Student course evaluations ignored by students, disliked by staff

Winter Term has ended and Spring Term is in motion. Much knowledge has been gained. Techniques have been acquired, and grades received. However, a process of critical analysis required for change has yet again...

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 the last couple of days. My initial response was mild...

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 breath. The increased deportations that have marked the Trump era...

Anti-Vax Nation

The measles virus, scientifically known as Rubeola, is one of the most contagious and infectious diseases known and is considered to be one of the leading causes of death among young children...

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...

The Million Mask March is losing steam

Anonymous' ridiculous videos and unrealistic goals have led to only eight people in Eugene saying they plan to attend this year's Million Mask March less than a week before the event. Activists across the globe...

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...

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...

Mothers deserve the right to feed their children

Statements and opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author or authors, and may or may not be shared by the staff and management of The Torch. As dead week approaches, the...