Category Archives: Features

Dan Welton discusses his work in the “A (sort of) retrospective: 45 years of photography” exhibit in the LCC Art Gallery on Thursday, Jan. 22.Photo by: Taylor Neigh

Photo exhibit brings together past and present

Daemion Lee Reporter Dan Welton recalls a time in 1974 when he was on the side of the road trying to take a picture of a flower. An elderly lady…

“Capacious”,
ceramic and
textile, by Leanne
McClurg Cambric
in the exhibit
“Generous,”
located in the
LCC Art Gallery in
Building 11.
The artist will
hold a closing
reception on Feb.
12 at 3 p.m.

Owl-eating bear visits art gallery

Daemion Lee Reporter The exhibit in Building 11, called “Generous,” features a piece titled “Capacious” that shows a violent scene — an angry bear about to devour a group of…

Lane student Lee Martinez
has returned to college and
is working with Lane’s Small
Business Development center
with plans to open his own allorganic
hair and skin spa.Photo by: Brandon Taylor

Florida transplant seeks new path

Brandon Taylor Reporter Lee Martinez traveled the country practicing cosmetology before arriving in Oregon eight months ago. Martinez comes from a large hispanic family of hairstylists. He left Ft. Lauderdale,…

Production manager Rhodec Erickson works with director Taylor Freeman during rehearsal for the playwright’s showcase. Photo by: Brandon Taylor

Students rehearse for Playwright’s Showcase

Brandon Taylor Reporter “Each production is like a fingerprint,” Taylor Freeman, one of the directors in the Playwright Showcase, said. Freeman explained his simile by expressing how every play has…

Left to right: Marie Sagaberd consoles Richard Archambault Jr. and Michael Husser at the memorial 
service for Richard Lynn Archambault on Sunday, Jan. 18. Photo by: August Frank

Lane community celebrates life and mourns loss

Ella Jones Reporter The sound of drums, Native American prayers and songs filled Lane’s Longhouse on Jan. 18 as approximately 40 people gathered to celebrate the life of Richard Archambault…

Stan Taylor tells his environmental politics class about some of the history of the Longhouse on 
Wednesday, Jan. 14.Photo by: Amanda Irvin

Peace center chairman teaches global awareness; students taught community values as linchpin to peace

Daniel Roark Reporter Dr. Stan Taylor teaches environmental politics and a sequence of peace and conflict classes at the Lane Community College Longhouse. “I’m a teacher-activist and I do teaching…

Stephen Selph discusses with his Calculus I class the function of X.Photo by: Amanda Irvin

Math instructor helps students overcome hurdles; students give insights on instructor’s teaching skills

Arunima Bhattacharjee Reporter Math can be a difficult subject for many students, and good teacher can make all the difference to those who might be struggling. Lane math teacher Stephen…

Below the windows of Lane’s Multi-Cultural Center, a banner depicting 
many different cultures hangs in Building 1. Photo by: August Frank

International student population rises; education opportunities offered at Lane for overseas students

Daemion Lee Reporter This fall, LCC boosted its enrollment of international students by 36 from last year, bringing the total to 321, a record for the institution and an increase…

Jenelle Hasman (left) and Kyrah Woodruff (right) audition for the Playwright’s Showcase. Photo: Travis Holmes

Scriptwriters and directors prepare to cast actors

Marissa Brundige Reporter Auditions were held on Monday, Dec. 1 and Tuesday, Dec. 2 for Lane’s winter term Playwright’s Showcase. Five short plays, written by current and former Lane Community…

Sonia Nazario gave a lecture on immigration in Building 17 at Lane Community
College on Dec. 2.Photo: Travis Holmes

Author talks at Lane about ‘Death Train’

  Travis Holmes Reporter Sonia Nazario saw a pool of blood on the sidewalk when she was walking home with her mother and asked where it came from. Her mother…