Who cares about the homeless?

In my brief time as a member of The Torch, I’ve had the privilege of covering the rapid upswell of political involvement...

A Letter From Your Student Government

Editor's Note: We are publishing this letter at the request of the Associated Students of Lane Community College Student Government. The views and opinions...

Letter to the Editor

Hello, my name is Ryan Freire. I just finished reading the minutes from the last student government meeting and was shocked that they were unwilling...

Letter to the editor

I’m going to avoid addressing the author’s appeal to emotion logical fallacies. Instead, I’ll address some of the “facts” that are brought up in the...

A tough pill to swallow

In the past three decades, we’ve seen the face of opiate addiction change drastically. The stereotypical heroin junkie used to fit a mold. They...

The guns remain the same

Gun statistics via www.smallarmssurvey.orgPopulation statistics via www.worldometers.info Imagine walking into a classroom as a kid and being eye level with a holster. The smiling...

Coping with loss in seven scenes

Aiden Christensen takes off drag queen makeup during a performance of the short “Hell is a Place on Earth” for the 2018 Winter...

Grammys, be humble, sit down

In 2014, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis took home four Grammys, including Best New Artist and Best Rap Album, for 2013’s “The Heist.” While nobody...