‘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...

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...
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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...
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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...

Oregon Senate sides with renters

Renters and college students locked horns with landowners over Senate Bill 608, a rent control measure. The bill passed 17-11 on Feb. 12. Although the bill was passed through...

A week of activism

The media these days can make us feel like we are at that moment before the dawn when everything starts to fall apart. It’s important to remember that citizens can show the...

Barnes & Noble may replace Titan bookstore

Editor’s Note: This is the second of a three-part series exploring the potential impact of budget cuts on the services and resources available to students, faculty and staff at Lane Community College....