A Student Publication of Lorain County Community College

Security prepared for any emergency

Gina Hamby JRNM 151 Student About 18 years ago, David Hatcher heard about an open security position at Lorain County Community College. Excited by the opportunity, he accepted the job. Now, almost two decades later, Hatcher is LCCC’s lead security…

LCCC set to host Pulitzer Prize winner

Michael Flanigan Contributor Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist James Sheeler will be on the campus of Lorain County Community College. Sheeler will speak about his journey to winning the Pulitzer on April 3 at 2:00 p.m. at LCCC’s Stocker Cinema Hall. Specializing…

Students with criminal past have options

Zach Srnis Special Correspondent   Students whose legal status may cause potential problems can find it difficult when pursuing an academic degree and finding a job. There are, however, certain ways that students with a criminal record can still be…

Library utilizes student input

Troy Swiderski JRNM 151 Student Video preference is a major concern for the Bass Library and eLearning division at Lorain County Community College, so much so that several focus groups were conducted on the subject. “We would probably need to…

Panel discusses opioid epidemic, grief

Logan Mencke Staff Writer Lorain County Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services (LACADA) and the Hospice of the Western Reserve hosted a forum on March 21 in the Spitzer Conference Center at Lorain County Community College. The presentation dealt with the…

Ex-inmates face education struggles

Kristin Hohman Editor-in-Chief Formerly incarcerated inmates face many obstacles in completing secondary education. Yet LCCC give them a second chance. A student’s education can be a pathway to new experiences and opportunities. Yet for those seeking secondary education, a criminal…

Online dating: A surprise behind every profile

Danthea Redwood Special Correspondent &  Kent Springborn Jr. Staff Writer Like a Box of Chocolates “If you’re in a relationship or trying to date someone you want to put out the full first of who you are at the beginning…

Religion and race

Logan Mencke Staff Writer   Last in a two-part series It was a Sunday afternoon at Community United Methodist Church in Elyria and the halls of the church were alive with joy and spirit following the morning worship. During this…

Microbiology students combat HIV

Tim Krezman Staff Writer Microbiology students at Lorain County Community College have come one step closer to being able to combat HIV. Microbiology professor Dr. Harry Kestler has been working with students at LCCC for about 10 years studying a…

Coping with clinical depression

Randolph Digges JRMN 151 Students Last in a 2-part series Depression leaves many people feeling as if they cannot function and live productive lives. However, there are numerous ways to combat depression, including psychotherapy and antidepressant medication. There are a…