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We want to hear from you

Dear Reader: This editorial is calling out to you, and it’s calling out about the very paper you’re reading it in. We need you,...

Prioritize mental health for yourself, loved ones

According to a 2012 report released by the Oregon Health Authority, the most recent available, suicide is the second-leading cause of death among Oregonians...

Preserve College Journalism

1,300 people gathered at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington D.C. this weekend, for the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) National College Media Convention. These...

Creating a healthy culture

 What happens in a work environment when people feel like they can't be themselves and can't tell the truth? What happens when, on the...

ASLCC should ditch OrgSync

Last year, fewer than 1 percent of eligible Lane students voted in the student government general election. That’s a disturbingly low turnout, even for...

Failing foster system forgets abused youth

Imagine trying to navigate a world of giants. You’re a kid, no older than 6. You’ve watched your parents walk out your front door...

What’s in a name?

Diana Baker / The TorchTo many, Lane County is known for inclusiveness, acceptance and progressiveness. I would tend to agree. A lot has changed...

Child care cuts should be avoided

Lane’s parents, students and staff currently cope with many struggles, including passing classes, juggling jobs and finding time to be with their families outside...