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Marek Belka

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Marek Belka is the Editor-in-Chief of The Torch, the independent student newspaper of Lane Community College. A native of the Lowcountry of South Carolina, Marek currently lives in Eugene, Oregon.

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Aerial herbicide ban struck down

On March 7, a Lane County judge ruled that the proposed aerial herbicide spray ban will not appear on the ballot in the May...

Short legislative session cut shorter

On Mar. 3, the Oregon Legislature adjourned their 2018 regular session one week ahead of schedule. Several key bills were passed by lawmakers during...

New challengers pressure incumbent

A primary election for Eugene City Council will be held on May 15. Four of Eugene’s eight wards are up for grabs, but only...

A sit-down with Marge Hamilton

LCC President Margaret Hamilton, reflecting on her previous experience at Camden County College, speaks about her high hopes for the future of the...

Lane hosts Jeff Merkley town hall

Senator Jeff Merkley honors Terry McDonald, executive director of the St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County, with an American flag that...

All-ages, all the time

Suzanne Benorden, frontwoman of Eugene punk band Boomchick, wails during a set at the Campbell Club on Feb. 9. The band has been...

Pinball wizards

Jamie Blair watches and supports teammate Conley Phelps during a Flash Gordon pinball game at Blairally Vintage Arcade. Blair and Phelps have been...

Becoming a better ally

The Springfield-Eugene chapter of Standing Up for Racial Justice, a national anti-racist campaign, hosted the “White Ally Toolkit” workshop on Feb. 18. The workshop,...

Forum seeks input on graphic campus displays

Mark Harris, a counselor and instructor at Lane Community College, discusses the impact of last October’s anti-abortion display on students and staff. Harris...