Spilde responds to national election

I’ve been thinking of all of you. Today on the eve of Veterans Day I am thinking of our student veterans who have defended our rights and our country. Their sacrifice protects our democracy...

Advocating for accomplished candidates

I read the recommendations for the candidates running for elective office on May 16, 2017. I know some of these people and am impressed with the backgrounds and experience such as Melanie Muenzer and...

A letter from ASLCC

Editor’s Note: On Jan. 17, the Associated Students of Lane Community College Student Government held their first public meeting of the new term. At the meeting, new President Nick Keough announced that...

Welcome back to school

As president of Lane Community College, I am honored to welcome you to fall term 2015. You are the reason I come to work every day. This fall, we get to enjoy our fabulous, newly...

Get ‘em hooked!

You know those big blue obnoxious metal boxes that are scattered around campus, with huge blank spaces for advertisements? They're ostensibly Torch boxes — I eventually looked in one and saw a few copies...

Embracing the shift

Ed.’s Note: Any opinions presented in this editorial letter do not necessarily reflect the opinions of The Torch or its staff. Minor edits have been made for space, clarity and grammar.

Letter to the Editor

I read the latest opinion in your pages and could only shake my head in disbelief. The article “Who’s running our student government?” is a case study of our problem not just at Lane,...

Letter to the Editor: Lane’s accreditation in jeopardy

Given Lane Community College's (LCC) 10 percent graduation rate for 2013-2014, I was not surprised by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities' substantial findings reported by The Register Guard’s Diane Dietz on Feb....

Open Letter to the Peace Center

We in the Science Division continue to be dismayed by your choice of speakers and the pseudoscience they espouse. Last year the issue was scare-mongering and cherry-picked data surrounding the dangers of electromagnetic radiation...