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....

ASLCC President invites student feedback

I have been asked a few times if Student Government plans to take a stance on the issue of the Classified staff strike. I went to the union rally and spoke to the Board...

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...

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...

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...

Engagement critical to student success

This last year at LCC, I met inspiring people, learned that I can claim my identity through personal narrative and have lasting impact on our community. Flashback to 2012, Mario Parker-Milligan, our ASLCC President during...

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...