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Preparing for the Big One

Oregon joins nation in readying for Earthquake.   At 10:17 a.m. on Oct. 17, 2019, Lane Community College participated in the Great ShakeOut. Students, staff and administrators took part in a simulation of a significant earthquake event. Overhead, in buildings throughout campus, some heard the announcement to “Drop, Cover and Hold On” from the speaker system.  …

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Sophomore night and the feeling’s right

After a strong end-of-season run, the Titans head into the Northwest Athletic Conference Volleyball Championships as the third seed in the South Region. The Titans pulled through in clutch situations throughout the end of October, building a four-game win streak against conference foes Clark, Mt. Hood, Southwest Oregon and Umpqua to clinch the final playoff …

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A Letter From Your Student Government

Editor’s Note: We are publishing this letter at the request of the Associated Students of Lane Community College Student Government. The views and opinions expressed within do not necessarily reflect those of The Torch or its editorial board.) We, the Associated Students of Lane Community College Student Government (ASLCCSG), stand in solidarity with the Portland …

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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 of the Torch stacked up in there — but they’re actually much more disquieting. Those large rectangular blank frames are intended …

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How to stay relevant in an evolving digital culture

  Much of the information we consume nowadays is via pixels, not paper. The Internet is now over 20 years old, with 82 percent of the developed world connected according to the International Telecommunication Union. Many of the services we use everyday — such as Facebook and Twitter — have been around for at least …

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