ASLCC inaction creates a stale political environment

Editor's note: Statements and opinions expressed are solely those of the author and may not be shared by the staff and management at The Torch.    Our nation’s political climate has been constricted by a toxic...

Alert: 4 strikes and you’re out!

Lane currently has a system designed to keep students on a track to “success” that has been affectionately labeled the “Alert System” by a majority of students and some faculty. Regrettably, this system has...

Another prick in the wall

Donald Trump took center stage at the Lane Events Center on Friday, May 6 to build more support for his presidential run. He drew a crowd of over 4,000 supporters — and protesters —...

ASLCC botches attempt to override bylaws

On April 19, the student government senate attempted an unsanctioned ruling to suspend the bylaws of their government in order for what officials claim would allow more people to qualify and run for elected...

Powder room politics

President Obama recently declared April to be National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. In his proclamation, Obama says “preventing sexual assault begins with everyone getting involved in promoting healthy relationships and encouraging respect...

Bernie and the bird

There are very few things that will prompt millennials out of bed before 10 a.m. Half priced burritos at Chipotle, an existential, anxiety-ridden motivation to have a job and do something with your life,...

How to stay relevant in an evolving digital culture

  Much of the information we consume nowadays is via pixels, not paper. The Internet is now over 20 years old, with 82 percent of the developed world connected according to the International Telecommunication Union....

Appropriation versus Appreciation

Halloween is my favorite time of year. It excites me more than Christmas, an epic birthday celebration and celebrating my Irishness on St. Patrick’s Day combined. The pumpkins are out, horror movies are on...