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Parody: Do you want to pass your finals?

December 9, 2019

Happy finals week! Crusader brings you their annual parody to close out the semester and get finals started with a laugh.

Two alleged sexual assaults have been reported in a month on the Seward County Community College Campus.

SCCC responds to two alleged sexual assaults on campus

December 5, 2019

Two Seward County Community College students were accused of seperate incidents of sexual assault on campus recently. The first incident occurred on November...

Lukwago doesn’t mind taking a walk on a cold day, as long as she can bundle up. Although she’s hardly visible underneath her coat and hat, she says she’ll be noticed by friends and acquaintances when she goes out.

‘Walking dynamite’ lights up community

December 4, 2019

O n a chilly November morning, a tiny woman, bundled up tight in a blue and black winter coat and shielded from the sun by a blue bucket hat, follows...

Pumpkin pie is a must have on Thanksgiving, especially during the free Thanksgiving lunch Seward County Community College put on for the community and students.

The true meaning of Thanksgiving

November 25, 2019

After Halloween, America’s collective energy seems to go directly into preparing for Christmas. Stores trade out their pumpkins and costumes for lights...

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“Ok boomer” meme reveals generational divides

November 12, 2019

It’s on hoodies, in the news and on every social media site known to the Internet; it even has its own song. The “Ok boomer” meme is the latest joke...

Taco Bell

October 29, 2019

At Taco Bell, we were able to get enough food to feed several people, perhaps a whole family, for $5 and some change.  We got two tostadas, and...

McDonald’s

October 29, 2019

For $5, we were able to purchase two McChickens and two cheeseburgers. We think they both tasted pretty good. The chicken wasn’t as crispy as most...

The best part about halloween is leading up to Oct. 31 and watching scary movies. For some reason, they are scarier than during the rest of the year.

5 movies to start your Halloween off right

October 24, 2019

Even more essential than the activities of pumpkin carving or trick-or-treating on Halloween, is the tradition of curling up under a blanket with a cup...

Presidential elections 2020

Presidential elections 2020

October 18, 2019

With primaries for the 2020 presidential election beginning as early as February, it’s never too soon to begin researching candidates, and so far, 19...

Businesses in Liberal, such as El Pastorcito on main street are common to be found. You can find one right next to the grocery store or even a car lot. Hispanic owned businesses add a cultural flare to the town.

Hispanic heritage shapes Liberal’s community through business

October 15, 2019

The image that many may associate with the concept of small town Kansas probably doesn’t involve a heavy focus on Hispanic customs and culture, but...

Mario Kart took the Seward County Community College campus by storm when the game dropped in the app store. Students played it before class, in between classes and sometimes even during class. Most said the game for their phones gave them reminded them of childhood, playing the game on a Wii.

Students weigh in on new Mario Kart game

October 10, 2019

When a new, mobile version of Nintendo’s Mario Kart game hit the app store recently, it was met with instantaneous popularity, taking the world, and...

Students in the First Year Seminar classes took a computer course on preventing sexual assault. The module was to help students know how to stay safe.

Freshmen undergo sexual assault training

September 27, 2019

For the first time in recent years, Seward County Community College is requiring freshmen to complete a course on sexual assault as part of the first year...

Ty Hughbbanks has taught at SCCC for four years now, though this is his second stent. Hughbanks has traveled to many countries and says that being selfish before you can settle down is important.

Hughbanks imparts wisdom in Q&A

September 26, 2019

Before the interview could begin with Seward County Community College biology instructor Ty Hughbanks, he had an important question of his own he needed...

On Monday, the Ag department discovered most of their peaches had been picked. The department was disappointed because they intended to sell the peaches for a fundraiser.

Missing peaches spark confusion

September 10, 2019

 The sun rose over the Agriculture department Monday morning on campus to reveal that a large portion of the department’s peaches were missing.  “I...

“It Chapter Two” is worth the watch

September 10, 2019

The long awaited sequel to Stephen King’s 2017 “It” remake, “It Chapter Two,” made its way into theaters on Sept. 6. As a horror junkie, I was,...

When the internet goes out, everyone has to get creative to teach and get their jobs done. Students in the TRIO office were still able to do math via a wire connection to the smart screen.

Outage impacts SCCC staff

September 4, 2019

While an internet outage may seem like only a minor concern to some, the routines of many staff members were affected. Developmental English instructor...

Former SCCC student Marissa Morales and criminal justice major, Osvaldo Morales speak to behavioral science major, Molleigh McCormack about SCCC's Block and Bridal club. Block and Bridal is an agriculture based club but you do not have to be an AG major in order to be in the club, McCormack stated.

SCCC clubs welcome anybody to join

August 27, 2019

As classes start up once again at Seward County Community College, many students may find themselves embarking on a mission to join a club that suits their...

Ken Trzaska, SCCC president, urges new students to be give 100% in everything they do. Saints Welcome Day was in the Greenhouse on Aug. 19.

SCCC welcomes incoming freshmen at playfair

August 20, 2019

The nervous, excited chatter of a fresh new batch of college freshmen filled the hot air in the Seward County Community College gym as President Ken Trzaska...

The end of the semester means papers, research and tests. Take a study break with Student Government Association's de-stress week.

Take a break from studying with de-stress week

April 29, 2019

With the end of the semester quickly approaching, many Seward County Community College students may find themselves feeling overwhelmed by deadlines and...

Hayden Marties measures ingredients for a lab project making soap. For many chemistry II students, it was trial and error. Calculations had to be made to make sure the right combination of oil and lye was mixed. Too much lye is could cause burning to skin.

Chemistry students design, create soaps

April 25, 2019

When most people think of chemistry, images of complicated equations and strange, dangerous chemicals may come to mind. However, Seward County Community...

Nati da Rocha gets excited about winning the giant chocolate bunny. The Easter egg she found in the bookstore matched up to this prize. More than 300 eggs were hidden but not all offered prizes.

Egg-cellent dash

April 16, 2019

A sea of excited students waited with bated breath outside of the Seward County Community College bookstore. Everyone chatted nervously with their friends,...

Sophomore pre-pharmacy majors, Huy Cam and Karlo Flores take a look at the project they have been working on. Cam and Flores test a bacteria and an anti-biotic that theyve produced in their lab together to see whether or not the bacteria is resistant to the anti-biotic.

SCCC students get accepted into pharmacy school

April 16, 2019

The idea of attending college for six years might seem like more of a punishment than a reward to most, but for Seward County Community College sophomore...

In order to become a U.S. Citizen, you must learn the answers to 100 questions. To pass the test, you have to get six questions correct in an oral exam.

SCCC classes help community members earn their citizenship

April 5, 2019

Citizenship isn’t something that most United States inhabitants will ever have to worry about. For those that are born here, citizenship is automatic;...

Crusader staff finds that people actually don't want to share their opinions in fear of saying the wrong thing or offending others. (Photo Illustration)

Having an opinion today is difficult

March 29, 2019

These days, it’s hard to turn on the TV or browse Facebook without encountering some sort of discussion about racial issues. I’m certain that I’m...

White privilege is the idea that one possesses inherent advantages in society because of their race. We can see this play out through financial and social statuses but location as well. (Photo Illustration)

Students: White privilege is VERY real

March 27, 2019

For many, it’s no secret that some forms of racial discrimination are more obvious than others. Whether it comes in the form of a slur, a hate crime,...

A fun run will take place on March 30 to help raise money for Guymon's Police Department  K9 unit.

Sigma Chi Chi hosts fundraiser for Guymon police dogs

March 27, 2019

After a three a year hiatus, Seward County Community College’s law enforcement club, Sigma Chi Chi, is making a comeback. This time around, members have...

Take the pledge to end relationship violence by wearing orange on Wednesday. Seward County Community College is bringing awareness about healthy ways to date.

SCCC support services promote dating violence awareness

February 26, 2019

From casual flings to serious, long term relationships, most students will explore dating at some point during their college years. While exploring can...

It's winter and a snowy weekend is looming. We've got some ideas for your Netflix binge. (Posters provided by Netflix Originals media kits.)

5 Netflix originals that you need to watch right now

February 18, 2019

With thousands of movies and shows to choose from, Netflix has something for just about everyone. With all of these options, though, it can be hard to...

Single students celebrate Valentine’s Day

Single students celebrate Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2019

Valentine’s Day: some love it, some dread it, and others just don’t quite know how to feel about it. Although most of us know what Valentine’s Day...

PBL members help set up the new boutique. This boutique will help women who are seeking employment by offering clothing and help for interviews.

SCCC’s E-boutique Helps Unemployed Women Get Hired

February 12, 2019

Anyone who has ever pursued a job understands just how challenging the hiring process can be. From filling out complicated applications to preparing for...

Ali Lucero talks to Neil Hoelting a representative from Wichita State. Students ask questions about financial aid and what the steps are to transfer.

Take the fear out of transferring

February 4, 2019

As the spring semester swings into full gear and graduating students prepare to transfer to four-year universities in the fall, many students are discovering...

Mario Loredo is a freshman from Liberal. Get

Mario Loredo

February 1, 2019

What’s the last good movie you saw? Why did you like it? “Logan. I just thought it was really good.” What’s the last thing you watched on Netflix?...

On Jan. 29, Taste of Kansas was hosted in the SCCC library in order to celebrate Kansas' birthday. There were over 50 dishes varying from over 10 countries.

Students taste the world at Kansas day celebration

January 29, 2019

As you walked into the Hobble Academic building, the smell of food instantly hit. People smiled and followed the smell to the library where there were...

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