Sparks retires after many years of teaching

By Mallory GravesStaff reporter When one door closes, other opportunities arise. Stacy Sparks, associate professor of communication and faculty advisor for The Collegian student newspaper, has been at Southwestern College for 15 years. She has been teaching for 33...

College celebrates class of 2020 & 2021 on Mother’s Day weekend

The class of 2020 celebrated their victories on Saturday. On Sunday, the class of 2021 received their Master's degrees that they worked so hard for. (Mallory Graves/Staff reporter)

Acts of consequences debuts in Messenger Hall

Caption: (Left to Right) Jamieson Campo and Elizabeth Santana, take part in the first show of Acts of Consequences called “Free Range Chickens”. The event took place on the evening of May 2, in Messenger Hal at 7 p.m. By RJay McCoyStaff reporter The Theater department...

Eagles defeat Builders in final home game

Caption: Junior pitcher, Justin Lamatsch, comes off the field after being relieved by Tyler Boyett. The Moundbuilders lost against No. 6 Oklahoma Wesleyan, April 29 for the final home game of the season. (RJay McCoy/Staff Photographer) By RJay...

SPORTS

MULTIMEDIA

Softball finishes season with dropped doubleheader
ABOVE: Hannah Foltz, senior pitcher, toes the rubber as she gets the nod in game two. She pitched six innings pitched with three strikeouts. (RJay McCoy/Staff photographer) RJay McCoy Staff reporter Southwestern softball dropped a doubleheader 1-3...
Softball looks to compete against Friends University in their last regular season game on Tuesday
By Daegiona Staff reporter On April 27th Builder softball will end out their season with a doubleheader against Friends University. The Builders are coming off tough losses Saturday afternoon. They were defeated by Sterling College in a doubleheader, 4-3 and 2-0. They...
Keyshawn Wyatt surpasses previous school rushing yards record
By Daegiona WilsonStaff reporter On April 23, Southwestern College Athletics released that Keyshawn Wyatt, senior running back, become the programs all-time leading rusher. With 3,990 career rushing yards, this beats the previous record of 3,302 set by Jackie Jackson...
Baseball loses to Tabor on senior day
By Emily BraudawayStaff reporter The Southwestern College baseball team lost to Tabor Bluejays 15-5 on senior day after four consecutive opposing home runs. The game on April 24 was supposed to be a doubleheader, but due to weather, they changed to...
Ruth Moreno helps women’s soccer team to historic season
ABOVE: Ruth Moreno, elementary education freshman, served as the manager for the women's soccer team. This was her first time being involved in any type of sports. (Mallory Graves/Staff photographer) By Joshua EiblStaff reporter Ruth Moreno, elementary education...
Oklahoma Wesleyan defeats Builders
By Kaleb ViningStaff reporter The Builders, took on the No. 7 nationally ranked Oklahoma Wesleyan Eagles on April 21, in Winfield. The Moundbuilders kept it close, but it was the Eagles who left with a win of 5-1. The Builders are 13-13 in conference with an overall...

College celebrates class of 2020 & 2021 on Mother’s Day weekend

The class of 2020 celebrated their victories on Saturday. On Sunday, the class of 2021 received their Master's degrees that they worked so hard for. (Mallory Graves/Staff reporter)

Softball finishes season with dropped doubleheader

ABOVE: Hannah Foltz, senior pitcher, toes the rubber as she gets the nod in game two. She pitched six innings pitched with three strikeouts. (RJay McCoy/Staff photographer) RJay McCoy Staff reporter Southwestern softball dropped a doubleheader 1-3...

Faculty and staff honored

Winfield, Kan., April 26, 2021 — Outstanding faculty and staff were recognized at Southwestern College.  Six awards were presented Friday, April 23, for outstanding service to the college, and 38 employees were honored for years of service....

ANNOUNCEMENTS

9 LIVES to perform darker themed show

By Kaleb ViningStaff reporter On April 30, the 9 LIVES Laughatorium and Good Times Improvisational Comedy Troupe will be performing at the Messenger Recital Hall, in the Darbeth Fine Arts Center at 9 p.m. The troupe’s last performance, Beat the Clock, was on March 19....

Jefferson Cook earns KCAC weekly award

By Raul OrozcoStaff reporter ABOVE: Jefferson Cook, business administration junior, has been named the KCAC Men's Golfer of the Week on April 6. He holds the first place trophy and also helped lead the team to finish first as well. (Contributed photo) This week’s KCAC...

9LIVES to perform first campus show

By Kaleb ViningStaff reporter The 9 LIVES Improv Troupe will be performing in Messenger Recital Hall on March 19 at 9 p.m. The event is titled Beat the Clock and will feature a series of games. The show will have 20 games for the performance, but it is the audience...

Senior night postponed

By Blake GarmanStaff reporter Unfortunately, for the Lady Builders this week’s Senior Night against Avila and Ottawa has been moved back to a later date. This makes it over a month since the last time the Lady Builders have seen any action. Coach Conrad wanted it to...

Campus activities resume despite pandemic

By Joshua EiblStaff reporter Events at Southwestern College are mainly impacted by COVID-19 this semester. This development also doesn’t hold back from the Jantz Stadium. “Under the current regulations every student will be allowed two family spectator passes during...

International students affected by COVID-19

By Joshua EiblStaff reporter COVID-19 turned everybody’s life upside down and made us realize how transient it is. Because of this, our international students have experienced this struggle over many months. “Since the regulations of the government, it was more of a...