What’s in a name?

To many, Lane County is known for inclusiveness, acceptance and progressiveness. I would tend to agree. A lot has changed in Lane County since...

A study of the true meaning of Thanksgiving Day

What do you think about when you think of Thanksgiving? The food-focused holiday probably comes to mind is a turkey dinner, a presidential turkey...

Administration and board fail college

Guest Viewpoint: Jim Salt, Faculty Association president The Board of Education voted four to two to close the Auto Body & Paint and Electronics Technology...

Social contract broken; Time to change how we do business

Commentary by Lee Imonen, Art and Applied Design FacultyThe long-standing habits of top-down management and rubber-stamp boards have proven not only to lead to...

Oregon should limit contributions

We live in a country where we have the right to select our leaders via election, be it federal, state or local leadership. Here...

Where’s the money?

On April 7 the University of Connecticut Huskies men’s basketball team defeated the University of Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 in the NCAA National Championship, claiming...

Big timber hacks away at community-led initiative

For the better part of a century, timber has been one of Oregon’s main industries. It should come as no surprise that it has...

Student success reigns supreme; Board of Education retreat generates high-level discussions

Penny Scott Editor-In-ChiefCommitment to student success was strikingly apparent in all board members and senior administrators at the Board of Education retreat on the weekend...

Respect for rights trumps governing people’s health

 Some things attract little attention or comment. However, on the subject of smoking, everyone seems to have an opinion to voice. For the past two...