A Student Publication of Lorain County Community College

Kestler finds his calling at LCCC

Ethan LindenbergerJRNM 151As a 10–year-old, Harry Kestler, studied his medical books looking for information about rheumatic fever. This is where the immune system responds to the earlier strep throat or scarlet fever infection and causes a generalized inflammatory response. But…

LCCC sports strikes out for the second year in a row

Hunter OsborneJRNM 151 For the second consecutive season, the Lorain County Community College’s baseball team has to take a seat on the bench.The 2021 season has ended before it began for the Commodores, just like the 2020 season. After two…

2260 grads to receive diplomas at the virtual commencement May 15

Anthony LaRosaStaff Writer More than 1900 Lorain County Community College graduates along with the largest class of University Partnership graduates, 362, will receive their diplomas during a virtual commencement at 9:30 a.m. on May 15.As was in 2020 though, commencement…

BBB warns students against scammers

Emma KonnJRNM 151 Even though LCCC students are not on campus, scammers are finding ways to get to them. The new scam, according to Better Business Bureau, crooks are pretending to be from the school’s Financial Aid Department. The scammers…

Dr. Kestler urges students to get COVID-19 vaccine

By Ethan LindenbergerJRNM 151 “When I get a flu vaccine or any vaccine, it’s to help myself, and also because I love you,” said Harry Kestler, Ph.D., in a recent online interview. Dr. Kestler is a microbiology professor at LCCC,…

LCCC sets example of gender equality

Taylor Anderson, Courtney Crell, Anthony LaRosa, Dylan Rice, Oscar Rosado and Alyssa Watson Journalism students Only 30 percent of the nation’s colleges and universities have women as presidents, according to a 2017 study by the American Council on Education. Lorain…

Campus beefs up covid-19 precaution to ensure safety

Oscar Rosado Editor-in-Chief   As a Fall semester starts, security measures to keep COVID-19 in check have been implemented by LCCC to ensure the safety of the students, faculty and staff. Campus Security Chief Kenneth Collins said many new procedures…