King tides scatter microplastics on Oregon beaches

Cartoon by Emmett Crass // The Torch Equipped with brooms and filters of varying gauge, from chicken...

Debating with dignity

If one expected stories of strife and anger amid conflict, they were not to be found at the Lane Community College third...

A new beginning for student government

The Associated Students of Lane Community College Student Government held their open meeting in the Building 3 Boardroom on Jan. 31 and...

Drumming, dancing and swinging

From Chinese folk music to Middle Eastern belly dancing, the 24th annual Oregon Asian Celebration will honor and encourage better understanding about...

Physician exposes sexism in healthcare

What if mustaches outnumbered women? Based on a cross-sectional analysis of 1000 academic medical leaders, the number of...
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Student protests aimed at sheriff

The Lane County Sheriff”s Department has been accused of using their resources to assist the Immigration and Customs Enforcement in various ways....

Oregon Senate sides with renters

Renters and college students locked horns with landowners over Senate Bill 608, a rent control measure. The bill passed 17-11 on Feb....

Protecting students in the age of mass shootings

School should be a safe place for children to learn and seek a higher education. When events arise that could potentially put...

A week of activism

The media these days can make us feel like we are at that moment before the dawn when everything starts to fall...