Oregon puts in their 10 cents

  In 1971, Oregon was the first state to enact the bottle deposit, which offered consumers the opportunity to receive a five cent refund on each can and bottle. The deposit increase from five cents to...

Folded flyers land at Lane

The most popular belief about when the first paper airplane was flown is attributed to the Chinese, who flew paper airplanes about 2,000 years ago. Two French brothers, Jacques and Joseph Montgolfier, made a...

First Lane president passes

Parnell, who periodically wrote columns for the The Torch, stated about the campus, “It (Lane) offers opportunity for a student who has not been able to focus his educational sights on a definite...

Torch maintains flame of excellence

The Torch staff holds 12 of the 15 awards that were collected at the ONPA Collegiate Day 2017. The Torch recently made a significant showing at an awards ceremony for the Oregon Newspaper Publishers...

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...

More than a grade

May is Mental Health Awareness month. Lane Community College’s Crisis Intervention and Prevention class held a “Mind Your Mind” event on the main campus on May 2. The class is offered by Lane through...

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...

80’s music meets classic theatre

The Lane Student Production Association presents The Oresteia Project, based on a three-play trilogy by Aeschylus, a famous Greek playwright and the “Father of Tragedy”. The original trilogy included Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers and...

Invisible disabilities brought to light

The Center for Accessible Resources helps students who may need academic support. The CAR staff works with students who have documented disabilities and faculty to adjust class material to fit student needs. Until recently CAR...