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Women in Robotics

Women in Robotics

Michelle Mattich, Reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

At the center of a lego course in the computer room was two young ladies who were eagerly grabbing parts to construct a Lego Ev3 robot. Kaitlyn Thompson, a 6th grader at Seymour Rodgers, and Jordyn Sautter, a 4th grader at Meadowlark Elementary, played with the robot and even added ears and wings to th...

SCCC Foundation hosts ninth annual Phonathon

SCCC Foundation hosts ninth annual Phonathon

Michelle Mattich, Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

It is time for the annual phonathon this year! Student organizations and  volunteer faculty members will call alumni and donors in an attempt to raise $30,000 for scholarships and student activities at Seward County Community College. Chandler Kirkhart, SCCC’s Annual Giving Officer, is in charge ...

SCCC presents You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown

SCCC presents You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown

Angelica Alfaro, Club Reporter

April 11, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

"You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown" is coming to Seward County Community College. The drama and music department will be presenting the spring musical which is based on the comic strips “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz. The 1967 musical comedy is an average day in the life of Charlie Brown. Matthew Sch...

Crusader excels at state competition

Crusader excels at state competition

Amberley Taylor, Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The Crusader News staff made their mark at the Kansas College Media Conference, earning a total of 24 awards at the annual contest for student media. The staff competed in a variety of categories for media, even entering some contests that found them placing higher than some four-year universities. ...

Crusader Logo gets a Makeover

Crusader Logo gets a Makeover

Alondra Trevizo, Club Reporter

April 3, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The Crusader logo just got a makeover! The Crusader is a student run newspaper. Students produce all of the content and Crusader News wanted the logo to reflect that, so they asked the Seward County Community College graphic design classes for help. Four students submitted original logo designs. Their designs wer...

Fosdick leaves her mark on SCCC and the community

Fosdick leaves her mark on SCCC and the community

Amberley Taylor, Editor

March 29, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Seward County Community College not only lost a member of the staff, but lost a friend to many. Joy Fosdick passed away unexpectedly after heart surgery on Monday, March 26. Fosdick was born on November 28, 1955 in Liberal. She attended Liberal schools and even graduated with her associates deg...

Ag partners with cafeteria for higher quality vegetables

Ag partners with cafeteria for higher quality vegetables

Alondra Trevizo, Club Reporter

March 28, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The farm to table approach has just made its way to Seward County Community College. The SCCC Agriculture department has started producing the vegetables that are being used in the cafeteria. The first set of locally grown lettuce and cucumbers were put out on Tuesday, March 12 and students are alrea...

Phi Beta Lambda students compete for spot at Nationals

Phi Beta Lambda students compete for spot at Nationals

Amberley Taylor, Editor

March 27, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Seward County Community College’s Phi Beta Lambda chapter took a group of four SCCC students to compete in the state PBL Leadership Conference at Butler Community College in El Dorado, Kansas. Phi Beta Lambda is a world-wide national business organization that focuses on business and career-rel...

Fans hype Lady Saints from afar

Fans hype Lady Saints from afar

Amberley Taylor, Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Fans gathered, cheered and enjoyed the Lady Saints basketball game, just like they have done for every other game ... but this time, they weren’t in the Greenhouse or even in another school’s gym. They packed the student unions on both the technical and main campus to watch the game via streaming...

Hawkins presents “Lawbreakers for the Common Good”

Hawkins presents “Lawbreakers for the Common Good”

Alondra Trevizo, Reporter

March 22, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Showcase

Anne Hawkins tapped walls and examined floorboards in the 19th century limestone Kansas farmhouse she grew up in. As a young girl, the native Kansan hoped to find secret passageways and hidden rooms where escaped slaves might have harbored. Finding none, she searched the archives to learn where fugitives...

SCCC student among 87 detained at DACA rally

SCCC student among 87 detained at DACA rally

Michelle Mattich, Reporter

March 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The lack of action Congress has taken towards DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) caused many Dreamers to form a human chain, or three layers of people linking hands, to protest the government's lack of answers on this immigration issue. The dreamers locked together to form a mass that was immovable, ...

Time for Telolith!

Time for Telolith!

Michelle Mattich, Reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Calling all creative students! It is time for Seward County Community College’s Telolith. Submit a poem, short story, or art piece for the chance to see your work published. Janice Northerns, an English instructor is in charge of the submissions of writings. Dustin Farmer, an Art instructor is in...

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