Legislators refer freeze on reefer

ROregon has too much cannabis. One-million pounds too much of it to be exact. Or to put that hard-to-picture figure into perspective, enough of it has been produced just in the last...

‘We must do better’

Swaths of red shirts swirled in front of the Center Building at Lane Community College, chatter energizing the sunny atmosphere. Laptops lined the edge of a long table; students took their turns...

Remembering Alex Gradin

Alex Oyombe Gradin, a student at Lane Community College, was shot and killed in a parking lot behind Taylor’s Bar and Grill in the early hours of May 4, according to the...

Hate crimes down in Eugene

According to Eugene’s annual Hate and Bias Report, hate crimes in Eugene have decreased 42% since last year. The report–a collaboration between the Office of Human Rights and Neighborhood...

ELECTION 2019: Meet the Candidates for Student Government and the SAFC

“Although I battled to reach this point of my life,” Nacoulma wrote in his campaign statement. “I am grateful and give credit to the people who have lifted my voice and have had my back when my words weren’t enough. Today, I am running to represent your voice.”

Election 2019: A Voter’s Guide to Candidates for Student Government

Beginning May 13, students at Lane Community College will head to the polls to elect a new student government. The Torch, in partnership with the Associated Students of...

Campus decaffeinated

Blenders, the only coffee shop at Lane Community College, will be leaving after June 30 as part of the outsourcing of the school’s Food Services, currently run by David Ferris, which have...

One flower at a time

A large topic of conversation in recent years has been the decline of native bee populations. There are approximately 20,000 species of bees worldwide, 4,000 species in America alone. One in four...

So long, paper tickets

Lane Transit District has signed a $2.8 million contract with a California-based electronic fare collection agency in efforts to modernize their systems. To move toward a new era of payment options for...