As The Torch burns; The end of an amazing season

This is the last edition of The Torch for the year and my last as editor-in-chief. It's been a challenging few terms characterized by...

Getting straight at Lane; Separating fact from fiction

It may be hard to imagine a scene like the one almost 50 years ago outside the Center Building on main campus when fire...

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...

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...

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...

Coping with loss in seven scenes

Aiden Christensen takes off drag queen makeup during a performance of the short “Hell is a Place on Earth” for the 2018 Winter...

Security on ICE

As Trump passes the hundred day mark of his presidency, anywhere from 12 to 20 million undocumented people in the U.S. are holding their...

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...

Reclaiming our place in nature

I spent this spring break enjoying the natural beauty of Oregon’s national forests. From sojourns through old growth temperate rain forests of cedar, alder...