Red, white and school

Veterans Resource Center assists students who’ve served By Christian Hollis Managing Editor Nestled quietly in the upper level of McDowell, the Veterans Resource Center (VRC) is a resource for student veterans at Schoolcraft. The college first opened the doors to the VRC on Veteran’s Day back in 2014. Before there was a dedicated center, student…

What it means to honor those who sacrifice it all

The importance of Veterans Day Compiled by The Connection Editorial Staff On Nov. 11, 1918, at 11 a.m. Germany surrendered to the great strength of the Allied Powers, ending World War I. On the anniversary of the surrender, it was celebrated as Armistice Day. It wasn’t until 1926 that congress passed a resolution of annual…

All elections matter

We should take smaller elections seriously By Christian Hollis Managing Editor As President Obama said while campaigning for Phil Murphy, the democratic candidate for governor of New Jersey, “You can’t take any election for granted.” Local elections are often viewed as a waste of time and money or not as serious as the presidential elections…

Disease in darkness

The battles fought against an invisible disease By Alexandra Lachine Editor-in-Chief Endometriosis is medically defined as a condition in which tissue similar to the uterine lining grows elsewhere throughout the body. The disease is often claimed by painful, life-altering symptoms that tend to be brushed off with comments like, “you’re just having a bad cycle”…

Favorite fall frivolity

Fun fall activities to look forward to as the weather grows cooler Compiled By The Connection Editor Staff To our readers, we would like to extend autumn greetings. Below, the editorial staff have shared our favorite pastimes that are exclusive to this colorful and embracing season. From all of us at The Connection, we wish you…

The Schoolcraft Connection’s mission in bringing you news

By The Editorial Staff To the Schoolcraft College Community and all readers, we thank you for delving into our award-winning newspaper, The Schoolcraft Connection. In a time where media is plagued by extreme bias, The Connection is wholeheartedly committed to publishing objective news and information. The Connection has made it our mission to represent various…

Grillin’ and chillin’

The best springtime outdoor food By the Schoolcraft Connection Editorial Staff What’s better than going to the park with friends on a warm, breezy spring day and having an outdoor picnic, or lounging on a deck and grilling up some food? Practically nothing. As spring rolls around, everyone can’t wait to get outside and have…