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Schoolcraft Connection

The Student News Site of Schoolcraft College

Schoolcraft Connection

The Student News Site of Schoolcraft College

Schoolcraft Connection

Dedicated and distinguished
Dedicated and distinguished
PTK Omicron Iota chapter awarded for an accomplished year
Jordan Weston, Staff Writer • May 10, 2022

Schoolcraft's Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Omicron Iota chapter travelled to Denver, Colorado April 6-9, to attend Catalyst, PTK's annual international convention. Nearly 1300 college chapters within the United...

The Schoolcraft Mathematics Department hosted its 27th annual Pythagorean Prize competition. This years winners (left to right) second place winner, Joseph Rosato, first place winner Olivia Hudson and third place Russell Clark.
Acknowledging success
Matthew Kern, Managing Editor • May 6, 2022

The Schoolcraft Mathematics Department held its 27th annual Pythagorean Prize competition. This is the department’s largest scholarship prize...

Members of the 2021-22 Schoolcraft Connection Staff (Back Row L to R) Alexander Hawthorne (Staff Writer), Ben Bolstrum (Editor-in-Chief), Matthew Kern (Managing Editor), Matt Karbownik (Layout and Design Editor, (Front Row L to R) Armando Saucedo (Multimedia Editor), Sasha Spearman (Design intern), Vae O’Neil (Arts & Entertainment Editor), and Jordan Weston (Staff Writer). The staff won 14 awards in state journalism contests for the 2021-22 academic year.
Exceptional journalism honored
April 26, 2022

Journalism excellence continues for the Schoolcraft Connection. The Connection staff received 14 awards from the Michigan Community College...

Attendees at this years Job Fair can expect over 50 employers on hand to meet, connect and recruit from various businesses across Southeast Michigan.
Spring into a new career
Alex Hawthorne, Staff Writer • April 4, 2022

Job fairs are one of the best ways to help job seekers connect with potential employers. This is exactly what the Spring Job Fair at Schoolcraft...

For the love of the game
For the love of the game
Alum Sam Ellis brings passion for soccer to his profession as Physician Assistant
Kathryn Wenske, Editor-in-Chief • July 27, 2022

When Sam Ellis walked off the field for the final time as an Ocelot in 2012 with the Men’s Soccer program, little did he know he wouldn’t be leaving it for long. He was just beginning his career in...

Daniel Shallohari receives the Global Citizenship Award during the 15th annual Write Word celebration on Monday, April 25, 2022 in the VisTaTech Center.
The write attitude
Ben Bolstrum, Editor-in-Chief • May 11, 2022

Every year Schoolcraft College hosts several artistic and writing challenges that allow students to flex their creativity and earn scholarships, money and other commendations. The Write Word event was...

Kyla Pippen-Price credits her family for her passion for cooking.
Humble beginnings
Daniel Shahollari, Staff Writer • April 16, 2022

Kyla Pippen-Price grew up in a very close-knit neighborhood in Detroit, on a block full of family members and close friends. She used to spend most of her time in her great-grandparent’s house, a staple...

Returning to the stage with a classic
Returning to the stage with a classic
Vae O’Neil, Arts and Entertainment • March 28, 2022

From the mind of the legendary Neil Simon, to Schoolcraft’s stage, comes the long-adored play “Barefoot in the Park.” Earning accolades for its brilliant writing and comedic performance, it sold...

The Schoolcraft Mathematics Department hosted its 27th annual Pythagorean Prize competition. This years winners (left to right) second place winner, Joseph Rosato, first place winner Olivia Hudson and third place Russell Clark.
Acknowledging success
Matthew Kern, Managing Editor • May 6, 2022

The Schoolcraft Mathematics Department held its 27th annual Pythagorean Prize competition. This is the...

Members of the 2021-22 Schoolcraft Connection Staff (Back Row L to R) Alexander Hawthorne (Staff Writer), Ben Bolstrum (Editor-in-Chief), Matthew Kern (Managing Editor), Matt Karbownik (Layout and Design Editor, (Front Row L to R) Armando Saucedo (Multimedia Editor), Sasha Spearman (Design intern), Vae O’Neil (Arts & Entertainment Editor), and Jordan Weston (Staff Writer). The staff won 14 awards in state journalism contests for the 2021-22 academic year.
Exceptional journalism honored
April 26, 2022

Journalism excellence continues for the Schoolcraft Connection. The Connection staff received 14 awards...

Kyla Pippen-Price credits her family for her passion for cooking.
Humble beginnings
Daniel Shahollari, Staff Writer • April 16, 2022

Kyla Pippen-Price grew up in a very close-knit neighborhood in Detroit, on a block full of family members...

Schoolcraft left fielder Katie Koszykowski hits a line drive to center for a single against Macomb Community College on April 8, 2022.
Softball splits doubleheader against Macomb
April 12, 2022

  On Friday, April 8, 2022 the Ocelots travelled to Macomb Community College. For complete...

Winter sports postseason awards
Winter sports postseason awards
Lee-Elliott Napthen, Staff Writer • March 24, 2022

Women’s Basketball Awards   Catarina Jaurez Guard Catarina Jaurez earned an MCCAA Second...

Ocelots recaps for Feb. 22 through March 21
Ocelots recaps for Feb. 22 through March 21
Lee-Elliott Napthen, Staff Writer • March 21, 2022

Women's Basketball March 4  Schoolcraft College (63) at Oakland CC (68) The Ocelots fell against...

Come on in, water’s fine
Come on in, water’s fine
"Wet Leg’s" debut album full of mysticism
Vae O’Neil, Arts and Entertainment Editor • June 22, 2022

Rating: 10/10 When someone comes along from a place named so mystically as the Isle of Wight, it would be of little surprise that they’d offer something...

Not just nostalgia
Not just nostalgia
Armando Saucedo-Villegas, Multimedia Editor • June 7, 2022

Action/Adventure 2h 17m Rating: 10/10 In the age of reboots and sequels to old, classic intellectual properties, we are in the time of nostalgia and “member-berries” where sometimes the audience has not asked for a continuation of the stories that...

The Schoolcraft Film Challenge is a fast-paced film production competition open to the public from May 20-22.
Cinematographers assemble
Marissa Getschman, Arts and Entertainment Editor • May 17, 2022

The Schoolcraft Film Challenge is a fast-paced film production competition open to the public from May 20-22. Participants will be given 48 hours to write a script and produce a short film lasting less than seven minutes (including credits). Part of what...

What if red meant go?
What if red meant go?
Marissa Getschman, Arts and Entertainment Editor • May 10, 2022

PG-13 2022, Adventure/Action, 2h 6m Rating: 8/10 When Doctor Strange meets a teenager with a mysterious and uncontrollable power in “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness,” he must endure his known world twisting even further than it already...

Letter to the Editor
Letter to the Editor
TaQuilla Kusero and Catreese Qualls July 18, 2022

July 2022 is Disability Pride Month which recognizes the 32nd year since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed into law, prohibiting discrimination against people with disabilities in public accommodations, employment, transportation,...

Letter to the Editor
Letter to the Editor
Catreese Qualls, Schoolcraft College DEI Research Assistant • June 17, 2022

As a community advocate, Mentor and DEI TrailBlazer, it’s an honor and a privilege to share with you all that Juneteenth is a day of remembrance,...

Kern: The ocean inside us all
Kern: The ocean inside us all
Matthew Kern, Managing Editor • March 26, 2022

I’ve never understood the philosophy of exercise. The body seems to me to be so inefficiently designed; we lose our physical power without...

Bolstrum: End of the chapter, not the book
Bolstrum: End of the chapter, not the book
Ben Bolstrum, Editor-in-Chief • March 25, 2022

They say all good things come to an end, but what does that really mean? The good times don’t have to end, sometimes the scenery just has to...

Schoolcraft left fielder Katie Koszykowski hits a line drive to center for a single against Macomb Community College on April 8, 2022.
Softball splits doubleheader against Macomb
April 12, 2022

  On Friday, April 8, 2022 the Ocelots travelled to Macomb Community College. For complete stats on game one...

Barefoot in the Park: A Schoolcraft Production
March 26, 2022

From the mind of the legendary Neil Simon to Schoolcraft’s stage, comes the long-adored play Barefoot in the Park. Earning...

Ocelot Opinions! | w/ Marissa Getschman
March 23, 2022

Welcome to Ocelot Opinions! where host Marissa Getschman asks Schoolcraft some questions on topics that everyone wants to...

In this Issue... | Vol. 34 Issue 6
March 19, 2022

"In This Issue" is a show featuring Armando Saucedo that can give you a small glimpse at all of the exciting things you'll...