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...

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...

Wasted space

In light of the lovely weather, I spent the last couple days outside, planting zucchini (a little early), tending my peas, and tilling the last of my unplanted beds. As I worked in my...

Guest Commentary – Apathy: the inside factor to money in politics

Anthony Molinari OSPIRG Chair and Co-Coordinator for the Democracy Campaign On January 21, 2010, the Unites States Supreme Court ruled that corporations are afforded the same rights as people under the law. Coupled with money being...

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...

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,...

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...

Finding what you love is student success; writers can change lives

Penny Scott Editor-In-Chief My focus as a student at Lane is on mastering the art of writing. This desire comes from reading books by authors who have left me in awe and have sometimes completely changed...