DACA activist brings Dream to DC

LCC student Jesus Narvaez accompanied Congressman Peter Defazio to the 2018 State of the Union Address because of his pursuit of immigration equality. Narvaez has completed hundreds of hours of immigrant advocacy work...

‘We will not be silent’

The March For Our Lives passes through the Park Blocks during the Saturday Market. People from different social, economic, ethnic and racial backgrounds came together to echo a single message for stricter gun...

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...

Simulating Terror; Public Safety takes a leading role in active shooter preparedness

“Violent actors ... their mission is to kill as many people as possible, as quickly as they can,”  Chief of Public Safety Jace Smith, said as he addressed attendees of Fridays active shooter drill. The...

Public Safety Reports; Feb. 11 to Feb. 18

Feb. 11 Public Safety received a report of possible harassment in the Center Building. Public Safety asked the unidentified student to leave the class and issued a citation. Feb. 11 The Lane Downtown location had a vending...

Classified union bargaining ends

With a unanimous vote from Lane Community College’s Board of Education, a tentative agreement with Lane’s classified union was ratified on Nov. 2. After receiving word that the classified union voted to approve the...

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...

The Torch takes home multiple awards

The Torch, Lane Community College’s student newspaper, won 25 awards, including the top prize, in the annual Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association Collegiate Newspaper Contest. This was the fourth time since 2009 that The Torch took...

Freezing tuition rates to be focus of rally in Salem

Nicole Rund Reporter Plans continued to evolve for Lane’s participation in a student rally at the state capitol on Feb. 12. At the recent Oregon Student Association board meeting, ASLCC President Malisa Ratthasing reported that the...