People who went against the odds

By The Connection Staff Black History Month is an important time of year to remember the hardships African Americans faced in the fight for equality. Some fought hard and loud while others were silently and more passively proving themselves in their work and in the world. The reason that Black History Month began was to…

One less light

Celebrating the life of Roger Sutherland By Christian Hollis and Alexis Tucker Editor-In-Chief and Managing Editor Every time the words are heard, our hearts sink; minds fill with memories, and it is hard to accept that they have left us. A beloved member of Schoolcraft, Roger Sutherland, has left us. He passed in the early morning…

Campus Crime

Compiled By Lauren Englehardt, Staff Writer Stolen Backpack  On the afternoon of Jan. 25, a student set their drawstring backpack down near the gaming area of the Student Activities Center. That student had just received the backpack from a U.S. Army stand at the Winter School Daze and placed their house and car keys inside…

Showdown for charity

Ocelots take on Michigan State Police Hockey Club for charity By Casey Spencer, Sports Editor Saturday, March. 3, at 3 p.m. Schoolcraft’s hockey team will be facing off against the Michigan State Police Hockey Club for charity, at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth. All proceeds with be donated to MSP Fallen Trooper Fund, which includes…

Fake drinks, real fun

SAB raises awareness for alcoholism with Mocktail party By Alexis Tucker, Managing Editor In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, the Student Activities Board is holding a mocktail event along with the Ultimate Blowout show by CEP Inc. “The Mocktail Party…is to raise awareness for alcoholism…drunk-driving and educate students on safe habits,” said Public Relations Officer…

Help at St. Leo’s Soup Kitchen

Anyone welcome to volunteer to help the hungry By Christian Hollis and Alexis Tucker Editor-In-Chief and Managing Editor While Detroit has redefined itself, there are still over 2,000 homeless people in the city, and it takes a community to help and pick them back up. Phi Theta Kappa and the Student Activities Office will help…

Date Night at DIA

Photography and Layout by Photo Editor, Melissa Green Located in Midtown Detroit, the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) is a popular go-to for any type of weather or occasion. The museum plays host for a variety of art exhibits, from howmetown photography to ancient greek. The museum also hosts special exhibits that focus on one…