Movie contains insights into stress; lessons from ‘A Beautiful Mind’

  Penny Scott Editor-In-Chief The first time I saw the 2001 movie “A Beautiful Mind,” starring Russell Crowe, I knew I’d seen something very important. This movie has enduring value with lessons on how to live a...

Do Not elect Joe Potwora

If you are registered to vote in Oregon you should have received a voter's pamphlet and an election ballot by now. Before you jump into it let's break down the race for the Oregon...

A letter from ASLCC

Editor’s Note: On Jan. 17, the Associated Students of Lane Community College Student Government held their first public meeting of the new term. At the meeting, new President Nick Keough announced that...

Embracing the shift

Ed.’s Note: Any opinions presented in this editorial letter do not necessarily reflect the opinions of The Torch or its staff. Minor edits have been made for space, clarity and grammar.

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 to support the student newspaper. Given the amount of money and...

Not without a purpose, not without a fight

TTacked up on the wall of my newsroom office is a printed copy of the first edition of The Liberator, the anti-slavery newspaper written and published by the famed abolitionist and my...

Security on ICE

As Trump passes the hundred day mark of his presidency, anywhere from 12 to 20 million undocumented people in the U.S. are holding their breath. The increased deportations that have marked the Trump era...

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 face of Mr. or Ms. Whoever takes on new meaning....

Journalism faces huge challenges; A career worth fighting for

On Feb. 26, members of The Torch editorial board attended the Associated Collegiate Press annual national convention at the Sheraton Universal Studios Hollywood. Hundreds of students from all over the country spent four days attending...