Simulation makes perfect

July 1 is traditionally when medical residents or physicians-in-training begin the first of multiple rotations in their journey to becoming fully licensed and independent healers. In preparation for this nationwide start line, Schoolcraft’s Nursing department is gearing up to train Emergency and Internal Medicine residents from St. Mary Mercy hospital and all residents from Garden City Hospital (GCH). These doctors of tomorrow will be able to use the Biomedical Technology Center’s recently updated simulation lab June 24, 26, and 30 with Emergency Medicine taking the first block, Garden City the second and Internal Medicine sliding into the final training slot.

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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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Relief (for many)

What readers should know about the Coronavirus stimulus bill by Josiah Thomas | News Editor Image courtesy of walletmonkeys.com On March 27, a $2 trillion stimulus package known as the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act” was signed into law by President Trump. As the largest-ever economic stimulus package in U.S. history, this stimulus […]

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Governor announces suspension of in person K-12 instruction for the remainder of 2019-2020 school year

by Chantele Fox | Editor-in-Chief Photo courtesy wtvy.com  More than 1.5 million K-12 students, along with teachers, faculty and staff, will not be returning to school for the remainder of the academic year following an announcement made by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer April 2 amid the Coronavirus pandemic that has swept the globe. In her announcement, […]

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Giving back in the D

by Elyse Salmon | Staff Writer Image courtesy of instructables.com Gloves may not be a second thought during the winter months, but to those in need, a pair of gloves can make all the difference. During this winter season, people have the opportunity to spread warmth and joy by donating a pair of gloves to […]

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Who let the dogs out

Schoolcraft alumna pampers pets with small business by Raymond Falkiewicz, Staff Writer In the fall of 2017, Courtney Novack, owner and founder of Forever a Puppy Pet Services, began working for her father’s house cleaning business, which was co-owned by her stepmother. While working alongside her family, she recognized a greater level of excitement while […]

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Blessings in a Backpack

Phi Theta Kappa assists children in Livonia community By Chantele Fox, Staff Writer The Omicron Iota Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa has partnered with the Blessings in a Backpack Program and Livonia Public Schools in collecting non-perishable food items now until Nov. 15, focusing on the issue of childhood hunger and families who are experiencing […]

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#TransThriving

March 31 celebrates Trans Day of Visibility By Breanna Barton, Staff Writer Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV) is a day to honor and celebrate the accomplishments of the transgender community from the past year. TDOV, slated for March 31, aims to bring attention to trans accomplishments worldwide, and the fight for transphobia and cissexism through spreading […]

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Whats The Buzz?

Arts and Entertainment events in Metro-Detroit By Lauren Engelhardt Staff Writer Alan Turner Benefit Concert Andiamo Conference and Banquet Center (7096 E 14 Mile Rd, Warren, MI 48092) Friday, Nov. 3, from 6 to 11 p.m. Cost $125 Don’t miss out on this benefit concert featuring country musicians John Michael Montgomery and Alan Turner & […]

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END OF SUMMER SIZZLERS

Three simple recipes to make back-to-school easier By Alexandra Lachine Editor-In-Chief Sriracha Chicken Quesadillas (from BuzzFeed.com) Serves 8 Ingredients 2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken 1/3 cup Sriracha 2 tablespoons sour cream, plus more for dipping 2 cups shredded cheddar (use yellow, white or a mix of both) 4 teaspoons canola oil 4 10-inch flour tortillas […]

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The Merriest of Holidays

Thanks to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital of Ann Arbor and Livingston for their generous contributions to Schoolcraft’s Food Pantry Michele Dimond, Writing Fellow & Guest Writer The Leadership Development Institute of St. Joe’s accomplished an unprecedented feat!  The philanthropic group met at Schoolcraft on December 15 and 16 for their annual membership consortium. These amazing […]

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Giddy-up!

Maybury Riding Stable offers a variety of horseback riding options By Elizabeth Casella Staff Writer Nestled in the heart of urban metro Detroit just off of eight mile and Beck roads lays the land where one can experience something not very typical in urban life. Purple wild flowers grow around the entrance gate one might […]

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Spreading the MODness

MOD Pizza franchise comes to Michigan By Elizabeth Chapa Online Editor It all started with an idea. In 2008, a couple from Seattle wanted to create a unique food spot inspired by their love for pizza and simple pleasures, accompanied by their motivation to feed four hungry boys. With that came MOD Pizza. Their concept […]

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What matters

Basket party assists with reaching the Coins to Change fundraising goal By Casey Samyn Campus Life Editor Imagine growing up orphaned, without a safe place to sleep at night and any form of schooling an impossible dream. In rural Uganda, this is often the type of lifestyle many children are forced to live. The Nyaka […]

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