Will Oscars be Golden Globes part two?

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominations for the 89th Academy Awards ceremony on Jan. 24. This year marked a...

Concerns raised about guest speaker

The promise of our Brave New “Information Age” is being seriously compromised. As sensational, profitable clickbait spreads like online wildfire, a new skill set...

Faculty evaluations of college administration and board

The report below was submitted to The Torch by the Lane Community College Education Association. According to the LCCEA, the report contains responses by...

Mutual respect and understanding a must

Why can’t we all just get along? Obviously, this idealistic concept can never be a reality. People have fought, robbed and murdered each other...

The weight of a vote

President Obama gave his final State of the Union Address on Jan. 13. Although Washington D.C. is thousands of miles away from Lane, his...

Do Not elect Joe Potwora

If you are registered to vote in Oregon you should have received a voter's pamphlet and an election ballot by now. Before you jump...

Social contract broken; Time to change how we do business

Commentary by Lee Imonen, Art and Applied Design Faculty The long-standing habits of top-down management and rubber-stamp boards have proven not only to lead to...

Arm Lane’s first-line defenders

Late last month, Lane Public Safety officers conducted a drill in Building 30, gauging how the campus community would behave during a shooting spree....

Perceptions alter reality; A different look at the situation

Commentary by Kristina Holton, Mathematics Faculty Perception is reality. We base our opinions, beliefs and judgments on how we see a situation unfold and this...