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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

 History teacher Kevin Gleason and his wife Anita Gleason both received uniquely-made hand-stitched quilts from the Quilts of Valor Foundation. These quilts were awarded to the couple to demonstrate gratitude for their service done in the Navy.

SCCC Spring Concert honors veterans

With the arrival of spring, the flowers have begun to bloom and the songbirds’ voices have started to travel through the morning air. The same voices...

Many students who work and do school would agree it can be stressful but also say it is worth it. Brianna Mangels is a nursing major who works full-time for the Cascade Nursing Agency. Mangels has been working for Cascade for two and a half years and her advice to anyone who is wanting to work while going to school is “To know your limits.”

It’s a balancing act

Jessica Madrigal, Reporter
March 3, 2022

Going to school and working is an impossible thought for some people, however for others, it's reality.  Working and going to school is not for everyone...

Whos your NFL team?

Who’s your NFL team?

Dani Arellano, Reporter
October 18, 2021

With the start of fall, some people tend to think about things like pumpkin spice, leaves falling and Thanksgiving. Others, however, immediately think,...

Test? What test?

Test? What test?

Dani Arellano, Reporter
September 28, 2021

It’s safe to say that at one point or another everyone can be honest about a fib they have told in the past. We dared students to tell us some of their...

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.
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