Another prick in the wall

Donald Trump took center stage at the Lane Events Center on Friday, May 6 to build more support for his presidential run. He drew a crowd of over 4,000 supporters — and protesters —...

ASLCC inaction creates a stale political environment

Editor's note: Statements and opinions expressed are solely those of the author and may not be shared by the staff and management at The Torch.    Our nation’s political climate has been constricted by a toxic...

Powder room politics

President Obama recently declared April to be National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. In his proclamation, Obama says “preventing sexual assault begins with everyone getting involved in promoting healthy relationships and encouraging respect...

I stand with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

The protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline needs to succeed in order to set a precedent that people matter more than corporations. Right now in North Dakota the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's essential water supply...

ASLCC botches attempt to override bylaws

On April 19, the student government senate attempted an unsanctioned ruling to suspend the bylaws of their government in order for what officials claim would allow more people to qualify and run for elected...

A tough pill to swallow

In the past three decades, we’ve seen the face of opiate addiction change drastically. The stereotypical heroin junkie used to fit a mold. They were dropouts and hippies, they were Vietnam veterans self-medicating to...

How to stay relevant in an evolving digital culture

  Much of the information we consume nowadays is via pixels, not paper. The Internet is now over 20 years old, with 82 percent of the developed world connected according to the International Telecommunication Union....

10 tips for a successful career

This past weekend, some members of The Torch visited Los Angeles for the ACP National College Journalism Convention. Although the convention was focused on journalism, much of the advice and information given can be...

Getting straight at Lane; Separating fact from fiction

It may be hard to imagine a scene like the one almost 50 years ago outside the Center Building on main campus when fire hoses were turned on protesting students while a helicopter hovered...