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Photo essay: SCCC Hall of Saints inducts 15 more members

Wendy Vasquez, alumni coordinator, and Elizabeth Irby, hall of saints inductee, were filled with joy after the ceremony. Irby wants to thank all those who helped with the ceremony, and appreciates the community for their support.

Rebecca Irby, Reporter

February 3, 2020

Seward County Community College hosted its second Hall of Saints inductee ceremony on Jan. 31. 15 new members were recognized and inducted at the banquet at the Comfort Inn and Suites.  ...

SCCC homecoming candidates announced

The SCCC homecoming court for 2020 is chosen from the various clubs on campus.

Denise Perez and Rebecca Irby

January 30, 2020

The 2020 homecoming king and queen for Seward County Community College will be crowned on Feb. 1 between the women’s and men’s basketball games in the Greenhouse, approximately 7:40 p.m. The students chosen for homecoming court by the student body are: (click or double tap on the photos to see can...

Taste of Kansas brings variety and diversity to SCCC

Taste of Kansas took place on Jan. 29 in the SCCC library. The event was held to show the many cultures and foods that make up Kansas. About 50 plates of food were brought for the potluck and over 200 people attended.

Annette Meza, Managing Editor

January 30, 2020

The second annual campus wide potluck, Taste of Kansas, was a way for students, staff and community members to share their favorite traditional plates on Kansas Day. The aroma of food filled the hall of the Hobble Academic building, as a long line of community members and students filled the library...

15 inches of snow blankets Liberal

Sophomore journalism major Annette Meza decided to help and shovel the snow off her driveway. She said it was very tiring but building the snow man afterwards was fun!

Annette Meza and Denise Perez

January 29, 2020

Throwing snowballs, binging Netflix original series or sleeping in are three of many ways Seward County Community College students spent their time on a snow day. Liberal received a total of 15 inches of snow overnight on Jan. 27. Sublette and Satanta reported 13 inches while other areas received...

Tuition raises at SCCC

Tuition will be raised by $4 and $2 for student fees. There is a six dollar difference in total.

Annette Meza, Managing Editor

January 24, 2020

A recent tuition raise for the 2020-2021 school year was approved by the Board Of Trustees on Jan. 13. Vice President of Finance and Operations Dennis Sander said that these new prices will benefit Seward County Community College in terms of technology and budgeting.  Tuition rates rose by $4 per credit hour and...

Students feel the impact of current state of government

President Donald Trump addresses the crowd at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for his 2020 presidential campaign rally on October 10, 2019. Trump continues to campaign despite the impeachment process beginning. The Senate began hearing testimonies this week.

Calen Moore, Club reporter

January 22, 2020

It is a day that will live in hyperbole. Students in southwest Kansas can feel the impact of the impeachment process taking place currently in Washington, D.C. concerning the future of  President Donald Trump. The first day of the Senate trial began on Tuesday. The day was spent with opposing sid...

A March to Remember

Liberal residents march in remembrance of Martin Luther King, Jr. People of all ages celebrated the special holiday, Jan. 20, by doing service projects and uniting together. Traditionally in Liberal, the day of service starts with this march from the Library, then residents of all ages spend time working in the community.

Rebecca Irby, Photographer

January 21, 2020

A diverse group marched from the Liberal Memorial Library to Mehuron Park while holding signs of hope and singing songs of freedom on Monday. People came together ranging from five years of age to elderly, black, white, Hispanic and Asian, in an effort to remember a man who fought for everyone’s freedom...

No classes due to weather, holiday

No classes due to weather, holiday

Crusader Staff

January 17, 2020

Classes are canceled Friday due to inclement weather. Classes will resume on Tuesday. A wintery mix of snow and rain blanketed southwest Kansas Thursday night, leaving a layer of ice when everyone woke up Friday. Area schools closed, including Seward County Community College. Rave alerts that were...

Crusader staff hunts for news

Crusader staff hunts for news

Crusader staff

January 14, 2020

Crusader News is finally back from the winter break! Dive into the new semester the right way and be in the know with news around campus. After an in-class scavenger hunt, Crusader found new people to get to know, news on upcoming events and even the new work out machine at the Health and Wellness center!...

Satanta High School sends students to SCCC

Satanta High School seniors show banners where they plan to attend college. The goal of USD 507 is that students will graduate with college or vocational credits.

USD 507

January 13, 2020

Education is important to USD 507 in Satanta. Their teachers worked together to raise $1,300 to help defray the cost of Seward County Community College coursework taken by Satanta High School students by hosting a meals and the basketball concession stand.  The funds will be used to help cover tuition, b...

Liberal Rec looks forward to new location in 2020

Liberal's Recreation Department plans to move into the old middle school in March 2020.

Elvis Polvon, Club Reporter

December 10, 2019

With 2020 right around the corner, people across the nation are excited for new beginnings and upcoming events. The Liberal Recreation Department is making plans for a change in the new year. It will move into the old South Middle School on 950 S Grant Ave. on March 1, 2020. “I am happy we are able...

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