A Student Publication of Lorain County Community College

Victims of domestic abuse tell their stories

Destiny TorresStaff Writer “Virginia was a freshman at Southview High School, her boyfriend was a senior. Two days after her 15th birthday, he strangled her with shoelaces. He and a friend of his put her body in a plastic trash…

Avoiding abuse: do’s and don’ts to help loved ones

James BaronJRNM 151 If you feel trapped in an abusive relationship as endured by Gabby Petito, whose body was found on Sept. 19, you should know that there is always a way out. “The most important piece of the puzzle is…

NEO LaunchNET relaunches back in-person

Oscar RosadoEditor-in-Chief After a long while, the NEO LaunchNET team is back converging on campus. NEO LaunchNET Staff Associate, Lisa Mackin discussed how the process of coming back was, as well as announcing upcoming events with the NEO LaunchNET team.Mackin…

U.P. marks 25 years

Oscar RosadoEditor-in-Chief The Campus’ University Partnership celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, and many have played a role in its success to help students grow beyond the Associate’s Degree. LCCC President, Marcia Ballinger, Ph.D., plays an important role in the partnership…

Bi-polar ionization technology offers safer air on campus

Anthony LaRosaCo-Editor Before classes began this fall, new air filtration technology was installed throughout every building on campus. This is another step Lorain County Community College has taken to provide students and faculty with the safest environment on campus.This new…

‘Excited to be on campus’

Destiny Torres JRNM 222 Students are happy to be back on campus for in-person classes and be off the computer screens at home.  COVID-19 hit college campuses in Spring 2020, forcing many schools and colleges, including LCCC, to send students home…

LCCC goes virtual for 2020 graduation ceremony

Special to the Collegian The coronavirus-related restrictions didn’t stop Lorain County Community College from celebrating the accomplishments of its largest graduating class in the college’s 57 year history on May 16. The college honored the Class of 2020 via social…

Journeys of 2020 LCCC graduates

Special to the Collegian Sticking to the plan Anna Lewis wanted a challenge.  So, the incoming Avon High School freshman asked her parents if she could enroll in a Lorain County Community College class through the College Credit Plus program….

LCCC students’ research published in The Ohio Journal of Science

Special to the Collegian Lorain County Community College’s innovative hard-working students aren’t just completing advanced science research as part of their coursework—three students’ independent research was published in the April issue of The Ohio Journal of Science. LCCC science instructors…

Engineering student gears for future

Mackenzie Jonke JRNM 223 Sarah Park, 2018 graduate from Wellington High School, first became interested in computerized design and drafting while attending LCJVS during her junior and senior year of high school. Park decided her major while attending an internship….