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...

His Final Hike

Illustration by Cat Frink The family and friends of  Lane Community College student Brandon Stansell are grieving after his death from a car accident on Wednesday, Sept. 28. The incident took place around 3:20 a.m., just...

Will the classified union strike?

After months of failed negotiations with the Lane Board of Education, the classified employee union is preparing to strike. The two sides are debating the rising cost of healthcare and how those costs should...

Oregon Promise rolls out at Lane

Among the 2,500 new credit students Lane welcomes this school year, approximately 450 students join the incoming class of Titans due to a new state grant called Oregon Promise. The Oregon Legislature released the appropriated...

Center Building evacuated

The Center Building on Lane’s main campus was evacuated On Thursday, Sept. 15 impacting employees on all five floors. While conducting a routine test of the building’s fire suppression system Lane’s Facilities, Management 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...

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....

Mims House legacy recognized

On Sunday, May 29, Willie Mims (81) unveiled a granite monument in front of his historical childhood home on High Street to a crowd of around 200 people. The monument and the event represent...

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....