A Student Publication of Lorain County Community College

Former student arrested on kidnapping charges

Kristin Hohman Editor-in-Chief Former Lorain County Community College student and former student senator Justin Christian was arrested on Dec. 2 in his Lorain home. Christian is  charged with rape and kidnapping in connection with the abduction of a 6-year-old Cleveland…

Students impacted by transportation cuts

Renee McAdow Staff Writer “I live in a place where it is a 30 minute walk and a three minute drive to campus. My friends help me get to school, but I can’t always depend on them,” said Lorain County…

LCCC staffer gets dream job

Rebecca Marion Managing Editor As a young girl Vernice Jackson never imagined that she would have the opportunity to volunteer for the institution that nourished her love of history, the Smithsonian Institute in Washington D.C. But now, she’ll have the…

Suicide on campus: What is the cost?

Kristin Hohman Editor-in-Chief Last in a 3-part series The effects of his suicide attempt are something that Lorain County Community College student Andrew Krause still grapples with on a consistent basis. “It’s an everyday thing,” Krause explained. “It’s no longer…

Microbiology students combat HIV

Tim Krezman Staff Writer Microbiology students at Lorain County Community College have come one step closer to being able to combat HIV. Microbiology professor Dr. Harry Kestler has been working with students at LCCC for about 10 years studying a…

Business club gets start at LCCC

Kent Springborn Jr. Staff Writer Lorain County Community College’s Student Business Club began new this semester. It was started by David Fairbairn, an accounting major. Unable to find a campus club that catered towards his major, Fairbairn decided to start…

LCCC’s International Initiatives Office to make its move

Michael Cuevas JRNM 151 Student Lorain County Community College has set a plan in motion to move the International Initiatives and Student Services office into the tutoring center, located in room 204 of the College Center building. The International Initiatives…

Security reports low crime rate for 2016

Renne McAdow Staff Writer The annual security report was released in Oct. 2016. It detailed crimes on campus over the past year alongside crimes committed in years prior. “I would say crime on campus has stayed consistently low compared to…

LGBT workshop educates campus

Rebecca Marion Managing Editor The LGBTQ Community at Lorain County Community College has aimed to build a bridge of understanding through its LGBT 101 Workshop held on Nov. 17 in LC 114. The event provided the opportunity for the students,…

Health organization urges taxes on sugary drinks

Logan Mencke Staff Writer The World Health Organization (WHO) is encouraging nations around the world to tax sugary drinks in an effort to help prevent obesity and Type 2 Diabetes.  But will American consumers be content in paying a little…