Student course evaluations ignored by students, disliked by staff

Winter Term has ended and Spring Term is in motion. Much knowledge has been gained. Techniques have been acquired, and grades received. However, a process of critical analysis required for change has yet again...

Getting straight at Lane; Separating fact from fiction

It may be hard to imagine a scene like the one almost 50 years ago outside the Center Building on main campus when fire hoses were turned on protesting students while a helicopter hovered...

Conservatives back Libertarian club

“Paul Krugman is a poo poo head,” is the first line of popular discussion topics listed in the Students for Liberty brochure. Students for Liberty, a student group at Lane Community College, has strong...

Young Americans for Liberty: Fiercely Independent

Every once in awhile I am reminded that our friendly, welcoming and inclusive campus has its exceptions. Such was the case when I read the mean-spirited hatchet job by Eric Howanietz, “Conservatives back Libertarian...

Climate change is personal, eat your vegetables

Welcome back from an extremely hot summer vacation. July was actually the hottest month in recorded history. So hopefully you are wondering what you can do throughout the school year to best reduce your...

Get ‘em hooked!

You know those big blue obnoxious metal boxes that are scattered around campus, with huge blank spaces for advertisements? They're ostensibly Torch boxes — I eventually looked in one and saw a few copies...

Make Oregon schools great again

Watching Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton brawl during last week's debate might have reminded you of that big choice we will be making in November. I'd like to turn your attention to a vote...

Punk house going strong

A local punk site called Ant House hosted musical guests Nopes, Critical Shakes, Brother Husbands, and Free Sex on Thursday, Oct. 6. The band Cunt Surfer has changed their name to Brother Husbands because they...

Mothers deserve the right to feed their children

Statements and opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author or authors, and may or may not be shared by the staff and management of The Torch. As dead week approaches, the...