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Contest spooks Crusader

Contest spooks Crusader

Angelica Alfaro and Michelle Mattich

October 19, 2017


Filed under News, SC Life, Showcase

Crusader will be running a halloween contest on Instagram. The rules are simple. Take a picture in your halloween costume, use the hashtag #spooky4crusader and tag us @crusadernews. Make sure to be following Crusader’s Instagram. Anyone can enter the contest and each person will be put in a drawing to win ...

SCCC enrollment decreases

SCCC enrollment decreases

Amberley Taylor, Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Community colleges all over the state of Kansas have experienced a decrease in enrollment. At Seward County Community College, this is no different. This academic year, enrollment has decreased by 9.93 percent, or 181 students, since last year. Some of the change in enrollment numbers is due to SCCC t...

Louie’s Place comes to SCCC

Louie’s Place comes to SCCC

Alondra Trevizo, Reporter

October 13, 2017


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The need to rush home and get food before class will no longer be an issue! Louie’s Place, a food and convenience store will open its doors to Seward County Community College in Mid-October. Louie’s place will be located at the Technical School and provide a wide range of food options. The idea o...

Concealed carry laws change

Concealed carry laws change

Amberley Taylor and Alondra Trevizo, Copy Editor and Reporter

September 28, 2017


Filed under News, SC Life, Showcase

Students can now be exposed to firearms on Seward County Community College’s campus. On July 1, 2017, the concealed carry law in Kansas became relevant to college campuses, including SCCC. Many students are unaware of this new gun control law. Students that are legal citizens and at least 21 y...

SCCC hosts blood-drive

SCCC hosts blood-drive

Amberley Taylor, Copy Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Seward County Community College is hosting one of three blood drives for this academic year on Tuesday, October 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m in the Student Union. This is one of the three blood drives SCCC will be hosting this year; there will also be blood drives on Feb. 28 and April 25. SCCC has made ...

Students feel the heat

Students feel the heat

Angelica Alfaro, Alondra Trevizo, Michelle Mattich, and Amberley Taylor

September 26, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, News, SC Life, Showcase

With shaking hands and watering eyes, Jose Alvarado took the table to defend his title as the quickest jalapeno eater at the Seward County Community College Annual Jalapeno Eating Contest during Hispanic Heritage Month. While some could handle the heat, others had to get out of the kitchen. Followi...

Library to start online book club

Library to start online book club

Alondra Trevizo, Reporter

September 25, 2017


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The Seward County Community College library is starting an online book club via the “SCCC Library Book Group” Facebook page for students or staff that enjoy reading. The online book club allows you to interact and have fun with your fellow book-loving peers. Every month, the book club will draw the nam...

SCCC takes action on alcohol prevention

SCCC takes action on alcohol prevention

Andrea Sanchez, Reporter

September 21, 2017


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Raise the Bar took place on Wednesday, Sept. 20 at the Student Union. The event, funded by Seward County Community College’s alcohol prevention grant, was put on in conjunction with the Liberal area Rape Crisis Center and Domestic Violence Services (LARC DVS), Liberal Police Department, Tapestry Psy...

DACA demise affects students’ future

DACA demise affects students’ future

Michelle Mattich, Reporter

September 12, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, News, Showcase

After the Trump Administration announced the rescinding of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Sarahi Aguilera felt like her life was totally turned upside down She was on the verge of tears and her voice broke when she tried to talk about what might happen next … because she didn’t k...

DACA: What you need to know

DACA: What you need to know

Angelica Alfaro, Editor

September 12, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, News, Showcase

We cut through all of the "information" and boiled it down to these main points. If you are a "Dreamer," you need to know these things.

SCCC hosts hurricane relief efforts

SCCC hosts hurricane relief efforts

Amberley Taylor, Reporter

September 1, 2017


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When the Seward County Community College athletic department heard that Hurricane Harvey in Southeast Texas impacted many current and former Saints and Lady Saints, they took action. Saints athletics will collect donations and money through a variety of events this next week. “The athletic dep...

Hurricane Harvey disaster hits close to home

Hurricane Harvey disaster hits close to home

Amberley Taylor and Angel Meza

August 29, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Hurricane Harvey, a horrific hurricane happening in the southeast part of Texas, is impacting many lives nationwide, including the lives of Seward County Community College students and their family members. As a whole, SCCC has approximately 69 students from the state of Texas, not including students...

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