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Brad Bennett went live with Crusader’s Mary Ramirez on Instagram and Facebook on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020 soon after arriving on campus. Bennetts new return date is Feb. 14, 2022 to the SCCC campus.

Bennett returns as SCCC president

Laura Gillespie, Editor
February 11, 2022

Brad Bennett is set to return to Seward County Community College as president. This news comes just days after Greg Gunderson resigned. Bennett will begin...

Homecoming candidates announced

Homecoming candidates announced

Melvin Le, Reporter
February 11, 2022

Homecoming is back. After taking a year off due to COVID and restricted number of fans in the Green House last year, Seward County Community College will...

Manuel Bustillos, drafting and design technology instructor, works with students to survey the land set aside for the grain elevator project. After the survey is done, concrete will be poured. The modified grain elevator will be near the ag building.

Grain elevator will be newest building on campus

Construction on a grain elevator began on the Seward County Community College campus last week. The addition is part of a new program where students may...

Greg Gunderson is set to resign Feb. 11 citing a family emergency. This has left SCCC without a president for the third time in three years.

Third president in three years resigns

Seward County Community College’s president resigned after two months on the job. Greg Gunderson released a statement to staff, faculty and students...

Snow days don’t stop SCCC from having class or fun

Dani Arellano and Crusader Staff
February 3, 2022

Whether it is staying inside cozied up on the couch with a good show, playing in six-inches of snow or going to work in extreme cold conditions, snow days...

With the previous pieces of information Officer Smiddy had given about taking exact notes of measurement, students Maricruz Aguirre and Shania Castro took precise measurements of the footprints, gunshots, blood smears. Etc. In addition, the students had also learned that taking photos was a crucial part of also getting great evidence.

Gangland shooting reenacted in criminal investigations class

Jessica Madrigal, Reporter
February 2, 2022

Blood splatter, gunshots and gangs — it was a crime scene in the classroom. Students in the criminal investigations class were tasked with solving...

Melvin Le, Dennis Le and Josh Swanson share a laugh during their victory celebration after finding out they are a nationally ranked team. Dennis Le is the only concurrent high school student on the team and chose to join because his schedule wouldn’t allow him to participate in the high school team.

New club buzzes into nationals

Laura Gillespie, Editor
February 1, 2022

Nationals await this year's new Quiz Bowl team. Seward County Community College began the club during the fall semester with the hopes of just having enough...

Even though area school districts have either canceled classes for the week or reinstated masks, SCCC remains maskless. The choice is left in the hands of individuals.

Despite rising COVID numbers, college will not require masks — for now

Laura Gillespie, Editor
January 21, 2022

At this time, Seward County Community College will not go back to mandatory masks on campus despite the fact that the Liberal school district did last...

Something is always growing at the Ag department

Something is always growing at the Ag department

Victoria Martins, Photographer
January 20, 2022

On the northeast side of the Seward County Community College campus sits the Agriculture building. The three greenhouses on the side and back often go...

SCribbles members Melvin Le, Josh Swanson and Shandon Classen take part in a club favorite game “Tell Tale”. This game involves coming up with a story based on the three cards one draws. 
Le says “The game is a great way to showcase your creativity”.

Creative writers hit campus with competition, clubs

Laura Gillespie, Copy Editor
January 18, 2022

Artists have an opportunity this week to share their stories of “justice” at the upcoming Open Mic Night on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in SU214 (above...

Junior Franco is a sophomore from Liberal. Franco majors in pre-med and for his work study he works in the wellness center. For work he cleans, checks people in, greets people and provides a welcome environment.

Opportunity for financial gain

Laura Gillespie, Copy Editor
January 12, 2022

Students have an opportunity to make money on campus through Work Study, a federal and local program.  SCCC has many positions available to students...

Andrea Tribble runs to the basket while Lianna Washington tries to block. Tribble had five rebounds during the conference opener game against Pratt Community College.

Women’s basketball player turned podcaster

Brooke Katen, Reporter
December 7, 2021

Many people choose one hobby to focus on in life and devote all of their time and effort to one subject. Some people can get overwhelmed with multiple...

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