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Damage to cars dominates crisis

Andre Casey Design Editor A tornado swept through Lane Community College on Tuesday, April 14 near the Child and Family Center. Eyewitness Josh Hollowell said the tornado hit at 4:10...

People and wildlife in danger; speaker warns about electrical devices

Penny Scott Editor-in-Chief “In the mid 1990s, the FCC determined that cell phones are safe for human use,” author and medical journalist Katie Singer said. She went on to explain...

Making amends in Ferguson

Penny Scott Editor-In-Chief The rioting aftermath and destruction of property in Ferguson is the focus of a commentary by syndicated columnist Cal Thomas titled “Restitution not Retribution” published by the Tribune...

Guest Column: Atomic bomb builders speak for peace

George Beres Guest Columnist Renewed tensions between Russia and the United States bring to mind wise counsel for peace offered in the 1970s by two University of Oregon figures of national...

Guest Commentary: ASLCC adviser responds to claims

 Barbara Delansky Dean of Student Affairs Iread with interest the article in The Torch last week regarding the perceived lack of transparency and lack of student control. I met with...

Guest Commentary: Why Facebook might be making you lonely

Samuel Alemayhu Lane business major We live in a world where social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter have hit a pinnacle in popularity (accounting for over 845 million people), but...

Job Fair brings students and employers together

August Frank Photo Editor It wasn’t all pens, frisbees, candy and cupcakes at Lane’s job fair on Thursday, April 16. Representatives from forty five companies gathered in The Center for...

Fast-track to degrees; fewer math courses may be needed

Victoria Stephens Reporter Math requirements at Lane are changing. For many students, heavy algebra isn’t necessary and requiring it may be a hindrance to some students in getting their degrees,...

Default danger over; Rates now under 30 percent, but wiser borrowing still needed

Daemion Lee Reporter In 2010, over 30 percent of former Lane Community College students defaulted on their student loans. In 2011, it happened again. One more time and the federal...