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Students and staff speak out on proposed changes to campus services, tuition increase

On March 14, the Lane Community College Board of Education held their monthly public meeting to decide the fate of the Titan Bookstore, Food Services and a proposed tuition increase of $6...

WinnebaGONE

After planning to have wrapped up production of their premier Class A coach, Winnebago Industries is closing their Junction City location leaving only thirty employees. They will relocate to another campus in...

Board weighs outsourcing bookstore

The proposed lease of the Lane Community College bookstore to Barnes & Noble Booksellers is inching closer to reality despite major concerns being presented by faculty members. More importantly, some students...
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Marching for education

Governor Kate Brown has been facing criticism for her new plans to lower state funding for community colleges. Educators from across Oregon gathered at the feet of the State...

King tides scatter microplastics on Oregon beaches

Cartoon by Emmett Crass // The Torch Equipped with brooms and filters of varying gauge, from chicken wire to window mesh, nearly two dozen volunteers set on...

Debating with dignity

If one expected stories of strife and anger amid conflict, they were not to be found at the Lane Community College third annual speak out on Feb. 2. The morning was spent...

A new beginning for student government

The Associated Students of Lane Community College Student Government held their open meeting in the Building 3 Boardroom on Jan. 31 and with the recent signing of the Unity Letter and a...

Drumming, dancing and swinging

From Chinese folk music to Middle Eastern belly dancing, the 24th annual Oregon Asian Celebration will honor and encourage better understanding about Asian and Asian-American cultures. The celebration will be held from...

Physician exposes sexism in healthcare

What if mustaches outnumbered women? Based on a cross-sectional analysis of 1000 academic medical leaders, the number of mustached chairs, 19 percent, outnumber those held by women, 13...