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Crusader News

The student news site of Seward County Community College

Crusader News

Students admit phone addictions

Students admit phone addictions

Monalisa Chakraborty, Club Reporter
May 5, 2021

A phone falls from a hand and everyone panics. But if a friend falls, laughter fills the air. This is an era where cell phones dominate. Whether it is...

Sexual assault isn’t just about nonconsensual intercourse. It can also be non-consented contact whether it’s unnecessary touching or aggressive choking.

Sexual assault can happen anywhere

Denise Perez and Maggie Ibarra
February 24, 2020

"Knowing who he was, being my father’s best friend…It’s crazy how you grow up around a person and you think that you could trust that person and...

Most athletic teams at SCCC are made up of international students. The volleyball and tennis teams are made up of more than 80 percent students from other countries.  Livia De Pra, volleyball player from the Dominican Republic, Juan Gonzales, tennis player from Argentina, Yanlis Feliz, volleyball player from Dominican Republic, and Mesalina Severino, volleyball player from Dominican Republic, are all new to Liberal.

Melting pot: 24 countries represented at SCCC

Rebecca Irby, Reporter
October 28, 2019

The United States has been described as a “melting pot,” in which different cultures add their own “flavor” to American culture, and Seward County...

The internet and server went out for the second time in the middle of classes on Aug. 28. Kris Liggett, Ness City Freshman, was like everyone else on campus and had to switch from wifi to using his phone data to get things done.

Students experience internet, server catastrophe

Maggie Ibarra, Reporter
September 4, 2019

On Aug. 19 and 28, Seward County Community College experienced internet outages. The first one happened before the first day of classes even began, and...

Keila Perez is a freshman pre engineering major who is from Liberal, KS. She plans on becoming a computer engineer or a web page designer.

Keila Perez

Michelle Mattich, Managing Editor
February 27, 2019

Why did you choose SCCC? "Cheap and small" What do you wanna do as a career? "I want to be a computer engineer or a web page designer." What...

SCCC offers students a chance to transfer to larger universities, many of these that are in Kansas. These pamphlets can be found in front of the student success center.

Community college vs. university

Calen Moore , Reporter
February 22, 2019

Attending college can be great step to further education. But, what’s the best avenue to take—community college or a university? Before becoming beleaguered...

The quest for a new Crusader logo begins

The quest for a new Crusader logo begins

Amberley Taylor, Editor
February 16, 2018

Crusader News has been in search of a masthead/logo for quite sometime, but now it is time to make it happen. Since Crusader News is completely ran...

DACA: What you need to know

DACA: What you need to know

Angelica Alfaro, Editor
September 12, 2017
We cut through all of the "information" and boiled it down to these main points. If you are a "Dreamer," you need to know these things.
Alyssa Fisher

Alyssa Fisher

Brynn Grieshaber, Co- Editor, Photographer
April 10, 2017

 I think the key to success has to do with hard work and being determined. You have to be able to push through all the hard times and make sure that...

Phonathon raises scholarship money

Phonathon raises scholarship money

April 2, 2015

With the help of many student organizations, the Seward County Community College 2015 phonathon has had a successful start. The phonathon has also brought...

HALO Latinas in Chicago

HALO Latinas in Chicago

February 20, 2015

"If it is to be, it is up to me" Jimmy Cabrera said, president of Success Through Excellence, and is one of the many inspirational quotes that the hundreds...

Jose Medrano is a former Crusader editor who is currently on staff aiding the staff as an editor emeritus. He is a senior from University of Kansas who is currently taking a break from school to prepare and plan for his future goals while having a mini existential crisis, because picking direction to go in with your life is rather hard. Under his leadership the Crusader won two national awards, an All-Kansas, a gold medal and a first place online award. He also received Kansas Journalist of the Year from Kansas Collegiate Media in 2013 and was a paid reporter for the University Daily Kansan at KU.

Students lack knowledge concerning current events

October 8, 2014

College students are often perceived by older generations as lacking in a field of current events. The Crusader conducted a survey of 92 Seward County...

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