A Student Publication of Lorain County Community College

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…

Ramadan observed around the world

Aeshah OwaydhahJRNM 151Ramadan, which is observed from April 2 to May 2, is a significant month for Muslims regardless of their country of origin.Every year Muslims throughout the world observe the holy month of Ramadan in a mix of faith,…

LCCC closes campuses till next week after security threat

Destiny TorresAssociate EditorLorain County Community College has closed all classes until next week after the college received another bomb threat today (Tuesday, March 29) through its online chat messaging system.LCCC President Marcia Ballinger, Ph.D., said, “Unfortunately, this is the third…

LCCC campuses close again after another bomb threat

Destiny TorresAssociate EditorFor the second day in a row, Lorain County Community College has been evacuated due to security threats. “Just before (March 25) noon, we received a new security threat through the online chat,” said Tracy Green, vice president…

Bomb threat closes LCCC campuses

Destiny TorresAssociate EditorAll LCCC campuses were closed Thursday afternoon following a bomb threat on an LCCC online chatroom.“We take campus safety very seriously and are allowing the Elyria Police Department to do their job. All campuses and outreach centers are…

Coach Marty’s 100th Win

Lauren HoffmanEditor-in-chief Earlier this year, Martin Eggleston, coach of the Commodore’s basketball team at Lorain County Community College, celebrated his 100th win of the season, prompting celebrations of joy and achievement.But Coach Marty, as he is often called, could not…