An impeding image of racial divide 

‘Detroit’ leaves audiences with a brutal lesson in American history  By Alexandra Lachine Editor-in-Chief     Half a century after the riots that plagued The Motor City, director Kathryn Bigelow has created the starkly full crime-drama entitled ‘Detroit’.   Along with writer and producer Mark Boal, with whom Bigelow had previously collaborated on ‘The Hurt Locker’ and ‘Zero…

Fun in the sun

Beach makeup styles By Elizabeth Casella & Hanna Olson, Managing Editor and Layout and Design editor The sun is shining, flowers and trees are beginning to bloom, and summer is finally on its way. This means that it is also time for makeup fashion trends to change. A lighter palette is needed in the new…

No chance

Former Baylor University football coach Art Briles will not coach again By James Paxson, Sports Editor There are some people in sports who are able to get away with murder or close to it. Former Baylor University head football coach Art Briles is no exception to world of runaway felons in sports. Briles was a coach…

Speaking for nature

Protecting the earth around us By Elizabeth Casella, Managing Editor “I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues,” Dr. Seuss wrote in “The Lorax.” This is a story written in 1971 discussing the plight of the environment and the need to protect it against destruction. Forty-six years later, this story seems more…

Cordon Bleu

A story of chicken, cheese and ham By Ken Narita, Arts & Entertainment Editor Cordon bleu is a delicious yet easy dish to prepare. The name, coming from the French word blue ribbon, has its own history with French cuisine. Originating from the blue ribbons worn by French knights, the term eventually became a name…

Grillin’ and chillin’

The best springtime outdoor food By the Schoolcraft Connection Editorial Staff What’s better than going to the park with friends on a warm, breezy spring day and having an outdoor picnic, or lounging on a deck and grilling up some food? Practically nothing. As spring rolls around, everyone can’t wait to get outside and have…