A Student Publication of Lorain County Community College

Grad creates non-profit obstacle mud run and festival

Olivia Moe Managing Editor “I have a dad that smokes cigarettes and I can see first hand what it does to your health,” said recent University Partnership graduate, Dylan Kadow. “My career revolves around not smoking and lung health.” Kadow…

Student spotlight: Zambian roots, American identity

Deborah Espejo JRNM 151 Walking through the corridors of Lorain County Community College, Mayaya Phir can’t be missed. Colorful outfits, big earrings and beautiful African-made braids are what define the style of the 23-year-old Zambian student. Phiri was born in…

Naming of the new president in photos

Kristin Hohman Editor-in-Chief A photographic look into the naming of LCCC’s new president, Dr. Marcia Ballinger. The announcement was made at the Board of Trustees meeting on April 21. Dr. Ballinger currently serves as LCCC’s provost and vice president for…

“Now, I write the truth”‘

Charlotte Weiss Online Editor “What do you write?” That was one of the first questions the Collegian Editor-in-Chief asked me during my interview on August 27, 2015. It was a Thursday afternoon. It was a beautifully sunny day and the…

Farewell from long-time staffer

Olivia Moe Managing Editor   So I had this idea to ask my editor if I could write one last article as a ‘goodbye’ to my time at the paper and college before I graduated and transferred to Cleveland State….

LCCC faculty member pens book on death row inmates

Rebecca Marion Advertising Manager Dr. Bill Kimberlin, clinical psychologist and professor of psychology at Lorain County Community College, provides insight into his first hand accounts with death row inmates in his book “Watch Me Die”. From an early age Kimberlin…

‘Primed’ art gallery expresses artistic growth

Lorain County Community College confidently displayed their students art work in the 2016 Portfolio Exhibition in the Beth K. Stocker Arts Gallery on April 22. The exhibition is open to students and residents from April 22- May 6 Monday through…

‘Pizza, Pop, & Poetry’ celebrates April as National Poetry Month

Charlotte Weiss Online Editor The lobby of the Culinary Arts building at Lorain County Community College was the hubbub for literary enrichment on April 14. The LCCC Student Senate teamed up with the college’s English organization, the Lorain Writer’s Society…

Campus savors food truck selection

Campus was graced with delectables from various food trucks on April 19. Karen Goode (right) of “Hatfield’s Goode Grub: Southern Comfort Food” takes a customer’s orer. Two  young campus visitors (left) are in search of a good meal.

Expo connects campus, local businesses

Rebecca Marion Ads Manager Angela Casey contributed to this story. NEO LaunchNET aimed to connect local business owners and consumers at the Community Entrepreneurial Expo on Tuesday, April 19 in the College Center of Lorain County Community College. Since its arrival…