A Student Publication of Lorain County Community College

LCCC’s study abroad programs

Aeshash OwaydhahJRNM 151There are several causes that drive higher education institutions to create instructional initiatives of various forms and purposes. Among them are studying abroad programs that are offered as a kind of field deepening or as a parallel to…

LCCC basketball team named regional champions

Aiden MattaJRNM 151The Lorain County Community College men’s basketball team has made history this season with their record-breaking performance.The basketball team finished first in their division, earning them the title of regional champions this year. This comes after a couple…

Ramadan observed around the world

Aeshah OwaydhahJRNM 151Ramadan, which is observed from April 2 to May 2, is a significant month for Muslims regardless of their country of origin.Every year Muslims throughout the world observe the holy month of Ramadan in a mix of faith,…

LCCC closes campuses till next week after security threat

Destiny TorresAssociate EditorLorain County Community College has closed all classes until next week after the college received another bomb threat today (Tuesday, March 29) through its online chat messaging system.LCCC President Marcia Ballinger, Ph.D., said, “Unfortunately, this is the third…

LCCC campuses close again after another bomb threat

Destiny TorresAssociate EditorFor the second day in a row, Lorain County Community College has been evacuated due to security threats. “Just before (March 25) noon, we received a new security threat through the online chat,” said Tracy Green, vice president…

Bomb threat closes LCCC campuses

Destiny TorresAssociate EditorAll LCCC campuses were closed Thursday afternoon following a bomb threat on an LCCC online chatroom.“We take campus safety very seriously and are allowing the Elyria Police Department to do their job. All campuses and outreach centers are…

Opportunity through adversity

Lauren HoffmanEditor-in-chief When Shawn Harper was a child, all he wanted was to feel like he belonged. Growing up on the south side of Columbus. Harper felt out of place often. In school, he struggled to learn, and at home…

The tales tattoos tell

Lauren HoffmanEditor-in-chief Tattoos. Some love them, some hate them, but whatever the opinion, the act of permanently inking works of art into one’s skin has become quite the phenomenon in recent years. Tattoos have given people the chance to retell…

Online vs. in-person? Students weigh in

Lauren HoffmanEditor-in-chief Covid-19. A word that has come to plague our generation and thrust the world into chaos. In the beginning, many businesses were forced to close and multiple jobs were lost. Now entering year three of the pandemic, many…

LCCC geared up for snowstorm

Pierce EavensonJRNM 151LCCC was well prepared to handle the projected 16 to 18 inches of snowfall on Feb.3 and 4 and the rest of the winter. Leo Mahoney, director of Physical Plant and Construction Management, said it would take about eight…