A Student Publication of Lorain County Community College

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…

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…

U.P. marks 25 years

Oscar RosadoEditor-in-Chief The Campus’ University Partnership celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, and many have played a role in its success to help students grow beyond the Associate’s Degree. LCCC President, Marcia Ballinger, Ph.D., plays an important role in the partnership…

Social media posts don’t reveal the truth

James WadeJRNM 151  “You could drive past a beautiful home, but you don’t know what goes on behind its closed doors.”Maria McConnell, professor of Business, made this comparison with social media posts and the true emotions that are not revealed…

Make your writing needs write at the Writing Center

Christina YuhaszJRNM 151 Mohammed, a computer science major at LCCC, stopped by the Writing Center recently to get help with writing an essay, so he got guidance from one of the tutors at the center with his assignments. Like Mohammed,…

LCCC alumnus named ME of The Gazette

Owen CooperJRNM 151 As a child, Scott Mahony would get up every morning and run to go grab the latest edition of The Gazette from the driveway. Now, 20 years later, he gets to wake up every morning and work…