Up, up and away!

Alka-Rocket team to compete in Orlando By Christian Hollis | Managing Editor Photo courtesy of Schoolcraft College The Alka-Rocket team at Schoolcraft College qualified to compete for $30,000 at the Kennedy Space Center in Orlando, Fla. The competition will take place Dec. 12. The Alka-Rocket team is competing against four other schools around the country […]

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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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Get connected, stay connected

Schoolcraft Connection offers forum of open expression to all By Chantele Fox & Christian Hollis | Editor-in-Chief & Managing Editor Photo by Matthew Fular, Phi Theta Kappa Omicron Iota President “Stay Connected”, the hashtag used across all social media platforms, in-print and online publications by the Schoolcraft Connection whose mission is to provide current and factual […]

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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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Spreading Ocelot cheer

Schoolcraft hosts gift drive to benefit local children in need by Madison Ling | Campus Life Editor Image courtesy of tampabay.com During this season of giving and holiday magic, consider joining together with some fellow Ocelots to participate in the “Share Joy” program which collects presents to benefit the homeless children residing in the Wayne […]

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Paying it forward

Women’s Basketball begins 2019-20 season under new coach by Elyse Salmon | Staff Writer Photos by Clarisa Russenberger | Photo Editor It’s a new era for the Schoolcraft Women’s Basketball team. The Ocelots welcomed Shay Lewis, as the new head coach this past August. Lewis is no stranger to this area and the life around […]

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Warm hands, warm hearts

Clothing drive underway on campus by Ben Bolstrum, Staff Writer Photo courtesy of riverchristian.org From now until Dec. 20th, Schoolcraft’s Business Club is hosting a warm clothing drive in the Lower Waterman Wing of the VisTaTech Center through the Student Activities Office. Anyone willing to donate clothes is urged to do so. All donations will go […]

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A total care package

Veteran’s Resource Center, at your service by Josiah Thomas, News Editor Photo by Clarisa Russenberger, Photo Editor Priority registration, academic advising, course selection and finding a clear way through Veteran’s Affairs (VA). These are a few of the many options afforded to student veterans here at Schoolcraft College through its Veteran’s Resource Center (VRC). The […]

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Full stomachs and full hearts

Easing insecurity one can at a time by Madison Ling, Campus Life Editor Photos by Clarisa Russenberger, Photo Editor Located in the Lower Waterman Wing on main campus and Room 256 of the Radcliff campus are the Schoolcraft Food Pantries. Created in 2011 and continuing to fill Schoolcraft students’ stomach one can at a time, […]

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Task Force helps student be the change they want to see

Steffanie Hills nominated to the Department of State’s Collegiate Student Advisory Task Force by Josiah Thomas, News Editor Photo courtesy of Stephanie Hills Going to school, working two jobs, raising families, struggling with emotional or economic hardships. These are a few of the many barriers and unique challenges faced by today’s student voters, one that the […]

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Regional excellence

State-of-the-art complex attracts talent nationwide by Josiah Thomas, News Editor Schoolcraft College and its Public Safety Training Complex have made our public servants proud. Graduates and trainees, from local and state police and their SWAT teams to private security for companies such as Ford and General Motors to agents from across the United States, are […]

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Consultant’s Corner

Publication Date: 3/18/19 Dear Peer Consultants, Many faculty members and students on campus have informed me of the benefits of having my writing peer-reviewed in the Writing Support Studio. While I do agree that your services can be helpful, I fear shame for coming in for a consultation, even as a student who believes they […]

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