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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


Arts major, Bri Linnear is a freshman from Denver, Colorado. During her time here at Seward County Community College, she has been on the women’s basketball team.

Bri Linnear

Dani Arellano, Multimedia Editor
April 26, 2022

If you could have one superpower, what would it be and why? I wish I could teleport, and I would probably use it to teleport between my home and here.  What...

Pre-Nursing major, Yancie Franklin is a freshman from Campo, Colorado. During her time here at Seward County Community College, she has been on the cheerleading squad.

Yancie Franklin

Laura Gillespie , Editor
April 21, 2022

When did you start cheerleading?  I started to cheer my freshman year of high school. I cheered for two years there and then tried out for the team...

Helping as an athletic trainer, Alonzo Mendoza is a sophomore from Spearman, Texas. Mendoza is a pre-medical major because he wants to help as many athletes as he can.

Alonzo Mendoza

Melvin Le and Laura Gillespie
April 8, 2022

How do you plan to spend Good Friday and Easter? I plan to go home and spend it with my family since we’re Catholic. They want me to go eat fish with...

Molly Adams

Molly Adams

Maddie Garrison , Reporter
April 1, 2022

What is the thing that will finally break the internet? I think that there are a couple of things that could break the internet, especially politics...

Super sophomore, Emily Johnson, who is also a super mom with four children, returns to school to finish her teacher degree. Johnson is from Hugoton and she owns her very own business which started as a hobby.

Emily Johnson

Melvin Le , Reporter
March 9, 2022

What are your plans for Spring Break? Oh, goodness. I own my own business [Meek&Mild] that I've created and it’s a healthy plant-based lotion,...

KYLIX club president, Melissa Alvarez is from Guymon, Oklahoma. Alvarez is majoring in art because she has always loved art.

Melissa Alvarez

Laura Gillespie and Melvin Le
March 4, 2022

What are your favorite hobbies? What do you like to do? Oh my gosh, what do I not like to do is the question. I am very crafty, I like to say I am creative....

Macey Merydith is a first-year pre-nursing student from Booker, Texas. Merydith is a full-time commuting college student who balances working at Ninja Sushi Steakhouse and her future dreams of becoming a Registered Nurse.

Macy Merydith

Dani Arellano and Ashanti Thompson
February 18, 2022

Why did you decide to come to Seward County Community college and where do you plan to transfer?  I had a couple of different reasons as to why I decided...

Dennis Le, a nursing major from Liberal, holds a picture of his childhood celebrity crush, Grant Gustin.

Dennis Le

Melvin Le, Reporter
February 4, 2022

What is it like to be a concurrent student? I really hate commuting from the high school to the college. It’s worth the sacrifice to see my friends...

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...

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...

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...

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