I’m not mad, I’m just disappointed

The story starts with the hiring of a new Director of Public Safety at Lane Community College, and I am assigned to cover the story. There are three candidates for consideration, but...

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 the last couple of days. My initial response was mild...

ASLCC requests student voice in new fee policy

It has recently come to light that Lane has been the subject of a federal civil rights lawsuit concerning viewpoint neutrality and mandatory student fees. The Lane Community College Board of Education is poised,...

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. You would think the first order of business for Public...

Television isn’t what it seems; Mass media is not your friend

The following two questions aren't new — but they make a good point: What happens if you throw a frog in boiling water? It jumps out. What if you throw a frog in warm...

Cookie catastrophe leaves scouts in the dust

It’s no secret that the Girl Scout cookie industry is massive. 194 million boxes of Girl Scout cookies were sold in 2015, according to a Fortune article. That equals out to about $776 million...

Getting around campus; Summer navigation different, not easier

I’m not working in Facilities any more and I’m not working in Eugene now either. Life at main campus is but a murky, muddled memory — a confusing, cognitive cacophony of massive equipment, power...

Student success reigns supreme; Board of Education retreat generates high-level discussions

Penny Scott Editor-In-Chief Commitment to student success was strikingly apparent in all board members and senior administrators at the Board of Education retreat on the weekend of Nov. 14-15. Discussions were candid, open and passionate and...

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 is emerging needed to separate fact from fiction. In this...