Point Blank

JIHAD MUHAMMAD Photo Editor JihadMuhammad@apps.schoolcraft.edu My name is Jihad Muhammad and I am currently the Photo Editor for the Schoolcraft Connection. I am studying Computer Science and would like to eventually transfer to the University of Michigan. Describing myself posed to be a rather difficult challenge for me considering every time I talk about me […]

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One world, one family

Managing Editor clarissa.russenburger@apps.schoolcraft.edu Deafening blasts shake my makeshift shelter. The walls of my chest rattle along with the walls of this house; my heart, pounding so fast it might jump out of my body. I thought I would get used to the constant barrage of war, but I guess accepting the probability of death wouldn’t […]

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Putting the person first

Editor-in-Chief sceditor@schoolcraft.edu Putting the person first. You may have heard this in passing or might be wondering what that means. It means that in today’s society, it’s almost too easy to look past the person in front of us and cast judgment on them. Almost instinctively we place them into categories or put labels on […]

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Defining the right to compassion

Campus Life Editor madisonling307@yahoo.com There’s been decades of debate circulating about euthanasia. The most compelling argument being that it shouldn’t be permitted due to liability and bias, prejudice toward vulnerable populations and alternative means to death with dignity. This is what should be considered with the right to compassion. Allowing euthanasia in medicine challenges the […]

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News: A rough draft of history

News Editor josiah.thomas@apps.schoolcraft.edu Journalism serves a higher purpose than acting as a source of information, documenting society and government’s direction, being a forum for discussion or even galvanizing revolutions. The wide-reaching and direct influence journalists have on public opinion gives them a massive responsibility. Journalism carries a sacred duty, to tell the truth and stay […]

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Cooking up a storm

Layout Editor evan.cerezo@apps.schoolcraft.edu Focusing on the goal of food instead of actual cooking can motivate you to work harder. Choosing the food you want to eat instead of simply cooking something easy will help improve your attitude. Something else that helps with cooking is portion control. By making large batches of a dish, you won’t […]

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A Winter Welcome Back

It’s the time of the year again when we welcome the beginning of not only a new semester, but the winter season as well. That means cooler temperatures, nasty roads and higher levels of frustration and canceled classes. As such, the staff at the Connection would like to remind students to take advantage of the […]

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I’m not good at goodbyes

Managing Editor christian.hollis@apps.schoolcraft.edu I am both excited and sad to say that my time at Schoolcraft College has come to an end. I will be graduating from this wonderful college this month and I leave with wonderful memories, a strong education and an incredible experience. For the last two years, I have dedicated my life […]

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High School vs. College

Compiled by the Schoolcraft Connection Editorial Staff It is finals season! We’re all cramming everything we’ve learned this semester to this year out. However, let’s take a moment for the people experiencing finals for the first time to compare and contrast what the experience at college is like versus high school. High school was a […]

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Indie games vs. AAA games

Production Assistant Matthew.Armstrong1@apps.schoolcraft.edu If you are someone who enjoys video games whether it be casual or hardcore, you probably know some games by name alone such as “Halo”, “Call of Duty” or “Overwatch”. Now how about some other games such as “Enter the Gungeon”, “Hollow Knight” and Into the Breach? These games may not be […]

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Seasons of gratitude

News Editor josiah.thomas@apps.schoolcraft.edu Having worked retail for nearly five years, all of which involved working during holidays, I know how difficult and downright crazy retail gets because I’ve been in the trenches myself. Never mind the huge crowds that can literally span the length of a football field; the real struggle of retail is trying […]

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Ally with vaccination

Campus Life Editor madisonling307@yahoo.com ‘Tis the season for snow again and with cold weather comes close quarters and an invisible fiend that everyone does their best to avoid: Influenza. Chills, fever and aches are only a few of the woes experienced once infected, but it’s only the beginning. What was once a master escape plan […]

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Talking Trash

Photo Editor clarissa.russenburger@apps.schoolcraft.edu Last year, I was fortunate enough to travel to the Philippines for a youth congress. While I was there, I volunteered cleaning polluted beaches and was astounded by what I saw. With garbage so deep it passed my calves, my entire perspective on the pollution crisis changed. I cleaned this beach with […]

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Consultant’s Corner, Vol. 33 Issue 5

A Message from the Learning Support Services It is difficult to minimize the benefits of collaborative learning. At Schoolcraft’s Learning Support Services, students are able to find various resources that are built on this foundation. In the Learning Center (LC) students will find a team of peers and volunteers who are dedicated to student empowerment. This […]

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