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The SCCC campus will open in phases, following guidelines set up by the state of Kansas. The summer session will be in a hybrid-format — lectures online with labs being face-to-face.

Gradual reopening begins in mid to late May

May 1, 2020

Summer classes will be in a hybrid format for Seward County Community College. Lectures classes will be online while labs will be face-to-face following...

This years commencement ceremony for the class of 2020 will look nothing like this, as cancellations happened due to COVID-19. A video will be uploaded this Saturday however, to recognize the efforts of the graduation class.

Graduating amidst COVID-19: A new outlook on an old tradition

Denise Perez and Elvis Polvon
April 29, 2020

“Congratulations class of 2020!” These are the words that thousands of graduates across the world strived to hear. Due to COVID-19, like other colleges,...

Seward County Community College will be using the 72 open rooms excluding the Student Living Center for families who need to be quarantined. They will only be available for residents of Liberal.

SCCC steps up to quarantine families in need

Annette Meza, Managing Editor
April 28, 2020

Seward County Community College stepped up to serve the Liberal community by providing shelter for those who need to be quarantined after being exposed...

There are 365 concurrent students this semester for SCCC and most of them are dealing with the loss of their senior year. (Eagle icon provided by the USD 210 website)

Concurrent students struggle with loss from COVID-19

Preston Burrows, Features Editor
April 27, 2020

“I had my last day of high school without even knowing,” Jenna Beesley, Hugoton High School and Seward County Community College concurrent student,...

Emergency funds available to SCCC students; applications open

Emergency funds available to SCCC students; applications open

April 23, 2020

Approximately half the $700,000 of emergency stimulus money from state and federal source allotted to Seward County Community College is earmarked for...

Employees at National Beef in Liberal feel safer and more protected now that cubicles of plexi glass have been placed around the plant.

Industrial Tech helps make National Beef a safer place

Annette Meza, Managing Editor
April 23, 2020

As the number of cases rise in Liberal, now up to 195, places of work try to make their environments as safe as they can for employees. National Beef,...

Hands-on classes became

Refund for classes handled case-by-case

Calen Moore, Multi-Media Reporter
April 22, 2020

A nursing student gets ready for their clinicals and puts on their scrubs, goes to the hospital and spends hours shadowing a nurse and even more hours...

Community members help neighbors and friends by sewing masks due to a nationwide shortage. The CDC has recommended that everyone wear masks for the protection of others and your own well being.

Liberal community comes together to provide masks

Annette Meza, Managing Editor
April 17, 2020

A shortage of protective masks during the COVID-19 pandemic has inspired citizens of Liberal to come together at a distance to make reusable masks for...

The Crusader staff Fall 2019: Monica Gonzalez, Rebecca Irby and Maggie Ibarra. (back row) Calen Moore, Preston Burrows, Cheyenne Miller and Josh Swanson.

All-Kansas, journalist of the year

Amberley Vervalin, Club Report
April 15, 2020

Despite not being able to attend the State Conference in person, the Crusader News team conquered the Kansas Collegiate Media contest, coming home with...

It's been a month since

Seward gets a ‘D’ for social distancing

Preston Burrows, Features Editor
April 15, 2020

Going to the store or to a favorite restaurant everyday is a thing of the past with stay-at-home restrictions from the federal and state government. It's...

For many, Easter won't be filled with the same, old family traditions. Even churches have taken their services online for the biggest holy holiday around the world.

Easter will be ‘different’ this year

Denise Perez, Reporter
April 11, 2020

Easter is a worldwide, religious holiday celebrated by many families, however it’s more than just wearing your best outfit, or biggest hats to church!...

Destiny Duran, Psychology major, learns from her family’s dinner table. Duran is a sophomore planning to attend University of Kansas in the fall. She said, “Online school makes me think homework is optional.”

Long distance learning changes lives of students

Rebecca Irby, Reporter
April 10, 2020

It’s been three weeks since students received an email announcing that classes were going online as a result of the spread of COVID-19. Initially, this...

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