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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,...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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,...

Heatwave breaks high temperature record set in 1994

Heatwave chart
August 30, 2011

Little rainfall and high temperatures made the summer of 2011   breaking. Seward County experienced some extremely high temperatures that caused many people to choose to stay indoors rather than venture...

Snow cone artist recalls summer

Heidy Molina makes a snow cone at the Sno Shack, a job she worked all summer.
August 30, 2011

Summer has many meanings depending on the person who is interpreting the season. This summer to me meant surviving the extreme heat that overtook our small town. I was fortunate enough to work at the Sno...

Live poetry, music to be performed by Seward students

April 6, 2011

Student poets and musicians will have the chance to show their talent to the school and community at the second-annual Poetry Coffee House at 7 p.m. April 14 in the Shank Humanities Building band room. SCCC/ATS...

Phonathon goal set to raise $33,000 for scholarships

Phonathon goal set to raise $33,000 for scholarships
April 6, 2011

The college will play off its 33rd position on the Washington Monthly, which ranked SCCC/ATS No. 33 in the top 50 list for best national community college, for the annual Phone-a-thon to raise money...

All-Kansas Academic Team to be recognized

Kelsey Darnell
April 6, 2011

Two students from Seward County Community College/Area Technical School join the 49 community college scholars being recognized for academic accomplishments this month. Kelsey Darnell, an accounting major...

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