College year ends in acrimony: More grist for the mill

Commentary by Penny Scott Editor-in-ChiefIt was a less than happy ending to the school year at Lane Community College when the closing remarks of some...

Man’s other best friend

There is a big chance that you have consumed something today that would not have been there without the help of honey bees. Besides...

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...

What will you stand for?

When I was 10, my 13-year-old brother almost died. He had been at a party in the woods and, having drank too much, fell...

ASLCC botches attempt to override bylaws

On April 19, the student government senate attempted an unsanctioned ruling to suspend the bylaws of their government in order for what officials claim...

Faculty seeks to clarify safety clause

Recent items in The Torch presented an inaccurate view of the tentative classroom safety agreement between the Lane Community College Education Association and the...

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...