A Student Publication of Lorain County Community College

LCCC closes 4th time for safety

Lauren HoffmanEditor-in-ChiefLorain County Community College’s all campuses were evacuated following the fourth bomb threat in three weeks today (April 19). LCCC previously received bomb threats on March 24, 25, and 30 with the last threat causing campus to go remote…

Gen Z and their climate anxieties

Destiny TorresAssociate EditorGeneration Z, those born in the late 1990s and early 2000s, was brought into a dying world. They have had to watch as hurricanes devastate the southeast, fires rage through the west and tornadoes tear through the south.But…

Bomb threats investigation underway, LCCC not alone

Destiny TorresAssociate Editor“LCCC campus security is currently working with the Elyria Police Department and the FBI to find the source of these threats,” LCCC President Marcia Ballinger, Ph.D., said of the three threats that rocked the Elyria campus recently.LCCC is…

Masks begone! Students hesitant to rejoice

Lauren HoffmanEditor-in-chiefLorain County Community college students got to have a taste of Covid-19 freedom for the first time since March of 2020, but not everyone is ready for the change.March brought a game changer to students on LCCC’s campuses as…

Students talk about anxieties of a possible World War III

Anthony LeyvaA CorrespondentHistory moves forward, but war never changes. Throughout time man has sought dominion over man. The ensuing effect has brought about a vicious cycle of war and peace.Within a century, America has participated in various wars and skirmishes….

The way of the dog

Lauren HoffmanEditor-In-ChiefWhy is there a dog in the college? That doesn’t look like a service dog. Why is your pet here? These annoying comments are daily occurrences for service dog handlers when out in public. Everyone knows a service dog…

More than the winter blues

Kaelin JenkinsJRNM 151It is not just the winter blues; it is a type of feeling that people cannot escape.Amaya Melendez, a student at Lorain County Community College, suffers from seasonal depression, saying that she “sometimes feels stuck because I have…

Students ditch their masks

Lauren HoffmanEditor-in-chiefLorain County Community college students got to have a taste of Covid-19 freedom for the first time since March of 2020, but not everyone is ready for the change.March brought a game changer to students on LCCC’s campuses as…

LCCC’s study abroad programs

Aeshash OwaydhahJRNM 151There are several causes that drive higher education institutions to create instructional initiatives of various forms and purposes. Among them are studying abroad programs that are offered as a kind of field deepening or as a parallel to…

LCCC basketball team named regional champions

Aiden MattaJRNM 151The Lorain County Community College men’s basketball team has made history this season with their record-breaking performance.The basketball team finished first in their division, earning them the title of regional champions this year. This comes after a couple…