on your phone: "SCCC Alert: All Clear.   Situation has been resolved and there is no longer an emergency.” Students came back to school wondering, "What was cleared? There was an emergency? What happened?" What seemed like a cryptic message was a...

New club serves community

New club serves community

Annette Meza, Reporter

December 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

There's a new club on campus that goes by the name of Circle K international. This club is all about community service. Even though the club just started halfway through the fall semester, the members have already volunteered for a few events in Liberal. The first one took place the Monday before Th...

SCCC breaks ground for new building

SCCC breaks ground for new building

Michelle Mattich, Co-Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under News, SC Life, Showcase

A new facility is coming to Seward County Community College and it just had it’s groundbreaking ceremony. The new Colvin Center for Allied Health is expected to begin construction immediately after board approval for a $4.2 million contract with Coonrod & Associates. Suzanne Campbell, SCCC Dean of Allied Healt...

Bridges program presents research at Indianapolis

Bridges program presents research at Indianapolis

Annette Meza, Reporter

November 29, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Seward County Community Colleges’ Bridges program flew to Indiana, Indianapolis the week of Nov. 14-16. There, they presented the research they had been working on ever since June of this year. They finished their board and research paper earlier this month and had the opportunity to present it in fr...

Have you thought about transferring?

Have you thought about transferring?

Michelle Mattich, Co-Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under News, SC Life, Showcase

When it comes to choosing a school, it's all about research. “That is the first thing I ask students who come to me. What are your top three schools? Do you know the requirements of getting into that particular school?”Janeth Vazquez, transfer coordinator at SCCC said. Vasquez held an informa...

Traditional Thanksgiving means different foods for different people

Traditional Thanksgiving means different foods for different people

Annette Meza and Michelle Mattich

November 14, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, News, Photo, Showcase, Video/Audio

Thanksgiving just isn't the same without food. Seward County Community College makes sure students and the community get their fair share every year.  Great Western Dining hosted the annual Thanksgiving luncheon in the student union on Nov. 13. The lines were long and people were eager to eat ...

Choir competes in annual auditions

Choir competes in annual auditions

Michelle Mattich, Co-Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Four choir students attended the National Association of Teachers of Singing student auditions on Nov. 2 at the University of Nebraska. 12 different schools from the western region competed and showcased their vocal talent at the event. Over 500 students attended, ranging from juniors in high school all...

Phi Beta Lambda goes to New York City

Phi Beta Lambda goes to New York City

Michelle Mattich, Co-Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

After spending time selling breakfast burritos, chocolates and hosting a dodgeball tournament,  Phi Beta Lambda, a club and a business marketing class at Seward County Community College packed their bags and headed to New York City for the first Phi Beta Lambda Career Connections Conference. It w...

SCCC hosts Halloween Trick or Treat Street

SCCC hosts Halloween Trick or Treat Street

Anastasia Smalldridge, Photographer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, News, Photo, Showcase

Each Halloween, Seward County Community College Clubs and Organizations get together, dress up, host games and give out candy to kids from Liberal and the surrounding area. Families come every year so that there kids can get candy in a warm and safe place. “It’s tradition for HALO to come every y...

ICE picks you up! What do you do?

ICE picks you up! What do you do?

Alondra Botello, Reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

When ICE arrives at your workplace or home, do you know what to do? It happens somewhere everyday, so Jose Luis Armendariz Gonzalez said the first step is to have a plan. The founder and president of Informate Migracion in Chihuahua, Mexico visited Liberal on Oct. 27 to talked about the ways and ste...

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