Measure 86 enjoys strong support

Penny Scott Editor-In-ChiefMeasure 86 is likely to pass on Tuesday, Nov. 4. The measure gives people access to education who are otherwise denied it. This...

State disinvestment the issue; Lane must live within its means

Commentary by Mary Spilde, LCC PresidentFirst, I want to express my appreciation to all the students who have shared their concerns and suggestions throughout...

Prioritize mental health for yourself, loved ones

According to a 2012 report released by the Oregon Health Authority, the most recent available, suicide is the second-leading cause of death among Oregonians...

Getting dirty pays off

Spring has started with bitter cold winds and rain in Lane County. Local gardeners itch to get their hands in the dirt. Cold weather...

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...

Instructor dismantles board budget proposal

Adrienne MitchellInstructor, Academic Learning Skills, and budget sub-committee appointee, Lane Community College Dear Board of Education and Budget Committee members,I’m writing regarding your recent...

Initiative equals success; Diplomas might open doors, but being in the...

Penny Scott Editor-In-ChiefWe see and hear a lot about student success at Lane. However, of the many ways student success can be viewed and measured,...

Letter to the Editor

Hello, my name is Ryan Freire. I just finished reading the minutes from the last student government meeting and was shocked that they were unwilling...

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...