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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...

Its been a month since social distancing became the norm. Some areas of the country have really taken it to heart, while others havent paid much attention.

Seward gets a ‘D’ for social distancing

Preston Burrows, Features Editor
April 15, 2020

Going to the store or to a favorite restaurant everyday is a thing of the past with stay-at-home restrictions from the federal and state government. It's...

Satanta teachers worked hard to put student’s supplies in brown paper bags while wearing personal protective equipment to keep the community safe. This system was set up as a drive-thru so students could get their supplies quickly so the next could do the same.

Teachers against COVID-19

Preston Burrows and Annette Meza
April 9, 2020

Notebooks, textbooks, and left over items from students are stuffed into a black trash bag and set out on the school curb. Lesson plans disappear while...

Sophomore Shaina Ruff has taken the “teacher” role during these hard times. She continues teaching not only herself, but also her 11-year-old son, Mekhia.

It’s a “Ruff” life

Denise Perez, Reporter
April 8, 2020

Online schooling has been difficult for many college students. Whether that be struggling with zoom calls, bad internet connection or just no motivation....

Kristian Laurens, who had never been away from his family for more than a week, made a decision to run away. He has no clue if it will last an hour or his entire life, but he took the chance for who he and his life in America. With an uneasy stomach, Laurens steps on the bus to Denver and rewrites his future.

The struggle home

Preston Burrows, Reporter
December 10, 2019

Editor’s note: This story deals with adult situations and themes. The viewing of this story may not be suited for everyone. T he hum of the gray Dodge...

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

Cheyenne Miller, Copy editor
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...

Koons plans to stay in Kansas after finishing his pharmacy degree at The University of Kansas, where he was accepted into the program.  Koons said the feeling of being accepted into the pharmacy program in KU was indescribable because it was such a happy feeling after working four years to be able to apply to his dream degree program.

Koons to directly enter KU School of Pharmacy

Amberley Taylor, Editor
April 19, 2018

While most two-year college students are just finding out where they will continue their education for a bachelor’s degree, sophomore Christopher Koons...

Obadiah Barnett, a music major from Liberal, Kansas, is a part of the Campus Messengers for Christ here at Seward.  His favorite verse from the Bible is “Jesus wept” John 11:35.

Students send texts for virtual Bible study

Amberley Taylor, Editor
March 21, 2018

Campus Messengers for Christ, a student-led Christian club, found different ways to grow in their relationship with the Lord through a more modern way...

Louie isn’t shy about showcasing his strength. Louis IX, King of France is known for leading two crusades in an effort to reclaim Jerusalem.

Louie the Saint

Amberley Taylor, Editor
March 20, 2018

Louie the Saint has been the Seward County mascot for a little over a year now. Louie was adopted from King Louis IX of France, who was the first...

Serrano tapes the ankle of a Saints basketball player.

Serrano sets bar for students

Amberley Taylor, Editor
March 5, 2018

If you name a club, he’s in it. If there is a school event happening, he’s there. Seward County Community College sophomore, Emmanuel (Manny) Serrano,...

Sophomore Education major, Kemberly Zamora, prepares an outline for an analogy essay.

Kemberly Zamora

Alondra Trevizo, Reporter
February 22, 2018

Why did you choose education as your major? "I love children and I want to make a difference in the educational system." What are your life dreams? "I...

Freshman, Tim Lamare, practices his backhand swings during his afternoon practice. Lamare finished first in No. 4 singles spot.

Men’s Tennis smashes Hornets

Amberley Taylor, Editor
February 20, 2018

The Seward County Men’s Tennis team isn’t wasting any time with starting their season off right. The No. 3 ranked team, who is now 5-0, has swept four...

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