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Rubi Gallegos is the photo editor for the spring 2019 semester.

Rubi Gallegos, Photo Editor

Margarita "Rubi" Gallegos is a freshman majoring in Digital Photography. She was born in Tierra Blanca, Guanajuato, Mexico and has lived in Liberal for 14 years. She graduated from Liberal High School. Her favorite things to do include spending time with family and hanging out with friends.

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El Grupo de Danza Ballet Folklórico Omawari  de Delicias Chihuahua performs on May 5 in the community center. The women swirl while balancing glasses of water on their heads. Not a single drop was spilled. It’s the second time they have come to Liberal to perform traditional dance as part of Cinco de Mayo celebrations.

Liberal celebrates Cinco de Mayo

May 8, 2018

Cinco de Mayo festivities took place all weekend surrounding the Mexican-American celebration of culture on May 5. Dancers greeted those emptying out of...

Jordan Pepper, sophomore pitcher, fires on in to the plate. The Saints played their way into the Region VI tournament by defeating Fort Scott in a best of three game series. (file photo)

[Photo] Baseball advances to regionals

May 7, 2018

Jordan Pepper, sophomore pitcher, fires on in to the plate. The Saints played their way into the Region VI tournament by defeating Fort Scott in a best...

Freshman Carlo Izurieta from Ecuador is majoring in business. One thing he likes about tennis is working as team.

[Photo] Seward continues to dominate in both tennis programs

May 4, 2018

Freshman Carlo Izurieta from Ecuador is majoring in business. One thing he likes about tennis is working as team.

Free coffee Tuesday is a popular event at the campus bookstore. SCCC students use caffeine to keep up with the busy college life.

[Photo] What’s your kick?

May 3, 2018

Free coffee Tuesday is a popular event at the campus bookstore. SCCC students use caffeine to keep up with the busy college life.

Jose Caraballo, freshman shortstop, tags a runner out on second base after the runner got caught in a run down. SCCC split the double header with Garden City with scores of 1-15 and 10-8.

[Photo] Baseball splits with Garden

April 24, 2018

Jose Caraballo, freshman shortstop, tags a runner out on second base after the runner got caught in a run down. SCCC split the double header with Garden...

Sophomore Jordan Pepper was called in for relief during the first game of SCCCs double header against Garden City. The Saints were run ruled 15-1 and used four pitchers in an effort to shut down their opponents.

[Photo] Baseball splits with Garden

April 24, 2018

Sophomore Jordan Pepper was called in for relief during the first game of SCCC's double header against Garden City. The Saints were run ruled 15-1 and...

SCCC sports teams use huddle to bring good luck and teamwork from the teams.

[Photo] Spring sports use huddles to come together, win

April 25, 2018

SCCC sports teams use huddle to bring good luck and teamwork from the teams.

Freshman Alex Vasquez participates in the 2018 Phonathon by calling SCCC alumni and community members. Students from many different SCCC clubs and teams participated in the ninth annual Phonathon to raise money for scholarships. The event lasted two weeks.

[Photo] Phonathon exceeds $30,000 goal

April 23, 2018

Freshman Alex Vasquez participates in the 2018 Phonathon by calling SCCC alumni and community members. Students from many different SCCC clubs and teams...

Fourth grader, Jordyn Sautter and sixth grader, Kaitlyn Thompson learn to build and program a robot during the Women in Robotics class.

[Photo] Women in Robotics

April 16, 2018

Fourth grader, Jordyn Sautter and sixth grader, Kaitlyn Thompson learn to build and program a robot during the "Women in Robotics" class.

SCCC hosted their annual Phonathon throughout April. The goal for the phonathon was to raise $30,000 or more.

[Photo] SCCC Foundation hosts ninth annual Phonathon

April 12, 2018

SCCC hosted their annual Phonathon throughout April. The goal for the phonathon was to raise $30,000 or more.

Elias West has been working at Chipotle for four years. West says he loves his job and serving their customers.

[Photo] Photo ShootOut

April 10, 2018

Elias West has been working at Chipotle for four years. West says he loves his job and serving their customers.

In Wichita, KS there are many places to go visit like Arkansas River.

[Photo] Crusader excels at state competition

April 10, 2018

In Wichita, KS there are many places to go visit like Arkansas River.

Concurrent student, Haley Yancey, instructor, Joshua C. Morris, and concurrent students,  Brooklynn Bauer, Adan Vera, Jalen Rosales, Felipe Darbyshire, and technician, Mereya Hughbanks help with the growing of all of the crops in the SCCC greenhouse.

[Photo] Ag partners with cafeteria for higher quality vegetables

March 28, 2018

Concurrent student, Haley Yancey, instructor, Joshua C. Morris, and concurrent students, Brooklynn Bauer, Adan Vera, Jalen Rosales, Felipe Darbyshire,...

Serrano is not only involved in athletic training, but SGA, CMC, HALO and PTK.

[Photo] Serrano sets bar for students

March 5, 2018

Serrano is not only involved in athletic training, but SGA, CMC, HALO and PTK.

Covane battles for a rebound with a Colby opponent. SCCC broke four records during Wednesday nights game.

[Photo] Lady Saints have record-breaking performance

February 22, 2018

Covane battles for a rebound with a Colby opponent. SCCC broke four records during Wednesday nights game.

Freshman Braeden Gould strikes out his opponent in the beginning of the matchup against Northeastern. Gould is RHP (right hand pitcher) for SCCC Men’s Baseball team.

[Photo] SCCC Baseball vs Northeastern

February 8, 2018

Freshman Braeden Gould strikes out his opponent in the beginning of the matchup against Northeastern. Gould is RHP (right hand pitcher) for SCCC Men’s...

Living in Southwest Kansas means a lot of road trips just to shop or even go to a ball game. Many SCCC students commute from an hour away to attend classes. Passing the time on a long drive can be fun when listening to the right music. Add some friends and silliness to get a winning combination.

[Photo] What’s your jam?

February 6, 2018

Living in Southwest Kansas means a lot of road trips just to shop or even go to a ball game. Many SCCC students commute from an hour away to attend classes....

Cruz Shope  scores a run during Saturdays home baseball game.

[Photo] Photo Essay: Saints Baseball vs McCook

January 29, 2018

Cruz Shope scores a run during Saturday's home baseball game.

Jafer Infante, freshman, laughs as he decides how to bet on his bad hand of cards. SCCC’s student government association sponsored the event to bring students who live on and off campus together for fun and a chance to hang out.

[Photo] Homecoming Week: Poker Night

January 23, 2018

Jafer Infante, freshman, laughs as he decides how to bet on his bad hand of cards. SCCC’s student government association sponsored the event to bring...

Sophomore, Viviane Viana, serves the ball during the Regional VI Tournament.

[Photo] SCCC falls short during nail-biting championship game

November 6, 2017

Sophomore, Viviane Viana, serves the ball during the Regional VI Tournament.

The Lady Saints set up their defense as the Conqs try to hit down the middle.

[Photo] Seward County stays unbeaten after defeating DCCC

September 14, 2017

The Lady Saints set up their defense as the Conqs try to hit down the middle.

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