Concerns raised about guest speaker

The promise of our Brave New “Information Age” is being seriously compromised. As sensational, profitable clickbait spreads like online wildfire, a new skill set...

As The Torch burns; The end of an amazing season

This is the last edition of The Torch for the year and my last as editor-in-chief. It's been a challenging few terms characterized by...

The Million Mask March is losing steam

Anonymous' ridiculous videos and unrealistic goals have led to only eight people in Eugene saying they plan to attend this year's Million Mask March...

Life lessons only the dead can teach; this isn’t Neverland or...

Ella Jones Managing EditorWalking around campus I see so many people rushing from place to place, late for class, about to miss the bus or...

Journalism faces huge challenges; A career worth fighting for

On Feb. 26, members of The Torch editorial board attended the Associated Collegiate Press annual national convention at the Sheraton Universal Studios Hollywood. Hundreds of...

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...

Reclaiming our place in nature

I spent this spring break enjoying the natural beauty of Oregon’s national forests. From sojourns through old growth temperate rain forests of cedar, alder...

Ask a titan – Q: Are you opposed to electronic cigarettes...

“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...

Guest Column: Atomic bomb builders speak for peace

George Beres Guest ColumnistRenewed tensions between Russia and the United States bring to mind wise counsel for peace offered in the 1970s by two University of...