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...

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 —...

Fat Nick & Lil Peep toy with emotions

Fat Nick and Lil Peep toyed with the emotions of their audience this weekend by alternating songs instead of playing separate sets. Rappers Fat Nick, from Florida, and Lil Peep, from New York headlined a...

Mental Health Issues Misunderstood

Last Tuesday a shooting occurred at Emerald Park in Eugene, leaving two men dead — one of whom was the shooter — and one severely injured. The shooter has been identified as a former...

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 were dropouts and hippies, they were Vietnam veterans self-medicating to...

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...

I’m not mad, I’m just disappointed

The story starts with the hiring of a new Director of Public Safety at Lane Community College, and I am assigned to cover the story. There are three candidates for consideration, but...

Wasted space

In light of the lovely weather, I spent the last couple days outside, planting zucchini (a little early), tending my peas, and tilling the last of my unplanted beds. As I worked in my...

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...