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SCCC students speak up about future of vaping

As a vapor cloud rises in the air, an American flag hangs proudly behind it. With 47 states already having restrictions such as no indoor vaping, people are showing initiative to make a change in the nation. Massachusetts has even took steps further and banned the sale of all vaping products for four months.

Calen Moore, Co-Editor

October 2, 2019

A puff of steam escaped Hailey Logarth’s mouth and filled the room. The air smelled like strawberry, mint, watermelon and tasted like candy. However, behind the bubble gum exterior lies controversy. So much so, that Logarth asked for her name to be changed. The vaping controversy began in earnest w...

SCCC hosts new community jazz band

 Music majors, Ruby Molina and Miguel Armendariz, play their alto saxophones, while sophomore Maggie Ibarra adds cowbell to a latin tune.

Rebecca Irby, Reporter

October 2, 2019

A community jazz band has been formed on the Seward County Community College campus. Music major students, Ruby Molina, Miguel Armendarez, Rebecca Irby, and Manuel Villalobos, have organized an opportunity for the community to join in and play music with SCCC musicians. Darin Workman, the instrumental music instru...

Scroggs shares passion and knowledge for essential oils

An essential oils class was held at the SCCC industrial tech on Sept. 24. Essential oils enthusiast, Debbie Scroggs, taught the class and brought her own samples for the students to try.

Annette Meza, Co-Editor

October 1, 2019

The aroma of lavender filled the room of the business meeting room at Seward County Community College’s Industrial Technical School. Essential oil guide books laid on the table titled “Essential Oils 101.”  The evening class on Sept. 24 was open to the community and covered all the basics someo...

SCCC foundation hosts 25th annual auction

SCCC foundation hosts 25th annual auction

William Swanson, Reporter

October 1, 2019

On Sept. 14, Seward County Community College held its annual foundation auction out at the Activity center. This year marks the 25th anniversary since SCCC started holding the auctions, where people can bid on certain items in which the proceeds go towards funding for scholarships for students here ...

Freshmen undergo sexual assault training

Students in the First Year Seminar classes took a computer course on preventing sexual assault. The module was to help students know how to stay safe.

Cheyenne Miller, Copy Editor

September 27, 2019

For the first time in recent years, Seward County Community College is requiring freshmen to complete a course on sexual assault as part of the first year seminar classes. The course, hosted by the website EVERFI, explores potentially unhealthy aspects of relationships in college, and guides students...

Louie’s Place set to gain meal equivalency rule for SCCC students with meal plan

The SCCC cafeteria and Louie's Place will have a new rule for students who have a 19 meal plan. Students will now be able to eat at Louie's Place for breakfast, lunch and dinner if they please and that one meal will be counted towards the meal plan.

Annette Meza, Co-Editor

September 23, 2019

A recent delay occurred at Louie’s Place, the grab and go food service at Seward County Community College’s Industrial Technology campus. Unlike last year, students are being asked to pay in cash only, not being allowed to use their meal plan card ever since the beginning of the semester. This proble...

KRCS hosts used shoe fundraiser on campus

The Kansas Respiratory Care Society is hosting a shoe drive at Seward County Community Drive. Drop boxes are located at the Allied Health Building, outside the SCCC library and the bookstore. Students and community members will be able to donate from Sept. 
 1-Sept. 25. (Photo illustration)

Brittani Lauppe, Reporter

September 12, 2019

The Kansas Respiratory Care Society is currently hosting a shoe donation based fundraiser to raise money for respiratory therapy scholarships here at Seward County Community College.  These scholarships include the Russ Babb Scholarship, the Jeff Scobee Leadership Development Scholarship and the Jeff Scobee...

Missing peaches spark confusion

On Monday, the Ag department discovered most of their peaches had been picked. The department was disappointed because they intended to sell the peaches for a fundraiser.

Calen Moore, Cheyenne Miller, and Annette Meza

September 10, 2019

 The sun rose over the Agriculture department Monday morning on campus to reveal that a large portion of the department’s peaches were missing.  “I came in Monday morning and one of the last trees we had producing a lot of peaches was just picked clean,” Joshua Morris, Ag instructor, said....

Annual foundation auction tickets available

The scholarship auction features donated items like this quilt. All proceeds from the auction go toward student scholarships at Seward County Community College.

September 10, 2019

It’s that time of year — the annual Foundation Party Auction to raise funds for student scholarship and programs at SCCC. This year, the Silver and Gold theme highlights 25 years of Foundation auctions, and 50 years of SCCC operations. Plan now to attend the big night of fun, this Saturday, Sept....

College celebrates 50 years over Labor Day weekend

One of the oldest cars in the contest is from 1929 and entered by Delani Geory.

Rebecca Irby, Reporter

September 3, 2019

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Seward County Community College’s opening. To celebrate this milestone, SCCC hosted many festivities over the Labor Day weekend such as a pancake breakfast, an opportunity to check out seward athletics, lawn games, campus tours, the Hall of Saints Alumni inducti...

The big 5-0h

Marian Long, SCCC alumnus, brought a few memorable pieces along with her to the college's 50th anniversary celebration, Aug. 31. The 83-year-old was a member of the first class, therefore, she was involved in the very first Phi Theta Kappa club.

Annette Meza, Co-Editor

September 3, 2019

Seward County Community College held the first-ever Hall of Saints Alumni Induction and Gala ceremony at the Fairfield Inn Convention Center on Aug. 31.  The event celebrated 50 years as a standing institution. Community members, students and educators not only got the chance to enjoy a meal at the ...

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