A Student Publication of Lorain County Community College

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…

Student pays tribute to Bernie Kimpal

Matt Melvin Contributor I have sat here quiet for days, trying to process what has really happened. The passing of Bernie Kimpal has been quite an experience for me. I have been trying to put together that I was one…

The history behind Women’s History Month

Kristin Hohman Editor-in-Chief Until roughly 50 years ago, the very idea of women’s history was largely unknown, and certainly not celebrated. In fact, it wasn’t until 1975 that the United Nations began observing International Women’s Day. Add to that the…

Women on Campus: Then and now

Kristin Hohman Editor-in-Chief “As we think about all the contributions that women have made for the advancement for our community, as well as higher education, it’s a great opportunity to celebrate the role women have had in the creation of…

Cyber-hacking on campus

  Zac Wenzel JRNM 151 Student   Cyber crime is more relevant today than ever. Recent major incidents include the Sony hacks in 2014, the hacking of Yahoo customer information, and the theft of Target’s customer information, and alleged Russian…

CARE looks to celebrate a ‘Sober 17th’

Logan Mencke Staff Writer Members Lorain County Community College’s Caring Advocates for Recovery Education (CARE) Center will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day along with Sober Seventeenth at an alcohol-free event. Beginning in 2014, Sober Seventeenth is a nonprofit organization that…

Free tax filing available for students

Zach Srnis Special Correspondent   Tax season is upon us once more. It is something everyone has to deal with, but for students, it can feel especially overwhelming. For students at Lorain County Community College, options are available to them…

High schoolers learn history of Rock ‘n Roll

Zach Srnis Special Correspondent Mark Jaworski, an Early College High School science teacher, set up a unique experience for his students. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame curator Deb Wentz gave ECHS students to chance to learn about the history…

Award offers chance for students to recognize faculty, staff

Ashely Moen JRNM 151 Student The “You Make a Difference” award is an employee recognition project. Students have the opportunity to nominate faculty and staff members who have impacted their lives. All employees are eligible and 11 winners will receive…

Dean offers lessons learned in Holy Land

Zach Srnis Special Correspondent   Dr. Robert Beckstrom, the dean of Arts and Humanities at Lorain County Community College, took a trip to the Holy Land last summer. While visiting Jerusalem, Beckstrom took a course that allowed him to gain…