A Student Publication of Lorain County Community College

No ‘right’ turn on campus

Experiences of conservatives on college campuses Logan Mencke Editor-in-Chief College is often a time of confronting challenges. Learning time management between studying and socializing, working a job to help pay for tuition, and deciding on a major are the most…

Opioid epidemic hits home

Kerri Klatt Staff Writer The opioid abuse epidemic in Ohio doesn’t discriminate.  The effects of the epidemic hurts everyone the same, no matter what their race, age, or sex.  A college student at Lorain County Community College is certainly no…

Combating PTSD, a veteran’s story

Kerri Klatt Staff Writer Whenever the sound of thunder cracks throughout the sky, the traumatic episode is awakened and relived.   Private First-Class Katie, a human services major at Lorain County Community College who doesn’t want to reveal her last…

Alumnus returns to campus to become vice-president

Kerri Klatt Staff Writer Lorain County Community College’s new vice-president is just one of its success stories.   Jonathan Volpe is a LCCC alumnus and the new Vice President for Administrative Services and Treasurer.  Volpe has come full circle in…

Entrepreneurs on campus

Maria Alejandra Rey Contributor “Just going around with my grandma and my mom to flea markets and garage sales looking for better deals and better findings, and thinking that people were giving away good quality clothes for $5, when I…

Student discounts at local businesses

Jonathan Kapalin Contributor Being   a   student   at   Lorain   County   Community   Colleges   has   many   advantages   to   it.   Not   only   do they   receive   a  …

Professor addresses “Problem solver” issue

Matt Gergely Contributor One of the most frightening events in a recently graduated college student’s life is the dreaded “Job Interview”. Baldwin Wallace’s Physics Professor Dr. Edwin F. Meyer stopped by LCCC to give a presentation on Oct. 6 in…

Harvest Festival to help with food drive

Logan Mencke Editor-in-Chief The Student Senate will be hosting the annual Harvest Festival on Oct. 28 from 11 am to 3 p.m. in the College Center on campus.   The Harvest Festival is a Halloween-themed, family-friendly event with various activities…

FireFish STEAM Academy to lighten up festival

Zac Wenzel Staff Writer   Northeast Ohio is a unique area that has always been a melting pot of different cultures. From the steel mills in Lorain and Cleveland, to the arts districts of Oberlin and Gordon Square. The third…

Rape in the military: a survivor’s terrible tale

Kerri Klatt Staff Writer Many, if not all, military veterans have a story to tell.  Stories non-veterans are thankful they themselves have never experienced.  Stories of struggle that come with serving their country.  Esperanza Correa, Student Success coach for Lorain…