Spoiled rotten

spoiled children

Pampering children can do more harm than good By Kim Sorenson, News Editor An individual’s parenting style is a very contentious subject. No two people have exactly the same view on how to […]

Relax Detroit

Calvin Johnson

Calvin Johnson made the right decision By James Paxson, Sports Editor The life of a professional football player has a lot of ups, but unfortunately there are an abundance of downs that can […]

Little known danger

Electromagnetic pulse poses existential threat to the nation By Anthony Plescia, Staff Writer Most of Schoolcraft students might remember the great blackout of 2003. On Aug. 14 of that year, the entire Northeastern […]

Put away the pom-poms

Sideline cheerleading does not identify as a sport By Chris Skarnulis, Arts & Entertainment Editor Whether individuals choose to believe it or not, there’s a sharp distinction between sideline cheerleading and competitive cheerleading […]

Rising star


Ocelots infielder shines on and off the field By Elizabeth Casella, Managing Editor Competitiveness, respect and talent are all words that describe the lady Ocelots’ freshman softball infielder Kassidy Lipinski. Lipinski is an […]

Hard fought battle

Softball goes 1-3 during conference play By Maddie Darling, Editorial intern Schoolcraft was set to make their home debut on March 26 against the defending conference champs of Macomb Community College but Mother […]

Swing and a miss

schoolcraft baseball

Schoolcraft baseball continues losing streak By James Paxson, Sports Editor The Michigan weather hasn’t been kind to the Ocelots the past week. Due to the heavy rains and weather conditions, two double headers […]

Dare to be different


Daredevil season two impresses audiences By Camyle Cryderman and Lizzie Casella, Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor Rate: 4/5 The year 2016 has brought box office success for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. From new movies […]

Love the locks

messy up do braid

Spring Facial hair and Up-do trends for 2016 By Elizabeth Casella and Chris Skarnulis, Managing Editor and Arts and Entertainment Editor As the seasons change, so do the styles and fashion trends. Spring […]

A view from the south side

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Schoolcraft’s Radcliff Center highlights exceptional programs By Camyle Cryderman, Editor-in-Chief For many Schoolcraft students, classes and events take place on the Livonia main campus. From their first class until their last credit, they […]

Mathematical achievers


21st annual Pythagorean Prize honors finest math students By James Paxson, Sports Editor The 2016 Pythagorean Prize, a coveted Schoolcraft math award, winners were recently announced honoring Schoolcraft’s top math students from the […]

Stop the violence

stop the violence

Hinkle Center hosts presentation on violence prevention By Kim Sorenson, News Editor At Schoolcraft College, student safety is a top priority. There are many successful efforts to keep students safe on campus, but […]

Outrageous funding


Online crowdfunding  is not beneficial to all By Elizabeth Casella, Managing Editor Crowdfunding online is the hottest new way to fundraise. Popular sites like GoFundMe, allow individuals to create a fundraising campaign online […]

Old wounds reopen

OJ Simpson

Recent breakthrough in the O.J. Simpson murder trial discovered By Chris Skarnulis, Arts & Entertainment Editor Following the outcome of the most sensational murder trial in American history, the O.J. Simpson murder trial, […]

Queen of controversy


Beyoncé’s Super Bowl 50 performance incites debate By Dylan Randolph, Online Editor People around the world have taken part in a controversial debate over whether Beyoncé’s performance during Super Bowl 50’s halftime show […]

TV Troubles

everyday trash

Television is not what it used to be By Colin Hickson, Staff Writer Many millennials probably consider themselves lucky that they are children of the 90s, growing up with channels like Nickelodeon, Cartoon […]

Legalize the love

legalize the love

Prostitution should be legalized throughout the United States By Chris Skarnulis, Arts and Entertainment Editor Prostitution is a charming industry that has enveloped the minds of both curious men and women for centuries. […]

Fueling the fire


Campaign ads effect voters’ decisions By Elizabeth Casella, Managing Editor Mudslinging, personal attacks and policy disagreements between presidential candidates are all portrayed through their political ads, speeches and interviews during campaigns. Candidates play […]

Over the limit


The growing population of the world is harming the planet By Camyle Cryderman, Editor-in-Chief According to gohive.com, in 1966, the population of the world was 3.3 billion people. Now, in 2016, just 50 […]

Blurred beauty

Women in Media

Sexualization in the media degrades women By Maddie Darling, Editorial Intern The type of women plastered in the media tend to be considered the skinny or “sexy” type who will draw attention to […]

Ocelots prevail

Men’s Basketball advances to quarterfinals in National Tournament By James Paxson, Sports Editor The Schoolcraft Men’s basketball team opened the first round of the NJCAA Division II National Championship against the Cecil Community […]

Checking in

Bates Motel

“Bates Motel” season four set to premiere March 7 By Chris Skarnulis, Arts and Entertainment Editor “Bates Motel,” a television series that serves as a prequel to the events that occurred in the […]

Into the Wild

Into The Wild

The true story of a soul desperate for adventure By Zoe Maki, Staff Writer “Into the Wild,” written by Jon Krakauer, is a non-fiction book based on the life of adventurer Chris McCandless, also known as Alexander […]

Community guidance

Actively Moving Forward

Actively Moving Forward helps students deal with grief By Anthony Plescia, Staff Writer Since the Fall of 2013, Schoolcraft College has provided its students with a well-known grief counseling club. This club is part of […]

Spring time drama

Come Back Little Sheeba

Schoolcraft Theatre Department presents “Come Back, Little Sheba” By Camyle Cryderman, Editor-in-chief There is no better way to step into spring time than by enjoying a classic theatre performance. Schoolcraft’ s Theatre Department is providing just that […]

Gamers unite

Project Playhem welcomes gaming enthusiasts By Maddie Darling, Editorial Intern Whether it’s getting down to some classic Dance Dance Revolution, participating in a Smash Bros. tournament, or just some stress relief in shooter games, Project Playhem is a very […]

Preparing for the future

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Schoolcraft introduces additional articulation agreements By Kim Sorenson, News Editor Schoolcraft College has a long history of helping students succeed and is furthering that reputation with new articulation agreements. An articulation agreement is an officially approved agreement between […]

Honoring the earth

Earth Day

College celebrates Earth Day By Elizabeth Casella, Managing Editor Global environmental issues including climate change, species extinction and bioaccumulation of toxins such as mercury and lead in aquatic ecosystems all threaten the survival and well being of all living species both […]

Broadening horizons


The importance of college internships By Maddie Darling, Editorial Intern The end of the academic year is coming closer, graduation is nearing for some and with that comes new opportunities. During the summer, students can pursue […]

A silent epidemic

Theresa Flores

Human trafficking’s large presence hits close to home By Maddie Darling, Editorial intern Theresa Flores, an author, social worker, counselor and human trafficking educator not only projected some very sensitive yet important points […]

Science rules

bill nye at OU

Bill Nye ‘The Science Guy’ speaks at Oakland University By Kim Sorenson, News Editor Bill Nye ‘The Science Guy’ is an icon for most American millennials. Nye’s television show inspired countless kids to […]

Get up and move


Movement Electronic Music Festival celebrates 10 years in the “D” By Dylan Randolph Editor in Chief Although Detroit is known as the origin of Motown and often referred to as “Detroit Rock […]

Live and Acoustic


Hard core rockers, The Used, celebrate 15 year anniversary with new album By Elizabeth Casella Managing Editor 3/5 Fifteen years ago, in Orem, Utah, the American rock band “The Used” was formed. […]


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