Battling the stigma surrounding community college; dispelling misconceptions about investing in...

  At one time or another, most of us have been guilty of propagating some sort of stigma, either based on race, religion, physical appearance...
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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...

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...

Rigorous questioning absent; Board of Education needs new blood

It wasn't the first time that the Lane Board of Education was presented with opposing opinions at a meeting. I was expecting the May...

Going against the grain

Baseball is a game known for its traditions.Whether it’s ballpark food, rain-delay antics or curtain calls after home runs, baseball is celebrated as much...

The weight of a vote

President Obama gave his final State of the Union Address on Jan. 13. Although Washington D.C. is thousands of miles away from Lane, his...

Mental Health Issues Misunderstood

Last Tuesday a shooting occurred at Emerald Park in Eugene, leaving two men dead — one of whom was the shooter — and one...

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...

New web platform could improve dismal voter turnout

Student Government here at Lane had another election with honestly embarrassingly low voter turnout last spring. Only 90 people voted, less than 1 percent...