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Presidential elections 2020

Presidential elections 2020

Cheyenne Miller, Copy Editor

October 18, 2019

With primaries for the 2020 presidential election beginning as early as February, it’s never too soon to begin researching candidates, and so far, 19 Democrats and four Republicans have announced plans to run. Here’s what you need to know about the current frontrunners.  Republicans   Donald Trump ...

Grimm fairy tales are not for kids

Grimm fairy tales are not for kids

Josh Swanson, Reporter

October 17, 2019

The smell of hot, scrumptious pizza wafted through the air as college and high school students crowded around the library at Seward County Community College. They listened to guest speaker Priscilla Howe on Oct. 16 as she told Brothers Grimm fairy tales.  As part of the Lunch in the Library series, ...

HALO attends annual midwest encuentro

HALO attends annual midwest encuentro

Annette Meza, Co-Editor

October 11, 2019

Empowerment is one word that Miguel Perez, President of Seward County Community College’s Hispanic American Leadership association (HALO), used to describe the annual Midwest HALO encuentro.  The annual October event was hosted by Kansas State University on the Manhattan campus for all colleges in...

Students weigh in on new Mario Kart game

Students weigh in on new Mario Kart game

Cheyenne Miller, Copy Editor

October 10, 2019

When a new, mobile version of Nintendo’s Mario Kart game hit the app store recently, it was met with instantaneous popularity, taking the world, and Seward County Community College, by storm. The game, which was downloaded 90 million times in the first week according to Sensor Tower data, became...

Priests accused of sexual assault in Dodge City Diocese report

Priests accused of sexual assault in Dodge City Diocese report

Crusader Staff

October 3, 2019

The Catholic Diocese of Dodge City released a list of priests accused of sexual assault all over the state of Kansas. One of these priests, who is now deceased, served at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Liberal. More priests were identified in other areas of Southwest Kansas.  Elkhart, Hugoton, ...

SCCC students speak up about future of vaping

SCCC students speak up about future of vaping

Calen Moore, Co-Editor

October 2, 2019

A puff of steam escaped Hailey Logarth’s mouth and filled the room. The air smelled like strawberry, mint, watermelon and tasted like candy. However, behind the bubble gum exterior lies controversy. So much so, that Logarth asked for her name to be changed. The vaping controversy began in earnest w...

SCCC hosts new community jazz band

SCCC hosts new community jazz band

Rebecca Irby, Reporter

October 2, 2019

A community jazz band has been formed on the Seward County Community College campus. Music major students, Ruby Molina, Miguel Armendarez, Rebecca Irby, and Manuel Villalobos, have organized an opportunity for the community to join in and play music with SCCC musicians. Darin Workman, the instrumental music instru...

Scroggs shares passion and knowledge for essential oils

Scroggs shares passion and knowledge for essential oils

Annette Meza, Co-Editor

October 1, 2019

The aroma of lavender filled the room of the business meeting room at Seward County Community College’s Industrial Technical School. Essential oil guide books laid on the table titled “Essential Oils 101.”  The evening class on Sept. 24 was open to the community and covered all the basics someo...

SCCC foundation hosts 25th annual auction

SCCC foundation hosts 25th annual auction

William Swanson, Reporter

October 1, 2019

On Sept. 14, Seward County Community College held its annual foundation auction out at the Activity center. This year marks the 25th anniversary since SCCC started holding the auctions, where people can bid on certain items in which the proceeds go towards funding for scholarships for students here ...

Freshmen undergo sexual assault training

Freshmen undergo sexual assault training

Cheyenne Miller, Copy Editor

September 27, 2019

For the first time in recent years, Seward County Community College is requiring freshmen to complete a course on sexual assault as part of the first year seminar classes. The course, hosted by the website EVERFI, explores potentially unhealthy aspects of relationships in college, and guides students...

Louie’s Place set to gain meal equivalency rule for SCCC students with meal plan

Louie’s Place set to gain meal equivalency rule for SCCC students with meal plan

Annette Meza, Co-Editor

September 23, 2019

A recent delay occurred at Louie’s Place, the grab and go food service at Seward County Community College’s Industrial Technology campus. Unlike last year, students are being asked to pay in cash only, not being allowed to use their meal plan card ever since the beginning of the semester. This proble...

KRCS hosts used shoe fundraiser on campus

KRCS hosts used shoe fundraiser on campus

Brittani Lauppe, Reporter

September 12, 2019

The Kansas Respiratory Care Society is currently hosting a shoe donation based fundraiser to raise money for respiratory therapy scholarships here at Seward County Community College.  These scholarships include the Russ Babb Scholarship, the Jeff Scobee Leadership Development Scholarship and the Jeff Scobee...

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