REVIEW: Andrea (Andrew) Gibson

Editor's Note: Spoken word poet and activist Andrea Gibson was set to appear at Lane Community College on Feb. 25 before a snowstorm forced the college to cancel the performance. A new date has not yet been announced, though the poet will reportedly return sometime in the fall. Andrea (Andrew) Gibson's works explore the intricacies of queer love, family, gender, religion, hardship and perseverance. Every word is chosen with intent, delivered with heart-soaked...

Interview with a Vice President

At the Associated Students of Lane Community College Student Government meeting in January, Amadeo Rehbein was unanimously ratified by student senators as the new ASLCC Vice President. Rehbein previously campaigned for the...

A new pinball wizard is crowned

The Oregon State Pinball Championship rolled into Eugene's Blairally Vintage Arcade on Jan. 19 for the first time in the event's six-year history. Hosted by the International Flipper Pinball Association, 2019 is...

Taking a chance on dance

At age 12, Jose Cruz started dancing. Cruz was born and raised in El Salvador, and after moving to the U.S., he turned dance into his profession. This year...

Laundry spins funk punk

They told me about this band, Laundry. They failed to mention their music would take control of me and force me to dance my way through the night. It...

The Torch’s Official Study-place Guide

Here at The Torch, we want to do our part in aiding the success of LCC's students and have created this official off-campus study-place guide in an effort to do so. Now,...

A Spectrum, from identity to cuisine

Spectrum is more than just a gay bar, new owner Helen Shepard says. “We are a queer establishment by the queer community for the queer community.” It’s about gender identity, they encourage...

Titans walk among heroes

The Eugene Comic Convention featured everything from art walks to celebrity signings, even some Lane Community College students showcased their growing businesses at the fairgrounds on Nov. 10. and Nov 11. EUCON...

Think global, act local

The World Energy Engineering Congress, presented by the Association of Energy Engineers, was held at the Charlotte Convention Center in North Carolina from October 17-19, 2018. Its purpose: “ recognize achievements in...