Budget subcommittee asks for ideas

Robert Kirkpatrick, former ASLCC President, chair of LCC’s Budget Development Subcommittee and the only student on the subcommittee, calls for students, faculty, staff and members of the larger community to post suggestions on...

County infection rates climb

Lane County has been experiencing a high volume of sexually transmitted infections. The County Health Ranking for Lane from 2015 describes a 36 percent rise in chlamydia. According to Planned Parenthood, STIs are “infections that...

College issued accreditation warning

The regional commission that oversees college standards says Lane Community College needs to strengthen student and program assessment. If Lane fails to meet compliance with its accreditation body it could face sanctions and loss...

Board approves new medical coding program; Medical coders can expect to earn $49,000

Lane’s Board of Education has voted to add a new degree to the school’s offerings by unanimously approving the Associate Applied Sciences Degree of Health Information Management. The board’s vote makes Lane the third school...

Rejecting the green

Residents of Creswell, Ore. voted on Nov. 7 against passing Measure 20-280, which would have allowed recreational pot sales in the city limits. According to the secretary of state’s website, 1,990 people voted. Almost...

Author provokes critical race conversation

“It's worth thinking about the history of this country and the institutions that have built wealth through extraction of labor through black lives,” Ta Nehisi Coates said on the evening of Feb. 4. Thousands...

ASLCC to seek a piece of the cannabis pie; President Weed speaks in favor

Nicole Rund Reporter The student government meeting opened on a somber note. “Rose” Mike, a homeless member of the LCC community, who sold roses at the exit ramp of Interstate 5 passed away over the weekend....

Student government quorum not met

Nicole Rund Reporter There were several empty seats at the student government meeting, Wednesday, March 3. President Malissa Ratthasing and Vice President Ashley Jackson were both absent as were the majority of senators. Senator Felicia Dickinson,...

Eyes ahead, hands off

Sgt. Christopher Hanneson stands outside the Mary Spilde Center downtown on Oct. 5. Oregon’s updated distracted driving law, effective Oct. 1, 2017, will result in hefty fines for drivers caught holding and using mobile...