Exploring Lane can change your life

August Frank Photo EditorEducation goes beyond the letter grade you receive at the end of the term. Maximizing the value of your tuition goes beyond...

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...

Alert: 4 strikes and you’re out!

Lane currently has a system designed to keep students on a track to “success” that has been affectionately labeled the “Alert System” by a...

Child care cuts should be avoided

Lane’s parents, students and staff currently cope with many struggles, including passing classes, juggling jobs and finding time to be with their families outside...

Statement from The Torch

Penny Scott Editor-In-ChiefEach year a new editor-in-chief is appointed to The Torch. The print newspaper and website reflect the flavor and tone that each leader...

A study of the true meaning of Thanksgiving Day

What do you think about when you think of Thanksgiving? The food-focused holiday probably comes to mind is a turkey dinner, a presidential turkey...

Too Close to Home

In April 1999, I was a 5th grader in a suburban town in Delaware. Without much explanation, my entire school was immediately released with...

Board should spare Cottage Grove campus

This week, both the administration and the college Budget and Finance Subcommittee revealed separate proposals to address the $12 million deficit. The committee’s proposal,...

Conservatives back Libertarian club

“Paul Krugman is a poo poo head,” is the first line of popular discussion topics listed in the Students for Liberty brochure. Students for...