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

Hello, my name is Ryan Freire. I just finished reading the minutes from the last student government meeting and was shocked that they were unwilling to support the student newspaper. Given the amount of money and...

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...

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....

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,...

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...

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...

Letter to the editor

I’m going to avoid addressing the author’s appeal to emotion logical fallacies. Instead, I’ll address some of the “facts” that are brought up in the opinion article. I find it fascinating that there is a claim...