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…

Commitment to service

Schoolcraft students receive the Michigan Campus Compact Commitment to Service award By Elizabeth Casella, Managing Editor Helping those in need is always a good way to help the community one lives in as well as making a difference. For some, though, helping others is not about the benefits that they receive, it is about those…

Erase extinction

Endangered species should be preserved By Quinn Storm, News Editor In 2012, the International Union for Conservation of Nature reported that 3,079 animals and 2,655 plant species are endangered. Although many nations have laws against intentionally hunting animals or destroying environments, poachers and rebels somehow find ways to get what they want. Many times, as…