Board should spare Cottage Grove campus

This week, both the administration and the college Budget and Finance Subcommittee revealed separate proposals to address the $12 million deficit. The committee’s proposal,...

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...

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...

At Lane, bad debt strikes twice

For many, an education from Lane appears to have depreciated.For the first time in nearly five decades, Lane may be at risk of losing...

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...

Food pantry shelves hunger

In an effort to ease students’ financial insecurity, ASLCC’s sustainable food committee has set out to open a food pantry for students sometime in...

Cultural competency policy long overdue

The Lane Board of Education will vote on a proposed cultural competency policy at its Feb. 5 meeting. The tabled policy has long been...

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...