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 at Super Bowl LXVIII. But there’s another fight that’s happening: the...

Ferris Bueller had it right

Hard work, low pay and miserable conditions. College is supposedly he time of your life. Take a moment to appreciate it. These days it’s sometimes tough to stop, breathe and appreciate what’s going on around you....

Failing foster system forgets abused youth

Imagine trying to navigate a world of giants. You’re a kid, no older than 6. You’ve watched your parents walk out your front door and not return for weeks at a time. Occasionally someone...

Cultural competency policy long overdue

The Lane Board of Education will vote on a proposed cultural competency policy at its Feb. 5 meeting. The tabled policy has long been a hot topic around campus, but the council has yet...

Athletes give back, help locally

New college sports scandals crop up all too often. Whether it be a recruiting violation, a coach quitting on his team for a better job or an athlete being arrested, when media coverage focuses on...

We want to hear from you

Dear Reader: This editorial is calling out to you, and it’s calling out about the very paper you’re reading it in. We need you, you see. Somewhere we lost you and your input. Our...

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 why we encourage members of Lane’s faculty union to join...

Student veterans reflect on service, educational goals

When did you get out of the Army? I got out in 2010. Actually, I had gotten recalled into the Army because I was still in the eight-year window. I had been out for two...

Ask a titan – Q: Are you opposed to electronic cigarettes in the classroom?

“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 it in the classroom. Outside of the classroom I think...