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SCCC/ATS to receive a $4 million STEM grant

September 13, 2011

Seward County Community will be receiving a $4 million dollar STEM grant. A STEM grant is used toward Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. The grant is a classified as a competitive grant with money available at the federal level. “We found out we were eligible in April,” college President...

Lady Saints continue near perfect season

Lady Saints continue near perfect season

September 13, 2011

The Lady Saints won big Monday night, in their second home game of the season against the Broncbusters of Garden City, making their overall record a remarkable 10-1. The Lady Saints wasted no time in the first of three sets. Starting the set with a 2 point lead with the intention of never looking back,...

Telolith named CSPA national gold medalist

September 13, 2011

The 2011 Telolith literary magazine has received a gold medalist award with All-Columbian honors in design from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. The gold award is given to college magazines chosen from the nationwide entries with the best organization, content, and design. The Telolith was...

Duck races Sept. 17

September 13, 2011

Matthew Adkins Crusader staff The 10th annual Duck Race is taking place at Blue Bonnet Park on Saturday, Sept. 17. In celebration of the 10 year anniversary, Liberal Chamber of Commerce is giving away a total of $10,010 to the people who come in first through 10th place in the duck races. To enter a...

Corrosion Tech launches program with 17 students

Corrosion Tech launches program with 17 students

August 30, 2011

Seward launches its first corrosion technology class this semester with 17 students. The new program is one of only three such programs in the United States. According to a college brochure, “Corrosion Technology is a far-reaching field including any company that uses metal or metal machinery. Inst...

Fun and games during Welcome Week 2011

Fun and games during Welcome Week 2011

August 30, 2011

Welcome Week took place during the first week of classes at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School. It consisted of activities and events for new and former students alike. On Monday, there was an orientation for the freshmen where everyone got to know each other better. Tuesday...

Saints jump on planking

Saints jump on planking

August 30, 2011

Sweltering heat, record high temperatures, a lack of 4th of July festivities, rain deprivation, and an interesting photo craze known as planking made this summer notable. Planking is not having a surly pirate guide you to your demise off the plank of a ship, but is simply laying in a horizonta...

Superheroes, sequels rock summer box office numbers

Superheroes, sequels rock summer box office numbers

August 30, 2011

This summer, those watching television, going to the movies, or having any contact with the outside world in general probably noticed a glaringly obvious pattern: summer 2011 was the season for superheroes and sequels. In the period from May to July, four superhero-themed films were released. “Thor...

Hawaiian hotspot provides relief from Kansas heat wave

The beach resort in Kauai that Martinez and Pacheco stayed at for a week.

August 30, 2011

While most SCCC students were scorching in temperatures above 100 degrees this July, Nakita Martinez and her best friend Erika Pacheco were enjoying cool ocean breeze on a beach in Kauai, Hawaii. Martinez and Pacheco began their trip in Kauai from July 10-17 by staying at a luxurious beach resort...

Earning money during summer can bring long tedious shifts

Earning money during summer can bring long tedious shifts

August 30, 2011

Enjoying some ice cream, having a cook out, and going to the pool all cost money, so people have to get summer jobs to pay for it. When looking for a summer job, many things come to mind, such as the location, the hours (Mornings?), and most important, the money. Tyconda Millsap worked at National...

Biking rides into the spotlight as an Economical, environmental form of transportation with health benefits

Rochelle St. Amand, who recently moved to Liberal, returns from a bike ride to Wal-Mart to purchase groceries.

August 30, 2011

While Liberal lags behind top cycling cities like Austin, Texas, Portland, Ore, and Boulder, Colo, it has become increasingly biker friendly in recent years. With 10.3 miles of bike routes available in Liberal, becoming a part of this growing fad is more accessable than ever. Bicycling dates back...

Saints eat up as outdoor temperatures heat up

Rochelle St. Amand, who recently moved to Liberal, returns from a bike ride to Wal-Mart to purchase groceries.

August 30, 2011

Fresh foods, like chilled fruits and vegetables, seemed like a welcomed relief from the hot days of thesummer that delivered relentless heat. College students still seemed to crave a variety of foods, from fresh salads to sandwiches, flavored ice cream, and the all-time favorite, pizza. Spencer Browne’s...

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