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Crusader News

The student news site of Seward County Community College

Crusader News

The student news site of Seward County Community College

Crusader News


Melvin Le, Dennis Le and Josh Swanson share a laugh during their victory celebration after finding out they are a nationally ranked team. Dennis Le is the only concurrent high school student on the team and chose to join because his schedule wouldn’t allow him to participate in the high school team.

New club buzzes into nationals

Laura Gillespie, Editor
February 1, 2022

Nationals await this year's new Quiz Bowl team. Seward County Community College began the club during the fall semester with the hopes of just having enough...

SCCC student has own YouTube channel

Maria Coronado, Reporter
January 31, 2022

While many use YouTube as a place to watch videos – for Paola Estrada, YouTube is a part of her hobby. Seward County Community College nursing major...

Kit Hernandez is a faculty member at SCCC since August 2021 and is from Ely, Minnesota. Hernandez said that once she got here she had to get used to the weather because it was hotter here than in Ely, Minnesota.

Kit Hernandez

Maddie Garrison , Reporter
January 28, 2022

If you could change your name, what would it be? Why? I wouldn't change my name – I didn't like it at first but it’s what I go by.   If your...

 Elizabeth Horinek, a major from Sublette, drives thirty miles every day to attend classes. Even though she misses out on some opportunities, Horenik says commuting is a smart idea for anyone trying to save money.

Cutting the Cost

Megan Berg , Reporter
January 27, 2022

Waking up every day 30 minutes earlier than needed sounds like a pain for any college student. Add an early class to that scenario and a student barely...

Yolanda Morales born and raised in Liberal and is majoring in education at SCCC.

Yolanda Morales

Reece Hay and Jessica Madrigal
January 26, 2022

What is your biggest pet peeve? Why?  My biggest pet peeve is whenever I go to the gym and people drop the weights. A lot of people tend to over exaggerate...

Vanessa Mora, a second-year cosmetology student, aspires to someday open her own beauty salon somewhere outside of Liberal.

Vanessa Mora

Sara Lock and Laura Gillespie
January 24, 2022

Why did you choose SCCC?  To be honest it’s just because I’m from here. I prefer being with my family and I didn’t want to go somewhere far so...

Even though area school districts have either canceled classes for the week or reinstated masks, SCCC remains maskless. The choice is left in the hands of individuals.

Despite rising COVID numbers, college will not require masks — for now

Laura Gillespie, Editor
January 21, 2022

At this time, Seward County Community College will not go back to mandatory masks on campus despite the fact that the Liberal school district did last...

Something is always growing at the Ag department

Something is always growing at the Ag department

Victoria Martins, Photographer
January 20, 2022

On the northeast side of the Seward County Community College campus sits the Agriculture building. The three greenhouses on the side and back often go...

SCribbles members Melvin Le, Josh Swanson and Shandon Classen take part in a club favorite game “Tell Tale”. This game involves coming up with a story based on the three cards one draws. 
Le says “The game is a great way to showcase your creativity”.

Creative writers hit campus with competition, clubs

Laura Gillespie , Copy Editor
January 18, 2022

Artists have an opportunity this week to share their stories of “justice” at the upcoming Open Mic Night on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in SU214 (above...

Noah Burton is a freshman from Chichester England. Burton’s major is physical education.

Noah Burton

Laura Gillespie, Copy Editor
January 14, 2022

What was the biggest culture shock moving from England to the United States?  First food. Food is definitely big culture-wise. It is more sugary than...

Working out or hardly working?

Reece Hay , Reporter
January 13, 2022

Junior Franco is a sophomore from Liberal. Franco majors in pre-med and for his work study he works in the wellness center. For work he cleans, checks people in, greets people and provides a welcome environment.

Opportunity for financial gain

Laura Gillespie, Copy Editor
January 12, 2022

Students have an opportunity to make money on campus through Work Study, a federal and local program.  SCCC has many positions available to students...

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