A Student Publication of Lorain County Community College

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…

Jokester brings smiles to campus

Lauren HoffmanJRNM 151 While the stress of being back on campus and almost a month into classes is weighing down the spirits of some peers, one student is not letting college blues get to him. Freshman and sociology major Landen…

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…

‘Excited to be on campus’

Destiny Torres JRNM 222 Students are happy to be back on campus for in-person classes and be off the computer screens at home.  COVID-19 hit college campuses in Spring 2020, forcing many schools and colleges, including LCCC, to send students home…

Students say “yes” to in-person classes, put up with masks

JRNM 151 The first-day college jitters are compounded by mask mandates on campus. While many students are excited to be on campus, an uncertainty only three months ago, the new COVID-19 guidelines and the looming mask policies do not hold…

LCCC wins 11 honors from Cleveland Press Club

Anthony LaRosaEditor-in-Chief The Collegian took eight honors and the Boom Radio won three honors in the trade/2-year school category in 2021 All Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards, hosted by the Press Club of Cleveland on June 24. Oscar Rosado, the…

Education secretary Cardona says LCCC grads set an example to the nation

Anthony LaRosaEditor-in-ChiefIn 2020, Courtney Crell graduated from Avon High School, and a year later she was among the 1,854 Lorain County Community College graduates who were honored at the virtual graduation commencement today.U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, Ph.D., and…

Dedication to students keep Ballinger going strong even after 30 years at LCCC

LCCC President Ballinger, Ph.D.