Breaking with tradition

The Women’s Program at Lane Community College was one of 20 programs which participated in the Hands-On Career Exploration Day on April 14 by holding an informational session about women in nontraditional careers.  A...

Lane: unplugged

Second internet outage in two months leaves students frustrated Lane’s main campus experienced its second Internet outage since December’s disruption on Jan. 14, around 2 p.m. This time the outage did not prove as troublesome...

King tides scatter microplastics on Oregon beaches

Cartoon by Emmett Crass // The Torch Equipped with brooms and filters of varying gauge, from chicken wire to window mesh, nearly two dozen volunteers set on...
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Board of Education votes against tuition hike

The Lane Board of Education voted unanimously to not raise tuition, for the first time in many years. Before the decision was made, half a dozen students voiced their opinion at the board meeting...

Regional MEChA Conference held at Lane

Zaira Flores of the Oregon DACA Coalition holds a giant purple envelope which holds letters expressing support for the continuation of DACA. Oregon State University students Luis Velasquez and Stephanie Lerma work on...

ASLCC could owe college over $100k

Student Senate (ASLCC) owes $109,000 to Lane Community College according to College Finance. For now no one on the Student Senate or any member of the student life staff knows how the expenses were...

Lane rolls out new software to track degree progress; Website changes slated for February...

Lane’s Enrollment Services department is currently beta testing software that would track students’ degree progress in terms of learning, experience and cumulative credits. Dean of Enrollment and Management Systems, Helen Garrett, said the software DegreeWorks,...

Fencing group gains club status; ASLCC Senate approves $3,204 for equipment and initial costs

It’s taken eight months for Lane’s newest club to counter-riposte from its passé to get the recognition and funding it needed from the Associated Students of Lane Community College. Fencing Club founder and coach Carl...

BSU hosts community BBQ

“A barbeque specifically is a breaking of the bread,” said Shawn Goddard. “This is something low-income communities do to begin networking, and to have a sense of pride and camaraderie. That’s what we’re trying...