Millennials confront greatest obstacle

Growing up under the looming threat of climate change did a number on me. As a millennial, my entire conscious life has been haunted by the catastrophic implications of the rising levels of carbon...

Make Oregon schools great again

Watching Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton brawl during last week's debate might have reminded you of that big choice we will be making in November. I'd like to turn your attention to a vote...

What will you stand for?

When I was 10, my 13-year-old brother almost died. He had been at a party in the woods and, having drank too much, fell ten feet from a boulder. As he lay vomiting from...

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...

I stand with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

The protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline needs to succeed in order to set a precedent that people matter more than corporations. Right now in North Dakota the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's essential water supply...

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...

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...

Don’t have a cow

Americans need to stop eating beef. Now. The pleasures of the meat are being outweighed by the environmental and social implications of its consumption. These include the greenhouse gases emitted by the animals, the...

Climate change is personal, eat your vegetables

Welcome back from an extremely hot summer vacation. July was actually the hottest month in recorded history. So hopefully you are wondering what you can do throughout the school year to best reduce your...