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 sign a petition to keep their club funded. More recently,...

Going against the grain

Baseball is a game known for its traditions. Whether it’s ballpark food, rain-delay antics or curtain calls after home runs, baseball is celebrated as much for willingness to never change as it is for the...

The Thin Green Line

The Pacific Northwest is now known as the “thin green line,” as Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia are the only obstacles standing in the way of the export of some of the largest fossil...

Convention clarifies career suitability; whether 400 words or 140 characters, truth is still the...

Ella Jones Associate Editor On Feb. 26, members of The Torch editorial board attended the Associated Collegiate Press annual national convention at the Sheraton Universal Studios Hollywood. Hundreds of journalism students from all over the country spent four...

Journalism faces huge challenges; small space, unsure future

On Feb. 26, members of The Torch editorial board attended the Associated Collegiate Press annual national convention at the Sheraton Universal Studios Hollywood. Hundreds of students from all over the country spent four days attending...

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Failing foster system forgets abused youth

Imagine trying to navigate a world of giants. You’re a kid, no older than 6. You’ve watched your parents walk out your front door and not return for weeks at a time. Occasionally someone...

Faculty and staff deserve access to quality health care

Lane Community College is in a bind between employee health care costs and student needs because of the lack of state funding. The Lane Board of Education stated earlier this year that they don't want...