A tough pill to swallow

In the past three decades, we’ve seen the face of opiate addiction change drastically. The stereotypical heroin junkie used to fit a mold. They...

Students, staff need to be more culturally aware

Not to be overly dramatic, but Lane’s lack of a policy on cultural competency is the single greatest nonfinancial issue currently facing the college. That’s...

Center Building Reunion; Part Two

Part one of this story was published in edition 25 of The Torch on May 29, 2015. She emailed me the next day expressing interest...

Where’s the money?

On April 7 the University of Connecticut Huskies men’s basketball team defeated the University of Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 in the NCAA National Championship, claiming...

Cuts: unfounded reasoning and figures; Faculty member wants to save...

Commentary by Dale Green, Mathematics Division Faculty It is difficult for me to write this, given my inclination to "work things out" in amicable ways...

At Lane, bad debt strikes twice

For many, an education from Lane appears to have depreciated. For the first time in nearly five decades, Lane may be at risk of losing...

Ask a titan – Q: Are you opposed to electronic cigarettes...

“Class is not the time to be putting water vapor in the air to get your nicotine fix. It’s just ridiculous.” “I am opposed to...

Community colleges shouldn’t be struggling to stay afloat

Penny Scott Editor-In-Chief President Obama's proposal for making community colleges free may never materialize. However, some good things may still come from it if enough people...

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...