Off campus, never offline

Parents looking for a fun summer experience for their children may have been disappointed by the recent cancellation of all on campus Kids On Campus (KOC) camps and academic skill programs due to COVID-19. However, there is no reason to fear because it will take more than a global pandemic to stop Schoolcraft College’s KOC program.

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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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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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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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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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Lending a hand to the frontline

Asian Student Association and Student Activities Office donate food to Beaumont Hospital healthcare professionals by Matthew Fular | Staff Writer Photos courtesy of Schoolcraft College On Tuesday April 28, English Department Chair and Faculty Advisor to the Asian Student Association Professor Anna Maheshwari, teamed up with Todd Stowell, the Director of Student Activities and delivered […]

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Schoolcraft Foundation offering scholarships for spring/summer semesters

by Ben Bolstrum | Staff Writer Beginning this spring and summer semester, the Schoolcraft College Foundation will be offering a new, one-time-only scholarship opportunity for Distance Learning as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic which has interrupted the campus’s normal functions. This fund began with $50,000 and had an additional $118,000 added soon after. Each […]

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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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Stronger

Former Schoolcraft Hockey player survives cancer by Josiah Thomas | News Editor Photos courtesy of Jacob Stanley Facebook Cancer Survivor. These two words brings a smile to Jacob Stanley’s face these days. The former assistant captain of the Ocelots hockey team, arrived at a major turning point in his eight-month battle with cancer this month: […]

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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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A legacy of service

Schoolcraft President wins Livonia Legacy Award by Clarisa Russenberger | Managing Editor Photos courtesy of Schoolcraft College  Schoolcraft President, Dr. Conway A. Jeffress, was awarded the Livonia Legacy Award Feb. 20 at the Livonia Chamber of Commerce’s annual Leadership and Awards Celebration. This prestigious award is most often given to someone who is retiring after […]

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Spring sports season cancelled

by Josiah Thomas | News Editor Responding to concerns surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, in line with recent guidelines published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Schoolcraft College (SC) has canceled all games and practices — both on and off-campus — for the rest of the spring season. This also applies to postseason […]

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News Briefs

Compiled by RJ Hartsoe | Staff Writer   LOCAL The Power of Christ Compels You Local Catholic churches have taken precautions against the spread of Coronavirus. One such example is Lake Catholic Church in Gross Pointe, Mich. The priest is not giving out handshakes but will give handshakes if people come to him seeking one. […]

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