The Torch is an independent student-produced newspaper, first published on November 1, 1965, shortly after the school opened for the first time in the Fall 1965. It was a publication of the Associated Students of Lane Community College and currently operates under the auspices of Media Arts as part of the Arts Division and the authority of the college’s Media Commission.
The Torch is published weekly on Thursdays during the academic year, September to May.
The Torch serves three purposes: to provide news and information for the Lane community; to serve as a learning laboratory for students of journalism, graphic arts, photography, publishing, and advertising; and to provide a channel for student commentary and debate.
The Torch is it is an autonomous newspaper free from censorship by the college administration, faculty, and student government.
The Torch is the student newspaper containing news and information for the LCC community. The weekly newspaper contains articles and photographs in sections on campus news, student life, opinion, and sports.
Restrictions on Access :
There are no access restrictions. The collection is open for research.Restrictions on Use :
There are no restrictions on use.Preferred Citation :
The Torch, 1965-2010 (A-010) Lane Community College Archives, Eugene, Oregon.
The Torch is arranged chronologically by year.
Related Materials :
For negatives and prints of photographs taken by the student staff of The Torch, see: The Torch Photographs, 1972-2000, A-057.Acquisition Information :
Copies of The Torch are added to the collection weekly during the school year.Processing Note :
The records were processed by Elizabeth Uhlig in 2010.
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