A Student Publication of Lorain County Community College

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…

Staff council contributes to LCCC and the community

Rebecca Marion Managing Editor The Staff Counsel at Lorain County Community College works behind the scenes looking to enrich the lives of the community and better the campus environment with little regard in receiving accolades for their good work.  The…

Grounds crew readies for winter

By Zach Srnis Special Correspondent Living in Northeast Ohio brings snow, ice and frigid temperatures, making it difficult for commuters to travel. Lorain County Community College has a system in place to combat the winter weather. “It is something that…

College combats food wastefulness

Zach Srnis Special Correspondent Food waste is food that goes uneaten and is discarded. Roughly 40 percent of all food in the United States never makes it to a plate before it is tossed, according to a Feb. 2015 article…

Snowplow ride provides insight to grounds crew

Zach Srnis Special Correspondent Waking up at 2:30 a.m. is not ideal. Knowing that you need to go out in freezing temperature, during a snowstorm, is even worse. The snow is falling rapidly along with the temperature. No one wants…