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...

The Freedom of Silence

The First Amendment to the U.S. constitution states that Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of speech or of the press. With...

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...

Let the people decide; Put program closures to a campus-wide...

Commentary by Jim Salt, Faculty Association PresidentEditor’s note: The following has been edited for length and clarity. The following is a condensed version of a...

People matter

Commentary by Penny Scott Editor-in-ChiefWhen I see I've made an error, it is only right for me to correct it when possible. Even though the...

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...

What’s in a name?

Diana Baker / The TorchTo many, Lane County is known for inclusiveness, acceptance and progressiveness. I would tend to agree. A lot has changed...

Blame colleges, not students

Patrick Crane, Oregon’s Director of Community Colleges and Workforce Development, blamed everything but the colleges for their shrinking enrollment in an interview with the...

Who’s running our student government?

This week I got an email from my editor asking me to write an article about the student government elections that took place over...