A study of the true meaning of Thanksgiving Day

What do you think about when you think of Thanksgiving? The food-focused holiday probably comes to mind is a turkey dinner, a presidential turkey...

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,...

Echos from the past

 Torch Editorial In a pivotal moment, standing in front of 250,000 people at the Lincoln Memorial on Aug. 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. was...

Oregon should limit contributions

We live in a country where we have the right to select our leaders via election, be it federal, state or local leadership. Here...

Arm Lane’s first-line defenders

Late last month, Lane Public Safety officers conducted a drill in Building 30, gauging how the campus community would behave during a shooting spree....

High default rates affect future borrowers’ loan debt

As Lane’s 2014 graduating class approaches its final weeks on campus, a looming burden awaits them. According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York,...

Artists behaving badly

Is it possible to separate art from the actions of those that created it? If a serial rapist paints a picture, a beautiful landscape,...

Save some spotlight for sex traffic victims

Fans gathered in their homes, in bars and at the field to watch the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos fight for the championship...

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...