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...

Board of Ed and classified union reach agreement

Bargaining between the Board of Education and the classified union are nearing an end after the union accepted the tentative agreement put forth by the board in the last bargaining session on Oct. 3....

Eugene welcomes its first zine festival

Eugene hosted the Euzine Comics and Zine Fest on Saturday, Nov. 12 at the Broadway Commerce Center. This is the first year for the fest. The Commerce Center was at maximum capacity with 50...

Student technology fee still funding salaries

The student technology fee — which currently stands at $5 per credit hour — was never intended to fund salaried employees, but it has for the past nine years. Since 2007, just prior to the...

Program makes strides

Physical therapy helps many people who have suffered an immobilizing injury to use that part of their body again. It can help professional athletes get back to playing their sport but also help elderly...

Rumors of ICE at LCC dispelled

Rumors developed during week one of fall term that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement was on Lane Community College’s Main Campus interrogating students about their immigration status. Some students worried about racial profiling and...

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,...

Board weighs outsourcing bookstore

The proposed lease of the Lane Community College bookstore to Barnes & Noble Booksellers is inching closer to reality despite major concerns being presented by faculty members. More importantly, some students...

Lane Sheriff’s deputy charged with rape

A Lane County sheriff’s deputy pleaded not guilty to rape and other charges stemming from an incident in Springfield on March 19. Matthew Allison Hitson, 40, who has worked for the Lane County Sheriff’s Office...