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The student news site of Seward County Community College

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Elvis Polvon, Liberal freshman, is a writer and fashion guru.

Elvis Polvon, Reporter

Elvis Polvon is an 18-year-old freshman majoring in journalism. Elvis is also a Liberal local who would love to work for a big name magazine like Vogue or Rolling Stones someday. In his free time, Elvis hangs out with friends & family, scrolls through social media, and/or watches reruns of "Awkward." He is a big fan of Ariana Grande, Lana Del Rey, and Dua Lipa. Elvis is still not sure of where he will transfer to after SCCC.

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This years commencement ceremony for the class of 2020 will look nothing like this, as cancellations happened due to COVID-19. A video will be uploaded this Saturday however, to recognize the efforts of the graduation class.

Graduating amidst COVID-19: A new outlook on an old tradition

April 29, 2020

“Congratulations class of 2020!” These are the words that thousands of graduates across the world strived to hear. Due to COVID-19, like other colleges,...

Staying motivated can be really hard during this coronavirus outbreak. Homework can stack up. Never fear. Crusader has your back.

How to stay motivated for online classes

April 21, 2020

College students hold on by a thread to their motivation to finish the semester strong. Many have used social media to poke fun at their crippling drive...

Many people who need groceries have no one else to get it for them. These markers help protect everyone in the store by following CDC recommendations.

[Photo] Seward gets a ‘D’ for social distancing

April 15, 2020

Many people who need groceries have no one else to get it for them. These markers help protect everyone in the store by following CDC recommendations....

Top 10 documentaries everyone should see on Netflix

Top 10 documentaries everyone should see on Netflix

April 14, 2020

With Governor Kelly’s stay-at-home order, Crusader News gathered the 10 best documentaries to watch while at home. From Miss Americana to The Keepers,...

Elvis Polvon, freshman mass communications major, does all his work from the dining table in his parents' home. “Sometimes it’s hard because I get distracted so easily, but I heavily rely on my planner,” he said.

[Photo] Long distance learning changes lives of students

April 10, 2020

Elvis Polvon, freshman mass communications major, does all his work from the dining table in his parents' home. “Sometimes it’s hard because I get...

Elvis Polvon and Rebecca Irby bring you Saints Stories as part of Crusader News' podcast. The freshmen start off their series asking students what advice they'd give their younger self.

Saints Stories: Podcast features students’ advice to their younger self

March 27, 2020

Editor's Note: This was recorded before spring break. We decided it was time to publish a few stories that are back to "normal" - whatever that is...

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic church is one of the many churches SCCC students attend in Liberal. Sophomore Destiny Duran attends this church and plans to give up spending so much money during lent.

Students ‘give up’ things for Lent

March 26, 2020

Every year residents of Liberal ring in Lent with Shrove Tuesday, or better known to us as “Pancake Day,” with a big celebration. Then, many quickly...

Jaci Oakley, Shattuck, Oklahoma, grabs a grounder and throws the ball back to second for the force out against Clarendon College during a game on March 5. Little did the sophomore shortstop know that this was the last time she’d play at home this season. The NJCAA canceled all spring sports due to the COVID-19 virus.

[Photo] NJCAA cancels spring sports, SCCC athletics supports decision

March 19, 2020

Jaci Oakley, Shattuck, Oklahoma, grabs a grounder and throws the ball back to second for the force out against Clarendon College during a game on March...

SCCC moves to online classes March 23

March 17, 2020

In response to current conditions surrounding the Coronavirus disease, the Seward County Community College executive team decided to move classes online...

Hannah Schulman, freshman from Colorado Springs, helps her team get to victory with great pitching skills.

Lady Saints win against Clarendon college

March 6, 2020

The Lady Saints softball team won against Clarendon College on March 5. During the first game, the score ended with a score 17-16, and during the last...

Whitney Hay placed first in the Liberal leg of the Pancake Day race, but lost to Olney, England by three seconds.

SCCC student Whitney Hay takes first in Liberal’s Pancake Day race

February 26, 2020

The Pancake Day race tradition carried for 71 years brings the two sister cities together every year right before Lent. Since 1950, Liberal and Olney,...

The cheer squad usually performs during a time out and half times. Their routines involve dances and stunts. Sophomore Emily Borjas is seen doing a liberty stunt in the background.

SCCC Spirit Squad gives inside look at revamped team

February 5, 2020

You see them on the sidelines in the Greenhouse. They cheer on the Saints and the Lady Saints during basketball games. They entertain crowds at half-time....

Cheerleader Alicyn Carey crowns fellow cheerleader Celia Gutierrez. Gutierrez said she was shocked and couldn't believe it!

2020 Homecoming king and queen crowned

February 3, 2020

The 2020 Seward County Community College homecoming king and queen coronation was held on Feb. 1. Qaiyoom “Q” Olanlege and Celia Gutierrez were crowned...

Greg Johnson (#5) pushes his way through Hutchinson’s defense. Johnson is a freshmen from Little Rock, AR.

[Photo] Saints lose close game

February 3, 2020

Greg Johnson (#5) pushes his way through Hutchinson’s defense. Johnson is a freshmen from Little Rock, AR.

Cyara Heredia

January 27, 2020

Cyara Heredia was crowned Miss Teen Kansas 2020 in Lawrence recently. The sophomore will now advance to the Miss Teen USA 2020 competition in the spring. A...

Juliet Nava is a freshman from Liberal and majoring in Biology. She hopes to be a dentist one day.

Juliet Nava

January 22, 2020

What does a weekday look like to you? I usually wake up around 8 a.m. and get ready. I then speed to class or to Liberal High School because I tutor...

The 2020 Grammy Awards are set to air on Jan. 26 on CBS at 7 p.m.

Opinion: who will take home a Grammy this year?

January 15, 2020

The 2020 Grammy Awards season is now in full-bloom. The Grammys will take place on Jan. 26. However, this award show will make a statement other awards...

Liberal's Recreation Department plans to move into the old middle school in March 2020.

[Photo] Liberal Rec looks forward to new location in 2020

December 10, 2019

Liberal's Recreation Department plans to move into the old middle school in March 2020.

The DC comic based film,

Review: Is “Joker” glorifying violence and mental illness?

October 10, 2019

If I had to describe the movie “Joker” in one word, it would be: INTENSE! On Oct. 4, the DC comic based film about the infamous Joker, was released...

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