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...

Appropriation versus Appreciation

Halloween is my favorite time of year. It excites me more than Christmas, an epic birthday celebration and celebrating my Irishness on St. Patrick’s...

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...

Standing for what is right and decent

Everybody deserves respect. And, I expect that all employees of Lane Community College believe their leaders should behave in a respectful manner. I like...

Save some spotlight for sex traffic victims

Fans gathered in their homes, in bars and at the field to watch the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos fight for the championship...

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...

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...

Powder room politics

President Obama recently declared April to be National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. In his proclamation, Obama says “preventing sexual assault begins with...

The two faces of modern managerialism

Despite calls by the Faculty Association and others for LCC's administration to put their “numbers” — claiming net savings from closing the Auto Body...