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SCCC responds to two alleged sexual assaults on campus

Two alleged sexual assaults have been reported in a month on the Seward County Community College Campus.

Cheyenne Miller, Copy Editor

December 5, 2019

Two Seward County Community College students were accused of seperate incidents of sexual assault on campus recently. The first incident occurred on November 10 and was logged into the SCCC crime report as “sexual misconduct.” The second, recorded as a “sexual assault,” happened on November 22. Both...

TikTok becomes newest trend on campus

TikTok has become the new popular social media on campus lately and around the world. Students on campus spend their free time making TikToks or watching them with friends.

Annette Meza, Co-Editor

December 3, 2019

Lip syncing videos, sketches, dancing videos, memes and funny trends all make up the essence of the app that’s invaded other social media: TikTok. TikTok is an app that allows people to create 15 second videos, and if they're funny enough, they “blow up” and go viral. Since the release of this app, TikTok has a...

Diversity rises, but gender stigmas remain

Jaime Torres practices taking pulse and blood pressure. The Liberal nursing major chose to ignore the masculinity stigma of male nurses by focussing on his passion for caregiving.

Rebecca Irby, Reporter

December 3, 2019

When jobs are gender biased, men and women are limited to the occupational options specific to their sex. But the gender lines are beginning to blur. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employers from discriminating against applicants and employees on the basis of race, color, religion, sex an...

Thanksgiving came early for SCCC students

Freshly sliced ham and turkey were served during the free Thanksgiving lunch. Sides were also served such as mashed potatoes, corn, green bean casserole, sweet potatoes and bread rolls.

Annette Meza, Co-Editor

November 26, 2019

It was that time of the year again, where students and community members gathered and lined up outside of the Seward County Community College cafeteria for the annual Thanksgiving luncheon served by Great Western Dining.  The aroma of usual Thanksgiving favorites like mashed potatoes, turkey, st...

Children teach college students a lesson

Curiosity in an infant is one indication of healthy mental development.

Rebecca Irby, Reporter

November 15, 2019

Behavioral science professor Katy Redd provides an opportunity every year for her developmental psychology students to apply the knowledge they learned during her course, to the outside world. She asks her non traditional students, who are in the class, to bring their children for the activity.  ...

Fall play opens Friday

Annelle Dupeuy-Desoto(Aspen Jaramillo) gives Clairee Belcher(Jessica Malin) something to drink. While Truvy Jones(Sarah Thompson) sits and visits with Clairee. SCCC staff and students will open the fall play on Friday at 7 p.m. The play is free to students if they bring their student I.D.

Angelica Alfaro, Reporter

November 13, 2019

Director Michele Van Hessen brings Robert Harling’s “Steel Magnolias” to the Seward County Community College theatre. “Steel Magnolias” is a movie that has brought laughter to audiences since 1987 when it first premiered on Broadway. It is to be performed at Seward County Community College...

“Ok boomer” meme reveals generational divides


Cheyenne Miller, Copy editor

November 12, 2019

It’s on hoodies, in the news and on every social media site known to the Internet; it even has its own song. The “Ok boomer” meme is the latest joke to become massively popular online--but not everyone thinks it’s funny.  “Ok boomer” is a dismissive phrase that Generation Z kids and Generation...

Crusader News wins first place in best two year website category

The Crusader News staff took a tour of the Capitol building in Washington D.C. During their tour, they got to see a live meeting of the senate court.

Annette Meza, Co-Editor

November 11, 2019

It was a surprise to the young journalists of the Crusader News Staff to hear that they had won first place in the Two Year Website of the Year category for the 2018-2019 Newspaper Pinnacle Award. This was an award category that their advisor Sue Sprenkle had entered their website, in the spring of 2019....

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