High default rates affect future borrowers’ loan debt

As Lane’s 2014 graduating class approaches its final weeks on campus, a looming burden awaits them. According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York,...

UO incident highlights need for Clery compliance

On March 9, the father of a University of Oregon student reported to Eugene Police that his daughter had been sexually assaulted by...

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...

Point-Counterpoint: Should people exercise with CrossFit routines? No

Training is too hardcore Last summer, I went from training non-stop for 5K runs to lying on my cement porch at 1 a.m. under a...

Point-Counterpoint: Should people exercise with CrossFit routines? Yes

Training leads to a hard core Depending on who you ask, CrossFit is either a killer workout, or a workout that could give you a...

Child care cuts should be avoided

Lane’s parents, students and staff currently cope with many struggles, including passing classes, juggling jobs and finding time to be with their families outside...

Faculty seeks to clarify safety clause

Recent items in The Torch presented an inaccurate view of the tentative classroom safety agreement between the Lane Community College Education Association and the...

Board should spare Cottage Grove campus

This week, both the administration and the college Budget and Finance Subcommittee revealed separate proposals to address the $12 million deficit. The committee’s proposal,...

ASLCC president opposes safety proposal

How does the fear of having no process for removing a student from class, with no refund for the credits or chance for an...