The Crusader

Ag partners with cafeteria for higher quality vegetables

Ag partners with cafeteria for higher quality vegetables

Alondra Trevizo, Club Reporter

March 28, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The farm to table approach has just made its way to Seward County Community College. The SCCC Agriculture department has started producing the vegetables that are being used in the cafeteria. The first set of locally grown lettuce and cucumbers were put out on Tuesday, March 12 and students are alrea...

Phi Beta Lambda students compete for spot at Nationals

Phi Beta Lambda students compete for spot at Nationals

Amberley Taylor, Editor

March 27, 2018


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Seward County Community College’s Phi Beta Lambda chapter took a group of four SCCC students to compete in the state PBL Leadership Conference at Butler Community College in El Dorado, Kansas. Phi Beta Lambda is a world-wide national business organization that focuses on business and career-rel...

Fans hype Lady Saints from afar

Fans hype Lady Saints from afar

Amberley Taylor, Editor

March 23, 2018


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Fans gathered, cheered and enjoyed the Lady Saints basketball game, just like they have done for every other game ... but this time, they weren’t in the Greenhouse or even in another school’s gym. They packed the student unions on both the technical and main campus to watch the game via streaming...

Hawkins presents “Lawbreakers for the Common Good”

Hawkins presents “Lawbreakers for the Common Good”

Alondra Trevizo, Reporter

March 22, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Showcase

Anne Hawkins tapped walls and examined floorboards in the 19th century limestone Kansas farmhouse she grew up in. As a young girl, the native Kansan hoped to find secret passageways and hidden rooms where escaped slaves might have harbored. Finding none, she searched the archives to learn where fugitives...

SCCC student among 87 detained at DACA rally

SCCC student among 87 detained at DACA rally

Michelle Mattich, Reporter

March 6, 2018


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The lack of action Congress has taken towards DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) caused many Dreamers to form a human chain, or three layers of people linking hands, to protest the government's lack of answers on this immigration issue. The dreamers locked together to form a mass that was immovable, ...

Time for Telolith!

Time for Telolith!

Michelle Mattich, Reporter

February 21, 2018


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Calling all creative students! It is time for Seward County Community College’s Telolith. Submit a poem, short story, or art piece for the chance to see your work published. Janice Northerns, an English instructor is in charge of the submissions of writings. Dustin Farmer, an Art instructor is in...

The Big Elephant on College campuses: Sexual Assault

The Big Elephant on College campuses: Sexual Assault

Michelle Mattich, Reporter

February 20, 2018


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Editor's note: This is the second of a two-part series. See the first story here. Your friends drag you to this big college party in town where everyone is getting drunk. There’s people stumbling out the door and you get handed a beer. Soon, you’re on the couch enjoying yourself and someone co...

#MeToo movement stands strong

#MeToo movement stands strong

Michelle Mattich, Reporter

February 19, 2018


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Editor's note: This is the first of a two-part series on the #metoo movement. See the second story here. While being on twitter late last fall, I stumbled upon the hashtag: #metoo. I was curious as to what it meant and I was overwhelmed with what I saw. Men and women recalling traumas and past ho...

A piece of paper does not determine who you are

A piece of paper does not determine who you are

Angelica Alfaro, Club Reporter

February 14, 2018


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Sharing a personal story might not always be easy, especially when it’s a big secret that you’ve had most of your life. “No matter the legal status in which I stand in, I will not let it define me. I want to go above and beyond,” Sarahi Aguilera said at the Supporting Undocumented Student...

SCCC prepares to provide National Security courses

SCCC prepares to provide National Security courses

Amberley Taylor, Editor

February 7, 2018


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Starting in the 2018-19 school year, Seward County Community College will be offering courses in national security. The classes will be offered during the Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters. These courses will help increase the ethnic and disciplinary diversity of students getting into the Intelligence C...

Saints compete in amazing race

Saints compete in amazing race

Amberley Taylor and Yesenia Soto

January 24, 2018


Filed under News, SC Life, Showcase

When the first group of students earned their clue and began running, everyone knew the race had started. After earning each clue, the groups would hurry back to the starting point to receive their next clue; some with baby food on their breathe, and most with sweat dripping down their faces. On Tuesday...

Homecoming Week: Poker Night

Homecoming Week: Poker Night

Photography II Class, Photographers

January 23, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, News, Photo, Showcase

Students gathered around to get instructions. Some were nervous because they’d never played Texas Hold ‘em, but everyone was in it for the fun … not to mention prizes. The annual SCCC Homecoming Week Poker tournament was Monday, Jan. 22, in the student union. The event kicked off a week of fun ...

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