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The student news site of Seward County Community College

Crusader News

The student news site of Seward County Community College

Crusader News

Megan Berg

Megan Berg, Features Editor

Megan Berg is an SCCC freshman majoring in mass communications. She is an 18-year-old native to Southwest Kansas having been born in Liberal. Berg likes to read, watch New Girl and take photos. Berg dreams of moving away from the fields and cows and starting her own photography business.

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Annette Hackbarth-Owen, dean of student success and enrollment, poses with one of the FM systems from the company Phonak. These devices are supplied by Seward County Community College for hearing impaired students.

[Photo] Equality in the classroom

April 4, 2022

Annette Hackbarth-Owen, dean of student success and enrollment, poses with one of the FM systems from the company Phonak. These devices are supplied by...

Saints on the Street: SLAPPED!

Saints on the Street: SLAPPED!

March 31, 2022

Social Media blew up when a major incident happened at the Academy Awards on March 27 in Hollywood. Chris Rock had made a joke about Will Smith’s wife,...

Janice Northerns, retired, and Sharon Brockman introduce winners of the annual poetry contest in 2018. It was the first contest Brockman was a part of as a full-time English instructor for Seward County Community College.

Campus is left broken-hearted

March 2, 2022

Shock traveled through campus when the news spread that Sharon Brockman, the English Instructor at Seward County Community College, died Feb. 26 in Amarillo...

Art Education major, Nicole Piper is from Hugoton. Piper learned to crochet when she was 12 years old and she has been crocheting for six years now.

Crochet is the next fidget spinner

February 28, 2022

Ever since COVID and quarantine hit the world, students have been coming up with interesting hobbies and activities to pass the time. Nicole Piper, an...

Autry Coleman has lived through two historical times in the US- segregation and integration. Coleman shares his experiences and thoughts with Seward County Community College students.

Impacts of segregation to integration

February 22, 2022

Even though breaking down the barriers of segregation was a step forward for the United States against racism, those who lived through it—like Autry...

Brad Bennet has come back to become Seward County Community College’s president after leaving last year. This position opened up when Greg Gunderson resigned due to a family emergency.

[Photo] Bennett starts as president, tries to re-earn trust

February 17, 2022

Brad Bennet has come back to become Seward County Community College’s president after leaving last year. This position opened up when Greg Gunderson...

Melissa Gonzalez from Hugaton says the ghost’s name is Jorge. Gonzalez says one of the spooky things that Jorge does is causing the germ-x dispensers to go off in different parts of the cosmetology building when there is no one around them.

[Photo] Ghost terrorizes cosmetology

February 9, 2022

Melissa Gonzalez from Hugaton says the ghost’s name is Jorge. Gonzalez says one of the spooky things that Jorge does is causing the germ-x dispensers...

Greg Gunderson is set to resign Feb. 11 citing a family emergency. This has left SCCC without a president for the third time in three years.

Third president in three years resigns

February 8, 2022

Seward County Community College’s president resigned after two months on the job. Greg Gunderson released a statement to staff, faculty and students...

The most popular patterns of shackets that are found in stores are plaid and aztec. Slowly though, plain colors are becoming more popular as well. The true distinction between these plain colored shackets and jackets are the buttons down the front.

Students express their opinions about shackets

February 7, 2022

The plaid pattern has been around in the fashion world for ages used for shirts, skirts, and everything in between. This pattern has now taken a new form...

Megan Berg tossed homemade noodles into a boiling pot of water to cook for about twenty minutes. The noodles will be strained and stirred into the chicken broth making the final dish of chicken noodle soup for a family favorite snow deal meal.

[Photo] Snow days don’t stop SCCC from having class or fun

February 3, 2022

Megan Berg tossed homemade noodles into a boiling pot of water to cook for about twenty minutes. The noodles will be strained and stirred into the chicken...

 Elizabeth Horinek, a major from Sublette, drives thirty miles every day to attend classes. Even though she misses out on some opportunities, Horenik says commuting is a smart idea for anyone trying to save money.

Cutting the Cost

January 27, 2022

Waking up every day 30 minutes earlier than needed sounds like a pain for any college student. Add an early class to that scenario and a student barely...

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[Photo] Brianna Rich

August 19, 2021

The student art show is in the Shank Humanities Building. The gallery features photos and 2-D and 3-D art. Stop by to vote for your favorite exhibit.

Art show displays student work

November 30, 2021

The fall semester art show is in full swing in the Shank Humanities Building, displaying multiple works of art from Dustin Farmer’s art classes and Sue...

Kylie Regier, a nursing major from Liberal, eats her first taco of the day. “They aren’t my favorite,” Regier commented after finishing her bite. “Not a lot of flavor and fatty.”

[Photo] Antojitos Oringinales Chilangolandia

November 29, 2021

Kylie Regier, a nursing major from Liberal, eats her first taco of the day. “They aren’t my favorite,” Regier commented after finishing her bite....

Megan Berg, a business major from Sublette, catches herself after trying to twirl on the ‘ice’ in the student union. She only made it about halfway around before she almost fell and caught herself.

I am a master of the ice… er, plastic

November 18, 2021

There is a feeling I get when first stepping into an ice skating rink. The cold air hits my face and a rush of adrenaline courses through my body. I am...

Working carefully, Dunlap’s hands add the finishing coil and rub the clay on the inside to smooth it out and connect the coils together.

Inside the artist’s mind

November 15, 2021

The artist’s mind and the ideas that come from it can be quite interesting. When looking at art, the question that is often asked is, Where did you get...

 “It’s more than just words,” is tattooed across Audra Langly’s ribs. Langly is from Rolla and plans on majoring in American Sign Language which is what her tattoo is inspired by.

All ink tells a story

November 11, 2021

Tattoos are a creative way many people, especially on Seward County Community College campus, decide to express themselves. The stories behind the tattoos...

As she gathers up hair, Marina Flores concentrates on twisting to make the braided updo. The already curled hair can be difficult at times to do work with as mannequin hair is stiffer than real hair.

Human vs mannequin

November 10, 2021

Walking into the salon, the chatter of girls' voices is prominent throughout the bustle of hairdryers, flat irons and curling wands. The laughter and chatter...

Crusader staffed carved pumpkins to use for a Halloween story.

[Photo] Crusader 21-22

August 19, 2021

Crusader staffed carved pumpkins to use for a Halloween story.

Gross! Or is it?

September 29, 2021

Students in Sue Sprenkle’s freshman seminar class volunteered to try some of Seward County Community College Saints’ weirdest food combinations.  The...

Lets talk controversy

Let’s talk controversy

September 15, 2021

A new law passed in Texas has caused many headlines on the news throughout the states and debates between friends and family. Crusader News went to the...

Shandon Classen teaches Sydney Wetlaufer, St. Joseph, Missouri, sophomore, Melvin Le, Liberal sophomore, and Elizabeth Horinek, Sublette sophomore, the upcoming tutors. Tutoring is available for all students for free.

The Tutoring Center – A new hip place to learn

September 9, 2021

New improvements to the tutoring center have been made to create a more welcoming environment for students. The director of the center, Shandon Classen,...

Junior Franco is currently majoring to become a Physician Assistant here at SCCC.

Junior Franco

August 27, 2021

What is your favorite fast food place? I don’t eat fast food because they contain too many carbs.    What is your go-to meal? A protein...

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