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An easier way
An easier way
Resources in navigating the 2024 tax season
Kathryn Wenske, Editor-in-Chief • February 20, 2024

Ah, tax season. This may be a newer topic for some, or may be a well known hassle for others: however, it doesn’t have to be so unfamiliar.  Starting Jan 29, most U.S. citizens and permanent residents...

A girl like me
A girl like me
Kathryn Wenske, Editor-in-Chief • February 19, 2024

 There is an old proverb that says, “it takes a village to raise a child,” and that saying couldn’t be truer today. From juggling work...

Rendered image of the new soccer fields adjacent to the South parking lot that will be coming in June 2024. (Photo courtesy of Schoolcraft College)
College scores with new soccer fields
Kathryn Wenske, Editor-in-Chief • January 23, 2024

Utilizing all space on campus and prioritizing local partnerships, Schoolcraft College is collaborating with the Michigan Wolves Soccer Club...

Help is on the way, deary!
Help is on the way, deary!
Kathryn Wenske, Editor-in-Chief • January 22, 2024

One of the biggest hurdles for students is not having sufficient resources to help them succeed. If there are adequate resources, they often...

ASA members and attendees at the Chinese New Year celebration in the Lower Level, Vistatech Center.
Photo courtesy of the Asian Student Association.
A community connected
Asian Student Association brings harmony and inclusivity to campus
Caitlin Cherry, Campus Life Editor • February 23, 2024

If you are looking for a club to join that brings harmony and inclusivity to campus check out the Asian Student Association (ASA). ASA is one of Schoolcraft College’s many unique clubs offered on campus,...

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Parents of Schoolcraft
Jess Micheal, Managing Editor • February 22, 2024

There is no doubt that Schoolcraft supports its students with a plethora of resources. Food banks for those with food insecurity, clubs to create community among students and BeWell for mental health support....

Professor Brett Griffiths holding her book “Two-Year College Writing Studies” in her office.
Not equal, but inclusive
Jess Micheal, Managing Editor • February 21, 2024

Professor Brett Griffiths, typically referred to as “Griff” by her students, started teaching at Schoolcraft January 2022. She has been teaching, researching and supporting college-level writing...

Full STEAMz ahead
Full STEAMz ahead
Jess Michael, Managing Editor • February 9, 2024

2023-24 STEAMzSchoolcraft  Theme: Local Engagement, Global Impact Submission Deadline: February 16, 2024 Link to submit proposals https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdIkLf9SHQfFQ1ZVsIxjeeuoygKW988LF8HmQtc2MfqQv2vyQ/viewform Conference...

Baseball season got kicked off early for the Ocelots playing host to Kellogg Community College on Feb. 9, 2024 at Catholic Central High School in Novi, Michigan. The Ocelots lost 5-3.
Late hit Spoils Ocelots opening day
February 12, 2024

    NOVI, Mi – Baseball season got kicked off early for the Ocelots playing...

Full STEAMz ahead
Full STEAMz ahead
Jess Michael, Managing Editor • February 9, 2024

2023-24 STEAMzSchoolcraft  Theme: Local Engagement, Global Impact Submission Deadline: February...

The Ocelots Mens Basketball team faced off against the h6th ranked Monarchs and lost 100-78 at Macomb CC.
Ocelots lose to 6th ranked Macomb
February 9, 2024

  WARREN, Mi – The Ocelots hit the road looking to avenge an earlier season loss in...

The Ocelots hosted Oakland Community College on Feb. 17, 2024 and 40 minutes would not be enough for these two teams. Schoolcraft would keep the Raiders off the scoreboard to pull away in overtime win, 60-54.
Ocelot offensive efforts propel team to OT win
February 20, 2024

    The Ocelots hosted Oakland Community College on Feb 17, 2024 and 40 minutes...

The Ocelots hosted Oakland Community College on Feb. 17, 2024 but was unable to keep a 12-point halftime lead and lost by a score of 79-74.
Ocelots squander halftime lead, fall to Oakland 79-74
February 20, 2024

  The Ocelots hosted Oakland Community College looking for their 8th conference win on...

Baseball season got kicked off early for the Ocelots playing host to Kellogg Community College on Feb. 9, 2024 at Catholic Central High School in Novi, Michigan. The Ocelots lost 5-3.
Late hit Spoils Ocelots opening day
February 12, 2024

    NOVI, Mi – Baseball season got kicked off early for the Ocelots playing...

Buried Neck Deep in punk
Buried Neck Deep in punk
UK Band arrives to shred for US
Elizabeth Lux, Arts and Entertainment Editor • February 27, 2024

Bringing fresh pop punk sounds all the way from the United Kingdom, the band Neck Deep is a must add to your music playlist.  Fans of bands like...

Capcom
A childhood nightmare reborn
Noah Moore, Staff Writer • February 26, 2024

Resident Evil 4 (remake) Developed and published by Capcom Genre: Survival horror game  Released for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, and Xbox Series X/S on March 24, 2023. Versions for iOS, and macOS were released on December 20, 2023. Mode(s)...

A brilliant “Frozen” adaptation
A brilliant “Frozen” adaptation
Elizabeth Lux, Arts and Entertainment Editor • January 31, 2024

Conceal, Don't Feel A Twisted Tale #7 By Jen Calonita Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Fiction 320 Pages Available in Hardcover, Audiobook, and eBook First Published: Oct. 1, 2019  RATING: 3.5/5   Revisit the chillingly entertaining Disney classic...

Remember who the real enemy is...
Remember who the real enemy is...
Emily Ayres, Staff Writer • January 29, 2024

"The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes" Genre: Dystopian Run Time: 156 minutes  Rating: ★★★★★ 5/5 Until now, there has been no information on why President Snow choses a 16 year old from the poorest district to label...

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To sleep or not to sleep
Night owl or early bird, thoughts from the student perspective
Taylor Campbell, Staff Writer • February 2, 2024

We all press snooze in the morning, but how often do you stop and think about the negative aspects of sleeping in?  If you’re like me, the answer is probably never, because I love to sleep in!  Being a college student requires bountiful efforts...

Our winter cultural food
Our winter cultural food
February 1, 2024

Whether it is just to provide sustenance, food is life. During the winter season, many cultures celebrate food, especially dishes of comfort....

Coach suspension catastrophe
Coach suspension catastrophe
Isabelle Richmond, Intern • January 30, 2024

A very frequent topic we’re reminded of is suspending an athletic coach. This has been seen before but not as much as we’ve seen it lately.  If...

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Beyond pet ownership
Heba Ashmawy, Staff Writer • December 18, 2023

Humans are genuinely kind. Our actions, whether right or wrong, often come from a deep belief that we are, in some way, contributing to the greater...

The Ocelots hosted Oakland Community College on Feb. 17, 2024 and 40 minutes would not be enough for these two teams. Schoolcraft would keep the Raiders off the scoreboard to pull away in overtime win, 60-54.
Ocelot offensive efforts propel team to OT win
February 20, 2024

    The Ocelots hosted Oakland Community College on Feb 17, 2024 and 40 minutes would not be enough...

The Ocelots hosted Oakland Community College on Feb. 17, 2024 but was unable to keep a 12-point halftime lead and lost by a score of 79-74.
Ocelots squander halftime lead, fall to Oakland 79-74
February 20, 2024

  The Ocelots hosted Oakland Community College looking for their 8th conference win on the season. However,...

Baseball season got kicked off early for the Ocelots playing host to Kellogg Community College on Feb. 9, 2024 at Catholic Central High School in Novi, Michigan. The Ocelots lost 5-3.
Late hit Spoils Ocelots opening day
February 12, 2024

    NOVI, Mi – Baseball season got kicked off early for the Ocelots playing host to Kellogg Community...

The Ocelots Mens Basketball team faced off against the h6th ranked Monarchs and lost 100-78 at Macomb CC.
Ocelots lose to 6th ranked Macomb
February 9, 2024

  WARREN, Mi – The Ocelots hit the road looking to avenge an earlier season loss in which they saw a halftime...

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