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...

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,...
the greatest challenge media organizations face is the ever-changing landscape of digital publishing.

How to stay relevant in an evolving digital culture

 Much of the information we consume nowadays is via pixels, not paper. The Internet is now over 20 years old, with 82 percent of...

The Freedom of Silence

The First Amendment to the U.S. constitution states that Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of speech or of the press. With...

Echos from the past

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

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...

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,...

Cookie catastrophe leaves scouts in the dust

It’s no secret that the Girl Scout cookie industry is massive. 194 million boxes of Girl Scout cookies were sold in 2015, according to...

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...