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Izabella Allie, Photo Editor

My name is Izabella Allie. I am 18 and a college freshman at Schoolcraft. Right now, I am undecided with my major but leaning towards psychology. For now, I’m currently the Photo Editor on “The Schoolcraft Connection.” I’ve enjoyed photography and graphic design from a young age. I even remember buying a used computer with my dad as a little kid. I would go to coffee shops with him to draw, play games and even sometimes write stories that made no sense. Additionally, I would work on my homework which usually consisted of some sort of math. I was never any good at math. In fact, I struggled so much that I relied on special help from tutors. They say there are two types of people in the world, those who are good at English and those who are good at math. I for one seemed to be better at English than math. I never struggled with writing or expressing myself in an artistic way. Art has always been my outlet. It is something that I was naturally good at from the beginning. I didn't need a tutor, special help after school, or even to study. I could just create. I think that's what made me enjoy it most. In high school, I didn't fit in. As I neared the end of my high school days, I even sat alone at lunch, spending time on my computer designing, writing, and watching videos about how to grow my experience in the arts. I heard “You’ll like college so much more!” so many times. I’ll admit, they were right. The college experience has been so much better. It is full of opportunities, new friendships and goals. I look forward to my next 2 years at Schoolcraft.



All content by Izabella Allie
“Haven of Love Dog Rescue  is dedicated to being a Haven for dogs in crisis in our and surrounding communities regardless of breed, age, or physical condition.” HOL opened its doors early this year in Livonia, MI.

Spreading Pawsitivity

Izabella Allie, Content Manager
March 21, 2024
Let’s fight hunger

Let’s fight hunger

Izabella Allie, Content Manager
March 20, 2024
The 2022/23 NCCWSL Schoolcraft representatives (Left to right) Xhesika Luarasi, Izabella Allie, Kathryn Wenske, Advisor Rhonda Donovan, Melia Connors, Sabrina Morrison, and Jennifer Laporte photographed during the conference last May. 
(photo courtesy of Xhesika Luarasi)

Dare to be

Izabella Allie, Content Manager
March 7, 2024
The Collaborative Learning Studio, a designated classroom for precursors of courses and additional kitchens for the Culinary Arts program to utilize, was one of the new additions to the Vistatech Center.

[Photo] Reimagined

Kathryn Wenske, Editor-in-Chief
September 18, 2023
MOCAD’s coffee shop features creative mocktails, cocktails, and coffees. Sit and admire the various art pieces on each wall. February 26, 2023 at MOCAD in Detroit, MI

Around the D

Izabella Allie, Photo Editor
March 20, 2023
Amazon Fresh will be opening in 2023 at 29370 Plymouth Rd in the space that used to be occupied by Office Depot.

New in Livonia

Izabella Allie, Photo Editor
March 22, 2023
VIP guests mingle inside the DiPonio Room at the 2023 Culinary Extravaganza on February 23, 2023 in the VisTaTech Center at Schoolcraft College.

[Photo] Fire and Ice

Izabella Allie, Photo Editor
March 2, 2023
Co-Presidents of the Earth and Geoscience Club (EGC) Stephanie Durant (left) and Caroline LaPointe (right) pose for a photo prior to their club meeting. Meetings take place Mondays, with the current dates of March 20 and April 10, from 4-5 p.m. in Forum room 360.

[Photo] More than just rocks

Ben Bolstrum, Managing Editor
February 28, 2023
Homayra Adiba poses for a photo, September 23rd, 2022, in Livonia, MI

[Photo] Reflections from the heart

Sara Mallory, Staff Writer
January 19, 2023
The honorable Congresswoman, Rashida Tlaib discusses her views on Prop 3 and how it makes an impact on Michigan women at “Meet the Candidate” on November 1, 2022 in Lower Level VistaTech Center at Schoolcraft College.

Meet the Candidates

Izabella Allie, Photo Editor
November 3, 2022
American Authors performs at the Magic Bag on Sunday, October 23, 2022.

[Photo] Where the magic happens

Marissa Getschman, Arts and Entertainment Editor
October 27, 2022
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