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....

Identity management further delays student email addresses

Over the course of five months, students at Lane have been given three different dates to expect the roll-out of Google Education Apps. Each of those dates came and went months ago, and according...

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...

Diesel tech event revs engines

Dozens of high school students gathered around to watch the inner workings of a diesel engine turn on and rev up. Under the heat of the spring sun, students were more than excited to...

Chinuk Wawa language classes in danger after budget review

“We’re all from here, our history, our lessons, the things we teach should be inclusive of everybody,” James Florendo, Coordinator of the Lane American Indian Program, said to a packed Board Meeting on May...

Future chefs compete at Food Scene Eugene

The public came together on May 13 and 14 for the first annual Food Scene Eugene, a food and drink festival with great bites made by Lane’s own culinary students. The festival was formed...