A Student Publication of Lorain County Community College

LCCC helping veterans achieve life after service

Zac Wenzel Staff Writer A life following military service can be a trying transition for some, and Lorain County Community College is providing aid to those who offered up themselves in service to our country. The Veteran Education Services, located…

The Collegian wins SPJ, Press Club awards

Kerri Klatt Staff Writer The Collegian, Lorain County Community College’s student newspaper, has earned 10 awards this year. The Collegian took second place for The Best College Non-Daily Student Newspaper in Ohio’s Best Journalism Contest of 2017 which is organized…

LCCC’s Starbucks staffers become baristas

Kerri Klatt Staff Writer Licensed Starbuck Stores are offering any of their employees a chance to participate in a coffee barista training to master the art of coffee making. Lorain County Community College’s Starbucks Store, located in the College Center…

LCCC graduation rate rises

Kerri Klatt Staff Writer “Every Dream Matters” was the theme of LCCC’s 53rd Commencement celebrated today. “Today is a celebration of dreams,” said LCCC President Marcia Ballinger, Ph.D., at the Commencement ceremony held at LCCC’s Ewing Activities Center. “Your dream…

Pulitzer winner shares powerful wartime stories

Zac Wenzel JRNM 151 Student The lives of fallen servicemen and the emotions experienced by their families echoed in the words of Pulitzer Prize Award winning journalist, James Sheeler, at Lorain County Community College’s Stocker Cinema Hall on April 3….

Suicide prevention walk hits home for two students

Zach Srnis Special Correspondent The campus of Lorain County Community College hosted the Out of Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention on April 22. The national event is sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), an organization that is…

Policy will ban tobacco on campus

Beginning on Aug. 1, all tobacco products will be prohibited on campus. Rebecca Marion Managing Editor With August 1st steadily approaching, the students and staff of Lorain County Community College can expect to breath easier on campus this fall semester….

Security urges alertness in case of emergencies

Gina Hamby JRNM 151 Student Lorain County Community College students, faculty, and staff are urged to always be on guard for active shooters. “Preparation is critical for people to be able to respond in an efficient way that buys time…

Area addiction crisis persists

Stephanie Weber JRNM 151 Student Lorain County struggles to fight the constant battle of drug use and overdoses that have managed to consume and overpower a large part of the community. Michael Plas, 38, and current Lorain County Community College…

Test anxiety workshop will ease finals stress

Zach Srnis Special Correspondent With final exams right around the corner, Americorps completion coaches at Lorain County Community College will be offering a test-taking workshop. The presentation will help students develop strategies for how to tackle exams and dealing with…