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New club serves community

New club serves community

Annette Meza, Reporter

December 11, 2018

There's a new club on campus that goes by the name of Circle K international. This club is all about community service. Even though the club just started halfway through the fall semester, the members have already volunteered for a few events in Liberal. The first one took place the Monday before Th...

SCCC breaks ground for new building

SCCC breaks ground for new building

Michelle Mattich, Co-Editor

December 5, 2018

A new facility is coming to Seward County Community College and it just had it’s groundbreaking ceremony. The new Colvin Center for Allied Health is expected to begin construction immediately after board approval for a $4.2 million contract with Coonrod & Associates. Suzanne Campbell, SCCC Dean of Allied Healt...

Bridges program presents research at Indianapolis

Bridges program presents research at Indianapolis

Annette Meza, Reporter

November 29, 2018

Seward County Community Colleges’ Bridges program flew to Indiana, Indianapolis the week of Nov. 14-16. There, they presented the research they had been working on ever since June of this year. They finished their board and research paper earlier this month and had the opportunity to present it in fr...

Have you thought about transferring?

Have you thought about transferring?

Michelle Mattich, Co-Editor

November 28, 2018

When it comes to choosing a school, it's all about research. “That is the first thing I ask students who come to me. What are your top three schools? Do you know the requirements of getting into that particular school?”Janeth Vazquez, transfer coordinator at SCCC said. Vasquez held an informa...

Traditional Thanksgiving means different foods for different people

Traditional Thanksgiving means different foods for different people

Annette Meza and Michelle Mattich

November 14, 2018

Thanksgiving just isn't the same without food. Seward County Community College makes sure students and the community get their fair share every year.  Great Western Dining hosted the annual Thanksgiving luncheon in the student union on Nov. 13. The lines were long and people were eager to eat ...

Choir competes in annual auditions

Choir competes in annual auditions

Michelle Mattich, Co-Editor

November 9, 2018

Four choir students attended the National Association of Teachers of Singing student auditions on Nov. 2 at the University of Nebraska. 12 different schools from the western region competed and showcased their vocal talent at the event. Over 500 students attended, ranging from juniors in high school all...

Phi Beta Lambda goes to New York City

Phi Beta Lambda goes to New York City

Michelle Mattich, Co-Editor

November 9, 2018

After spending time selling breakfast burritos, chocolates and hosting a dodgeball tournament,  Phi Beta Lambda, a club and a business marketing class at Seward County Community College packed their bags and headed to New York City for the first Phi Beta Lambda Career Connections Conference. It w...

SCCC hosts Halloween Trick or Treat Street

SCCC hosts Halloween Trick or Treat Street

Anastasia Smalldridge, Photographer

November 1, 2018

Each Halloween, Seward County Community College Clubs and Organizations get together, dress up, host games and give out candy to kids from Liberal and the surrounding area. Families come every year so that there kids can get candy in a warm and safe place. “It’s tradition for HALO to come every y...

ICE picks you up! What do you do?

ICE picks you up! What do you do?

Alondra Botello, Reporter

October 30, 2018

When ICE arrives at your workplace or home, do you know what to do? It happens somewhere everyday, so Jose Luis Armendariz Gonzalez said the first step is to have a plan. The founder and president of Informate Migracion in Chihuahua, Mexico visited Liberal on Oct. 27 to talked about the ways and ste...

Will SCCC students vote in midterms?

Will SCCC students vote in midterms?

Michelle Mattich, Co-Editor

October 30, 2018

Young voters are not expected to cast their ballots en masse in the November midterm elections. Seward County Community College voters seem to be no different than the predictions. More than 30 percent of students surveyed on campus said they did not intend to vote on Nov. 6. The reasons for not vo...

Clery Act protects students

Clery Act protects students

Michelle Mattich, Co-Editor

October 25, 2018

The year was 1986 and Jeanne Clery, who was only 19 years old, was in her dorm at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. On a specific day, April 5 her dorm was burglarized and she was raped, sodomized, and strangled by a fellow classmate. Little did Jean’s family know, there were already high r...

Voter’s Guide: Kansas midterm general election

Voter’s Guide: Kansas midterm general election

October 24, 2018

This voter's guide to the general election will give information on candidates running for a state office. The Kansas Midterm General Election will take place on Nov. 6 with polls opening in most places by 7 a.m. and closing at 7 p.m.. When you go to vote, take a photo ID. You can take a current driver’s li...

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