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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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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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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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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Retail revisited

College Bookstore adapting to Coronavirus, campus closure by Josiah Thomas | News Editor Photos courtesy of Schoolcraft College Much of the campus operations has changed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, converting to online to conduct business. The Bookstore is no exception. Due to Gov. Whitmer’s Stay Home, Stay Safe order, all 3 physical […]

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Winning on the virtual stage

Omicron Iota Chapter honored at annual international convention by Matthew Fular | Staff Writer Image courtesy of allevents.in The tradition of leadership, service, and fellowship excellence continues for Schoolcraft’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. On April 17, during the PTK international convention, Schoolcraft’s Omicron Iota Chapter was awarded honors for Distinguished College Project. Schoolcraft was […]

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Helping STARS shine bright

Lisa Taylor selected as 2020 Student Employee of the Year by Annelisa Ginger| Staff Writer Photos courtesy of Schoolcaft College  Student Employees are essential to the operations of many departments at the College. Four hundred student employees are actively assisting with these needs. Each year the Schoolcraft Career Services calls for nominations from campus supervisors […]

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Consistency is key

Learning Center to host remote final exams review by Kevin O’Neil | A&E Editor All across the nation, college students are tasked with completing coursework from home during quarantine and the anxiety is almost tangible as the challenges of distance learning and the distractions of working at home mount up. Though there is no need […]

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Ocelot updates

College adjusts to COVID-19 pandemic by Josiah Thomas & Madison Ling | News Editor & Campus Life Editor As the campus and the world at large adjust to the coronavirus pandemic, Schoolcraft College (SC) closed its buildings to the public and directed visitors to contact student services by phone or email. SC took these precautions […]

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Revving up for religion

Philosophy professor to introduce new course in fall 2020 by Madison Ling | Campus Life Editor Photo courtesy of Schoolcraft College Culture and history abound! Ocelots, prepare to gear up for a new, invigorating philosophy course this fall. This course is entitled ‘Philosophy of Religion,’ and will be instructed by professor of philosophy, Dr. Mark […]

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Sell your skills

Culinarian extends expertise into growing businesses by Madison Ling | Campus Life Editor Photos courtesy of Ken Damphousse  Since his graduation from Schoolcraft’s Culinary Arts Program in 2008, former chef and current analyst, Ken Damphousse, has certainly made busywork of selling himself and his culinary skills to fill more than people’s famished stomachs. Similar to […]

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Schoolcraft announces cancellation of Spring commencement ceremony

by Clarisa Russenberger | Managing Editor  Photo courtesy of Schoolcaft College  Schoolcraft has joined the growing list of colleges and universities across the state and country announcing that all events, including the Spring Commencement Ceremony, are canceled through May 16 in an effort to control the spread of the Coronavirus. In a statement released by […]

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