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Schoolcraft Connection

The Student News Site of Schoolcraft College

Schoolcraft Connection

The Student News Site of Schoolcraft College

Schoolcraft Connection

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A relentless fight for liberation
Resilient women whose legacies will preserve through time
Michelle Torres, Staff Writer • April 30, 2024

From revolutions to everyday societal functions, women have served as some of the most instrumental figures during important moments throughout history. As activists, writers, artists, journalists, leaders,...

(left to right) Madison Grieb, Nick Yamine and Luis Xhemollari are the 2024 Pythagorean Prize award winners. (photo courtesy of Schoolcraft College)
Achieving greatness
Caitlin Cherry, Campus Life Editor • April 17, 2024

The challenge to excel is what students Nicholaas Yamine, Luis Xhemollari and Madison Grieb have achieved this past year. All three were awarded...

Schoolcraft College recently received $1.2 million in State funding to help expand it’s dual enrollment program. Special thanks to Senator Cavanagh, Rep. Pohutsky and Senator Polehanki.
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Expanding access to higher education
Kathryn Wenske, Editor-in-Chief • March 25, 2024

As many of us are aware, college is expensive. It can be pricey not only for anyone ages 18 and over but also for those who are still attending...

Cast and crew members pose for a group photo after shooting some scenes inside the Schoolcraft Culinary Arts kitchen for Detroit: The City of Chefs documentary. (Photo courtesy of Schoolcraft College)
Documenting history
Kathryn Wenske, Editor-in-Chief • March 18, 2024

Humans have recorded history in various ways throughout the years. From cave paintings, written documents starting with the Egyptians, to now...

Geology Professor Samer Hariri poses for a photo with attendees at the conclusion of the Optical World of Minerals workshop on March 14, 2024 from 6-7 p.m. in the Forum Building.
Wondrous and curious
Samer Hariri installs curiosity and exploration in the classroom
Kathryn Wenske, Editor-in-Chief • May 15, 2024

Starting in elementary school, we are exposed to the foundations of geology. We play and hunt for cool rocks, as well as learn about the endless cycles that occur on earth and outside of our planet that...

Kathryn Wenske was awarded the 2024 Student Employee of the Year honors on March 22, 2024.
Striving for success
Caitlin Cherry, Campus Life Editor • May 1, 2024

Being a college student on its own can be challenging, but balancing working as a tutor, mentoring, teaching, student ambassador, honor society member, club supporter and Editor-in-Chief of the award...

The Schoolcraft Greenhouse is located adjacent to the Forum Building.
Greet the greenery
Caitlin Cherry, Campus Life Editor • April 29, 2024

Perhaps you pass it by on your way to class, on your way to work, or just while on a walk around campus, and you notice green leaves through the windows of a small building right next to the forum. While...

This years top math prize recipients will be honored on April 17, 2024.
Pythagorean Prize ceremony to honor top mathematical achievers set for April 17
Caitlin Cherry, Campus Life Editor • March 21, 2024

For the 29th year, Schoolcraft will honor its top math students with its most coveted prize. The Pythagorean Prize is one of the college’s highest honors to receive, highlighting students for their extraordinary...

(left to right) Madison Grieb, Nick Yamine and Luis Xhemollari are the 2024 Pythagorean Prize award winners. (photo courtesy of Schoolcraft College)
Achieving greatness
Caitlin Cherry, Campus Life Editor • April 17, 2024

The challenge to excel is what students Nicholaas Yamine, Luis Xhemollari and Madison Grieb have achieved...

Southern belle turned rockstar
Southern belle turned rockstar
Elizabeth Lux, Arts and Entertainment Editor • April 15, 2024

International country music legend Dolly Parton is breaking charts once again, as she crosses into the...

The Schoolcraft Ocelots baseball team split the doubleheader against the Macomb Monarchs. The Ocelots took game one 4-3, but lost 15-5 in the game two on April 13, 2024 at the Corner Ballpark in Detroit, Michigan.
Ocelots and Monarchs split double header
April 15, 2024

  DETROIT, MI – It was back to MCCAA play for the Ocelots as they were faced up against...

The Schoolcraft Womens Soccer team scrimmaged Northwood University in a spring game on April 26, 2024 at the Trinity Health Sports Dome on the grounds of Schoolcraft College.
Ocelot friendly vs. Northwood
May 1, 2024

  The Schoolcraft Women's Soccer team gathered for an offseason friendly against Northwood...

The Schoolcraft Ocelots played host to the Hawks from Henry Ford College in an MCCAA Eastern Division doubleheader and picked up two key wins on April 29, 2024 at Mission Field in Northville, Michigan.
Ocelots plate 20 runs en route to a doubleheader sweep
April 30, 2024

  NORTHVILLE, MI – The Schoolcraft Ocelots played host to the Hawks from Henry Ford College...

The Schoolcraft baseball team defeated the Skippers of St. Clair in the two game series 8-2 and 7-3 on April 19, 2024 at the Corner Ballpark in Detroit, Michigan.
Ocelots play clean ball to earn sweep against St. Clair
April 21, 2024

  DETROIT, MI – The Ocelots hosted the Skippers for the first 2 games of their weekend...

Dial the number or meet the killer
Dial the number or meet the killer
"Killer Frequency" perfectly blends horror and mystery in an intense thrillway
Noah Moore, Staff Writer • May 1, 2024

“Killer Frequency” Initial release date: June 1, 2023 Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Series S|X & PC Mode: Singleplayer,...

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The chamber has been opened...
Elizabeth Lux, Arts and Entertainment Editor • April 17, 2024

“Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Family Released: November 14, 2002 Runtime: 2 hr 41 min Streaming on: fuboTV, Max, Peacock, Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, Hulu, Apple TV and Google Play Movies Rating:...

Southern belle turned rockstar
Southern belle turned rockstar
Elizabeth Lux, Arts and Entertainment Editor • April 15, 2024

International country music legend Dolly Parton is breaking charts once again, as she crosses into the exotic world of rock and roll for the very first time with her new album “Rockstar.”   Released Nov. 17 and produced by record companies Butterfly...

Survive the virtual nightmare experiences
Survive the virtual nightmare experiences
Noah Moore, Staff Writer • April 11, 2024

“Five Nights at Freddy’s Help Wanted” Genres: Adventure game, Casual game Platforms: Meta Quest, Android, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 Mode: Single-player video game Initial release date: May 28, 2017 Rating: 9.5 out of 10  Step into...

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Parting is such sweet sorrow
A person of dramatics
Kathryn Wenske, Editor-in-Chief • April 4, 2024

Growing up and spending my whole life as a dancer, there was nothing more rewarding than the final bow of the performance. That moment was filled with honor, gratitude and a little bit of pure exhaustion. They could sometimes feel a little unfulfilled...

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Creating leaders one student at a time
Madisyn Brooks, Multimedia Staff • April 3, 2024

Leadership is something that no organization can function properly without, but what makes Schoolcraft College so special is that it provides...

The Schoolcraft Connection 2023-24 Editorial Staff
A jungle of a house
Connection Editor Staff April 2, 2024

Associated with creating a calm ambiance and arguably an indicator of personality, house plants make your house feel more like a home. As...

The push for equality in sports
The push for equality in sports
Isabelle Richmond, Intern • April 1, 2024

It’s fair to say that a significant amount of promotion and media attention is directed towards men’s athletics. But why is that? Nothing...

The Schoolcraft Womens Soccer team scrimmaged Northwood University in a spring game on April 26, 2024 at the Trinity Health Sports Dome on the grounds of Schoolcraft College.
Ocelot friendly vs. Northwood
May 1, 2024

  The Schoolcraft Women's Soccer team gathered for an offseason friendly against Northwood University on Friday,...

The Schoolcraft Ocelots played host to the Hawks from Henry Ford College in an MCCAA Eastern Division doubleheader and picked up two key wins on April 29, 2024 at Mission Field in Northville, Michigan.
Ocelots plate 20 runs en route to a doubleheader sweep
April 30, 2024

  NORTHVILLE, MI – The Schoolcraft Ocelots played host to the Hawks from Henry Ford College in an MCCAA Eastern...

The Schoolcraft baseball team defeated the Skippers of St. Clair in the two game series 8-2 and 7-3 on April 19, 2024 at the Corner Ballpark in Detroit, Michigan.
Ocelots play clean ball to earn sweep against St. Clair
April 21, 2024

  DETROIT, MI – The Ocelots hosted the Skippers for the first 2 games of their weekend series. Game...

The Schoolcraft Ocelots baseball team split the doubleheader against the Macomb Monarchs. The Ocelots took game one 4-3, but lost 15-5 in the game two on April 13, 2024 at the Corner Ballpark in Detroit, Michigan.
Ocelots and Monarchs split double header
April 15, 2024

  DETROIT, MI – It was back to MCCAA play for the Ocelots as they were faced up against the Monarchs from Macomb...