A Student Publication of Lorain County Community College

President search committee narrows contenders to 12

Keith A. Reynolds Editor-in-Chief   The search for Dr. Roy Church’s replacement as president of Lorain County Community College is proceeding on schedule according to the chair of the Presidential Search Committee. In a statement released after their latest meeting…

Provost provides forum for student leadership

Charlotte Weiss Staff Writer At Lorain County Community College, the utmost importance is placed upon providing open and engaging forums for students to collaborate and participate in leadership initiatives. On Nov. 11, leaders of student campus organizations met in the…

Students struggle with obesity

Charlotte Weiss Staff Writer “I used to weigh 396 pounds,” recollected Norene Bohannon, a graduate of Lorain County Community College and current adjunct faculty ropes course instructor. She looked at a photograph of herself prior to her weight loss journey…

Dr. Church Retires

Keith A. Reynolds Editor-in-Chief   “It’s been a wonderfully gratifying tenure as President at Lorain County Community College. I have loved our students, I have loved our faculty, our staff, the collegiate environment is very special and we are—myself and…

College administrators assure students are safe

By Keith A. Reynolds Editor-in-Chief The nation was shaken yet again by a mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in southern Oregon on Oct. 1. Such scenes of death and destruction seem all too familiar these days, but this particular incident…

Road to recovery: The aftermath of domestic violence

  Alex Delaney-Gesing Editor-in-Chief In the weeks that followed Jennifer Varney’s brush with death, angrily vivid, red hand marks encircling her neck served as unquestionable evidence of her experience. Though the bruises scattered across her body faded with time, the…

Collegian staffers win 5 Press Club awards

Alex Delaney-Gesing Editor-in-Chief Lorain County Community College’s student-run newspaper The Collegian won five honors in The Press Club of Cleveland’s Excellence in Journalism Awards competition for 2015. ‘Commodores complete sweep’, written by Olivia Moe and Keith A. Reynolds, featured LCCC’s…

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…

Spring 2015 President’s Forum draws a crowd

Gabe Garcia President’s Forum As the temperatures outside warmed up to a long overdue 60 degrees, it marked that time of the year for the spring semester’s President’s Forum at Lorain County Community College.  LCCC President Dr. Roy A. Church gave an…

Canvas to replace Angel this summer

Kim Teodecki Staff Writer Beginning this upcoming summer semester, Lorain County Community College will introduce its students to Canvas, an online learning management system set to replace the current ANGEL system. Canvas open-lab sessions will be held starting May 18-22…