Sowing seeds

The Student Activities Office (SAO) planted their vegetable garden May 30 with hopes to provide the college’s food pantry with fresh produce during the summer months. Where many gardeners this year will harvest their vegetables to stock their refrigerators, the SAO will be harvesting the vegetables to stock the fridge of individuals who face food insecurity.

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No man’s land

During World War I, the area between home and enemy trenches was coined ‘No Man’s Land’ due to its motionless, foreboding atmosphere. Although it appeared to be a patch of neutral ground, it was an area that soldiers avoided unless necessary. The same idea can be applied to hospitals as they were once a place where the ill went for treatment and recuperation. Since the COVID-19 pandemic’s climax, hospitals are comparable to the aforementioned warzone.

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Week of June 1 Question & Answer Session  Monday, June 1 and Monday, June 8 2-3 PM Location: Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87301519775?pwd=OHRMbmx5VnBmbE1wZ2xyUEJLS0pNZz09  Meeting ID: 873-0151-9775 Password: 472090 Have questions about starting at Schoolcraft? Join one of our drop-in information sessions on Mondays from 2-3. Current students and Admissions staff will be available to answer your questions about applying to, […]

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Celebrate your differences

Cultural Coffee Connection to be conducted via Blackboard Collaborate by Ben Bolstrum | Campus Life Editor If you are looking for a way to reconnect with your Schoolcraft community consider participating this Wednesday, May 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the ‘Cultural Coffee Connection’ through Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. Hosted by Learning Support Services, […]

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One stitch at a time

Alumnus recognized by Crain’s Detroit Business ‘20 in their Twenties’ by Madison Ling | Campus Life Editor Photos courtesy of York Project After it’s humble beginning in a family basement, the York Project has come into its own. The business, founded by 27-year-old Schoolcraft alumnus, Josh York, in 2012, quickly blossomed into something larger when […]

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Virtual victory

Phi Theta Kappa finishes strong at regional convention by Matthew Fular | Staff Writer The Michigan Region of Phi Theta Kappa held their annual regional convention virtually May 15 and your Omicron Iota chapter claimed several virtual victories along the way. The Omicron Iota chapter won first place for their College Project and placed in […]

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Unique creature feature

Indie supernatural horror thriller “The Wretched” is artistically triumphant by Kevin O’Neil | A&E Editor 8/10 Horror – 1 hr. 35 min – Not rated While the usual swathe of horror flicks is oversaturated with dystopias, excessive gore and zombie apocalypses (things that are probably not very tasteful during a pandemic) brothers Drew and Brett Pierce […]

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Find your place, remotely

Bradner Library adapts to campus closures by Josiah Thomas | News Editor Photo courtesy of Schoolcraft College The Bradner Library is well-equipped to the task of helping students to find their place, however far away they may be. With reference librarians to help students and faculty alike with library research, they can provide access to […]

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A beautiful mess

Risk of Rain 2 is an inordinate take on an old style By RJ Hartsoe | Staff Writer Photos courtesy of Store.steampowered.com 9/10 Platforms: Reviewed on PC Version; also available on PS4, Nintendo Switch; Xbox One Risk of Rain is a third person roguelike shooter. Every game is randomly generated and never the same; the […]

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Mathematical excellence

Annual Pythagorean Prize winners announced by Madison Ling | Campus Life Editor Photos courtesy of  After preparing with the utmost dedication and submitting their applications, the 2020 Pythagorean Prize winners have been announced and given a commendation for their outstanding mathematical skills. The year’s winners are first place Logan Galindo ($3000), second place Klea Hoxhallari […]

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Reason to protest

The protests at the state capitol in Lansing, intended as a call to ease the negative economic and social impact of the stay-at-home orders, business closures and restricted personal movement and association, has been touted as a stand against government overreach and a call to return to normal. The stay-at-home order, which has been in […]

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One newspaper, one amazing year

When I think back to February, before joining the Connection, I’m overwhelmed with pride and gratitude for this newspaper and everyone associated with it. I was 18 years old, had never been employed and had a sense of fading confidence with every ‘no’ I received soon after an interview. The notion of ‘prior experience’ became […]

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The end of my time

I have been the Layout Editor for the Schoolcraft Connection for almost a year and a half now and part of the layout staff in general for close to two years. My time here has been pretty great. I’m starting my career off doing what I love, I get paid well, the hours are flexible […]

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My final chapter

For the past two years I’ve been involved on campus from being Co-President of the NAEYC Schoolcraft College Student Chapter to Vice President of the Omicron Iota Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa to giving the commencement speech last year, but nothing could have prepared me for my time with the Schoolcraft Connection. I owe so […]

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Granted

Schoolcraft College Foundation lends a hand to students by Josiah Thomas |News Editor Thanks to the generosity of the Schoolcraft Foundation, through the Greatest Needs Fund (GNF), students have received much-needed funds for both tuition assistance and scholarships to cover the cost of classroom materials. This fund has helped students receive chemistry lab kits, pay […]

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Braving the frontlines

Largest RN class ever graduates by Josiah Thomas | News Editor Photo courtesy of Schoolcraft College Schoolcraft’s largest-ever graduating class of nurses — 167 in total — are headed to work in a time where they’re needed most. The World Health Organization designated 2020 as the year of the nurse and the timing couldn’t be […]

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Culinary Department moves last weeks of class to fall semester

by Clarisa Russenberger | Managing Editor Photos courtesy of Schoolcraft College Schoolcraft’s Culinary Arts Department announced that all classes must be completed in the fall 2020 semester earlier this month. Most Schoolcraft classes were moved to distance learning due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Unfortunately, distance learning in the Culinary Arts department is simply not possible. […]

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