Category Archives: Features

The Lane Concert Choir perform “Let Me Fly” at the Winter Choir Concert on
Thursday, March 5 in the Ragozzino Performance Hall.Photo: August Frank

Choir belts out the Beatles

Jeri Reed Reporter “I love performing with our Gospel Choir, I thought we rocked the house down!” said Elizabeth Wilson, member of the Gospel Choir. John Watson, publicist and house…

Abigail Sherman was one of the students behind the cafeterias new mural
titled “The Flower of Life.” Students of Andrea Ciaston’s Art 111 class painted
the mural on Wednesday, March 4. Photo: August Frank

Here today — gone tomorrow; flower of Life graces cafeteria walls

The artwork adorning one of the cafeteria walls in the Center Building is part of the transformation of the Center Building. The mural titled “The Flower of Life,” was painted…

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Lane welcomes international enrollment

Daemion Lee Reporter “I’m usually ‘The Russian,’” Bella Harutyunyan, a second year student at Lane, said. “But I’m not.” Harutyunyan comes from Armenia, a small country in western Asia with…

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Five star dining hidden in the chaos of campus

Ella Jones Managing Editor Next to the hustle and bustle of the cafeteria, on the first floor of the Center Building is the calm and clean atmosphere of the Renaissance…

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Stories of the marginalized; under represented people are the focus of teacher’s work

Victoria Stephens Reporter Steve McQuiddy writes about people with eccentric histories who are outside of the mainstream. “Oregon has its share of characters,” he said. “I’ve always had a connection…

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Tianhang Cui, instructor Colleen Shields, Albdullah AlAmer, Khalid Alharbi and
Tianyi Liu (left to right) work on their presentation in the international student
class on Wednesday, Jan. 15.Photo: LisaMarie Lusk

Changes in world economy drive international student recruitment; student population becomes more diversified

Daemion Lee Reporter The rise in global wealth means that more Oregon companies are doing business abroad and more international students can afford to come to Oregon to study. LCC…

Marly Gross (left) and Gypsy Prince (right) play the roles of Zody and Erica in Tim
O’Donnell’s play “Invincible Sword Locking Technique” as part of the Playwright’s
Showcase on Tuesday, Feb. 10.
Photo: Andre Casey

Theater careers off to a strong start at Lane

Penny Scott Editor-in-Chief The Student Productions Association’ “Playwright’s Showcase 2015,” opened at the Blue Door Theater, Building 6, on Thursday, Feb 12. The show will also be performed on Friday,…

Erin Carey (left) and Susan Schullstrom (right) play the violin in the Lane Chamber Orchestra directed by Hisao Watanabe in the music room of Building 6
on Sunday, Feb. 6.Photo: August Frank

Chamber orchestra plays the classics

Jeri Reed Reporter The Lane Community College Chamber Orchestra, directed by Hisao Watanabe, performed pieces by Arthur Honegger and Ludwig Van Beethoven Sunday, Feb. 8 at the Center for Performing…

Environmental Politics 

instructor Stan Taylor, 

Global Ecology 

instructor Melissa 

Kilgore and Nature, 

Religion & Ecology 

instructor Clifford 

Trolin combine their 

classes in the Spring to 

form the Reconnecting 

with Nature learning 

community.Photo by: August Frank

Instructors present solutions to challenging planetary problems; cohort connects students and each other to the earth

Penny Scott Editor-In-Chief Respect for nature, for the feminine aspect and for life’s inter-connectedness are woven through the disciplines of politics, science and religion in a three class course offered…