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ctress and activist Holly Robinson-Peete spoke at LCC’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Community Celebration as the keynote speaker in the Center for Meeting and Learning.Photo by: Amanda Irvin

Activist says fight hasn’t been won; Lane hosts Martin Luther King Jr. evening event

Jarrid Denney Reporter Actress and activist Holly Robinson-Peete headlined the 28th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Community Celebration as a keynote speaker on Monday, Jan. 19 at Lane Community…

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Social justice group participates in MLK-associated march

LisaMarie Lusk Reporter In solidarity with the MLK march, Daniel Pollock and the SoJust group spearheaded two separate campus marches on Jan. 16, with the five unions it represents. Participating…

Kathy Faber performs a blood pressure test on Amanda Moore in the LCC Health 
Clinic.August Frank

Lane Health Clinic offers needed services

Daniel Roark Reporter Winter term has started and cold and flu season is in full swing. These and other ailments or injuries could befall anyone at any time. The Lane…

AARP grant funds opportunity for baby-boomers

LisaMarie Lusk Reporter A grant from the American Association of Retired Persons provides opportunities for job seekers age 50 and older residing in Lane County. The free course, offered through…

English instructor Andrew Viles presents a metaphor about the problem larger 
class sizes cause for teachers and students before the Board of Education on 
Wednesday, Dec. 10. Taylor Neigh

Board of Education deals with pressures and promises

  Penny Scott Editor-In-Chief December Meeting It was standing room only when several teachers addressed the Board of Education at the monthly meeting on Dec.10. Each stated that due to…

Mary Binford spreads the ashes of Michael Briggs at his 
campsite on the west side hills of campus on Thursday, Dec. 11. Photo by: August Frank

Warming center proposed for Lane

Penny Scott Editor-In-Chief The Briggs Warming Center, named in memory of recently deceased houseless student Michael Briggs, may soon offer temporary housing for Lane’s houseless students when temperatures drop below…

Michael Weed resigned from his ASLCC presidency.Torch Archive

Power shifts in student government

Nicole Rund Reporter Michael Weed resigned from his elected position as student government president at the commencement of winter term, citing health and personal reasons. The announcement was made at…

Strides towards making college education free

LisaMarie Lusk Reporter President Obama called for expanded higher education access for Americans during his address at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tenn. on Jan. 9. “Today, I’m announcing…

Student senate ratifies five open chairs

LisaMarie Lusk Reporter Associated Students of Lane Community College’s Vice President, Malisa Ratthasing, began the senate meeting on Jan. 7 by announcing the resignation of President Michael Weed who, for…

Campus warming center gains support

Nicole Rund Reporter Senators approved a resolution supporting the Michael Briggs Warming Center proposed for the Lane Community College campus. Modeled after the Egan Warming Centers in Eugene and Springfield,…