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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…

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…

Gen Z and their climate anxieties

Destiny TorresAssociate EditorGeneration Z, those born in the late 1990s and early 2000s, was brought into a dying world. They have had to watch as hurricanes devastate the southeast, fires rage through the west and tornadoes tear through the south.But…

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…

Masks begone! Students hesitant to rejoice

Lauren HoffmanEditor-in-chiefLorain County Community college students got to have a taste of Covid-19 freedom for the first time since March of 2020, but not everyone is ready for the change.March brought a game changer to students on LCCC’s campuses as…