The pieces in this section are generally written by members of the Lawrence community and those who have close ties. In addition, the Times is offering some space for area organizations and organizers to provide updates and attempt to reach other folks who might share their mission.
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OPINION COLUMNS + LETTERS TO THE TIMES
“I regard my needs as typical, not ‘special,’ and I prefer the term ‘disabled.’ This is the term favored by most disability activists who are involved in a civil rights movement and who are working to create a world where everyone with any type of disability is respected, accommodated, and can participate,” Dot Nary writes.
“It’s been an incredibly rich week for audio reporting in Kansas,” Eric Thomas writes.
The Kansas Reflector welcomes opinion pieces from writers who share our goal of widening the […]
This week, Cody reflects on radio requests, their crushes on “90210,” and the songs they sang flamboyantly in their youth.
“It might start out as a minor annoyance, but after a while, whether those moments of misgendering come from a place of malice or not, it hurts,” Kimberly Lopez writes.
For this piece, LarryvilleLife reached out to six friends in local bands to see how they are feeling about returning to the stage this summer. A few of them have recent shows under their belts and a few are poised to re-emerge in the coming weeks and months. Here’s what they had to say.
Matt Cravens, data analyst for Douglas County, will present his summary of his most recent research, “What are Voting Habits and How are They Strengthened?” at the next League of Women Voters of Lawrence-Douglas County Hot Topic series.
“This year, perhaps more than any other, many of us are seeking a connection to the natural world and the beauty and serenity it provides,” Douglas County Extension Master Gardeners write. The group hopes to provide beauty and inspiration with its New Beginnings Garden Tour.
Every spring the people of Justice Matters raise our collective voice in an effort to […]