People matter

Commentary by Penny Scott Editor-in-Chief When I see I've made an error, it is only right for me to correct it when possible. Even though the error I am about to correct is a small one...

Millennials confront greatest obstacle

Growing up under the looming threat of climate change did a number on me. As a millennial, my entire conscious life has been haunted by the catastrophic implications of the rising levels of carbon...

Instructor dismantles board budget proposal

Adrienne Mitchell Instructor, Academic Learning Skills, and budget sub-committee appointee, Lane Community College   Dear Board of Education and Budget Committee members, I’m writing regarding your recent decision to adopt the Administration’s 2017-2018 budget with all program...

G Suite’s potential realized

Lane Community College recently partnered up with Google to provide .edu email addresses for students. The accompanying “G Suite” package includes things like Docs, Sheets and Slides, which are roughly equivalent to Microsoft’s Word,...

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 change in how they broadcasted the nomination reveals — streaming...

Sharing the shame; No true communication

After the May 13 board decision, there was quite a bit of chatter among faculty members and the administration. Out of impassioned commentaries, I will remember one phrase in particular that was offered twice...

Music is in everything

 Penny Scott  Editor-In-Chief Musicians impact audiences in very different ways, and when it comes to those who attain fame on the world stage, they reach many millions of people. In fact, I think at some level...

Letter to the Editor

I read the latest opinion in your pages and could only shake my head in disbelief. The article “Who’s running our student government?” is a case study of our problem not just at Lane,...