A Student Publication of Lorain County Community College

Free college proposal garners reaction

JRNM 151 students It’s no secret that people now more than ever are realizing that if they wish to obtain a job that doesn’t require them to say “may I take your order,” they need a college degree. At Lorain…

Combatting political apathy

Cameron Prine and Elizabeth Oestreicher Apathy is defined as a “lack of interest or concern, especially regarding matters of general importance or appeal; indifference.” Politics is defined as the “art or science of government or governing, especially the governing of…

Turning it Around

Liah M. Long Contributor My name is Jane Doe and I’m an addict. I’m 22, live in Lorain County, work and go to school full time. I love my family, friends and boyfriend. You’d look at me and think I…

Examining the gender gap in professional sports

Olivia Moe Sports Editor This past summer was a trending summer for sports, from upcoming trades for football and basketball season, to current events such as the departure of Derek Jeter and the appearance of Lou Gehrig’s disease due to…

Through the eyes of a PSEO student

Brandon Coates PSEO student The idea of waking up to go to an 8:00 a.m. class may sound tedious to some but this was a very special day.  The simplest way to describe my first day of classes at Lorain…

Stocker hosts award-winning French film

Brenna Shippy Staff Writer “The Intouchables,” introduced by the Lorain Film Society, is a French comedy-drama about survival, compassion, and above all, friendship. The movie tells the story of an aristocrat, who becoming a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, hires…

‘The Romantics’ runs off the rails

Keith A. Reynolds Contributor It seemed simple enough, as soon as I heard that the College had planned a concert of the finer works of the Romantic masters and The Collegian wished to cover it, I jumped at the opportunity….

Civic Band stagnates

Keith A. Reynolds Contributor Civic band concerts tend to conjure memories of old men with shiny heads performing the works of Sousa with uncharacteristic vigor. Something about the concept of a concert band made up of non professionals performing mostly…

Evolutionary biology vs. creationsim: Which should be taught in schools?

Kim Teodecki Staff Writer Americans live in a society where scientific theories are forced into subjection rather than ideological or religious belief. When inquiring creationism and how or when the earth was created and whether or not humans evolved from…

Fashionable faux fans

By Torie Kozyk Contributor The public loves to rock a rock T-shirt. When rock T-shirts struck fashion items mainstream, chain stores jumped in on this profit and this is where things get a bit violent these days between die hard…