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,…

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…

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…

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,…