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Voter’s Guide: Kansas midterm general election

Voter’s Guide: Kansas midterm general election

October 24, 2018


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This voter's guide to the general election will give information on candidates running for a state office. The Kansas Midterm General Election will take place on Nov. 6 with polls opening in most places by 7 a.m. and closing at 7 p.m.. When you go to vote, take a photo ID. You can take a current driver’s li...

Voter’s guide: Kansas Governor Candidates

Voter’s guide: Kansas Governor Candidates

October 24, 2018


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The Kansas governor's race is close according to statewide polls. Votes count when the race is this close. Use this guide to learn more about the candidates and about their key issues. The midterm election is Nov. 6 and most polls open by 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.. When you go to vote, take a photo ID. You c...

SCCC and HK give immigrants an opportunity to tell their story

SCCC and HK give immigrants an opportunity to tell their story

Amberley Taylor, Co-Editor

October 18, 2018


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Every immigrant has a story. A story of their migration, why they chose a small town in rural America, even of their home country. Everyone has a story, but not everyone has the opportunity to tell it. Seward County Community College has partnered with Humanities Kansas to host a writing worksho...

Colorful cultures showcased on SCCC stage

Colorful cultures showcased on SCCC stage

Cindy Aguilar, Club Reporter

October 15, 2018


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Liberal itself has been known to be a Hispanic majority city, but still manages to be extremely diverse and welcoming to all cultures. Seward County Community College Transfer advisor, Janeth Vazquez wanted to highlight the diversity in Liberal this past Sunday, October 14, by hosting a multicultura...

MidTerm Elections are right around the corner

MidTerm Elections are right around the corner

Amberley Taylor, Co-Editor

October 15, 2018


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The 2018 Midterm Elections are right around the corner  on Nov. 6. United States citizens can have a say in the present and future of our cities, states and even our country through voting! There's still time to register to vote but the deadline for this is fast approaching on Oct. 16. It's easy, j...

Life through a new set of eyes

Life through a new set of eyes

Michelle Mattich, Co-Editor

October 10, 2018


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The room filled with silence as David Alvey, mayor of Kansas City, gave his introduction speech on two-time pulitzer prize winner, Sonia Nazario. Nazario then stepped up to the platform and told the audience of some brutal truths in her time as a journalist, specifically watching kids as they got on a train...

Foundation Auction raises over $48,000

Foundation Auction raises over $48,000

Amberley Taylor, Co-Editor

October 3, 2018


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The Seward County Community College’s Foundation Auction was a huge success this year, raising over $10,000 more ($48,298.10) and having 150 more attendees (430 total) than the previous year. This year’s auction, “Welcome to the Jungle,” took place on Saturday, Sept. 15 and lasted from 6 p.m....

Pledge to end Domestic Violence

Pledge to end Domestic Violence

Michelle Mattich, Co-Editor

October 2, 2018


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Putting on a blue latex glove and lathering it with white paint isn't the most exciting thing (unless you’re a toddler) but today, it’s for a good cause. “These hands don't hurt,” is the special event happening for students to pledge to only be in healthy relationships. October is Domestic Violence Awareness ...

SCCC partners with Prairie View Elementary for Hispanic pride rally

SCCC partners with Prairie View Elementary for Hispanic pride rally

Alondra Botello, Reporter

September 27, 2018


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Learning the “washing machine” dance was interesting for the kids at Prairie View Elementary. Janeth B. Vasquez, Seward County Community College adviser, taught the kids how to dance to a Cumbia song for Hispanic Heritage Month on Sept. 25. The Hispanic Pride Rally was all part of a partnership b...

Kansas City Monarchs history comes to SCCC

Kansas City Monarchs history comes to SCCC

Michelle Mattich, Co-Editor

September 27, 2018


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Baseball season is here! For fans, it is crucial to watch their favorite teams go to the world series. The wide range of history that the sport has is one of the reasons why people are die hard fans. Phil S. Dixon, author and baseball historian, came to Seward County Community College on Wednesday, September...

Humanities Kansas Invites local Latino Journalists to speak on Media and the Latino Community

Humanities Kansas Invites local Latino Journalists to speak on Media and the Latino Community

Annette Meza, Reporter

September 20, 2018


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Spanish Media is underexposed in Kansas. A call for change is in question “Everything starts with action. Progress happens with action." SCCC hosted a journalism panel which was brought to the public by Humanities Kansas, an independent non-profit organization which strives to to empower the people of Kansas...

Hispanic Heritage Month Begins

Hispanic Heritage Month Begins

Alondra Botello, Photographer/Reporter

September 20, 2018


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Many events are taking place this month in celebration of Hispanic culture at Seward County Community College. Hispanic American Leadership Organization (HALO) is a club for anyone who is interested in the Hispanic culture. HALO is in charge of hosting all this year’s events. Frances Brown is the sp...

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