Next year’s student government decided

ASLCC 2015 election results were announced on May 9. The new president is Ashley Jackson and the vice president is Jazzmen Heath-Vega. It was a close contest with Jackson and Heath-Vega beating their opponents Mariana...

New Jersey Four discuss racism and homophobia

Ending in a moment of silence, the GSA/BSU hosted a meet and greet with the New Jersey Four, which brought about a sea of emotions as Patreese Johnson, Venice Brown and Renata Hill...

Tuition decision takes a turn

A tuition increase of $3 per credit was approved with a narrow 4-3 vote by Lane’s Board of Education on June 8, 2016, which reverses its previous decision to freeze tuition rates in April....

Lane joins peers nationwide in walkout

On Wednesday, Nov. 16 more than 60 students rallied outside of the Center Building at Bristol Square, holding signs and chanting demands to make Lane Community College a safe space for undocumented students. The...

ASLCC bylaws put back in place

The Lane Elections Committee has decided to overturn the suspension of the bylaws that occurred during a senate meeting on April 19. After consulting both the ASLCC and Lane lawyers, Kerry Levett, executive dean...

Dean of Science tackles contrail theory

At a presentation sponsored by the Lane Community College Science Division, meteorologist Dr. Paul Ruscher delivered a concise outlook on scientific contrail data, climate change/global warming data, chemtrail conspiracies and more on the evening...

Clinton vs Trump: An educational decision

The two leading presidential candidates take incredibly opposing views on education, but they can both agree on one thing — education is too expensive. Secretary Hillary Clinton wants to lower student debt by closing tax...

Kira Jones selected as Editor-in-Chief for next school year

A new Editor-in-Chief was selected for The Torch on May 20. She plans to tackle recruitment and deepen the organization’s relationship with the community during the 2016-17 school year. “I’m super excited about it....

Lane Dental Clinic approved to accept OHP; many students may qualify for low-cost or...

Victoria Stephens Reporter A new opportunity has opened up for low-income Oregonians and Lane students. LCC Dental Clinic recently received approval as an Oregon Health Plan dental provider. “Many students qualify for OHP,” Dental Hygiene Program...