A Student Publication of Lorain County Community College

Biomimicry transfer technology center opens on campus

  Alex Delaney-Gesing Editor-in-Chief Biomimicry studies nature’s best ideas and imitates those ideas to solve human problems. It has the ultimate goal of creating new ways of living that are well-suited to life on earth over an extended period of time….

Enrollment down eight percent

Kim Teodecki Staff Writer This spring semester, 10,626 students are currently enrolled in classes at Lorain County Community College.  Compared to the 11,542 students enrolled in the fall semester of 2014, there has been a near eight percent enrollment decrease,…

Catalytic converter crimes sweep campus

Recent thefts bring to light dangers for vehicle owners Kristin Hohman Staff Writer Alex Portik, a fire science major at Lorain County Community College, returned to his locked Pontiac Grand Am after class on Feb. 23 and discovered something amiss….

Catalytic converters stolen on campus

Alex Delaney-Gesing Editor-in-Chief Three vehicles were reported to have had their catalytic converters stolen on Lorain County Community College’s campus on Feb. 23. Two of the thefts took place in parking lot eight, while the third incident occurred in parking…

High time for legalization?

Kristin Hohman Staff Writer Lorain County Community College students, faculty, and staff may have the opportunity to vote to legalize marijuana across the state of Ohio later this year. “I think marijuana should be legalized in Ohio for those that…

The truth behind students’ sleepless nights

Kristin Hohman Staff Writer Most students will admit to falling asleep in class at least once during their time in college. Sleep deprivation, daytime sleepiness, and irregular sleep schedules are very prevalent among college students. So, why is lack of…

Snow bounds onto campus

Alex Delaney-Gesing & John Goold It seems as if Punxsutawney Phil and Mother Nature were on the same page when welcoming in the month of February with a white blanket covering the northern parts of Ohio. In Lorain County, an…

LCCC finds new partner in Brookside High

Kristin Hohman Staff Writer Starting this fall, Brookside High School students will be able to earn their high school diploma and an associate degree concurrently. Research from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation initiated the early college high school program….

Party “hearty” at LCCC’s annual Heartfest

Olivia Moe Sports Editor Lorain County Community College will be hosting the third annual Heartfest celebration on Saturday Feb. 21, to promote health awareness to students and to the public. The events will include a Zumba fitness party running from…

LCCC sends off long-time employee

  Alex Delaney-Gesing Editor-in-Chief Over the course of the past 30 years, Lorain County Community College has seen a countless number of implementations take place. During that time period, Executive Associate and Board Liaison in LCCC president’s office Jacqueline “Jackie”…