Triumphant beginning


Number one ranked Men’s Basketball off to fast start BY EMMANUEL BATES  STAFF WRITER  The Schoolcraft Men’s Basketball team dominates the pre-season poll rankings for the National Junior College Athletics Association (NJCAA) […]



Discover Europe; discover you  BY ELAINE GEROU  EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Travel offers a time to relax, enjoy oneself, reflect and learn about your true self and other cultures. This coming May, Schoolcraft professor Anita […]

Bitter sweet defeat


Schoolcraft finishes second in Fall Frenzy bike challenge BY CAMYLE CRYDERMAN MANAGING EDITOR With hopes to repeat last year’s victory, Schoolcraft staff, students and community members recently took to the Schoolcraft Fitness […]

In it to win it

Men’s Basketball prepares for redemption, team ranked number one in pre-season poll By Natalie Shirvanian and James Paxson Sports Editor and Staff Writer The 2014-15 Schoolcraft Men’s Basketball season was far from […]

Trailed off

The 2015 Schoolcraft Women’s Cross-Country team, starting from left to right: freshman Chelsea Kovacs,
freshman Caitlin Goyer, sophomore Audrey Baetz, sophomore Grace Doolittle & freshman Lindsey Gallagher

Ocelots face minor setback at OCC Invitational BY JAMES PAXSON  STAFF WRITER  On Oct. 16, the Schoolcraft Women’s Cross Country team went head strong heading into the Oakland Community College (OCC) Invitational, […]

Engraved in history

Fire Technology alumna Mona Markabani becomes first Lincoln Park Arab-American firefighter

Fire Technology alumna Mona Markabani becomes first Lincoln Park Arab-American firefighter BY CAMYLE CRYDERMAN MANAGING EDITOR Thanks to Schoolcraft College’s real-world applicable programs and caring staff, many students have graduated and gone on […]

Lifelong learning

Continuing Education continues to add
new course offerings

Continuing Education continues to add new course offerings BY GABRIEL TORRES  STAFF WRITER Beginning in January 2016, Schoolcraft is excited to introduce new courses to the Continuing Education and Professional Development (CEPD) […]

Defying the odds

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Tiffany Young stands proudly, displaying her self-published book “Aden the Beginning.”

Schoolcraft alumna overcomes illness to publish own book BY CAMYLE CRYDERMAN MANAGING EDITOR Tiffany Young appears to be a typical 31-year-old-woman; she is a Kroger employee, a Schoolcraft graduate and an avid […]

They deserve more

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The United States of America does not sufficiently address veterans’ needs, which needs to be changed.

What the United States needs to do to compensate veterans By The Schoolcraft Connection Editorial Staff After risking their lives in war, veterans are welcomed home with little gratification. Veterans across the country […]

Peace needed

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Instead of encouraging the use of guns to resolve issues, citizens should find more peaceful alternatives.

Violence and anger weakens humanity “Anger is the enemy of non-violence, and pride is a monster that swallows it up,” said civil rights activist, Mahatma Gandhi. Fatal crimes have existed for centuries, […]

Out of this world

Matt Damon stars in "The Martian" as Mark Watney who was left behind on a mission to Mars.

Ridley Scott’s “The Martian” impresses moviegoers By Anthony Plescia Staff Writer Rated: PG-13 Duration: 141 minutes Rating: 10/10 On Oct. 2, Ridley Scott’s newest film, “The Martian” was released in theaters nationwide. […]

All-out effort

Sophomore Nicole Sprinkles (17) and Freshman Erin Parrinello (2) jump up to attempt to block an Oakland
spike on Oct. 6.

Women’s volleyball falls short against Raiders BY NATALIE SHIRVANIAN  SPORTS EDITOR  Schoolcraft’s Women’s Volleyball team worked hard, made several improvements and position changes to come close to capturing a win against Oakland […]

Final countdown

Women’s soccer clinches
MCCAA Championship,
extend perfect record

Women’s soccer clinches MCCAA Championship, extend perfect record BY NATALIE SHIRVANIAN SPORTS EDITOR The Schoolcraft Women’s Soccer team kicked into the 2015 season with confidence and determination to redeem themselves from last […]

Undercover hitman

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Strong female role, Emily Blunt, stars in “Sicario,” which
focuses on the war against drugs at the border of Mexico
and Texas, as they hunt down a cartel boss.

“Sicario” gives off  intense chilling vibes BY ELIZABETH CHAPA  ONLINE EDITOR Duration: 121 Minutes Rated: R  Unsettling and raw, the latest movie released by Lionsgate, “Sicario” will have viewers squirming, yet enthralled […]


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