YOMACON 2017

Located in both Downtown Detroit’s Cobo Center and the famous Marriott Renaissance Center, Youmacon 2017 was brought into full swing during the first weekend in November. The event runs non-stop going from 8 p.m. on Thursday all the way to 6 p.m. Sunday evening. During this time, over 20,000 people attended this fast growing event,…

What is the Headlee Amendment?

Understanding how Headlee affects local taxes By Harshang Patel Staff Writer Schoolcraft College is a community college, meaning that the majority of its revenue is generated from local property taxes. Under financial strain in 1986, the college consulted local voters and was granted 2.27 mills in revenue. But the very next year, the college received…

Chilimania

Warm-up for a good cause By Adam Nowak Staff Writer As winter is quickly approaching, now is a great time for a warm bowl of chili. Schoolcraft College is hosting the annual Chili Bowl Luncheon in the Lower Waterman, VisTaTech Center on Nov. 15 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. All proceeds from the Luncheon will be given…

Analyzing abstract art

Painted blotches or extrospective artwork? By Alexis Tucker Arts & Entertainment Editor Love it or hate it, abstract art is quite popular despite the dismay of many people. While most people think abstract art is an unorganized compilation of paint blotches or colored lines, it is actually really complex. The definition of abstract art in and…

Men’s basketball opens season 2-1

By Nick Misiak Staff Writer Last season, Schoolcraft Men’s Basketball team’s season came to an abrupt end when the Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCAA) regular season champion Ocelots lost to Wayne County Community College in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) District 10 Tournament Semi-Final 71-70. Despite not qualifying for the NJCAA National…

Bound for Nationals

Men’s, women’s soccer teams advance to nationals after wins in regional and districts By Christian Hollis Managing Editor Every team dreams about winning a national championship but few actually achieve it. Starting the week of Nov. 13, both Schoolcraft soccer teams have a chance at making that dream come true. Both teams have earned a…