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Crusader News wins All-Kansas, gains insight

Crusader News wins All-Kansas, gains insight

Annette Meza, Copy Editor

April 10, 2019

The Seward County Community College Crusader news staff ventured out to Wichita on an overnight trip on April 7-8 for the Kansas Collegiate Media Conference. While attending, the 2018 news staff, which consists of Michelle Mattich, Annette Meza, Rubi Gallegos, Monica Gonzalez, Calen Moore, Daniella Ca...

SCCC classes help community members earn their citizenship

SCCC classes help community members earn their citizenship

Cheyenne Miller, Reporter

April 5, 2019

Citizenship isn’t something that most United States inhabitants will ever have to worry about. For those that are born here, citizenship is automatic; for those that have migrated to the States from other countries, however, the process isn’t so simple. Immigrants who are already residents and are...

SCCC hosts its annual Phonathon

SCCC hosts its annual Phonathon

Calen Moore, Reporter

April 3, 2019

The room was completely still, as a young college student reached for their phone. She picked it up and dialed a number. She sat awkwardly as she stumbled over her words. Almost every muscle in her body clenched from the nervousness of calling. She hung up and did it again and again and again. That i...

Sigma Chi Chi hosts fundraiser for Guymon police dogs

Sigma Chi Chi hosts fundraiser for Guymon police dogs

Cheyenne Miller, Reporter

March 27, 2019

After a three a year hiatus, Seward County Community College’s law enforcement club, Sigma Chi Chi, is making a comeback. This time around, members have big plans for the club. On March 30, the club, in partnership with the Liberal Police Department, will host a fun run fundraiser in support o...

Guest speaker confirms immigration is not a new thing

Guest speaker confirms immigration is not a new thing

Annette Meza, Copy Editor

March 26, 2019

“Humans make the lines when in reality there are no lines,” Matthew Sanderson, professor of sociology at Kansas State University said as he closed up his “Immigration in Kansas” presentation. On March 22, the Seward County Community Colleges library hosted a free lunch in the library and brou...

SCCC annual poetry contest approaches fast

SCCC annual poetry contest approaches fast

Michelle Mattich, Managing Editor

March 21, 2019

"Dust off your poems, revise them and turn them in!” Janice Northerns, English instructor, said, referring to the upcoming poetry contest Seward County Community College has every year.  The deadline for the poetry contest is fast approaching. The last day to turn in poetry is March 31. Everyone...

Local schools attend farm day at Ag department

Local schools attend farm day at Ag department

Michelle Mattich, Managing Editor

March 20, 2019

Young children stood around corrals in the gloomy early morning while high schoolers from Southwestern Heights held onto the edge of the corrals as children crowded them. The grade schoolers’ eyes lit up at the sight of the big animals before them. Seward County Community College’s Agriculture department hoste...

Lady Saints are to play in NJCAA tourney

Lady Saints are to play in NJCAA tourney

Annette Meza, Copy Editor

March 18, 2019

Blood, sweat and tears this basketball season was all worth it for the Lady Saints, as they've earned the chance to attend the NJCAA tournament in Lubbock, Texas. Right now, the Lady Saints are preparing and practicing for nationals, something the girls have been working hard for all season.  ...

Liberal beats Olney on Pancake Day

Liberal beats Olney on Pancake Day

Rubi Gallegos, photo Editor

March 6, 2019

Pancake Day marks the one-day celebration that Liberal holds, presenting a great big feast full of breakfast favorites including the almighty pancake. The tradition dates back to 1950 when Liberal challenged Olney, England to a traditional pancake race on Shrove Tuesday. This day marks the last day bef...

Young scientists exhibit experiments on campus

Young scientists exhibit experiments on campus

Daniela Carmona, photographer

March 4, 2019

Young scientists brought their research to Seward County Community College on March 2 for the Southwest Kansas Regional science and engineering fair. More than 50 projects qualified to advance to the next round at the State level. The overall awards were given to Savana Hebbert, Liberal High School, s...

Photo Essay: Ag hosts livestock judging for area schools

Photo Essay: Ag hosts livestock judging for area schools

Jordann Davis, Club Photographer

March 4, 2019

Area high school FFA and 4-H teams spent a cold morning, March 2, competing in a livestock judging contest at Seward County Community College. They tested their skills in judging the best classifications of cattle, pigs, goats and sheep. SCCC’s ag department hosted the event. Touch/click on the pho...

Hooray for Dr. Seuss day

Hooray for Dr. Seuss day

Calen Moore, Reporter

February 28, 2019

Imagination is the sky and the books are the wings. Elementary kids gathered around,and listened carefully to the beautiful sound of college kids reading books by Dr. Seuss. The children listened wide-eyed to tales of diffenfoofers and bar-ba-loots. Dr. Seuss week has been in full swing. The famous authors birthd...

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