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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

Annette Meza, Liberal sophomore, is the managing editor.

Annette Meza, Managing Editor

Annette Meza is a sophomore journalism major. She is 19 years old and was born and raised in Liberal. In her free time, she likes to hang out with friends, study astrology, write, read, scroll on social media and watch her favorite shows. She plans to transfer to the University of Kansas to earn her bachelor’s in journalism and work at a newspaper or magazine one day.

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Spring musical auditions start Thursday, Friday

Spring musical auditions start Thursday, Friday

January 23, 2019

Seward County Community College is proud to present Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” with Book by Doug Wright, Music by Alan Menken, and Lyrics by...

  The Lady Saints fight for a loose ball against Dodge City on Jan 19. The Lady Saints played in the Greenhouse vs Dodge City. Seward won 63-51.

Lady Saints sweep weekend games

January 22, 2019

The Lady Saints swept two games over the weekend. This brings the No. 11 women’s team to a record of 17-2 and 9-1 in the Kansas Jayhawk Conference. On...

Celia Gutierrez is an Education major from Mexico but raised in Liberal. She is a member of the college cheer team.

Celia Gutierrez

January 18, 2019

If you ever had kids, how many would you like? "I would like three." When did you decide you wanted kids? "The age I decided I wanted kids was when...

Danny Vasquez, Liberal drafting major, helps a grade schooler build a gingerbread house. Vasquez is part of the new club, Circle K International. The club is dedicated to community service and helping others.

New club serves community

December 11, 2018

There's a new club on campus that goes by the name of Circle K international. This club is all about community service. Even though the club just started...

Cat memes have been here since the beginning of time. everyone knows cats love christmas trees.

10 memes to get you through the holidays

December 6, 2018

Christmas is just right around the corner and we all know that means seeing the ridiculously funny yet relatable memes that circle around the timeline...

At las delicias, a taco plate is $6 and comes with five tacos, salsa and limon.

El Pastorcito and Las Delicias

December 3, 2018

The first truck we hit was El Pastorcito, where we ordered 5 tacos of carne asada. These tacos came with avocado slices as toppings but not onions or cilantro,...

A petry dish is used to test the different strains of antibiotics are resistant to MRSA. this was the research bridges program presented at the conference.

Bridges program presents research at Indianapolis

November 29, 2018

Seward County Community Colleges’ Bridges program flew to Indiana, Indianapolis the week of Nov. 14-16. There, they presented the research they had been...

As members of this community and students of SCCC, its important we take care of the land and environment around us. If we want to leave something behind for our kids in the future. we must start now and change the ways we handle waste.

Taking care of Mother Nature starts now

November 27, 2018

By the end of the semester, our class of 28 will have surely killed a tree. Every single class period in First Year Seminar an assignment on paper was...

Traditional Thanksgiving means different foods for different people

November 14, 2018

Thanksgiving just isn't the same without food. Seward County Community College makes sure students and the community get their fair share every year....

During Day of the Dead, people will put the food and drinks that their loved ones used to eat and drink out in memory of them.

SCCC students honor their loved ones for The Day of the Dead

November 5, 2018

People flood the streets of Ameca, Jalisco, Mexico, dressed in bright colorful traditional dresses. Their faces are painted like skulls and men dressed...

Vaping and juuling are popular among college students at Seward County Community College and across the nation. Vape pens are used not only for entertainment, but to help cigarette smokers stop smoking.

Vaping is big trend among college students

October 31, 2018

Sitting in his living room, trying to destress from a long day of work and classes, Irvin Gaspar fills a vape tank with juice. He leans back on the couch...

Steven Martinez is a pre-pharmacy major from Liberal. Martinez enjoys hanging out with friends and family, watching movies, running and playing soccer.

Steven Martinez

October 29, 2018

What are your hobbies? "Hanging out with friends and family, watch movies, i used to like to run  a lot but i don't have a lot of time now, and i...

College is payed for!

[Photo] Noehly Ayala

October 26, 2018

College is payed for!

All four journalists Marco A. Alcocer, Enrique Rodriguez Franz, Janeth Vasquez, Valerie Mendoza are at Seward County Community College explaining how they got to where they are.

Humanities Kansas Invites local Latino Journalists to speak on Media and the Latino Community

September 20, 2018

Spanish Media is underexposed in Kansas. A call for change is in question “Everything starts with action. Progress happens with action." SCCC...

(Photo from Chasing the American Dream)

Humanities Kansas partners with SCCC to showcase SWKS Culture.

September 19, 2018

Seward County Community College partnered with Humanities Kansas (HK) to show the rest of the state what living in Southwest Kansas is actually like. It...

Janice Northerns, English instructor, had the opportunity to meet other writers at Sewanee Writers Conference during the summer. She received a scholarship to attend the workshop and rub shoulders with those who have published work. Northerns plans to incorporate what she learned as part of the Creative Writing class she teaches in the fall.

Northerns wins scholarship to Sewanee Writers Conference

September 14, 2018

Maybe you’ve seen her roaming around Seward County Community College’s campus, or maybe you’ve actually been one of her students in an English Composition,...

Brittany Brooks is a music major from Tyrone, Oklahoma. In her free time, Brooks enjoys going to church, hanging out with friends and singing. She hopes to someday make a career out of singing and even teach it.

Brittany Brooks

September 5, 2018

Why did you choose to come to SCCC? "It’s cheap and Its close. Also it helps me become independent away from home." Do you live on campus? How do...

With a new coaching stuff and 10 new freshman, the Lady Saints Volleyball team looks to have another successful season with a possible National Tournament appearance.

Lady Saints Volleyball has high hopes for new season

August 31, 2018

The 2018 Lady Saints volleyball team hit the Greenhouse for the first time this season on Saturday. With a new coaching staff and a roster boasting 10...

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