The Crusader

Cultures clash, horizons expand in college setting

September 11, 2012

Firstly, I have to say that I come from Germany. That means that the first 20 years of my life I spent on another continent on the other side of the world. Currently, I am living in Kansas and go to...

Class to honor local firefighters for 9/11

Saints baseball players Tyler Wiedenfeld, at left, T.J. Looney, right,  and Garret Smith, not pictured, were in the Denver area playing baseball for the Arvada Colts when the Aurora theater shooting occurred July 20.
August 29, 2012

Honoring local firefighters in memory of those who died Sept. 11, 2001, is the basis of a sociology group project at Seward. Sociology students developed the idea for the project through a class assignment...

New program launches at technical school

January 25, 2012

Natural Gas Compression Technology, which joins Corrosion Tech and process technology as one of three newest and unique programs at Seward, begins fresh with 10 students this spring. The program is one...

Pancake Day races, contests heating up

January 25, 2012

If asked to name all of the holidays in February, residents of Liberal would be able to name off one more than most people: Pancake Day. Since 1950, Liberal has been competing against the English town...

Christian singers make holiday stop in Liberal

Christian singers make  holiday stop in Liberal
January 25, 2012

As others were preparing for the Christmas season by putting up decorations, baking, and buying gifts, Christian music artists Big Daddy Weave and Dara Maclean were bringing Christmas joy by performing...

Students learn the truth about financial aid the hard way

January 25, 2012

Financial aid is a big help for most college students hoping to attain a higher education. Financial aid for a college student can come from federal aid work study programs and federal Pell grants, to...

Grandparents a part of the picture

Grandparents a part of the picture
November 30, 2011

“It has been an added blessing to have him,” said Marcie Knoll, who became a grandmother when her daughter Chelsi Valdez became a single mother at 17. More than 2 million grandparents in America provide...

All-Kansas academic team selected to represent Seward

All-Kansas academic team selected to represent Seward
November 30, 2011

Kelsey Cook and Kelsey Willson are proud to say they are representing SCCC/ATS on the All-Kansas academic team. “I was surprised. I thought it was for people with excellent GPAs,” Cook responded to...

Local airport to receive Sept. 11 memorial, designer visits Liberal

Local airport to receive Sept. 11 memorial, designer visits Liberal
November 30, 2011

Within the next few weeks, Liberal will receive a distinguishing characteristic that, surprisingly enough, isn’t related to Oz. Instead, the Liberal Mid-America Regional Airport will be presented with...

Crusader receives awards at Florida convention

Crusader receives awards at Florida convention
November 9, 2011

Nine Crusader staff members and adviser Anita Reed were awed with the tropical wonders of Orlando, Fla., when they traveled to Orlando for the 90th annual National College Media Convention at the Renaissance...

GLASSBLOWING: Playing with fire

GLASSBLOWING: Playing with fire
November 9, 2011

Glassblower – or gaffer– Gary Marsh teaches students art skills near 3,000-degree heat caused by glass-melting furnaces. Student hands give shape to fragile works of art at the glassblowing studio....

Perkins adds national award at ACCT leadership congress

October 18, 2011

Pam Perkins has now won two awards in recognition of her dedication to SCCC/ATS, one regional and the other national. President Duane Dunn and administrative assistant Pam Perkins recently attended the...

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