Letter from the (self-serving) editor

“What would you do if money wasn’t an obstacle?” That’s not a terrible question. Sure it’s a little patronizing, but it has some merit. Depending on who you ask,...

Editorial

Part One: Regarding the Board of Education Some of you, as you read through this week's edition, may acutely notice that there’s no article regarding last week’s Board...

RECIPE: Chicken Orzo Soup for the student’s soul

One of the things that not many of us learn about while growing up is self-care: what it is, what it looks like, and why it is so important. Along with all...

Embracing the shift

Ed.’s Note: Any opinions presented in this editorial letter do not necessarily reflect the opinions of The Torch or its staff. Minor edits have been made for space, clarity and grammar.

Anti-Vax Nation

The measles virus, scientifically known as Rubeola, is one of the most contagious and infectious diseases known and is considered to be one of the leading causes of death among young children...

I’m not mad, I’m just disappointed

The story starts with the hiring of a new Director of Public Safety at Lane Community College, and I am assigned to cover the story. There are three candidates for consideration, but...

A letter from ASLCC

Editor’s Note: On Jan. 17, the Associated Students of Lane Community College Student Government held their first public meeting of the new term. At the meeting, new President Nick Keough announced that...

On border walls, shutdowns and mental health

Originally, this editorial was supposed to be about Donald Trump and the ongoing battle over the government shutdown and his long-promised border wall. After Trump’s nationally-televised address from the Oval Office on...

Who cares about the homeless?

In my brief time as a member of The Torch, I’ve had the privilege of covering the rapid upswell of political involvement in and around Eugene. One of my first assignments as...