A Student Publication of Lorain County Community College

Former Marine discloses experiences

Kristin Hohman Editor-in-Chief Although he was never deployed overseas, death was unceasing for former Marine Sergeant. Tim Lilley. Currently a human resources management major at Lorain County Community College, Lilley served in the Marines from 2008 until May, 2016. Besides…

President Ballinger shows “GRIT” at spring picnic

Kristin Hohman Editor-in-Chief Lorain County Community College President Dr. Marcia Ballinger highlighted the value of determination at the President’s Forum and Spring Picnic on April 19 from noon to 1:30 p.m. Dr. Ballinger spoke to those in attendance about the…

Collegian bags 9 Press Club Awards

Kristin Hohman Editor-in-Chief The Collegian took nine honors in the 2017 All-Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards from the Press Club of Cleveland. In the Best Print Feature category, Editor-in-Chief Kristin Hohman won for her two stories, “Suicide on campus” and…

The young and the homeless

Kristin Hohman Editor-in-Chief With the increasing cost of attending college in the United States, it should come as no surprise that many college students have to make considerable sacrifices for their education. One of the most substantial sacrifices is a…

Vive la France

Photos and story by Rebecca Marion Managing Editor When someone says that France is one of the most beautiful places in the world, they aren’t exaggerating. So, when Lorain County Community College opened the opportunity for its students to stay…

Retelling of ‘tale as old as time’ does not disappoint

Renne McAdow Contributor It’s a tale as old as time, but no less enchanting than the first time Disney released the animated version of Beauty and the Beast back in 1991. The 2017 live-action version of the ‘tune as old…

“Buffy” still slays 20 years later

Kent Springborn Jr. Staff Writer “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” recently celebrated its 20 anniversary of first airing on television. Since I was only three-years-old when the show first aired, I didn’t get to watch it until the later seasons. Going…

Nintendo switches it up

Kent Springborn Jr. Staff Writer Nintendo’s new video game console, the Nintendo Switch, came out earlier this month. As with their previous consoles, Nintendo has changed up its formula for their new console.  The Switch is a combination of a home…

Bonner named D-III Honorable Mention

Mark Perez-Krywanay Staff Writer   Lorain County Community College women’s basketball player Madison Bonner was selected to the All-Ohio Community College Athletic Conference (OCCAC) Honorable Mention team for Division III. Bonner also placed fourth in D-III Player of the Year…

Commodores recruit new player

Mark Perez-Krywany Staff Writer Hannah Oehlstrom from Avon Lake High School has recently decided to play basketball for the Lady Commodores. Vince Granito, head coach of the women’s basketball team at Lorain County Community College, was in need of a…