A Student Publication of Lorain County Community College

LCCC grads look forward to the next step

    Kristin Hohman Editor-in-Chief “I’m not going to trip. I’m excited, and it’s over,” were the thoughts of Olivia Moe as she crossed the stage to receive her diploma. Moe, along with 1,759 other graduates, collected their degrees and…

Student spotlight: Zambian roots, American identity

Deborah Espejo JRNM 151 Walking through the corridors of Lorain County Community College, Mayaya Phir can’t be missed. Colorful outfits, big earrings and beautiful African-made braids are what define the style of the 23-year-old Zambian student. Phiri was born in…

“Now, I write the truth”‘

Charlotte Weiss Online Editor “What do you write?” That was one of the first questions the Collegian Editor-in-Chief asked me during my interview on August 27, 2015. It was a Thursday afternoon. It was a beautifully sunny day and the…

Farewell from long-time staffer

Olivia Moe Managing Editor   So I had this idea to ask my editor if I could write one last article as a ‘goodbye’ to my time at the paper and college before I graduated and transferred to Cleveland State….

LCCC faculty member pens book on death row inmates

Rebecca Marion Advertising Manager Dr. Bill Kimberlin, clinical psychologist and professor of psychology at Lorain County Community College, provides insight into his first hand accounts with death row inmates in his book “Watch Me Die”. From an early age Kimberlin…

Candlelight vigil honors lives lost to domestic violences

Charlotte Weiss Online Editor A home is supposed to be a sanctuary, a safe haven, for the people living in it; not a battleground for fights, beatings, and violation. Unfortunately, that is the reality that many people live in, some…

‘Pizza, Pop, & Poetry’ celebrates April as National Poetry Month

Charlotte Weiss Online Editor The lobby of the Culinary Arts building at Lorain County Community College was the hubbub for literary enrichment on April 14. The LCCC Student Senate teamed up with the college’s English organization, the Lorain Writer’s Society…

Convenience over nutrition, according to LCCC students

Cassie Wise JRNM 151 “I don’t really watch what I eat,” was the response most Lorain County Community College students admitted. Three out of four college students admit that they don’t watch what they eat on a daily basis. Supersized…

Veterans Benefits hosts claims clinic

Charlotte Weiss Online Editor On March 30, the Spitzer Conference Center hosted Lorain County Community College’s first Veterans Town Hall and Free Claim Clinic. The event was hosted by the Veteran’s Benefit Administration, which partnered with LCCC Veterans, Military Service…

Tax tips and tricks for LCCC students

Olivia Moe Managing Editor There are two things in life that are inevitable, and one of them is taxes. The filing deadline of April 18 is just around the corner.  Lorain County Community College students who are unsure of how…