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

NEWS BRIEF: Midterm Elections

NEWS BRIEF: Midterm Elections

Natasha Torkzaban and Lilly Wall November 9, 2022

Yesterday, the Kansas midterms and Douglas County city commissioner election took place, with two constitutional amendments also on the ballot. .  For the City Commissioner election, all in-person...

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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