The Crusader

Frugoli takes over as head volleyball coach

SCCC welcomes the new head volleyball coach, Geno Frugoli to SCCC. Frugoli is very involved with the team during their practices and hopes to be able Some goals in place for the Seward volleyball team is to win nationals, win
regular season games, and definitely “take this good team and keep them good”

Mary Ramirez, Reporter

October 15, 2020

Walking into the greenhouse, you instantly feel a different environment during volleyball practice. Geno Frugoli walks the team through some exercises to help his athletes understand them better. A month into practice, Frugoli is already leaving an impact on the staff and students of Seward County Commun...

The day of a college student during COVID

Pierre Copin, a sophomore from France sits in the Showcase Theater for his midterm for public speaking. For many students sitting six feet apart during classes and tests have become the new “normal”

Krisi Anderson, Reporter

October 14, 2020

College has taken a different approach to life due to the recent pandemic. The normal life for college students has somewhat changed. However, not every student has the same opinion about it. “I just feel sad that it seems to have become our new normal, especially for the little kids,” says Ci...

Bring on the heat!

The winners of the 2020 Pepper Eating Contest are Alma Garia, third place, Kenia  Melendez, second place, and Iann Hayes, first place. Twelve students participated in the annual contest as part of Hispanic Heritage Month activities on campus.

William Swanson, Mary Ramirez, and Krisi Anderson

October 1, 2020

I ann Hayes hopped out of his chair in joy, shouting pridefully, feeling a little pain on the side, as he finished in first place for the annual jalapeno eating contest. Others around him remained seated in defeat as they began to feel the heat scorch their mouths. Spectators gathered around the Sew...

Richie Narvaez visits SCCC virtually

Richie Narvaez talked about how he got into writing during a Q/A held via zoom in the library. Before Richie became an english major he originally wanted to be the first Puerto Rican astronaut.

William Swanson, Reporter

September 24, 2020

Hispanic heritage month is a month used to celebrate Hispanic voices. Seward County Community College invited Richie Narvaez to do a Q and A luncheon as part of the college's celebration on Sept. 23. Narvaez is a Puerto Rican writer who grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and has utilized Latino characters ...

SCCC sends daily COVID updates to students

Students, staff and faculty are asked to report if they have any symptoms of COVID-19. The list of symptoms are posted all over campus and town.

William Swanson, Reporter

September 22, 2020

Since the semester began, changes around campus have been more than noticeable, but some—especially for students who ignore their emails—have come in more nuanced forms. One of these changes are the daily COVID check-ins that appear in students’ emails. The purpose of these daily updates is to...

Hot Drinks? Head to the Bookstore

French vanilla is one of the options for a drink when coming to the bookstore. Some other hot drinks options include tea, hot chocolate and mocha

Krisi Anderson, Reporter

September 21, 2020

It’s one of those days, life is dragging on, or the ones when it’s too cold outside. Coffee might be the answer. Well, head on down to the Saints Bookstore. Everyday the book store has hot drinks for only $1. These hot drinks include hot chocolate, an arrangement of coffee’s, tea or even just ho...

Photo Essay: HALO hosts blood drive

First time blood donor, Nesvy Juarez, nursing major, decided to give blood this year since she is a member of HALO and they put on the blood drive.

Brooklynn Bauer, Photographer

September 18, 2020

HALO hosted its annual American Red Cross blood drive at Seward County Community College. Students, staff and residents had the opportunity to donate blood Sept. 17. Donating one pint of blood is known to help and save three lives. Click on the photo to see gallery ...

Voting: How it’s Done

First time voters might be nervous about casting that first-ever ballot. Don't worry, the process is easier than you might think.

Krisi Anderson, Reporter

September 16, 2020

Voting season is just around the corner. As a student at a college, this may be the first time you're voting. Need some help on how to do so? Here’s a “How to” for the processes you need to go through. First, you need to register to vote. The last day to register is Oct. 13. The qualificati...

Student activity fair emphasizes mental health, voting

Mack and Sydney Grant, siblings from Liberal, stop by the Domestic Violence table to talk to Maria Munoz, campus advocate/ intake specialist. The student activity fair was Sept. 9-10 and was moved inside due to the weather.

Mary Ramirez and Brooklynn Bauer

September 11, 2020

On Sept. 9 -10 booths were set up in the Student Union that had tons of information as part of Seward County Community College’s activity fair. They ranged from domestic violence to suicide awareness to registering to vote. To grab students’ attention, there was even free snow cones and popcorn. ...

Students, instructors react to COVID changes in the classroom

The Human Anatomy Class receives instructions about class from Donald Hays, instructor. Students are spread out all over the theater in an effort to practice social distancing. In past semesters, this class met in a lecture hall in the Hobble Building. Prior to this semester, the only classes in the theater had been music and theater before concerts or plays.

William Swanson, Reporter

September 3, 2020

As fall classes came into full swing a few weeks ago at Seward County Community College, there was hope that things might return to a somewhat normal state. But, a step inside any of the buildings around campus revealed that classes are anything but normal this semester.  Strewn about the halls of the college were r...

Bennett becomes 11th SCCC president

Brad Bennett will be the 11th president in Seward County's history. He comes from Colby Community College.

William Swanson, Reporter

September 1, 2020

The search for a new president has ended for Seward County Community College. Brad Bennett will serve as the 11th president in the history of the college. He will begin his official duties on Oct. 12. “We’re pleased to have made an offer and signed a contract with our first choice of the five ...

Financial Aid offers students help in meeting new tech requirements

New technology requirements are in place for Seward County Community College students. Financial Aid has a way to help.

August 31, 2020

Seward County Community College has a new technology requirement this semester as many classes are taught hybrid style (half online and half in-person). Students must have a computer that is able to run canvas and zoom. (See specs here) In response to the new requirements, the financial aid office issued this letter: Hello ...

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