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Schoolcraft Connection

The Student News Site of Schoolcraft College

Schoolcraft Connection

The Student News Site of Schoolcraft College

Schoolcraft Connection

Schoolcraft have over 800 cameras on campus, monitored by five technicians that monitor our safety systems, and 23 sworn police officers protecting our three campuses 24/7/365.
To Serve and Protect
SCPD provides tips on how to stay safe on campus
Ben Bolstrum, Editor-in-Chief • January 26, 2022

When entrusting authorities with personal safety around campuses and schools, it is important to know that this is a responsibility they commit to with resounding care. Every year, lives are lost...

Crack the code
Crack the code
Claire Smith, Intern • December 8, 2021

Girls Who Code, an organization that empowers women in STEM, has a newly founded chapter at Schoolcraft.  Heady Warden, who is responsible...

A Clarenceville Middle School student learns how to properly put out a fire using a fire extinguisher under the supervision of a Schoolcraft Fire Academy student on Nov. 5, 2021 at the Public Safety Training Center.
Planning for the Future
Ben Bolstrum, Editor-in-Chief • November 17, 2021

Maneuvering through college life can be a difficult endeavor for any student no matter the situation, but being unprepared for what to expect...

New and Improved
New and Improved
Matthew Kern, Staff Writer • October 20, 2021

If you tried to log in to WebAdvisor, you might have noticed something a bit different. The WebAdvisor tab has been replaced. Welcome to your...

STEAMz call for proposals
STEAMz call for proposals
Student led conference looking for presenters
Alex Hawthorne, Staff Writer • January 27, 2022

Schoolcraft serves to be the arbiter of scientific study, technological training, engineering, artistic creativity, and mathematical literacy. With all of these roles within the world today it is...

Opportunities for holiday giving
Opportunities for holiday giving
Ben Bolstrum, Editor-In-Chief • December 5, 2021

With the holiday season out in full force, the spirit of charity is in the air. For those feeling generous as the winter months begin, look no further than Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Omicron Iota Chapter, which...

Hard work pays off
Hard work pays off
Ben Bolstrum, Editor-In-Chief • December 2, 2021

Don’t let a good opportunity go to waste! On Friday, Dec. 3 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) will be hosting a Scholarship Workshop in VisTaTech room 440 for students interested in scholarship...

From East To West
From East To West
Alex Hawthorne , Staff Writer • November 22, 2021

There is an old Japanese proverb that says “Tomodachi to wa, anata ni kanzen’na jiyū o ataete kureru hitodesu.” This means that a friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself. Luckily,...

The annual Empty Bowl Fundraiser was held December 1, 2021 in the Wilson Room of the VisTaTech Center. Patrons could purchase various ceramic bowls, plates, mugs hand crafted by the Schoolcraft Ceramics Department. All proceeds went to assist with the Schoolcraft Student Food Pantry.
Annual Empty Bowl Luncheon raises $1635
Claire Smith, Intern • December 7, 2021

The annual Empty Bowl Luncheon returned in person after being forced to go online last December due to...

Opportunities for holiday giving
Opportunities for holiday giving
Ben Bolstrum, Editor-In-Chief • December 5, 2021

With the holiday season out in full force, the spirit of charity is in the air. For those feeling generous...

Hard work pays off
Hard work pays off
Ben Bolstrum, Editor-In-Chief • December 2, 2021

Don’t let a good opportunity go to waste! On Friday, Dec. 3 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Phi Theta Kappa...

Schoolcraft forward Keionte Cornelius dribbles the ball past an Oakland CC defender on Jan. 12. Cornelius ended the game with 20
points.
Ocelot Recaps for Jan. 1 through 23
January 26, 2022

Men’s Basketball After a restful holiday break the Ocelots were looking forward to being back in...

Freshmen guard Keionte Cornelius and forward Evangelina Parrish take home MCCAA Player of the Week award the week of Dec. 6.
Pair of Ocelots take home Player of the Week Awards
Connection Staff December 21, 2021

The week of Dec. 6 was a big week for the Ocelots Men's and Womens Basketball teams as both teams excelled...

Fall Sports Honors
Fall Sports Honors
Schoolcraft Staff December 21, 2021

The Michigan Community College and the National Junior College Athletics Association recently released...

And I say to myself, “What?”
And I say to myself, “What?”
Exploring the depth of new media: performance art on Tik Tok
Matthew Kern, Managaing Editor • January 28, 2022

In today’s social climate, with the seemingly limitless stream of content being created by internet users every day, it can be difficult to appreciate...

Bassist Kyle Wagner (left) and vocalist Jalen Wallace (right) perform at the Ecstasy of Death EP release show, at the Sanctuary in Hamtramck.
Industria Incarnatum: Energy Alive
Matthew Kern, Managing Editor • December 10, 2021

Rating: 9.5/10 There is always something uncanny and impressive about the way an artist can make their instrument speak. Not speak in the traditional sense, with words or directions, but in terms of the organization of sounds. Whether in a classical...

My Game Room is located at 29114 Five Mile road in Livonia.
Power Up
Alex Hawthorne , Staff Writer • November 22, 2021

Plug in those controllers, gamers, because a new high paced gaming business has come to Livonia for all to enjoy. Located at 29114 Five Mile road in Livonia, My Game Room has all the latest consoles, events, gaming tournaments and community opportunities....

Members  of the band, Heart Attack (left-to-right): Ty Sickels (guitar), Eric Egan (vocals, guitar), Logan McNeal (bass), Adam Paduch (drums)
Don’t have a Heart Attack, man!
Matthew Kern, Managing Editor • November 20, 2021

Ratings: 8/10 Heart Attack Man exists at a comfortable level between hardcore and pop-punk. Their new EP, “Thoughtz & Prayerz,” dropped Nov. 5 and was their first release since 2019’s “Fake Blood,” which was released to much acclaim. The...

Kern: The case for coming back
Kern: The case for coming back
Matthew Kern, Managing Editor • November 24, 2021

I never should have graduated high school. At least, not when I did. By the time I was a senior, I only needed two credits for my diploma: Math and English. The English I didn’t mind, but at that time you’d have been hard-pressed to find me in second-hour...

Enjoying the break in holiday spirit
Enjoying the break in holiday spirit
Connection Editorial Staff November 23, 2021

It’s that time of year when the school semester begins to wind down and we find ourselves dealing with higher stakes like never before in an...

How about we make sure rich people pay taxes huh?
How about we make sure rich people pay taxes huh?
Vae O’Neil, Arts and Entertainment Editor • November 20, 2021

We’d all like to believe that the powerful folk and celebrities we admire play by the rules and pay their fair share of taxes and whatnot -...

Collegiate Care
Collegiate Care
Connection Editorial Staff October 26, 2021

The college experience is often seen as a staple of American life. Be it the constant studying, partying or maybe even the occasional procrastination,...

Get to Know Professor Jeremy Salo | Connection Spotlight
Matthew Kern, Managing Editor • December 8, 2021

Through the pandemic over the last year, many new students have been experiencing something of a culture-shock trading a...

The annual Empty Bowl Fundraiser was held December 1, 2021 in the Wilson Room of the VisTaTech Center. Patrons could purchase various ceramic bowls, plates, mugs hand crafted by the Schoolcraft Ceramics Department. All proceeds went to assist with the Schoolcraft Student Food Pantry.
Annual Empty Bowl Luncheon raises $1635
Claire Smith, Intern • December 7, 2021

The annual Empty Bowl Luncheon returned in person after being forced to go online last December due to restrictions in place...

Come Fly With Me | iFly Detroit makes the dream of flight a reality
November 18, 2021

Thrill seekers around the world may dream about being able to fly like Superman or skydive like Tom Cruise from “Mission...

A Byrd and His Song: A Conversation with Jarvis Byrd
November 17, 2021

A Schoolcraft alum at heart, Jarvis Byrd is currently enrolled at the College for Creative Studies as a Senior in Entertainment...