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…

Hiram offers environmental studies program through UP

Zac Wenzel JRNM 151 Student Through the University Partnership program, Lorain County Community College is offering a bachelors of arts degree in integrated environmental studies through Hiram College. LCCC is currently the only college that is partnered with Hiram to…

Power outage closes main campus

Kristin Hohman Editor-in-Chief Lorain County Community College’s main campus was closed due to a power outage on April 7. A Current Transformer (CT) unit on the LCCC substation failed at about 8:30 a.m., according to a statement from the college….

Microscopic tech a growing field

Logan Mencke Staff Writer An info session regarding the growing field of microelectrical mechanical systems (MEMS) and sensor technology was held in The Richard Desich Business and Entrepreneurship Center at Lorain County Community College on April 5.  MEMS are a…

Food insecurity in students

Kristin Hohman Editor-in-Chief Poverty on campus: Second in a three-part series “When I was a student, I certainly didn’t want to tell people I didn’t have access to food,” said Kei Graves, a student success coach and former student at…

Students shine in ‘LCCC’s Got Talent’

Logan Mencke Staff Writer Lorain County Community College’s Tourism 124 class, along with student senate,  produced ‘LCCC’s Got Talent’, a talent competition that was held at the Spitzer Conference Center on March 28. Dr. Robert Beckstrom, the Dean of the…

Longtime faculty member to retire after 31 years

Zach Srnis Special Correspondent Dr.Beckstrom, dean of the arts and humanities department at Lorain County Community College, announced retirement this summer. Beckstrom will retire in June after 31 years at LCCC.  “The people have been great here,” Beckstrom said of…