Profitability takes priority over community needs

Lane Community College’s budget for 2018 proposes draconian cuts to the social sciences, including the full termination of the early childhood education program, while...

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...

Who’s running our student government?

This week I got an email from my editor asking me to write an article about the student government elections that took place over...

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...

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...

The guns remain the same

Gun statistics via www.smallarmssurvey.orgPopulation statistics via www.worldometers.infoImagine walking into a classroom as a kid and being eye level with a holster. The smiling...

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...

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....