Local history takes stage

‘That’s Mighty Liberal’ auditions set for Sept. 22-24; world premiere Nov. 17 The Seward County Community College Showcase Theater season begins with the world premiere of  an original play that examines local history, That’s Mighty Liberal,. Auditions for the play, written by Michele Van Hessen and CJ Barton Carmichael, are set for Sept. 22-24. Source material for…

As powwows go, it was strong

Bill McGlothing retires after two decades of teaching  Adobe walls, with their rounded surfaces and muted hues, might be soft on the eye, at ease on the land. Yet their gentle appearance hides hard edges and heavy weight. The force they carry is formidable. That force edged a young man who loved literature into the…

Star Trek meets Shakespeare in spring musical

The SCCC/ATS spring musical “Return to the Forbidden Planet” entertained audiences April 23, 24, and 25, 2015, in the Showcase Theatre with a mixture of Shakespeare and classic rock ’n’ roll. “Put Shakespeare and Star Trek together and you could not go wrong,” Director Gloria Goodwin said, adding that the cast and crew for the…

Crusader staff earns 32 awards at Kansas Collegiate Media conference

Crusader staff members combined for 32 individual and overall awards, including bronze medals for both the newspaper and CrusaderNews.com website, at the Kansas Collegiate Media 2015 conference in Wichita. In addition, Crusader editor Maria Lara was recognized as second runner-up for the Journalist of the Year award. “I couldn’t be more grateful to have an…