A Student Publication of Lorain County Community College

Sports psychology and how it affects the game

Kirsten Hill Staff Writer He imagines.  He shoots.  He scores. A psychology professor and sports coach here at LCCC has a winning combination that is reflective of a national trend, psychology in sports.  The professor spoke Nov. 7 at a…

Neo LaunchNet moves to a new site

  By Samuel Doll Staff Writer The Neo LaunchNet Burton D. Morgan Foundation office has been moved from the confines of their old classroom office in the Bass Library/Community Resource Center to a sleek workspace located on the first floor…

E-sports blazes new trail at colleges

Erin Dweik Staff Writer   Gaming is not just for recreation. It is becoming lucrative. Enter, e-sports “the next level of video game experience”. E-sports is a new category of entertainment that is a bridge between video gaming and sports….

Protect yourself against cyber crime in the digital age

Madelyn Hill Staff Writer Randy Kimbro is a volunteer with the FBI in Cleveland and gave a presentation on the dangers of the internet. The main countries that threaten the US include, China which affects the economic stimulus, North Korea…

Commodores fall short, but look to next year

Deric Nichols JRNM 151 The Commodore volleyball team fell short of their goal last season as they were defeated by Columbus State with a score of 3-0 recently This season was a different story as the team improved its overall…

LCCC coach looks to improve students life through the game

Quentin Pardon JRNM 151 Basketball season is right around the corner and head coach for the men’s basketball team, Martin Eggleston, is ready for it.  Coach Martin has zero fears coming into the season with a staff and a team…

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…