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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Granted

Schoolcraft College Foundation lends a hand to students by Josiah Thomas |News Editor Thanks to the generosity of the Schoolcraft Foundation, through the Greatest Needs Fund (GNF), students have received much-needed funds for both tuition assistance and scholarships to cover the cost of classroom materials. This fund has helped students receive chemistry lab kits, pay […]

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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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Culinary Department moves last weeks of class to fall semester

by Clarisa Russenberger | Managing Editor Photos courtesy of Schoolcraft College Schoolcraft’s Culinary Arts Department announced that all classes must be completed in the fall 2020 semester earlier this month. Most Schoolcraft classes were moved to distance learning due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Unfortunately, distance learning in the Culinary Arts department is simply not possible. […]

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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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Retail revisited

College Bookstore adapting to Coronavirus, campus closure by Josiah Thomas | News Editor Photos courtesy of Schoolcraft College Much of the campus operations has changed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, converting to online to conduct business. The Bookstore is no exception. Due to Gov. Whitmer’s Stay Home, Stay Safe order, all 3 physical […]

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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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#doingMIpart

We can all become warriors during this pandemic Managing Editor | clarisa.russenberger@apps.schoolcraft.edu Helpless. This is a word that I think accurately describes how most of us are feeling right now. Many compare COVID-19 to a war. Doctors and nurses are on the frontline while EMTs, firefighters and police officers are working in the trenches. However, in […]

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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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Why now?

Editor-in-Chief | sceditor@schoolcraft.edu If you look outside, weather permitting, you will see an increase in the number of people outside; the number of dogs you see walking; more children are playing outside. But, why now? That seems to be something that I’ve found that I’ve been asking myself or other people about since this COVID-19 […]

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Ocelot updates

College adjusts to COVID-19 pandemic by Josiah Thomas & Madison Ling | News Editor & Campus Life Editor As the campus and the world at large adjust to the coronavirus pandemic, Schoolcraft College (SC) closed its buildings to the public and directed visitors to contact student services by phone or email. SC took these precautions […]

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Increased media spotlight surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic causes heightened panic

Photo courtesy of wearetv.com  Breaking News. Pandemic. Global Crisis. These ae just some of the few words that are being plastered across all social media flatforms and public media outlets surrounding the current Coronavirus Pandemic that has struck across the globe. Now, we aren’t stating that the public shouldn’t take the necessary precautions to stay […]

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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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Medical men-at-arms

Campus Life Editor | madisonling307@yahoo.com As panic threatens to consume the world and as the war against COVID-19 continues to rage on, we must ask ourselves one important philosophical question: Who is our first line of defense against this invisible enemy? Though many might disagree, our frontline is not the government officials debating about potential […]

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