Cookie catastrophe leaves scouts in the dust

It’s no secret that the Girl Scout cookie industry is massive. 194 million boxes of Girl Scout cookies were sold in 2015, according to...

Math-free degrees make sense; it’s time to remove obstacles to student...

Penny Scott Editor-In-Chief The person most qualified to determine the nature of student success is the student. That's what lies at the heart of Lane's mission. Students...

Food pantry shelves hunger

In an effort to ease students’ financial insecurity, ASLCC’s sustainable food committee has set out to open a food pantry for students sometime in...

Letter to the Editor: Lane’s accreditation in jeopardy

Given Lane Community College's (LCC) 10 percent graduation rate for 2013-2014, I was not surprised by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities' substantial...

Profitability takes priority over community needs

Lane Community College’s budget for 2018 proposes draconian cuts to the social sciences, including the full termination of the early childhood education program, while...

Journalism faces huge challenges; small space, unsure future

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...

Getting to the truth on campus; the playing field must be...

Penny Scott Editor-In-Chief I’ve come to realize that people on campus, or anywhere for that matter, don’t necessarily know how journalism works. Thursday, Nov. 4, while...

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

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

Larger class sizes cause concern; college under pressure to undo bargaining...

Penny Scott Editor-In-Chief Teachers are the lifeblood of Lane. What they do impacts student success more than anything else. Without them, we might as well all...