A Student Publication of Lorain County Community College

International students struggle with Covid restrictions

By Emma Konn JRNM 151 As the nation is approaching a year of the COVID-19 pandemic, the numbers of victims are continuing to rise. The pandemic is growing at about 3,231 as a 7-day average, whereas during March of 2020…

LCCC Student Nikita Johnson Named DREAM Scholar

One of only eight students in the country to receive the award Special to The Collegian Lorain County Community College student Nikita Johnson has been named a 2021 DREAM Scholar by Achieving the Dream (ATD) – the nation’s most comprehensive…

Covid restrictions cut athletic programs,
cross country takes second place

Anthony LaRosaJRNM 151 The National Junior College Athletic Association announced on March 13 that their spring sports would be postponed for 21 days. Three days later, the NJCAA released a statement cancelling all spring sports for the season. This was…

LCCC sets example of gender equality

Taylor Anderson, Courtney Crell, Anthony LaRosa, Dylan Rice, Oscar Rosado and Alyssa Watson Journalism students Only 30 percent of the nation’s colleges and universities have women as presidents, according to a 2017 study by the American Council on Education. Lorain…

Residents sound off on Lorain poll results

Taylor Anderson, Courtney Crell, Anthony LaRosa, Dylan Rice and Alyssa Watson JRNM-151 students Brian Yarosh, a North Ridgeville resident, voted for President Donald Trump because the incumbent “is different from every other politician.” Like Yarosh, 76,719 (50 percent) Lorain County…

LCCC’s theatre program and Spark Theatre join forces to host two events

Anthony LaRosa JRNM 151 The show must go on. That is the mindset of Jeremy Benjamin, the director of theatre for Lorain County Community College’s student theatre program. After having to cancel their spring show earlier this year due to…

Student Senate president juggles events, classes during the pandemic

Dylan Rice JRNM 151 LCCC Student Senate President Zarai Aquino’s biggest challenge is “managing my classes and my job.” Aquino is majoring in Organizational Leadership at the University Partnership with Cleveland State University. Aquino said during a telephone interview that…

No Welcoming Week events due to pandemic

Journalism-151 As the fall semester begins, the LCCC campus is missing many excited and eager faces as it used to seeing around this time of year. The coronavirus pandemic has changed the look of LCCC during the Welcoming Week. “In…

Campus beefs up covid-19 precaution to ensure safety

Oscar Rosado Editor-in-Chief   As a Fall semester starts, security measures to keep COVID-19 in check have been implemented by LCCC to ensure the safety of the students, faculty and staff. Campus Security Chief Kenneth Collins said many new procedures…

Lorain County Community College wins 11 Press Club awards

Jayne Giese Staff  Writer LCCC took home 11 honors at the 2020 All Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards held by the Press Club of Cleveland via a Zoom conference on Aug.7, 2020. The Collegian won nine honors and the Boom…