A Student Publication of Lorain County Community College

LCCC closes 4th time for safety

Lauren HoffmanEditor-in-ChiefLorain County Community College’s all campuses were evacuated following the fourth bomb threat in three weeks today (April 19). LCCC previously received bomb threats on March 24, 25, and 30 with the last threat causing campus to go remote…

Bomb threats investigation underway, LCCC not alone

Destiny TorresAssociate Editor“LCCC campus security is currently working with the Elyria Police Department and the FBI to find the source of these threats,” LCCC President Marcia Ballinger, Ph.D., said of the three threats that rocked the Elyria campus recently.LCCC is…

Opportunity through adversity

Lauren HoffmanEditor-in-chief When Shawn Harper was a child, all he wanted was to feel like he belonged. Growing up on the south side of Columbus. Harper felt out of place often. In school, he struggled to learn, and at home…

LCCC geared up for snowstorm

Pierce EavensonJRNM 151LCCC was well prepared to handle the projected 16 to 18 inches of snowfall on Feb.3 and 4 and the rest of the winter. Leo Mahoney, director of Physical Plant and Construction Management, said it would take about eight…

Bi-polar ionization technology offers safer air on campus

Anthony LaRosaCo-Editor Before classes began this fall, new air filtration technology was installed throughout every building on campus. This is another step Lorain County Community College has taken to provide students and faculty with the safest environment on campus.This new…

Social media posts don’t reveal the truth

James WadeJRNM 151  “You could drive past a beautiful home, but you don’t know what goes on behind its closed doors.”Maria McConnell, professor of Business, made this comparison with social media posts and the true emotions that are not revealed…

Covid restrictions cut athletic programs,
cross country takes second place

Anthony LaRosaJRNM 151 The National Junior College Athletic Association announced on March 13 that their spring sports would be postponed for 21 days. Three days later, the NJCAA released a statement cancelling all spring sports for the season. This was…

Remembering my friend Nick

Logan Mencke Editor-in-Chief Standing with my hands in my pockets still and silent, I stared at my childhood friend Nick from across the room in the funeral home trying to remember the long-lost memories of our friendship.   On the…

Phone stolen, then returned

Malik Anderson Contributor    An LCCC employee stopped in the Campus Security Office to report that her ZTE cell phone was stolen approximately an hour or so earlier at 1 pm Aug. 25 in the CC building on the second…

Habitat organizes “Women Build Week”

Zach Srnis Special Correspondent Lorain County’s Habitat for Humanity will hold the 10th annual Women Build Week from May 6 to May 14. Habitat for Humanity will host several events in the lead-up to, and during the week of May…