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...

On border walls, shutdowns and mental health

Originally, this editorial was supposed to be about Donald Trump and the ongoing battle over the government shutdown and his long-promised border...

Who cares about the homeless?

In my brief time as a member of The Torch, I’ve had the privilege of covering the rapid upswell of political involvement...

Program elimination process flawed; A possible solution

Commentary by Adrienne Mitchell, Academic Learning Skills Faculty The Board of Education voted 4-2 to eliminate the Auto Body/Paint and Electronics programs, the deleterious effects...

Guest Commentary – Image of community colleges on the rise

Maurice Hamington Executive Dean of Academic Affairs — Transfers In Edition 12 of The Torch, January 30, 2015, E.J. Olson effectively argued the need to counter...

Initiative equals success; Diplomas might open doors, but being in the...

Penny Scott Editor-In-Chief We see and hear a lot about student success at Lane. However, of the many ways student success can be viewed and measured,...

Social contract broken; Time to change how we do business

Commentary by Lee Imonen, Art and Applied Design Faculty The long-standing habits of top-down management and rubber-stamp boards have proven not only to lead to...

Seahawks go big after rule change

Sunday’s Super Bowl represented much more than just the clobbering of the Denver Broncos and Bruno Mars’ flamboyant halftime performance. It represents a departure from...

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...