The student-run news site of Lawrence Free State High School

Free Press Online

The student-run news site of Lawrence Free State High School

Free Press Online

The student-run news site of Lawrence Free State High School

Free Press Online

2020 candidates share priorities for Douglas County

2020 candidates share priorities for Douglas County

Ethan Wood and Nisa Khosh November 3, 2020

Douglas County Commissioner Pam McDermott (Republican) Pam McDermott has been a Lawrence resident for nearly 40 years. She is running for Douglas County Commissioner of District 3.  Her priorities...

A ballot box sits ready for Douglas County voters. Despite many not being old enough to vote, Free State students have found ways to be civically engaged.

Students get involved in 2020 election campaigns

Mary Kate Shultz, Copy Editor November 2, 2020

For many young people, politics can seem inaccessible. Teenagers are brushed off by adults as idealistic or ignorant or feel as though they can’t make an impact. Most notably, many high schoolers...

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