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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Leaders must present all sides

We’ve had it happen often. A student offers a little speech at the beginning of the class requesting that you register to vote or...

Students, staff need to be more culturally aware

Not to be overly dramatic, but Lane’s lack of a policy on cultural competency is the single greatest nonfinancial issue currently facing the college.That’s...

Democracy Inaction!

The federal government has shut down, taking away services many citizens, including Lane students, rely upon for their basic needs. Lane students may not...