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...

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.

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....

RECIPE: Chicken Orzo Soup for the student’s soul

One of the things that not many of us learn about while growing up is self-care: what it is, what it looks like, and why it is so important. Along with all...

Food pantry shelves hunger

In an effort to ease students’ financial insecurity, ASLCC’s sustainable food committee has set out to open a food pantry for students sometime in the next two weeks. The Torch editorial board supports the actions...

Editorial

Part One: Regarding the Board of Education Some of you, as you read through this week's edition, may acutely notice that there’s no article regarding last week’s Board...

Guest Commentary: Mary Spilde, president of Lane Community College

To our students, I am proud to announce that Lane Community College’s accreditation was reaffirmed by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). This is your guarantee that the quality of the education you...

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 programs on Wednesday night. Board members Matt Keating and Bob...

Convention clarifies career suitability; whether 400 words or 140 characters, truth is still the...

Ella Jones Associate Editor 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 journalism students from all over the country spent four...