Concerns raised about guest speaker

The promise of our Brave New “Information Age” is being seriously compromised. As sensational, profitable clickbait spreads like online wildfire, a new skill set is emerging needed to separate fact from fiction. In this...

Don’t Drink the Hemlock: Save Philosophy and Religion at LCC

The Administration at Lane Community College has proposed virtually eliminating the Philosophy and Religion program in order to balance the budget. From a financial standpoint, it doesn’t make much sense. As a full-time instructor...

Man’s other best friend

There is a big chance that you have consumed something today that would not have been there without the help of honey bees. Besides honey — their obvious product — honey bees help produce...

Instructor dismantles board budget proposal

Adrienne Mitchell Instructor, Academic Learning Skills, and budget sub-committee appointee, Lane Community College   Dear Board of Education and Budget Committee members, I’m writing regarding your recent decision to adopt the Administration’s 2017-2018 budget with all program...

Bernie and the bird

There are very few things that will prompt millennials out of bed before 10 a.m. Half priced burritos at Chipotle, an existential, anxiety-ridden motivation to have a job and do something with your life,...

Young Americans for Liberty: Fiercely Independent

Every once in awhile I am reminded that our friendly, welcoming and inclusive campus has its exceptions. Such was the case when I read the mean-spirited hatchet job by Eric Howanietz, “Conservatives back Libertarian...