A Student Publication of Lorain County Community College

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…

Student submits assignments from hospital after delivering a baby

Anthony LaRosaStaff Writer “I have definitely seen very dedicated students over the years, but I don’t know if I’ve had any as dedicated as Felicia,” Mollie Chambers, professor of English at LCCC, said. On the night of Nov.10, Lorain resident…

Appreciating homegrown literary royalty at LCCC

Oscar RosadoEditor-in-Chief Student Senate Learning Center Representative Luis Hernandez has never seen an event that highlighted his area of interest. In this case, it is literature. To do something about it, he organized a literary appreciation event at the Spitzer…

Local businesses revenue booms due to in-person classes returning

Oscar RosadoEditor-in-Chief Many local businesses near colleges and schools have seen  increased sales with the return of in-person classes.  “We’ve certainly seen more traffic because people are here and they need to eat,” said Tracy Green, vice president of strategic…

German student’s “American dream” comes true

Lauren HoffmanStaff Writer When German student Žaklina Simić was 7-years-old, she always dreamed of traveling to America. She would hear about the different happenings and always wanted to go there to experience it for herself. As she got older, Simić’s…

International Education Week celebrated on campus

Oscar RosadoEditor-in-Chief On the week of Nov. 15, International Education Week took place. The week is an annual event that is hosted by the U.S. Department of state, according to Shaun Marsh Ph.D. Program Coordinator/ESL Faculty International Initiatives Member, and…

COVID-19 vaccine saves faculty’s life

Lauren HoffmanStaff Writer When Maria McConnell started writing human interest stories for Lakewood high school newspaper, she never thought she would later become the center of one. McConnell, professor of marketing and hospitality/tourism management classes at LCCC for the past…

Forum highlights college’s programs for student success

Christina YuhaszJRNM 151  “Dream big because opportunities are immense for students,” LCCC President Marcia Ballinger, Ph.D., urged students at the President’s Forum on Nov. 1 at the College Center. At the forum, held two years later due to COVID-19, Ballinger…

College Center becomes hub of student connectivity

Anthony LaRosaStaff Writer “One of the things we always wanted for our campus is for it to feel like home away from home,” said Marisa Vernon White, Ph.D., LCCC Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Services, regarding the new…