A Student Publication of Lorain County Community College

A victim of violence: one student’s love story gone wrong

  Alex Delaney-Gesing Editor-in-Chief Legs crossed underneath her, Jennifer Varney, a Lorain County Community College social work major, sat curled in a barrel chair while staring out the glass window-covered door of room 207 in LCCC’s College Center building. Though…

Biomimicry transfer technology center opens on campus

  Alex Delaney-Gesing Editor-in-Chief Biomimicry studies nature’s best ideas and imitates those ideas to solve human problems. It has the ultimate goal of creating new ways of living that are well-suited to life on earth over an extended period of time….

From the frontline to the classroom

Alex Delaney-Gesing Editor-in-Chief Transitioning back into civilian life can be a shocking and disorienting adjustment for veterans and returning soldiers fresh off the battlefield. Tom Blackburn, a ten-year Navy veteran, enrolled at Lorain County Community College last year in order…

Shock of war on the homefront

Alex Delaney-Gesing Editor-in-Chief   When ‘‘G.I. Joe’’ arrived home after time in the service, his transition back into civilian life was haunted by nightmares and flashbacks of  the inescapable vivid images he witnessed in the Iraq War. As the symptoms…

Experts urge caution for students on social media

Kim Teodecki Staff Writer Business professionals are using today’s generation of social media-trending habits as helpful decision-making aspects when choosing who to hire, who to enroll, and whose application to shred without a second thought. Nearly one fifth of the…

LCCC finds new partner in Brookside High

Kristin Hohman Staff Writer Starting this fall, Brookside High School students will be able to earn their high school diploma and an associate degree concurrently. Research from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation initiated the early college high school program….

Blast to the past: reflections of the Civil Rights Movement

Kristin Hohman Staff Writer   “Neither the 1964 Civil Rights Bill, nor the Voting Rights Act of 1965 would have even been considered were it not for the demonstrations that were going on in the south,”  said Arlene Dunn, a…

Ewing Field House undergoes makeover

Olivia Moe Sports Editor The Ewing Field House will be closed due to renovations until the middle of the 2015 spring semester. WIth this remodeling comes the promise of more energy efficiency and a saving in costs for the main…

Bowen: Dr.King’s work unfinished

Keith Reynolds Managing Editor Lorain County Community College’s first day of the 2015 spring semester was kicked off by the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Jan. 20, presented by the Offices of Student Life and Student Senate….

Veterans honored in LCCC lounge dedication ceremony

Karl Schneider Editor-in-chief Esperanza Correa had one of the most dangerous jobs in the military. Working on the flight deck of the USS Nimitz, her office was three football fields long and she loved every second of it. As the…