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The Crusader

The student news site of Seward County Community College

The Crusader

The student news site of Seward County Community College

The Crusader

Maria Coronado

Maria Coronado, Reporter

Maria Coronado is an 18-year-old freshman and a Liberal native. She is currently an undecided major, but has many interests like photography and baking. In her free time, Maria likes to watch “The Office” and listen to music. The most important things to her are her family, friends and pets.

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The Nutrition Cave is open Monday-Thursday from seven in the morning till five in the evening along with Friday’s from seven in the morning to two in the afternoon. Stop by to get protein shakes and teas like these!

Nutrition Cave

As we walked into the cave we were welcomed with a delicious smell of fruit. The Nutrition Cave at 1406 W 15th St. in Liberal fits its description. It...

Commencement will be on Saturday, May 8 at 9 a.m. and at 11 a.m. It will be live streamed through Facebook live.

Commencement will look different, but SCCC will have it live

Maria Coronado, Reporter
April 27, 2021

With graduation coming up ahead Seward County Community College is excited to announce the plans for this year's graduation. Last year students were not...

This semester the SCCC English department is hosting a Celebration of Creative Writing night. It expands on the annual poetry coffee house by adding other types of writing to the event. It will be tonight at 7 p.m. in the band room.

Celebrating creative writers

Maria Coronado, Reporter
April 15, 2021

Looking for something positive to do during COVID stay-at-home and precautions, Pat Mann took Seward County Community College's creative writing course...

Godzilla vs. Kong premiered at Southgate Cinema 6 movie theaters on Friday night.

Godzilla vs. Kong

Maria Coronado
April 6, 2021

Editor's note: SPOILERS AHEAD Godzilla vs. Kong has been one of the most expected movies of the year. It’s a movie that’s been made before,...

Students raced around campus looking for eggs. some hidden obvious places others not so much.

Saints on the hunt for eggs

Students took off as the clock struck 8 a.m. in the search of eggs scattered across campus. The egg hunt consisted of 300 eggs hidden all around the campus.  Wade...

Janeth Vazquez is a local advocate and teaches the citizenship classes at Seward County Community   College. Vazquez has been part of numerous protests and orginaztions that help support DACA awareness and pathways to citizenship. Dreamers like Sarahi Aguilera had come to Washington D.C to help advocate not only for DACA but for the rights of undocumented immigrants. Aguilera is a recent graduate of Seward County Community College  and is a advocate for the community.  She celebrates and hopes that the American  Dream and Promise Act will help all 11 million undocumented immigrants.

American Dream, Promise Act sparks hope for DACA recipients

Maria Coronado
March 22, 2021

T he House of Representatives voted on March 18 to create a path to citizenship for an estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants.    The American...

After a lot of studying and hard work, students show off their certificates for earning their citizenship.

Classes help students become US citizens

Maria Coronado
March 22, 2021

Janeth Vazquez hopes the US citizenship course she teaches at Seward County Community College can be useful for students planning on becoming citizens.  With...

Students and faculty talk about a women that they admire in their lives. March 8 is International Women's Day something that was started 1911.

[Photo] Crusader celebrates International Women’s day

March 8, 2021

Students and faculty talk about a women that they admire in their lives. March 8 is International Women's Day something that was started 1911.

A protesters holds their signs while marching peacefully down Kansas Ave. The March was done in order to support the Black Lives Matter Movement that was sparked after the death of Trayvon Martin in 2012.

Black History Month sparks conversations about advocacy, BLM

Maria Coronado and Raven Staten
February 25, 2021

F ebruary is dedicated to appreciate both the past and present of the black community. Black History month focuses on appreciating all Black historical...

Saints on skates

The Student Union came to life as loud music played and students rolled around on skates, Feb. 22. While some were skilled in their skating others were...

Could TikTok be teaching us more than school?

Could TikTok be teaching us more than school?

Maria Coronado
February 18, 2021

School is where students become educated about the world. It is where many get a basic understanding of life skills, but how useful is that knowledge compared...

Freshman Maria Coronado finally has a chance to enjoy aspects of a traditional snow day on Monday  — mocha coffee and watching Netflix under covers. She spent most of the day in remote learning and doing homework. Her dog, Tomasa, and stuffed animal friends offer some warm comfort on the -17 temperature day.

[Photo] Opinion: Remote learning ruins snow days

February 17, 2021

Freshman Maria Coronado finally has a chance to enjoy aspects of a traditional snow day on Monday — mocha coffee and watching Netflix under covers....

Pancake Day has been a Liberal tradition for more than 70 years. It was canceled and moved to an online event this year due to COVID-19 protocols and the severe cold weather blanketing the area. As part of the virtual celebration, share your memories of Pancake Day and make new ones in your home. (File photo)

Virtual Pancake Day takes place today

Maria Coronado, Reporter
February 16, 2021

Waking up to the smell of pancakes sure is delicious. In Liberal there is a whole day dedicated to it. Pancake Day is celebrated every year on the day...

Seward County Community College has now started to conduct randomized Covid test on all its students in addition to dorm residents, student-athletes, and those in speciality programs. All this is being done as an effort to stop the spread of Covid on campus that way students are able to attend classes in person.

Students required to take randomized COVID tests

Maria Coronado
February 1, 2021

Seward County Community College students are now required to randomly test for the COVID-19 virus in hopes to stop the spread and keep campus safe. The...

Eric Turner is a Georgia native who enjoys hunting and enjoys the scenery of his home state

Eric Turner

Maria Coronado
January 27, 2021

What is your biggest fear?  "Drowning"    If you could go anywhere in the world where would it be and why?  “Back to Georgia. I miss...

Radwan Rodriguez is a freshman studying Computer Science and in his free time enjoys googling random things to learn

Radwan Rodriguez

Maria Coronado
January 22, 2021

What is your biggest fear? "It would be being left behind"  If you could go somewhere in the world where would it be and why? “My moms basement....

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[Photo] Logan Scruggs

August 20, 2020

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