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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...

Students contemplate the normalization of drugs

Students contemplate the normalization of drugs

Calen Moore, Reporter

February 28, 2019

Drugs are not a foreign thing for college students nor members of the community, especially in the southwest Kansas area. Consequences of illegal drug usage have began to pop up in police reports and the media in Liberal. On Feb. 12, at 200 S. Clay in Liberal Kansas, police arrested a 25-year-old ma...

SCCC shows gems of creativity through Telolith

SCCC shows gems of creativity through Telolith

Annette Meza, Copy Editor

February 26, 2019

Since 1972, Seward County Community College has been publishing students’ works of art in their very own published magazine titled “Telolith: Student Visual Art and Literature Magazine.” Telolith is exactly what it says it is, showcasing some of the best works of art students have made thr...

SCCC support services promote dating violence awareness

SCCC support services promote dating violence awareness

Cheyenne Miller, Reporter

February 26, 2019

From casual flings to serious, long term relationships, most students will explore dating at some point during their college years. While exploring can be an important part of the college experience, being conscious of what’s healthy and what isn’t when it comes to romantic relationships can be e...

HALO learns to be leaders in Chicago

HALO learns to be leaders in Chicago

Michelle Mattich, Managing Editor

February 26, 2019

HALO (Hispanic American leadership organization) is a club at Seward County Community college that helps students develop leadership skills and embrace their Hispanic roots and culture. On Feb. 14 -17 two students, Miguel Perez, freshman engineer major, and Bryan Erives, a sophomore aviation major,...

Community college vs. university

Community college vs. university

Calen Moore, Reporter

February 22, 2019

Attending college can be great step to further education. But, what’s the best avenue to take—community college or a university? Before becoming beleaguered with questions and decisions, it is important to remember students do not need to know the answer yet. College has many pathways and traditional me...

Tuition increases slightly for 2019-20

Tuition increases slightly for 2019-20

Michelle Mattich

February 20, 2019

Seward County Community College will be experiencing a rise in tuition. The tuition and fees increase will be $7 per credit hour for Seward County residents and $8 for in-state students and out-of-state. The exception to this new rule is that online class fees will decrease by $2. This change will take a...

SCCC students spread love to senior citizens on Valentine’s Day

SCCC students spread love to senior citizens on Valentine’s Day

Annette Meza, Copy Editor

February 15, 2019

Valentines Day can be a day where we can show love and appreciation for significant others, friends or even family. On Feb. 14 students of Seward County Community College delivered Valentines cards to local nursing homes. The cards were handmade by students. Students began making the cards at the begi...

Sudden changes affect cafeteria

Sudden changes affect cafeteria

Annette Meza, Copy Editor

February 13, 2019

New changes were implemented regarding the Seward County Community College cafeteria staff immediately on Feb. 12. Three members of the cafeteria staff were released which lead to bringing in new management and new menus for the students. Great Western dining delivered unfortunate information to leaders...

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