Florence center lands a leader

The interim dean of the Lane Community College Florence Center, Russ Pierson, recently accepted the opportunity to remain in as the official dean of the Florence Center. Pierson has been the interim dean since...

Campus lobby group campaigns against hunger

The Oregon Student Public Interest Research Group at Lane is pairing up with Food for Lane County to run the Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness. The group puts on events to raise funds and...

A Mission of Mirth

Held in the back parking lot behind Valley River Center, the Eugene Food Truck Fest drew in crowds on Saturday that exceeded the venue’s expectation of ten thousand people. Hosted by the Eugene Mission...

Board endorses Measure 101

This past December, the Lane Community College board of directors endorsed Measure 101, a bill to maintain the special taxes on hospitals, insurers and coordinated care organizers to help fund Medicaid in Oregon. The...

Ways and Means roadshow makes stop at Lane

Representative Nancy Nathanson (D-Ore.), with the strike of a gavel, began the Oregon State Ways and Means meeting at 2 p.m. on Saturday Feb. 25 to a chorus of applause from local community members...

Serving those who served

On Thursday, Nov. 9, a lunch for employee veterans at Lane Community College will be held in Bldg 31, the Longhouse, on Main Campus from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Although LCC has held...

Beloved employee passes away

Friends and family met on Sunday, Feb. 26 to celebrate Valerie Wothe’s life. Favorite memories and stories were shared, accompanied by tears and laughter. The group said Wothe loved Yumm bowls, made awesome...

Past loved ones remembered, life celebrated

MEChA, The Chicano Student Movement of Aztlản, will be hosting its annual Day of the Dead celebration. The event will take place 11 a.m. through 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 1 and Wednesday, Nov....

Campus experiences triple theft

In last week’s May 3 edition of The Torch, the safety blotter mentioned the recent theft of a cell phone. Since then, two more similar thefts have been reported, prompting Public Safety Chief Jace...