A Student Publication of Lorain County Community College

The Boom expands its horizons

Angela Andujar JRNM 151  In 1997, Lorain County Community College’s radio production advisor, Professor Dee Gross, set out to bring news broadcasting to college radio. “We are so lucky to have a college that supports radio broadcasting and sees the…

Overcoming abusive relationships

Jayne Giese JRNM 151 “It is better that I share my story.  I don’t want anyone to feel alone,” said Whitney Hamlin who is a 25-year-old LCCC nursing student who struggles to break down the wall she has created in…

Harvest festival takes campus by fun and spooktacular storm

Oscar Rosado Staff Writer About 900-1000 people attended the annual Harvest Festival on Oct. 20 held at the College Center. Compared to last year’s Harvest Festival, this year had “a lot more community involved,” said Saul Aguilar, executive secretary of…

Play based on Henry David Thoreau comes soon

Quentin Pardon JRNM 151 Lorain County Community College’s Theatre Program is hosting a play called The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail at 8 p.m. from Nov. 15-17 at Stocker Center.  The play has various flashbacks showing the series of events…

Bookstore wins national contest

Oscar Rosado Staff Writer The LCCC campus’ Commodore Books & More won a national window display contest, winning  second place with a $300 gift card. Thule and Case Logic, both bookbag and cases companies have an annual contest in which…

Midterm elections evoke mixed reactions

JRNM Students Kirsten Hill, Camryn Moore, Valerie Mankin, Samuel Doll, Oscar Rosado, Jayne Giese, Angela Andujar, Jadaskye Curry, Quentin Pardon and Deric Nichols Reactions from Lorain County voters were mixed on the Nov. 6, 2018, midterm general election in the…

Ballinger highlights new changes

Madelyn Hill Staff Writer The Presidents Forum held on Oct. 2, showcased the many changes that are happening at LCCC.  “The pace of change is faster than it was 10 years ago,” said  Marcia Ballinger, Ph.D., president of the community college. …

Culinary event delivers the goods, showcases students’ skills

Erin Dweik Staff Writer Foodies and health enthusiasts enjoyed a natural, organic, sustainable and healthy evening at sold-out NOSH 18. LCCC’s Culinary Arts institute’s second annual student showcase was held on Sept. 21, at the Ben and Jane Norton Culinary…

Bike celebration educates cyclist

Deric Nichols JRNM 151 Lorain County Community College hosted a celebration that recognizes the craft of cycling and how it can help mold the future of transportation.  The event brought out faces from all over the community including Edward Stewart,…

Overcoming a toxic relationship

 Jayne Giese JRNM 151 Kayla Wardrope, a 19-year-old, first-year student at LCCC, has first-hand experience with domestic violence. Wardrope has recently ended a four-year relationship with her high school boyfriend.  She talks about her toxic relationship and the damage it…