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LCCC’s police academy named Star Academy by Attorney General

Lauren HoffmanEditor-In-Chief Lorain County Community College has garnered its fair share of awards throughout the years from being named the most affordable community college, to its designations as being No. 1 in the nation for success. Their Police Academy is…

LCCC swears in new Student Senate

Anthony LeyvaStaff Writer The year is looking bright for Lorain County Community College as they sworn in a brand new student senate cabinet Aug 22 during the first day of fall semester opening festivities. This is the first time that…

Levy won’t raise tax; will boost education

Lauren Hoffman Editor-In-Chief Lorain County Community College will take on the world of politics once again this November 8 ballot as the University Partnership Levy is set to be renewed before its expiration in 2023. The levy which was first…

Collegian staff shines at 44th annual Press Club awards banquet

Lauren Hoffman Editor-In-ChiefLorain County Community College’s student-run newspaper, The Collegian, again swept the floor at the Cleveland Press Club Awards on June 10, taking home eleven awards in the Trade/2-Year School category. Lauren Hoffman, editor-in-chief of The Collegian, won three awards, including…

LCCC graduates take flight for 58th commencement ceremony

Lauren HoffmanEditor-In-Chief“Today is the day that your hard work pays off and is the day we celebrate you.” Lorain County Community College President Marcia Ballinger, Ph.D., said as she welcomed graduates to the 58th commencement ceremony Saturday morning in the…

False fire causes campus confusion

A Elyria Fire Department truck (right) arrives to the college center to investigate alarms. College center sign is to the bottom left with the entrance to the college center in the middle.

Lauren HoffmanEditor-in-ChiefLorain County Community College experienced a different kind of emergency alert Thursday afternoon. At 2:45 p.m. Main campus’ fire alert systems blared to life urging students, staff, and faculty to evacuate the building following an “emergency situation.”  Within minutes,…

Intel breathes new life into LCCC’s DNA

Lauren HoffmanEditor-in-chief Lorain County Community College engineering students have big opportunities heading their way in the form of two new leading-edge chip factories being built in Ohio’s “silicon heartland” just outside Columbus. Technological giant Intel, a business whose computer chips run…