Commitment to service

Schoolcraft students receive the Michigan Campus Compact Commitment to Service award By Elizabeth Casella, Managing Editor Helping those in need is always a good way to help the community one lives in as well as making a difference. For some, though, helping others is not about the benefits that they receive, it is about those…

Determination, persistence and dedication

Audrey Baetz pushes herself to the limit BY NATALIE SHIRVANIAN  SPORTS EDITOR The life of a college student can be overwhelming with school and work schedules, and it can become frustrating and stressful, turning a person’s demeanor into a negative attitude, but in many situations and given circumstances, staying positive is important to gain the…

Reaching out

Schoolcraft dual-enrolled student dedicates life to service BY CASEY SAMYN AND ELIZABETH CHAPA CAMPUS LIFE EDITOR AND ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR For millions of high school seniors, the last year of high school means pursuing the college of one’s choice, looking forward to graduation and planning for future careers. However, for Novi High School student,…

Dr. Do-it-all

Professor Jackson is a realistic wonderwoman By Elain Gerou Managing Editor To the average student, Dr. Lisa Jackson seems like an enthusiastic and passionate professor of psychology who always can be seen sporting a professional appearance of dresses and heels. Outside of the classroom, she is much more than that, working as a full-time researcher,…

Unexpected turns

Science professor’s passion leads to new career opportunity By Elaine Gerou and Casey Samyn Managing Editor and Campus Life Editor Life is not a plan that can be etched in stone expected not to change. It is more like a message in the sand. It may stay the same for a long time under the…

Making the Grade

Eighty-five year old life-long learner set to fulfill educational goal With only four classes to go to complete her associates and a 3.77 GPA, Westland resident Violet Janowski fell and broke her hip in her kitchen last fall and had to accept a zero. She is currently 85 years old, has no intentions of giving…