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The Student News Site of Schoolcraft College

Schoolcraft Connection

The Student News Site of Schoolcraft College

Schoolcraft Connection

Schoolcraft College recently received $1.2 million in State funding to help expand it’s dual enrollment program. Special thanks to Senator Cavanagh, Rep. Pohutsky and Senator Polehanki.
(Photo courtesy of Schoolcraft College)
Expanding access to higher education
Schoolcraft receives state funds to pay for more dual enrollment students
Kathryn Wenske, Editor-in-Chief • March 25, 2024

As many of us are aware, college is expensive. It can be pricey not only for anyone ages 18 and over but also for those who are still attending high school. The State of Michigan has instituted programs...

Cast and crew members pose for a group photo after shooting some scenes inside the Schoolcraft Culinary Arts kitchen for Detroit: The City of Chefs documentary. (Photo courtesy of Schoolcraft College)
Documenting history
Kathryn Wenske, Editor-in-Chief • March 18, 2024

Humans have recorded history in various ways throughout the years. From cave paintings, written documents starting with the Egyptians, to now...

An easier way
An easier way
Kathryn Wenske, Editor-in-Chief • February 20, 2024

Ah, tax season. This may be a newer topic for some, or may be a well known hassle for others: however, it doesn’t have to be so unfamiliar.  Starting...

A girl like me
A girl like me
Kathryn Wenske, Editor-in-Chief • February 19, 2024

 There is an old proverb that says, “it takes a village to raise a child,” and that saying couldn’t be truer today. From juggling work...

This years top math prize recipients will be honored on April 17, 2024.
Pythagorean Prize ceremony to honor top mathematical achievers set for April 17
Caitlin Cherry, Campus Life Editor • March 21, 2024

For the 29th year, Schoolcraft will honor its top math students with its most coveted prize. The Pythagorean Prize is one of the college’s highest honors to receive, highlighting students for their extraordinary...

Let’s fight hunger
Let’s fight hunger
Izabella Allie, Content Manager • March 20, 2024

We often worry about children and teens ages newborn through eighteen going hungry, but hunger doesn’t stop at adulthood.  Recent studies have shown that students learn better on a full, not hungry...

PPL Instructor George Rapitis performing on stage in Royal Oak at a recent event. (Photo courtesy of George Rapitis).
Boom boom into our hearts
Jess Micheal, Managing Editor • March 19, 2024

Every story has a beginning and for this story it begins on a Halloween night where a a 17 year old George Rapitis dressed in his best George Michael costume. Unbeknownst to him, this was the beginning...

ASA members and attendees at the Chinese New Year celebration in the Lower Level, Vistatech Center.
Photo courtesy of the Asian Student Association.
A community connected
Caitlin Cherry, Campus Life Editor • February 23, 2024

If you are looking for a club to join that brings harmony and inclusivity to campus check out the Asian Student Association (ASA). ASA is one of Schoolcraft College’s many unique clubs offered on campus,...

Merriment, melodies and marvelous creations
Merriment, melodies and marvelous creations
Elizabeth Lux, Arts and Entertainment Editor • March 29, 2024

Soak up the sun this summer, while exploring some of Michigan’s fantastic summer festivals! These exciting...

The Ocelots cannot hold on to the early lead against Mott Community College Bears and fall 17-5 at the Corner Ballpark in Detroit, Michigan.
Ocelots cannot hold on to early lead
March 27, 2024

    DETROIT, MI – The Ocelots squared off against the Mott Bears as the away...

Warner Bros
The cultural horcrux of nostalgia
Elizabeth Lux, Arts and Entertainment Editor • March 27, 2024

“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone” Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Family Released: November 16,...

It was a big day for Schoolcraft as they shut out Henry Ford 13-0 on March 30, 2024 at the Corner Ballpark in Detroit, Michigan.
Ocelots click on all cylinders en route to run rule victory
April 2, 2024

  DETROIT, MI – It was a big day Saturday as Schoolcraft played host to the Hawks from...

The Ocelots cannot hold on to the early lead against Mott Community College Bears and fall 17-5 at the Corner Ballpark in Detroit, Michigan.
Ocelots cannot hold on to early lead
March 27, 2024

    DETROIT, MI – The Ocelots squared off against the Mott Bears as the away...

The Schoolcraft softball team opened conference play at home by welcoming Macomb Community College. Unfortunately, the Monarch beat the Ocelots 13-1 and 19-7 on March 20, 2024 in Northville, Michigan.
Ocelots downed in conference opener
March 22, 2024

    NORTHVILLE, MI – The Schoolcraft Ocelots opened conference play at home...

Survive the virtual nightmare experiences
Survive the virtual nightmare experiences
Noah Moore, Staff Writer • April 11, 2024

“Five Nights at Freddy’s Help Wanted” Genres: Adventure game, Casual game Platforms: Meta Quest, Android, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 Mode:...

What do art and women have in common?
What do art and women have in common?
Emily Ayres, Staff Writer • April 5, 2024

“Mona Lisa Smile” PG-13 Genre: Adult Drama Runtime: 117 Minutes Rating: 5/5 Featuring the 2003 film, “Mona Lisa Smile,”  a star-filled cast with Julia Roberts, Kristen Dunst, Julia Stiles and Maggie Gyllenhaal come together to act in...

Merriment, melodies and marvelous creations
Merriment, melodies and marvelous creations
Elizabeth Lux, Arts and Entertainment Editor • March 29, 2024

Soak up the sun this summer, while exploring some of Michigan’s fantastic summer festivals! These exciting festivals provide the perfect opportunity to take a break from life’s busy schedule to bond and celebrate with our communities and loved ones....

Warner Bros
The cultural horcrux of nostalgia
Elizabeth Lux, Arts and Entertainment Editor • March 27, 2024

“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone” Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Family Released: November 16, 2001 Runtime: 2 hr 32 min Streaming on: Max, Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, Hulu, Apple TV and Google Play Movies Rating: 10/10 Stars  Relish in...

Parting is such sweet sorrow
A person of dramatics
Kathryn Wenske, Editor-in-Chief • April 4, 2024

Growing up and spending my whole life as a dancer, there was nothing more rewarding than the final bow of the performance. That moment was filled with honor, gratitude and a little bit of pure exhaustion. They could sometimes feel a little unfulfilled...

Photo courtesy of Schoolcraft College
Creating leaders one student at a time
Madisyn Brooks, Multimedia Staff • April 3, 2024

Leadership is something that no organization can function properly without, but what makes Schoolcraft College so special is that it provides...

The Schoolcraft Connection 2023-24 Editorial Staff
A jungle of a house
Connection Editor Staff April 2, 2024

Associated with creating a calm ambiance and arguably an indicator of personality, house plants make your house feel more like a home. As...

The push for equality in sports
The push for equality in sports
Isabelle Richmond, Intern • April 1, 2024

It’s fair to say that a significant amount of promotion and media attention is directed towards men’s athletics. But why is that? Nothing...

Ocelot Opinions | Who Would Play You in a Movie?
April 3, 2024

Join us for today's episode of Ocelot Opinions where we ask students who would play them in a movie!

It was a big day for Schoolcraft as they shut out Henry Ford 13-0 on March 30, 2024 at the Corner Ballpark in Detroit, Michigan.
Ocelots click on all cylinders en route to run rule victory
April 2, 2024

  DETROIT, MI – It was a big day Saturday as Schoolcraft played host to the Hawks from Henry Ford. The...

Take a Look at ISO's Leprechaun Party!
April 1, 2024

On March 18, 2024, the International Student Organization hosted a Leprechaun Party in the Lower Waterman, Vistatech Center....

The Ocelots cannot hold on to the early lead against Mott Community College Bears and fall 17-5 at the Corner Ballpark in Detroit, Michigan.
Ocelots cannot hold on to early lead
March 27, 2024

    DETROIT, MI – The Ocelots squared off against the Mott Bears as the away team at the Corner...

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