34 years well spent

Torch production Adviser Dorothy Wearne (middle) works with illustrator Cat Frink during production night on June 6. Wearne, the longest serving Torch adviser,...

Program elimination process flawed; A possible solution

Commentary by Adrienne Mitchell, Academic Learning Skills Faculty The Board of Education voted 4-2 to eliminate the Auto Body/Paint and Electronics programs, the deleterious effects...

Administration the problem at Lane

I was asked to comment on the recent elimination of the Electronic Technology program at Lane Community College. As a manager, I have hired...

Democracy Inaction!

The federal government has shut down, taking away services many citizens, including Lane students, rely upon for their basic needs. Lane students may not...

Guest Commentary: ASLCC adviser responds to claims

 Barbara Delansky Dean of Student Affairs Iread with interest the article in The Torch last week regarding the perceived lack of transparency and lack of student...

The pursuit of truthfulness

“Seek truth and report it.” These five words are the very first line, after the preamble, of the Society of Professional Journalists’s Code of...

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...

Student veterans reflect on service, educational goals

When did you get out of the Army? I got out in 2010. Actually, I had gotten recalled into the Army because I was still...

The two faces of modern managerialism

Despite calls by the Faculty Association and others for LCC's administration to put their “numbers” — claiming net savings from closing the Auto Body...